The Hartford Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense-Chicago, IL in CHICAGO, Illinois

Title: Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense-Chicago, IL

Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago

Job Number: 1701660

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION?Senior Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense / Tort / General LiabilityThe Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney to work in our Chicago Staff Legal Office.The position partners with our insureds and Claims Centers to deliver the best possible results in pending litigation.The Senior Staff Attorney will:Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop andpresent defense strategies on behalf of clients.Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies withoutsupervision because of level of experience and expertise.Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legaland factual issues.Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established officeprocedures.Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.Independently prepares and presents witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrationsand alternative dispute resolutions.Qualifications:

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?Qualified candidates will have the following requirements:JD from accredited law schoolLicense to practice in the state of Illinois required.Experienced litigation attorney, including trial experienceMinimum 8 years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with tort/general liability.WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?The location of this position is in our Chicago, IL Staff Legal Office.Behaviors at the Hartford+ Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.+ Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.+ Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.+ Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression** NO AGENCIES PLEASE **Job: P&C Claim Legal