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Insurance Coverage Attorney

Insurance Coverage Attorney

Forsberg and Umlauf, P.S., a premier defense litigation law firm, is looking for an experienced insurance coverage attorney in our Seattle office to defend a wide variety of interesting and complex insurance coverage matters. Our insurance group defends pre-litigation and litigated matters, provides legal advice to insurers, and litigates primary and excess coverage for all types and lines of coverage. We have a working environment in which junior and mid-level attorneys are supported and comfortable developing their careers and working directly with our clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience preparing insurance coverage opinions and litigating coverage and extra-contractual matters. Excellent research and writing skills are a must.

Responsibilities

  • Research and write coverage opinions providing legal advice to wide array of insurance clients.
  • Review claim files, underlying claim materials, and policy language.
  • Prepare comprehensive coverage analyses and Reservation of Rights letters.
  • Handle a caseload of litigated insurance coverage matters.
  • Develop and promote client opportunities.

Qualifications 

  • License to practice law in Washington State and Federal courts preferred.
  • 3-5+ years of insurance coverage experience preferred.
  • Litigation experience required; trial experience preferred.
  • Ability to work creatively to and develop innovative legal strategies.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Strong insurance knowledge.

We provide a generous benefits package and a competitive salary that will be commensurate with experience level. Qualified applicants should include a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample when submitting an application.