2021-2022 Erie County Bar Foundation Campaign

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC
November 10, 2021
Rochester, NY
Job Type


Who We Are: Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC is a law firm driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising spirit. We are committed to excellence in the practice of law and we value collaborative, working relationships with people who share our optimism and energy. Our team takes an innovative approach, creatively looking at every challenge from every angle to reveal opportunities for our clients and our employees.

Who We Need: Our Third-Party Insurance Defense practice group is seeking an Insurance Defense Litigator with 1 to 5 years' experience to work in our Rochester, NY office. We are looking for someone who is ambitious, hard-working, self-motivated, and confident. If you believe you possess these qualities, read on.

Insurance Defense Litigation Responsibilities:

  • Conduct depositions
  • Develop litigation strategies
  • Draft litigation papers
  • Manage cases independently
  • Perform investigations
  • Prepare cases for trial
  • Report to insurance carriers and other clients
  • Summarize medical document review

Our new Associate will also be exposed to preparing motions, conducting examinations under oath and depositions, and conducting extensive document review in sophisticated insurance litigation.

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate Requirements:

  • Admission to the New York State Bar
  • 1 to 5 years' experience
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiar with all phases of discovery
  • Have an interest in investigating and litigating insurance claims
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Our generous benefits package includes paid time off in addition to paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k with Firm contribution, potential for 401 profit sharing, short and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program, ID protection insurance, employee/spouse/child insurance, and an opportunity for a year-end bonus based on performance. These are just a few reasons why Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham has placed as one of Buffalo’s Best Places to Work.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.

For consideration, please email your resume to: karpinski@ruppbaase.com