The Hartford Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense-Austin/San Antonio, TX in SAN ANTONIO, Texas

Title: Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense-Austin/San Antonio, TX

Location: United States-Texas-San Antonio

Other Locations: United States-Texas

Job Number: 1800656

The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Tort and General Liability in Austin and Central Texas area with some cases in a geographic area in and around Austin including San Antonio and Round Rock.

This is a remote position.

This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending litigation.

The Senior Staff Attorney will:

Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients, as well as in the prosecution of subrogation actions on behalf of The Hartford.

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.



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

  • Experienced litigation attorney

  • Focus on GL and Risk transfer Experience

  • Jury trial experience required.

  • 10 years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry


The location of this remote position is flexible within the Austin/San Antonio area with a desire for Austin coverage.

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-Texas-San Antonio

Other LocationsUnited States-Texas


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelDoctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt

TravelYes, 10 % of the Time

PostingMar 1, 2018, 2:16:56 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.