Senior Trial Attorney, Los Angeles, CA (Remote)

Allstate Insurance Company

3.2

(29)

Glendale, CA (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Allstate Insurance Company:

  • 76% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.

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    Position summary

    ars we've thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever's coming next - to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We've been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

    We are the Good Hands. We don't follow the trends. We set them.

    Value of Working at Client Legal Services

    • Provide great service to our clients and policy holders in their time of need to make a difference

    • Great place to learn to try cases and handle litigation

    • Ability to feel empowered to handle your own docket

    Job Summary:

    Represents insured and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and Allstate Financial cases. Prepares for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions. Prepares and argues pre and post-trial motions. Assists colleagues in the resolution of calendar conflicts. Provides counsel to business clients on day to day issues. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams. Monitors and reviews new laws, regulations, and case law; identifies and summarizes relevant issues; collaborates with other areas of Law and Regulation (L&R) department; proactively provides advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business; monitors counsel.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategy

    • Contacts clients to discuss their case and answer any questions. Maintains contact at a minimum of 90 days

    • Contact claims (initial litigation plan, recurring minimum 90 day contact, strategy conferences, etc.)

    • Review all documentary evidence

    • Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses

    • Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents

    • Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.)

    • Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.)

    • Try and/or arbitrate cases and prepares motions in liminie and summary documents

    • Draft post-trial motions

    • Prepare for and participate in appeals

    • Provide legal opinions to claims clients

    • Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate

    • Manages projects

    • Second chair as needed

    • Review and determine strategy for legal issues

    • Participate in business process reviews with claims clients

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    This job does not have supervisory duties.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

    • Juris Doctorate and member in good standing of state of practicing for the state of California

    • Three plus years or more of litigation and/or subrogation experience

    • 1st OR 2nd chair jury trial experience is a plus

    • Insurance defense preferred

    • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office, LexisNexis (preferred), and the internet

    • Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by Lead Counsel

    • Must be able to handle a large case inventory

    • Periodically lifting in excess of 20 pounds throughout the day, depending on court matters being handled. Attorneys are required to cover court matters for each other; attorneys have laptops;

    • Bending to pick up the computer bag which sometimes is more than 20 pounds, entering and exiting a vehicle, maneuvering files and computer at security checkpoints,

    • Turning and twisting at work;

    • Sitting for pro-longed periods of time en route to court, in court or at court proceedings, depositions, etc. ;

    • Walking and rolling brief case with files from vehicle to the legal proceeding and/or deposition, and facilitations, etc.;

    • Trial preparation could require lifting in excess 20 lbs. because of exhibits, materials, records from plaintiff, etc. These materials are printed for some proceedings.

    • Ability to work in a remote work environment and ability to travel within the Los Angeles and Los Angeles County area

    Notes:

    The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

    Compensation offered for this role is $82,000.00-$146,125.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

    ***This role is also bonus eligible

    Good Hands. Greater Together. ℠

    As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate's benefits, visit https://https://www.allstate.jobs/benefits/

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    Why you should apply for a job to Allstate Insurance Company:

  • 76% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.