Goodman McGuffey LLP
Charlotte, NC, United States
Nov 08, 2023
Goodman McGuffey LLP has an immediate opening for a Workers Compensation Associate Attorney in its Charlotte, NC office.
You will work with an experienced partner/mentor to represent corporate and insurer clients on workers’ compensation claims. This may include evaluating and advising clients on pertinent issues and the optimum path to resolve claims as well as representation in litigation by appearing at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, and other proceedings. The associate attorney will communicate with client representatives and claims representatives, create and submit reports required by the client, prepare motions and briefs required to support the position of the client, and negotiate settlements on behalf of the client.
A JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and admission to the North Carolina State Bar is required.
The ideal candidate will have will have demonstrated critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with a diverse range of clients, attorneys, and staff. One or more years of workers compensation defense experience is preferred. Candidates with more experience will be considered as well.
Goodman McGuffey LLP is a boutique civil litigation firm founded in 1990, offering a supportive, collegial, small-firm atmosphere. Health insurance benefits include medical, dental, vision, long and short-term disability. The firm contributes 3% above your pay to your retirement account in the firm’s 401(k) plan; monthly incentive bonuses based on billable hours; five years or less to partnership; paid bar dues, CLE, etc.; paid membership in industry and community organizations; and opportunities to lecture and write on your areas of practice. Candidate has the opportunity to meet minimum standard or go beyond for additional compensation based on objective bonus plan. Flexibility allows the candidate select what fits best between the two.
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