Senior Staff Attorney - Salt Lake City, Utah
The Hartford - Phoenix, AZ

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WHY JOIN THE HARTFORD?

As a global leader in insurance, asset management and financial service products, we offer professionals every possibility for growth. And whether we're helping customers or building careers, we're experts at creating the kind of advantages that help people reach their goals.

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION?

Senior Staff Attorney - Tort and Workers' Compensation- Insurance Defense

This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation against our insureds/the firm. The Senior Staff Attorney will:

Analyze complex 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 on legal and factual issues.

Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures.

Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.

Independently prepares and presents witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions.

Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients.

Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise.

WHAT IS THE COMPENSATION OPPORTUNITY?

At the Hartford, our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay competitive base salaries and reward performance. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, a 401K Plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan and more.

WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?

The location of this remote (home based) position is flexible within the Salt Lake City, Utah area.

Qualifications

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Qualified candidates will have the following requirements:
JD from accredited law school

License to practice in the state of Utah

required

.

Experienced litigation attorney, including trial experience;

Minimum 5+ years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with tort/general liability and some workers' compensation matters.

WHY JOIN THE

HARTFORD

?

The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) is a leading provider of insurance and wealth management services for millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. The

Hartford

is consistently recognized for its superior service, its sustainability efforts and as one of the world's most ethical companies. In 2011, The Hartford reported revenues of $21.9 billion. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at

http://www.thehartford.com/

.

The

Hartford

believes people should live with financial confidence. The

Hartford

exists to provide the confidence and peace of mind that helps people achieve their financial goals. We enable this confidence though the breadth of our product portfolio and relationships and the depth of our knowledge.

The

Hartford

’s biggest competitive advantage is our employees. We

hire a broad range of talented teammates

from diverse backgrounds and cultures. We look for teammates

who share our

core values

and bring passion to their jobs.

Our values are projected in the way we interact with customers and among our teams.

We are an innovative leader in the industry and have been recognized by:

·

Ethisphere Institute

as One of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for five consecutive years

·

GI Jobs

as a 2012 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

·

Military Times Edge

as a 2011 “Best for Vets” Employer

·

Carbon Disclosure Project’s Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

for The Hartford’s approach to climate change disclosure for four consecutive years (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

·

Newsweek

Green Rankings – No. 12 on the list of U.S. Companies (2011)

·

Phoenix

Business Journal

as a

Best Place

to Work (2011)

·

The

Chicago

Tribune

as a Top Workplace (2011)

·

The San Antonio Express News

as a Top Workplace (2011)

·

Atlanta

Journal-Constitution

as a Top Workplace

(2011)

·

Indianapolis

Star

as a Top Workplace

(2011)

·

The

Hartford

Courant

and FOXCT as a Top Workplace

(2011)

·

OKCBiz as a

Best Place

to Work

(2011)

Job Function

:

P&C Claim Legal

Primary Location

:

United States-Arizona-Phoenix

Schedule

:

Full-time

Job Level

:

Individual Contributor

Education Level

:

Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Job Type

:

Standard

Shift

:

Day Job

Employee Status

:

Regular

Overtime Status

:

Exempt

Travel

:

Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting

:

Apr 16, 2013, 12:29:19 PM

Remote Worker Option

:

Yes

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