Litigation Attorney

Citycounty Insurance Services (CIS) is recruiting for a litigation attorney.  The litigation attorney will primarily support the supervising litigation attorney, while handling a separate caseload. This position will become a trusted advisor and advocate for city and county law enforcement by defending law enforcement and employment claims. This includes defending excessive force, wrongful arrest and civil rights claims against law enforcement, as well as law enforcement related employment practices claims. The focus is on law enforcement, but the litigation attorney will defend other liability claims filed against local government in Oregon. This position requires membership in good standing in the Oregon State Bar, admission to the U.S. District Court, and a minimum of five years’ experience, ideally with some portion spent defending law enforcement. The ideal candidate will have first or second chair trial experience in law enforcement and/or employment cases, as well as a background in public sector tort and civil rights law, familiarity with the insurance industry, and confidence in dealing with public officials. 

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