Restaurant and Retail Insurance Defense Attorney

Houston, TX 77092

Posted: 03/27/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18794 Pay Rate: 145,000

Job Description

Our busy Houston Law Firm client is seeking an experienced Restaurant/Retail Sector Insurance Defense Attorney with Defense Arbitration experience.  This position is on a direct-hire, full-time basis.  The Right Associate Attorney candidate must have 5-7 years of Insurance Defense litigation involving Restaurant, hospitality sector. Insurance Defense Arbitration is key in this role.

Firm Profile
Firm defends restaurants, retail sectors, gyms, grocery stores, and clothing stores
Firm takes a team approach to its practice
Law Firm has 4 offices
Firm is client-centric and believes the client’s interests always come first
Firm is very proud of its employees and salaries are very competitive

Restaurant and Retail Insurance Defense Attorney
Attorney must have excellent Arbitration skills
Represents clients with the restaurant and retail sectors
Candidate's primary role will involve providing legal counsel and defense strategies to these clients, particularly in insurance claims and disputes
Our clients are comprised of businesses, insurance companies, and individuals
Candidates will conduct comprehensive insurance claims assessments, investigate incidents, and evaluate liability within the restaurant and retail environments
Candidate must have expertise in arbitration in order to facilitate alternative dispute resolution processes, such as negotiation and mediation, to resolve disputes efficiently and favorably for our clients
Attorney must comprehensively understand arbitration agreements
Selected candidate must possess a deep understanding of the inner workings of arbitration, including familiarity with relevant laws, procedures, and strategic approach
Candidate must possess the ability to navigate situations where a plaintiff initiates court proceedings despite the existence of a dispute resolution clause mandating arbitration
The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in asserting and defending against motions to compel arbitration, ensuring that our client's interests are effectively represented
litigation experience is still valuable in case arbitration falls through
The candidate should have a track record of success in court proceedings, including motion practice and trial advocacy  

Restaurant and Retail Insurance Defense Attorney Background
Candidate must have 5-7 years of Insurance Defense experience
Candidate must have Restaurant/Retail Business Arbitration experience
The applicant must be in good standing with the Texas State Bar
Prior experience prepping from intake to courthouse in lieu of arbitration
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Attorney must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
Candidate must possess the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Candidate must be punctual and enjoy working in a team environment
Candidate must be able to multi-task in a very fast-paced environment
Candidate must have superior organizational skills

Law Firm Features and Benefits
Healthy salary, quarterly bonuses and 10% origination fee
This is a hybrid position, 3 days in office, 2 days from home
Paid time off
Paid vacation time
Several medical plans to choose from
Long Term disability
HSA account
Flexible savings account

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.

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Job Requirements

Law, Retail and Restaurant

Meet Your Recruiter

Becky Campbell

Becky's areas of legal specialization include senior attorneys, associate attorneys, corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. More specifically, she has placed litigation attorneys, personal injury attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property secretaries, litigation secretaries, and litigation paralegals among many other legal positions.

Becky has impeccable communication skills and is always on top of her game when talking to law firm partners, office managers, and high-profile candidates. Her laid-back personality makes it easy for her to connect and get along with all kinds of people. She has a witty sense of humor that always lightens the mood and makes conversation easy. Her wit coupled with her industrious spirit is what has made her a huge success in her career.

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