The Hartford Senior Staff Attorney-Workers%27 Compensation-New Jersey in New Jersey

Title: Senior Staff Attorney-Workers%27 Compensation-New Jersey

Location: United States-New Jersey

Job Number: 1701707

The Hartford currently has an in-house opportunity for a Senior Staff Attorney - Workers' Compensation in the Central Jersey area.RESPONSIBILITIES:This position partners with our insureds and claim centers to deliver the best possible result in pending Workers Compensation claims against our insureds/the company. The Senior Staff Attorney will:- Independently prepare and present extensive case lists within the assigned WC Court and present witnesses and evidence at trials and judicial hearings.- Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients.- Prepare pleadings, written discovery, 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.- Assist in developing training materials for the WC claim department.- Work with the WC claim department and Law Department on special projects related to the practice of workers compensation.- Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and clients in a manner consistent with established office procedures.- Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases.- 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.Qualifications:

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?- JD from ABA accredited law school and licenses to practice in the state of New Jersey required.- Experienced Workers’ Compensation attorney.- Minimum 7 years law practice, preferably within the insurance defense industry dealing with workers' compensationmatters.WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?The location of this remote position is flexible within the Central Jersey area with a primary focus on covering cases listed in Monmouth County and or surrounding counties to the west and east.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