We are seeking a maritime attorney for a permanent Claims Executive position in our New York City office.

As a Claims Executive in Skuld you will:

  • Handle a wide variety of maritime claims including cargo, charter parties and maritime torts and casualties
  • Provide US legal and regulatory advice to international clients and colleagues in other Skuld offices around the world
  • Conduct legal research and analysis and work with outside counsel in arbitrations, mediations, and trials
  • Work with Skuld’s loss prevention specialists in promoting safety of life at sea and a sustainable, pollution-free marine environment
  • Build strong relations with clients and brokers
  • Contribute to a friendly and open work environment
  • Actively participate in Skuld seminars, gatherings, and events.

Your qualifications and skills include:

    • J.D. or LL.M from a US law school
    • Admission to practice in New York or other US state
    • 3+ years of relevant experience from practicing maritime law in a law firm, P&I Club, shipping company, or US Coast Guard, Navy or US government agency
    • Strong writing, analytical and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems quickly
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
    • Fluency in Spanish or seagoing experience is desirable but not required 

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