Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Description

The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Tort and GeneralLiability in the Los Angeles, CA area and surrounding counties. This is a remote position.This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation.The Senior Staff Attorney will:Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients, as well as in the prosecution of subrogation actions on behalf of TheHartford.Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level ofexperience and expertise.Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice andother services to clients andclaims on legal and factual issues.Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures.Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.Independently prepares and presents witnesses and evidence attrials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions.Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients.Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise.   

Qualifications

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?-JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California.-Experienced litigation attorney.- First Chair Jurytrialexperiencerequired.- 7+years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with auto and generalliability matters. WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?

The location of this remote position is flexible within the greater Los Angeles County, CA area.

 

Behaviors at the Hartford

  • Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.
  • Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.
  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.
  • Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

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