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Careers at Chaffin Luhana

Careers at Chaffin Luhana

Chaffin Luhana LLP is a law firm focused on value-based advocacy for injured plaintiffs nationwide.  If you are looking for a cause and not just a job, our team is for you.

Our cases and causes have been featured widely on national and regional media, including on ABC’s Good Morning America, and the firm and its team of talented staff and attorneys have enjoyed many awards and accolades, and regularly appear in print, on television and on radio as experts in their fields.  Our attorneys have over 85 years of combined legal experience and have collected over $1 billion for plaintiffs during their careers.  That success comes only with a strong commitment to excellence.

Yet, despite our successes and commitment to excellence, we remain humble, compassionate and do not rest on our laurels!  We’re in growth mode and are looking to scale up our team and capacity to help us take things to the next level!

Chaffin Luhana Team Member Benefits

  • 401k Matching
  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Health-Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Family / Dependent Care (DCR)
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tax-Free Transit Commute (TRN)
  • Weeklong Holiday Break
  • Closed for 9 Public Holidays
  • 15+ Paid Time Off Days (PTO)
  • 3 Sick Days
  • Peer-to-Peer Bonusing (Bonusly)
  • Annual Team Outing
  • Discounted Parking (PKG)
  • Annual Bonus
  • Team Lunches & Happy Hours
  • Casual Dress
  • Continued Education/Training
  • Kolbe Assessment for Team Skills
  • Charitable Donations
  • Time Management Luncheons

About Chaffin Luhana

We are a personal injury law firm but not the typical firm you may have seen on television.  We believe in value-based advocacy.  Our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right.  Everyday.  In Everything We Do.  We have established ourselves as a go-to national and regional law firm.  We have grown tremendously and continue to grow.

We represent only plaintiffs and never defendants.  We have a non-profit foundation that supports our communities and causes, and philanthropy is an integral part of who we are as a firm.

Unlike many law firms, we do our own business development, marketing and client screening in-house.  So, while we are a law firm and a very compassionate one with strong core values, we do a lot of what most people would consider “business” types of work such as setting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for our team, and meeting monthly, 90 day and annual goals—this is all part of our drive to excel and our growth mindset.

In short, we are a different kind of personal injury law firm in so many ways—in fact almost all the ways!  Our causes are our clients, and we passionately represent them!

We’re all about working hard, and staying humble and compassionate.  In the spirit of humble-bragging, here are some takeaways:

  • Former state and federal prosecutors
  • Former state and federal law clerks to judges
  • Court-appointed leaders to some of the most important national product liability cases
  • Over 85 years of combined legal experience
  • Attorneys have recovered over $1 billion for plaintiffs in their careers
  • Ranks include SuperLawyers and Multi-million Dollar advocates
  • Social Worker on staff to assist clients
  • Expanded reach with 3 offices in different states—ranging from NYC to a small town in WV—reflecting our drive but also our caring side
  • Cases and attorneys regularly featured in the press including on ABC World News, Good Morning America and in many other news outlets!
  • Publish Living Safer and Legal Examiner
  • Have our own foundation that does a lot of good, by doing right—the Chaffin Luhana Foundation!

If you’re looking for a job that’s boring and easy, you won’t find that here.  We put our all into everything we do.  Greatness is achieved through hard work, discipline, and sacrifice, and we’re determined to be great.

We’re not crazy; we just believe in our causes, our clients and what we do!

If you’d like to be part of a nationally recognized, collaborative and compassionate team, then we can’t wait to hear from you.

Mass Tort Paralegals

Location: New York, NY and Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Ordering, reviewing and summarizing medical records for preparing factual response to discovery
  • Regularly interviewing clients by phone and timely updating them on their legal cases
  • Reviewing and evaluating cases to prepare for attorney review and filing
  • Assisting our Intake Specialists with managing the intake system
  • Managing workflow of cases in our electronic case management system
  • Drafting and sending correspondence
  • Drafting pleadings including complaints, discovery responses and other pleadings
  • Offering general assistance to attorneys and senior paralegals
  • Properly and constantly documenting all events and communications
  • Submitting invoices timely and consistent with firm policy
  • Managing and meeting deadlines for SOLs and other filings under the supervision of attorneys

Requirements:

  • Caring and compassionate attitude with clients that’s consistent with firm’s core value of Doing Good by Doing Right
  • Growth mindset—eager to become an invaluable member of the Chaffin Luhana team
  • Be growth focused, resilient, smart, and compassionate (be a great listener)
  • Proven ability to assist attorneys and senior level paralegals
  • Experience with drafting and filing complaints and other pleadings
  • Experience and ability to review medical information and summarize the same with little supervision
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology
  • We are paperless and expect you to be the same
  • Experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in a law firm setting, preferably a mass tort or personal injury firm
  • Friendly and calming phone etiquette – you can remain patient even in the most stressful situations
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills – things get busy!
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills

 Perks:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 9 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • Strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Team members get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!

