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Senior Staff Attorney, Insurance Defense

Company: The Hartford
Location: Worcester
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

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. The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a remote Senior Staff Attorney to litigate cases in New England (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont for state/federal courts.) This position is an ideal fit for an experienced Attorney with significant trial and litigation experience in Construction site accidents, Premise Liability, Products Liability and Commercial and Personal Automobile accidents. The Senior Staff Attorney will strive to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation. In this position the attorney reports to the Staff Legal Managing Attorney. Our ideal candidate is an experienced Attorney with considerable trial experience and demonstrates the ability to independently handle cases from inception through trial. RESPONSBILITIES: Handle complex and high exposure litigation 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 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 customers on legal and factual issues in a technology driven environment Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures Provide for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases Independently prepare and present witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings and alternative dispute resolutions Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients Provide opinions to Managing Attorney, staff, clients and claims customers QUALIFICATIONS: Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school and license to practice in MA, NH state and local federal courts License to practice in ME and VT is a plus! Member in good standing of applicable Bar Associations Minimum of 10 years of legal experience Documented first chair jury trial/appellate expertise 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 and the ability to quickly leverage new software as required Demonstrated expertise and familiarity in the handling of claim cases and litigation WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME? This is a remote work position and the selected candidate will work from his/her home in the New England geography. This position requires travel within the New England states for court and file related appearances. A company car will be provided and a valid driver's license is required. For full-time, occasional, part-time or remote positions: (1) high speed broadband internet service is required, we do not recommend or support DSL, wireless, Wifi, Hotspots, Fiber without a modem and Satellite; (2) Internet provider supplied modem/router/gateway is hardwired to the Hartford issued computer with an ethernet cable; and (3) minimum upload/download speeds of 5Mbps/30Mbps will be required. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit http://www.speedtest.net from your personal computer. Core Competencies Required: Strategic Thinking --- Operational Excellence --- Leadership --- Business Knowledge and Decision Making --- Effective Relationships --- Excellent Writing Skills --- Strong Communication Skills 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: $120,320 - $180,480 Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age About Us - Culture & Employee Insights - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Benefits Sr Staff Attorney - LM07DE --- Skills:

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