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The Hartford Staff/Senior Staff Attorney Insurance Defense in Los Angeles, California

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.

As an in-house Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney for The Hartford, you will join a collaborative, team-oriented contemporary work environment that includes a strong focus on work-life balance. We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to promote total well-being for our employees! The selected Attorney will litigate cases throughout Southern California, primarily in Los Angeles County and shall work closely with our claim partners and insureds to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation. Our ideal candidate will be part of a unique team responsible for providing top quality representation of The Hartford for litigated matters. This position is ideal for an experienced attorney with significant trial and litigation defense experience in general liability, commercial and personal automobile accidents, premises liability, products liability and construction site accidents. Our Attorney will strive to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation while demonstrating the ability to independently handle cases from inception through trial. The Senior Staff Attorney will handle the following key responsibilities:

  • Analyze intricate substantive and procedural legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients

  • Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions, and briefs in support of defense strategies with limited supervision due to expected level of experience and expertise

  • Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice, and other services to clients and claim customers in a technology-driven environment

  • Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel, and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures

  • Effectuate the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.

  • Independently conduct all aspects of litigation including trials, depositions, arbitration, and meditations

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Note This position can be filed as an Attorney or Staff Attorney commensurate with a candidate's experience. Qualified Senior Staff Attorney candidates will hold the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of legal practice experience handling tort defense cases.

  • First chair jury trial expertise is a must!

  • Strong legal research and writing skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize duties and time are a must

  • Strong communication, computer and technological skills (proficiency in MS Office, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook; and Lexis Nexis) and the ability to quickly leverage new software as required

  • Member in good standing of California State Bar

  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the State of California

    Qualified Staff Attorney candidates will possess the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of legal practice experience handling tort defense cases.

  • Some trial experience is preferred

  • Strong legal research and writing skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize duties and time are a must

  • Strong communication, computer and technological skills (proficiency in MS Office, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook; and Lexis Nexis) and the ability to quickly leverage new software as required

  • Member in good standing of California State Bar

  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the State of California

    WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?

  • This position is a remote, work from home position preferably with a home office located within or near Los Angeles County.

  • This position requires appearances in Southern California counties and possibly throughout the state.

Internet Connectivity Requirement/Remote Positions for 100% remote positions, we require that (1) you have high speed broadband cable internet service with minimum upload/download speeds of MPs/30Mbps and (2) your Internet provider supplied device is to be hardwired to the Hartford issued router and/or computer. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit http://www.speedtest.net from your personal computer

Compensation

The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

$115,120 - $172,680

Benefits

Our company’s success is due to our employees’ dedication and passion for their work. They are our greatest asset. That’s why we are committed to offering employees and their families a comprehensive benefits package and award-winning well-being programs. By helping our employees achieve their full potential, we unlock our own. Visit https://www.thehartford.com/careers/benefits for details.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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Human achievement is at the heart of what we do.

We believe that with the right encouragement and support, people are capable of achieving amazing things.

We put our belief into action by ensuring individuals and businesses are well protected, and by going even further – making an impact in ways that go beyond an insurance policy.

Nearly 19,000 employees use their unique talents in careers that span a variety of disciplines – from developing the latest technology to creating and promoting our products to evaluating future financial risks.

We’re also committed to programs that drive education and support volunteerism, which put human beings first. We do it because it’s the right thing to do, and because when our customers, communities and employees succeed, we all do.

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