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Number 57 on the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work.Manages and oversees Nationwide Trial Division legal services in RI and MA. Accountable for the quality and delivery of legal services to clients and customers. Tries cases. Supervises Trial Attorneys and Paralegals. Has less than 10 direct reports. Work-from-home arrangement. Must live in RI, eastern MA or CT and be available to travel as required. Candidate should be licensed in both RI and MA.
Reporting Relationships: Reports to Managing Attorney or Regional AVP. Direct reports include Trial Attorneys, Paralegal and Support Staff.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Typical Skills and Experiences:
Education: JD Degree from an accredited law school.
License/Certification/Designation: Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction. Maintains an active license in the state in which the position is located.
Experience: Typically has 10 plus years of relevant civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience. Experience in supervision of others required.
Knowledge: Has expertise in highly complex matters of law. law. Adherence to Private Practice of Law policy.
Skills/Competencies: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong negotiation skills. Excellent analytical and legal skills. Creative thinker, computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same. Good time management and organization skills. Comfortable contact with all levels of management. Ability to train trial attorneys, paralegals and support staff. Decision- making ability to set work priorities and make recommendations. Ability to initiate, organize and coordinate complex projects and cases. Strong leadership skills, including motivating, influencing and problem solving.
Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.
Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring managers leader and HR Business Partner.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.
Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not Eligible)
Working Conditions : Normal office environment. Frequent travel. Occasional overnight travel. Extended hours are often necessary to meet the demands of the profession.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary accountabilities of this job, a valid credit check and/or background which will be requires as part of the selection process.
Additional Job Description
Job Grade: H4
Work-from-home arrangement. Must live in RI, eastern MA or CT and be available to travel as required. Candidate should be licensed in both RI and MA.
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