To Apply: You must call (888) 391-6445 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application!

Medical Records Specialist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Candidates will be part of a fast-paced “team” environment working with firm attorneys and staff to order and retrieve medical records for ongoing legal cases.
  • Candidate must be highly personable on the telephone, able to work in a team environment, possess competent computer and administrative skills, and preferably have experience in working with records retrieval or business-to-business relationships.
  • Our firm thrives on team work and a friendly staff that regularly gives above and beyond the needs of our clients. The firm focuses on not only a client-centered philosophy but providing a rewarding experience for our employees.
  • Candidates with leadership and process management experience will receive a preference.

Requirements:

  • Management experience including management of people and processes
  • Strong analytical ability and organizational skills
  • Highly personable on the telephone
  • Experienced in working with medical records and sensitive information
  • Innovative and highly competent computer and administrative skills; our office is paperless and you are expected to be as well
  • Willingness to perform a wide range of tasks
  • Hit all of your deadlines, ensure the med records team hits its deadlines and do what you say you are going to do
  • Exhibit an infectious whatever-it-takes solution-focused attitude
  • Be able to work well under pressure, handle tight deadlines, and willing to take on even small jobs to complete the projects
  • Growth mindset – interested in becoming an invaluable member of the team
  • Be growth focused, resilient, smart, and compassionate (be a great listener)

 Perks:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 9 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • Strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Team members get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!

To Apply: You must call (888) 391-6445 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application!

Intake Specialist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Receive calls, call, email and text inbound prospects until your eyes and ears tingle. (By the way, NO COLD CALLING)
  • Not afraid to speak with live human beings and are genuinely caring toward others. In fact, you love taking punches and nothing can bring you down (Yo, Adrian!) because you are the rock for the person calling who is having a really bad time – caring but confident how someone has been toward you when you lost a loved one or were injured yourself.
  • They reached out to us first — again, no cold calling (this isn’t 1980 and we’re not selling fax machines)—so reaching them back to help even though they may be scared of legal help as they have never been through it!
  • Detail-oriented and organized (aka, you’ve got your $#@* together). You’re the type that has planners FOR your planners.
  • Be able to follow a process and put your TRUST in the process. This is a virtual trust fall if you will. Every day… but we’ll always catch you!
  • Highly energetic self-starter who enjoys convincing people and selling our law firm’s services and the thrill of the “hunt” who has the drive to succeed (If you don’t like hunting, think of it like laser tag, or hide & go seek…much more humane)
  • Coach-able, Flexible, Accountable (Team members at Chaffin Luhana trust and depend on their colleagues—we need to know you’re here to play ball and all-in)
  • High Energy Level (you don’t need to drink energy drinks, but we do need team members who are pumped and ready to go!)
  • Growth mindset (everyone on our team is present, engaged, never complacent and eager to grow individually and as a team—the only way we know is up!)

Requirements:

  • Management experience including management of people and processes
  • Strong analytical ability and organizational skills
  • Highly personable on the telephone
  • Experienced in working with medical records and sensitive information
  • Innovative and highly competent computer and administrative skills; our office is paperless and you are expected to be as well
  • Willingness to perform a wide range of tasks
  • Hit all of your deadlines, ensure the med records team hits its deadlines and do what you say you are going to do
  • Exhibit an infectious whatever-it-takes solution-focused attitude
  • Be able to work well under pressure, handle tight deadlines, and willing to take on even small jobs to complete the projects
  • Growth mindset – interested in becoming an invaluable member of the team
  • Be growth focused, resilient, smart, and compassionate (be a great listener)

 Perks:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 9 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • Strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Team members get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!

To Apply: You must call (888) 391-6445 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application!

