The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Auto and General Liability in the Fresno,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 andpresent 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 withoutsupervision because of level of experience and expertise.Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legaland factual issues.Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established officeprocedures.
Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.Independently prepares and presents witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrationsand 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.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
- JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California.
- Experienced litigation attorney.
- First Chair Jury trial experience required.
- 7+ years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with auto and general liability matters.