Senior Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description


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 and present defense strategies on behalf of clients, as well as in the prosecution of subrogation actions on behalf of The Hartford.Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level of experience and expertise.Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims 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 at trials, 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.


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. WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?The location of this remote position is flexible within the greater Fresno, CA area. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression ** NO AGENCIES PLEASE **

Job Function

: P&C Claim Legal

Primary Location

: United States-California


: Full-time

Job Level

: Individual Contributor

Education Level

: Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Job Type

: Standard


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

Overtime Status

: Exempt


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Apr 16, 2019, 8:17:34 PMRemote Worker Option: Yes