Sr Staff Attorney

The Hartford

4.5

(69)

Albuquerque, NM (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to The Hartford:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 87% would recommend this company to other women
  • 90% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) provides professional support, growth, advancement and networking to enable greater gender balance.
  • The Hartford offers diversity awareness training known as Appreciating Differences and Managing Inclusion.
  • Employees will be provided with leave of up to four weeks and paid at a rate of 100 percent of their base pay.
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    Position summary

    ble 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 New Mexico state and local federal courts.

    • Knowledge of courts with available transportation.

    • Member in good standing of applicable New Mexico Bar Association.

    • Minimum of 7 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.

    NOTE This position is a remote work position; the selected candidate will travel for appearances within New Mexico and its counties.*

    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://https://www.speedtest.net from your personal computer.

    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:

    123,360 - 185,040

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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    Why you should apply for a job to The Hartford:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 87% would recommend this company to other women
  • 90% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) provides professional support, growth, advancement and networking to enable greater gender balance.
  • The Hartford offers diversity awareness training known as Appreciating Differences and Managing Inclusion.
  • Employees will be provided with leave of up to four weeks and paid at a rate of 100 percent of their base pay.