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Company: Dentons US LLP
Position: Insurance Coverage Litigation Associate
Location: Kansas City or St. Louis, MO

Description:​ Dentons US LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join our sophisticated Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice’s insurance coverage team. Candidates should have 4-6 years of litigation experience, with an emphasis on insurance coverage litigation experience, and excellent academic credentials. Our associates work collaboratively with our partners and clients and are key members of our team. Expected responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting complex case evaluations, drafting pleadings, motions and other litigation documents
  • Working on all aspects of litigation from inception through trial and appeal where relevant
  • Conducting, propounding and responding to discovery (documents, written discovery, depositions)
  • Working with clients, witnesses, experts and other counsel
  • Analyzing insurance coverage and extra-contractual disputes, including drafting coverage opinions or other coverage analyses

This is a great opportunity to work with dedicated lawyers who are passionate about their work, all while enjoying the benefits of an international law firm. Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyers employ the most appropriate tools and strategies for each stage of the process and each unique situation, and clients turn to our team for the intellectual savvy, creativity and depth we bring to high-stakes and complex disputes, wherever they may arise. With more than 200 litigators in the United States and more than 700 worldwide, we bring exceptional depth to our clients’ disputes. Together, we tackle challenges efficiently and effectively so that our clients can move ahead.

Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, short-term/long-term disability, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays and discretionary bonuses.

Contact: Maria Friedman, Legal Recruitment Manager, Dentons US LLP, https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/ApplicationForm.aspx?lawfirm=227&id=674

Qualifications:

  • Has exceptional writing and analytical skills, and can effectively communicate research into meaningful written work product
  • Is dedicated and goal-oriented, with a strong work ethic
  • Possesses superior organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrates an ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and clients, as well as adversaries and courts
  • Has excellent interpersonal, networking and business development skills
  • Embraces teamwork and values collaboration
  • 4-6 years of litigation experience, with an emphasis on insurance coverage litigation experience
  • Strong writing and case management skills, direct experience handling clients and adversaries, and excellent oral advocacy skills
  • Federal District Court or Appellate clerkship is a plus
  • Experience handling PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances) litigation is a plus
  • Must be licensed to practice law in the State of Missouri and be in good standing

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