The Hartford Senior Staff Attorney-Workers%27 Compensation-Maryland in HUNT VALLEY, Maryland

Title: Senior Staff Attorney-Workers%27 Compensation-Maryland

Location: United States-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Job Number: 1701135

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE POSITION?

The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Workers’ Compensation in Maryland and to handle matters within that area. This individual will cover WC hearings and/or WC appeals anywhere in the State of MD.

This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation against our insureds. The 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 pleadings, obtain medical and relevant other records in support of defense strategies without supervision base on the level of experience and expertise and defend a full sized workers’ compensation caseload; including cases on appeal.

Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legal and factual issues.

Communicate with the Commission, 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 hearings, trials, and alternative dispute resolutions.

Research, draft, file pleadings as required.

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

Along with legal skills, excellent customer service is key.



Qualifications:
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

- JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of Maryland.

- Experienced workers’ compensation attorney: MD WC experience is required and DC WC experience, while not required, would be a benefit.

- Commission and Trial experience

- Minimum 7 years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with complex workers'

compensation matters.

-Someone who is committed to providing internal and external customers with excellent service by aggressively defending

claims and communicating with them regularly.

WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME? -

The location of this position is in our Hunt Valley, MD 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 *


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