The Hartford Senior Staff Attorney-Workers' Compensation-Sacramento/Stockton, CA in Rancho Cordova, California

Title: Senior Staff Attorney-Workers' Compensation-Sacramento/Stockton, CA

Location: United States-California

Job Number: 1801407

The Hartford currently has an in-house remote work opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Workers’ Compensation in Sacramento to handle matters within that area. This individual will cover WC Boards in Sacramento and Stockton and should be located within that geographic area. Depending on years of experience this attorney can be hired as a Senior Staff Attorney or Staff Attorney.

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 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. Along with legal skills, excellent customer service is key.



  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California.

  • Experienced litigation attorney

  • Trial experience

  • Minimum 3- 5 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.


The location of this remote position is flexible within the Greater Sacramento California area.

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


Job: P&C Claim Legal

Primary LocationUnited States-California

Other Locations


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelDoctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt

TravelYes, 10 % of the Time

PostingMay 4, 2018, 2:49:21 PM

Remote Worker OptionYes

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.