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Associate Attorney - Insurance Coverage

Employer Info:

Forsberg & Umlauf
Job Name
Associate Attorney - Insurance Coverage
Brief Description
Job Type
Education Level Required
J.D. / Law Degree
Location City
Seattle, WA 98164, United states
Contact Person
Leigh Anne Buster
Contact Email
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How to Apply
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Job Details
Forsberg and Umlauf, P.S., a premier defense litigation law firm, is looking for an 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 foster a collaborative and growth-oriented environment in which junior and mid-level attorneys are mentored by experienced Shareholders. This is an excellent opportunity for associates looking to expand their skills under the mentorship of some of the State's top insurance coverage attorneys.
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.
  • Research and write coverage opinions providing legal advice to a wide array of insurance clients.
  • Review claim files, underlying claim materials, and policy language.
  • Prepare comprehensive coverage analyses and Reservation of Rights letters.
  • Annual billable hours requirement: 1,850.
  • License to practice law in Washington State and Federal courts preferred.
  • 2-4 years of insurance coverage experience preferred.
  • Litigation experience required; trial experience preferred.
  • Ability to work creatively and develop innovative legal strategies.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Strong insurance knowledge.
Benefits we offer:
  • Fully subsidized medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • HSA and 401k with generous employer matching programs
  • Profit sharing program
  • Life/AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and long-term care insurance
  • Flexible PTO plus 11 paid holidays
  • Generous annual bonus program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
Salary range for this position will be $110,000 - $170,000+ annually, depending on experience.
Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to be considered for this role:
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $110,000.00 - $170,000.00 per year
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
Ability to Relocate:
  • Seattle, WA 98164: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person with the flexibility to work remotely when needed after probationary period.