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- Senior Staff Attorney-Insurance Defense-San Francisco Bay Area, CA
The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney – Tort and General Liability in the San Francisco Bay area and surrounding counties. 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.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? - JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California. - Experienced litigation attorney. - First Chair Jury trial experience required. - 7+ years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with auto and general liability matters.
WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME? The location of this remote position is flexible within the greater San Francisco Bay area. To apply please visit www.thehartford.com/careers and apply to job number 1802812.
- The American Constitution Society has a current opening in our Department of Network Advancement for an Assistant Director of Chapters. Though our national office is based in Washington, DC, this is a remote opportunity. The Assistant Director of Chapters will help manage a growing national network of over 40 lawyer chapters and almost 200 law student chapters in cities across the country, and support the overall work of the Department of Network Advancement.
- Senior Counsel - Educational Affairs & Governance, for the University of California, Office of the General Counsel
The Office of General Counsel (OGC) delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California's ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University.
Reporting to the Managing Counsel - Education Affairs & Governance, this position independently handles a full range of legal matters and projects in the Education Affairs and Governance practice areas, to include the most complex and that of substantial importance and impact. The Senior Counsel interprets complex facts and the law in areas of high ambiguity. The Senior Counsel also provides functional advice, training and/or guidance to clients and to less-experienced attorneys, and may act as a liaison with outside counsel, and/or represent the University in governmental enforcement and administrative matters.
Responsibilities require knowledge of laws, regulations and policies applicable to a broad range of governance and education affairs issues including, but not limited to, free speech, academic freedom, admissions, financial aid, student conduct, FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, public records, privacy, conflict of interest, and Regents bylaws and policies. Drafts, reviews and revises a variety of instruments involving the University's interest such as policies and contracts. Requires J.D. from an accredited law school and a member, in good standing, of the California Bar Association.
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