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Litigation Internship - Jersey City Law Office

Company: AmTrust Financial
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Litigation Internship - Jersey City Law Office

Job Locations

US-NJ-Jersey City

Requisition ID




Position Type

Temporary Full-Time


Come spend your summer in the fast paced, dynamic, legal hub of a multinational insurance company. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. is the largest private insurance company in the United States and provides property and casualty insurance products and warranty programs worldwide. The Legal Intern will be in AmTrust's Jersey City, NJ office and will receive hands-on experience working with AmTrust's NJ Staff Counsel Offices in personal injury defense. The Legal Intern will work directly with in-house lawyers, paralegals, and support staff and be exposed to the practice of law in a litigation setting.


What You'll Do:

Conduct legal research in the area of personal injury defense and provide written and verbal conclusions on defined legal issues.
  • Draft motions, memoranda of law, appellate documents, and other pleadings.
    • Contact clients in order to obtain/follow up for information and/or documents.
      • Assist with other ongoing projects as assigned.What We'll Do:
        • Offer mentoring opportunities with AmTrust staff counsel.
          • Provide the opportunity to work/interact with managing counsel, staff counsel, and claims adjusters as well as the opportunity to develop your professional network.
            • Exposure of defending matters through a matter management system.
              • Provide exposure to depositions, court appearances and/or trials.


                • Well-organized, detail oriented, and proven ability to prioritize and handle competing demands
                  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and legal research skills
                    • Exhibit sound judgment, responsibility, creativity, and intellectual curiosity
                      • Exercise good decision making, personal integrity, and discretion regarding confidential matters
                        • Ability to work in a team or independently with the confidence to identify and raise issues when spotted
                          • Entering 3rd year in Fall of 2024 at an accredited Law School
                          • Prior internship and/or externship experience working alongside a judge or at a firm is preferredThis role is in office and is compensated at $25/hour. This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the requirements of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time. #LI-Onsite#LI-AP

                            What We Offer

                            AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off. AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities. AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Keywords: AmTrust Financial, Jersey City , Litigation Internship - Jersey City Law Office, Legal , Jersey City, New Jersey

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