Allstate Canada Group - Litigation CounselOctober 8, 2019
Allstate Canada Group (ACG), which includes Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, Pembridge Insurance Company, Pafco Insurance Company and Ivantage Insurance Brokers Inc., is a member of one of the largest insurance organizations in the world – The Allstate Corporation. ACG has provided peace of mind and property and casualty insurance to Canadians since 1953. The company’s network consists of over 2400 employees across Canada, including 900 agents. “You’re in Good Hands” exemplifies the commitment, knowledge and professionalism of Allstate’s trusted advisors to customers, making them one of Canada’s strongest personal lines insurers.
ACG is seeking an experienced litigation lawyer to join their Calgary office as Litigation Counsel. Reporting to the Director, Claims Litigation, you will represent Allstate Insurance Company of Canada as well as Pembridge Insurance Company and their insureds in the defence of a range of tort and accident benefits matters. Responsibilities for this role will include but are not limited to: handling all aspects of litigation from initial referral to file closure; providing strategic assessment and opinions on files; drafting pleadings, motion materials and other procedural documents; attending motions, examinations for discovery, mediations, appeals, trials and other hearings; and providing mentorship and training to staff as necessary.
The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in personal injury law with either plaintiff or defence experience gained from a reputable law firm or another large insurer. ACG is seeking a highly organized and persuasive advocate with a tenacity for solving complex problems. Extensive trial and advocacy experience as well as excellent oral and written communication skills are essential to this role.
If you are equal parts ambitious and a team player and are seeking to take on the next challenge in your career with a growing organization, please apply in complete confidence to Danya Cohen or Adam Lepofsky (both Canadian qualified lawyers) at RainMaker Group.
As this is an exclusive assignment with RainMaker Group, all resumes sent directly to Allstate Canada Group (ACG) will be re-directed to RainMaker Group.