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Full-time Employment Litigation Attorney - 2-3+ Years of EPL Experience Needed

at Chubb in Chicago, IL

Chubb’s Chicago House Counsel firm, Schueler, Dallavo & Casieri, seeks associate level candidates with 2-3 years of expertise in employment law for its Chicago location. As a member of Chicago House Counsel, this attorney will be responsible for defending employment litigation and charges of discrimination in state and federal courts and agencies filed against Chubb insureds.

Specific duties will include: trial work; conducting and defending depositions and engaging in other pre-trial discovery; drafting pleadings; engaging in motion practice; researching, briefing, and arguing appellate matters; appearing in administrative agency matters; negotiating settlements; generating reports and providing evaluations on assigned cases.

Job Requirements:

  • Admissions to Illinois bar and The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois required.
  • Must have 2-3 years of prior employment litigation experience.
  • Must have strong knowledge of current procedural and substantive law, as well as federal, state, and administrative agency rules.
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written advocacy skills and negotiation tactics.
  • Demonstrated legal writing expertise is necessary.
  • Must have an ability to apply analytical skills in addressing complex legal issues.
  • Must be able and willing to proactively communicate with clients, claims staff, and other members of House Counsel.
  • Substantive experience and willingness to assist in personal injury law and other areas of law including D&O (housing discrimination complaints etc) and E&O experience also considered a benefit.

Chubb prides itself on the ability to provide all employees with an extraordinary work environment which promotes teamwork, diversity and incentives for those who exceed expectations. Chubb has been recognized as one of the top 50 companies for diversity by Diversity Inc. magazine, one of America’s most admired companies by Forbes, and one of the top 100 companies to work for by Fortune.

Chubb’s compensation and benefit plans work together to create a Total Rewards Program for our employees that is among the best in our industry. As a global organization, we work hard to achieve our goal of providing flexible and competitive compensation and benefits packages in each local market in which we operate. Our goal is to exceed average market practices for our performers. For more information about Chubb and our benefits, visit our website at www.chubb.com.

All interested applicants must apply online at www.chubb.apply2jobs.com Reference Requisition number 11284.

http://www.chubb.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=11284&CurrentPage=2

Chubb & Son, Inc., a division of Federal Insurance Company, does not accept resumes from unsolicited third party agencies or recruiters. No fees will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates in this manner.



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