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Litigation - General Attorney in Hartford, CT

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Company name

The Travelers Indemnity Company.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-6 yrs required

Location

Hartford, CT

Date Last Verified

Apr 02,2018

Posted on

Dec 07,2017

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Counsel The candidate provides high quality, cost effective legal advice and recommendations for action to business clients regarding moderately complex matters which have or may have a dollar impact on business activities and operations. Researches legal precedents and principles within area of specialization or expertise. Identifies unique issues in assigned matters and recommends appropriate responses to those issues. Proactively identifies and communicates risk to internal and/or external customers and provides recommendations on how to mitigate that risk. Responsible for managing outside counsel and advising senior business clients on financially significant and complex matters. Works with inside and/or outside counsel to research legal requirements, issues and consults on legal strategies within area of specialization or expertise. Drafts, negotiates and executes legal documents. Maintains awareness of judicial climate and legal developments through the review of legal publications, on-line documentation and attendance at seminars and conferences. Builds and maintains strong internal and external client relationships. May act as mentor and coach to less senior attorneys, paralegal/staff; explains issues, ideas and concepts that are incorporated into work assignments. Makes effective use of technology and automation in the practice of law. Ensures timely submission of work product as required. Reviews and approves invoices for retained counsel to ensure appropriate expenses incurred and compliance with corporate retention agreement. Determine appropriate action on litigation; provide advice on possible outcomes, awards and settlements. Prepare and/or review defense positions and legal strategies, engaging and managing counsel as required. Prepare and/or review motions, briefs, pleadings, legal documents, correspondence, and memoranda to identify and protect legal interests of the company and/or its insureds. Proposes, prepares and responds to and evaluates oral and written discovery. Prepares and/or reviews annual legal fees budget for assigned cases. Reviews invoices from outside counsel and recommends adjustments. Has frequent, independent contact with clients, clients employees, witnesses, experts and adversaries through counsel. Claim Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities: Provides recommendations and case analysis to all business partners on appropriate file handling strategy. Completes all required administrative tasks including time reporting, closed cases reports and other materials appropriate to performance of job duties. Adheres to all standards of excellence in file management. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree. Should have 3 - 6 years of prior legal experience. Admitted to the Bar in good standing is needed. Ensures that staff uses, leverages, and maintains proficiency with corporate and job-related technology as it evolves (e.g. hardware, software, business unit applications, and systems tools).

Additional info

Ref: 13761BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Travelers Indemnity Company.
One Tower Square
1MN
Hartford, CT 06183