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ProfileSenior Trial Attorney The candidate will handle the defense of employment matters, which will consist of defending both non-litigated and litigated employment disputes. Will respond to demand letters, state and federal agency charges, and lawsuits which have been filed against insureds. Will also be responsible for investigation and management of assigned cases from the inception of the lawsuit until conclusion through dismissal, settlement, or trial, and working with adjusters and insureds to resolve claims as expeditiously and efficiently as possible. May also be called upon to assist with general liability and/or professional liability matters as needed. Handle a caseload which includes employment practices liability, and potential general liability and miscellaneous professional liability matters. Independently conduct trials, depositions, pre-trial discovery, mediations, arbitrations or any other legal activity required to resolve cases. Have daily communications with claim professionals concerning the evaluations of legal files. Provide legal advice to insureds and claim professionals as needed. Negotiate settlements as directed. Attend round tables.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should be licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts in California. Must have 7+ years of experience (10+ years preferred) in employment litigation matters with an emphasis on representation of employers. Should have first-chair jury trial experience. Must have a strong knowledge of current procedural and substantive law, as well as federal, state, and administrative agency rules. Should have solid experience in preparing responsive pleadings, handling appearances, motion practice, and valuation of claims, settlement and trials. Must be willing to work independently with minimal direction, handle claims efficiently, and be willing to travel as necessary.
Job ID #: 9868
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.
440 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01653