The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

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Complex Litigation Attorney~Northern CA

at The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

Posted: 11/3/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1803603
Categories: Legal
Keywords: legal, law

Job Description

Complex Litigation Tort Attorney
Unique In-house opportunity for an experienced trial attorney seeking to focus on complex tort litigation without some of the negatives associated with private practice.
This lead trial attorney position for complex litigation will be part of a unique team responsible for providing top quality representation to Hartford insureds in litigated matters in both Federal and State courts. The qualified candidate must be able to independently handle a caseload of some of our most complex/high exposure product liability, construction, premises operations and auto liability matters. The attorney will be accountable for performing all litigation activities on assigned matters through the trial and appellate stages, including but not limited to drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery, conducting depositions, appearing in Court for motion argument, conferences, etc., conducting legal research, attending mediations, trying cases to verdict and drafting and arguing appeals. 
Substantial first chair jury trial experience of high-value, high complexity cases at both the liability and damages phase is required.  A commitment to providing a high level of customer service and detailed reporting to claim center and Major Case Unit personnel is critical to succeeding in this role. Additionally, the candidate must have superior organization skills, the ability to think strategically, and a strong desire to be challenged in all aspects of his or her responsibilities



Qualifications

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have meet the following requirements: 
•JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California State and Federal courts required. 
•Deep experience as a  litigation attorney, including substantial first chair trial experience in both Federal and State courts.
•Minimum 15 years law practice, within the insurance defense industry dealing with complex general liability and automobile liability matters
Position can be based anywhere within the San Francisco Bay Area, and the attorney will handle cases mainly in Northern California.
Behaviors at the Hartford:
•Deliver Outcomes – Drive exceptional performance to move the company forward.
•Work as a Team – Collaborate inclusively to achieve the best results.
•Build Strong Partnerships – Create lasting value through trusted relationships.
•Strive for Excellence – Always look for ways to continuously improve.
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