Records/Data Entry Clerk

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • MUST possess basic computer skills and be experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe PDF, and Outlook.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Be able to follow a process and put your TRUST in the process. This is a virtual trust fall if you will. Every day… but we’ll always catch you!
  • Coach-able, Flexible, Accountable (Team members at Chaffin Luhana trust and depend on their colleagues—we need to know you’re here to play ball and all-in)

Travel:

  • This position does not require any travel

 Perks:

A few benefits you’re sure to enjoy:
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most if not all of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 for your HSA
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 9 yearly holidays paid, separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries and start the year fresh!
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching (a/k/a, free money—we care about our team long term!)
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool gifts and rewards funded by the firm!
  • Kolbe and other personal growth assessments to grow individually and as a team!
  • Time management luncheons with the senior management team—take your
    organization to the next level at home and at the office!
  • Outside training dollars to gain new skills!
  • Strong company culture with cool rewards including monthly office lunches, a summer outing and spectacular holiday dinner with scenic Pittsburgh views!
  • Team members get to nominate their own charities each year to support during the holidays between Thanksgiving and Christmas—putting their own stamp on Doing Good by Doing Right!

Our Requirements are pretty straightforward. To qualify you must:

  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe PDF, Outlook, and strong basic computer skills.
  • Handle technology with grace.
  • Take a team-centric approach (we’re better together)
  • Be humble and consistent

Past Experience Desired (but not required):

  • Basic data entry and filing.

To Apply: You must call (888) 391-6445 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application!

Data Analyst

Location: New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Tableau, Salesforce, Quickbooks, case management software and marketing analytics
  • Explore, analyze, prep, audit and cleanup digital data
  • Build compelling data visualizations to communicate data-driven insights.
  • Help answer business questions and to create new data-driven capabilities
  • Work closely with management and teams (Marketing, Operations, Intake, etc.) to identify data-driven solutions for the business.
  • Build data-driven solutions using best in-class cloud computing technology.
  • Work closely with colleagues to understand business context, objectives, and constraints.
  • Produce data driven insights and processes to generate incremental revenue.
  • To be successful in the role, you’ll need to be intellectually curious, detail-oriented, open to new ideas, and possess a strong aptitude for quantitative methods.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated ability to aggregate data sets and generate reports
  • Experience with Salesforce and Tableau required, and experience with marketing analytics, case management and Quickbooks a plus
  • Able to effectively communicate ideas and findings
  • Preference for prior technology, healthcare, legal, or financial industry experience
  • Have the organizational capabilities needed to manage multiple projects and not let the ball drop on any of them
  • Experience working with Google Analytics, Google Ads, call tracking software, TV/radio logs, and third-party APIs preferred
  • Willingness to perform a wide range of tasks, extending beyond what’s usually expected
  • Be accountable. Hit all of your deadlines and do what you say you are going to do
  • Exhibit an infectious whatever-it-takes solution-focused attitude
  • Have a can-do attitude with no task being beneath you
  • Ability to partner with various teams (non-technical to technical)
  • Growth mindset – interested in becoming an invaluable member of the team and being promoted
  • Be growth focused, resilient, smart, and compassionate (be a great listener)

 Perks:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 9 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • Strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Philanthropy— our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right in our practice and in our communities – you’ll get to participate in meaningful causes outside of the firm!
  • Team members also get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!

To Apply: You must call (888) 391-6445 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application!

Mass Tort Associate

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with clients and team to develop factual and medical evidence for tort claims
  • Prepare cases for pre-litigation, litigation and settlement
  • Review medical records to confirm diagnosis, treatment, and causes of injuries
  • Work with case-specific experts to develop case theories and reports
  • Manage workflow of cases including initial case assessment, filing of complaints (including managing and meeting SOL deadlines), handling discovery, motion practice and all litigation tasks
  • Experience with drafting pleadings, discovery, motions and taking and defending depositions

Requirements:

  • Must have at least 2-10 years of personal injury litigation experience (mass tort litigation experience a plus but not necessary) or demonstrated knowledge of work in the medical field with general litigation experience
  • Federal or state clerkship a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Caring and compassionate attitude with clients that’s consistent with firm’s core value of Doing Good by Doing Right
  • Growth mindset—eager to become an invaluable member of the Chaffin Luhana team
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology
  • We are paperless and expect you to be the same
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills – things get busy!
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills
  • Admission to the bar of any state is sufficient – most of our mass tort cases are national

 Perks:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 9 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • Strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Philanthropy— our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right in our practice and in our communities – you’ll get to participate in meaningful causes outside of the firm!
  • Team members also get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!

To Apply: You must call (888) 391-6445 and follow the step-by-step instructions. Failure to do so will result in us ignoring your application!

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