1+ months

Managing Attorney - P&C

Needham, MA
**Job Location:** United States : Massachusetts : Needham Heights

**Role Value Proposition:**

The Managing Attorney for the Massachusetts House Counsel for Met P&C will lead and manage the Massachusetts House Counsel Office in defending MetLifes P & C Insureds and Met P&C in litigation in all courts and alternative dispute resolution venues in Massachusetts.

**Key Responsibilities:**

The Managing Attorney is responsible for hiring, leading, managing, motivating, and developing the careers of a team that includes attorneys, paralegals and administrative assistants. The Managing Attorney will assign and oversee all matters in the office and will handle a small pending case load, which will include personal injury lawsuits, UM/UIM matters, and coverage issues. The Managing Attorney will be responsible for oversight of reporting functions and provide legal expertise and advice to the Met P&C Claims Department. In addition, the Managing Attorney must demonstrate skill in managing staff and maintaining excellent performance to clients and customers at all times and in all staffing circumstances. The Managing Attorney is responsible for ensuring excellent communications with clients and the claims organization, day to day handling of the operation of the office and all personnel issues.

**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**

+ JD and Massachusetts Bar Admission required

+ 10 years litigation experience including record of taking Massachusetts personal injury trials to verdict

+ Superior oral and written communications skills

+ In depth knowledge of Massachusetts tort law **_,_** including UM/UIM, insurance coverage issues, and expert witnesses, and in depth knowledge ofMassachusetts bench and plaintiffs bar

+ Proven track record of managing/handling a high volume litigation case load and managing people



**Business Category**

Legal Affairs, Litigation, Claims Litigation Unit

**Number of Openings**


**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

Requisition #: 93382


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