MAY 17, 2019 CAREERS lv
4 King St. W., Suite 1060
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1B6
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 a senior 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 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, JDR meetings, trials, appeals and other hearings; and providing
mentorship and training to staff as necessary. Additionally, you will be responsible for
spotting and identifying trends in litigation and assisting claims with solutions.
The ideal candidate will have 10-15 years of experience in personal injury law,
defence experience preferred, 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
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.
SENIOR LITIGATION COUNSEL, CALGARY