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Claims Attorney

Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation, 2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America Req #35
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

LWCC is a Champion of Louisiana business and proud to be headquartered in the state capital, Baton Rouge. As a model single-state, private mutual workers’ comp company, we promote safety, security, and stability in Louisiana. LWCC is dedicated to excellence in execution, from underwriting to life-long care of injured workers. We are proud to partner with our agents, and together deliver outstanding service to policyholders and their workers. Our commitment is to be there for Louisiana. Always. 

We are Louisiana Loyal, more than a tagline, this is a mantra and a movement that inspires us to be a catalyst elevating Louisiana’s position in America. We hope to inspire other Louisiana businesses and citizens to join us in helping Louisiana thrive by bettering our state one business and one worker at a time.

In 2023, the company was named as a Best Place to Work by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report for the fourth time. LWCC has been recognized by industry leading benchmarker AON and named to the Ward’s 50® group of top-performing insurance companies for achieving outstanding results in the areas of safety, consistency, and performance over a five-year period, 2015-2019. 

Our company offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; a 401(k) savings plan; educational assistance; and an on-site fitness center. LWCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, handicap, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status.

For more information on the corporation and its services, please visit To learn more about Louisiana Loyal, please visit


The Claims Attorney’s primary objective is to represent LWCC and/or its policyholders in court or legal proceedings.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Represents LWCC and/or its policyholders in routine litigation before trial courts, appellate courts and administrative tribunals statewide. 
  • Prepares legal documents, memoranda of law and other documents incidental to litigation. 
  • Advises claims department personnel and policyholders of litigation plans and significant litigation developments.
  • Conducts legal research and prepares written opinions.
  • Conducts depositions and prepares deposition summaries.
  • Other assignments as directed by the Managing Attorney.

Personality/Working Style

  • Strong character
    • Alignment with company values, mission, and vision
    • Trustworthy and honest
    • Decisive
    • Curious and persistent
  • Passion for innovation
    • Willingness to learn
    • Adaptive to changing (tolerance for ambiguity)
    • Desire to collaborate to achieve corporate goals
  • Strong communicator
    • Effective communication skills
    • Empathetic listener and open-minded
    • Commitment to accountability

Education and Experience

  • Possession of a license to practice law in the State of Louisiana.  Candidate may be a graduate from an accredited law school with zero to two (0 - 2) years of legal experience. 
  • Consideration may be given to those recently graduating attorneys who have clerked for the LWCC legal department while attending law school.
  • Areas of concentration will involve learning entry level State Workers’ Compensation litigation and Subrogation litigation.
  • Movement between attorney levels is not automatic and promotions are not given solely on service years.  Promotions are based on: (1) corporate and departmental need; (2) performance and (3) budgetary considerations.
  • Skills Required:
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; computer literate.
  • Additional Comments:
    • Significant in-state travel.

Other details

  • Travel Required Yes
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  • Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation, 2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America