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 Senior Staff Attorney for The Hartford you will join a collaborative, team-oriented contemporary work environment which 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! Our Senior Staff Attorney will litigate cases throughout the state of Tennessee. The selected individual will be required to work closely with our claim centers 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 involving Workers' Compensation and General Liability (auto, product & premises) files. These cases will be handled from inception thru trial resolution. The Senior Staff Attorney will handle the following key responsibilities:
Analyze complex legal factual issues while conducting extensive and well-reasoned legal research
Independently develop and aggressively present defense strategies on behalf of clients for auto and general liability cases from inception through trial
Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies
Provide effective and timely information, legal advice and other services
Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel with professional diplomacy and discretion
Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients
Participate in claims file reviews
Promptly, efficiently and effectively disposition assigned cases
Independently conduct trials, depositions, arbitrations and mediations
Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain a high level of professional expertise
Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice in the state of Tennessee is required
Minimum of 7 years of legal practice with demonstrable verdict experience within insurance defense
First chair jury trial experience is strongly preferred
Legal research and motion practice expertise
Positive-minded and collaborative team-player attitude
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Solid MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
Lexis Nexis experience is a plus!
Self-directed aptitude with excellent organizational and prioritization skills
WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?
This is a remote work position and the selected candidate will work from his/her home in the Tennessee geography.
This position requires 10-15% of travel within the state of Tennessee for court and file related appearances.
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
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:
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