Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense-San Francisco Bay Area, CA
The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Tort and General Liability in the East San
Francisco Bay area (Alameda County or Contra Costa County 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
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
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 San Francisco and East Bay area. To formally apply please visit www.thehartford.com/careers and job #1800760.