Liberty Mutual Field Counsel - Workers' Compensation Attorney (Fresno) in Sacramento, California

  • Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company! *

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity for an attorney. We are looking for an insurance defense attorney that lives in or near Fresno, CA. The attorney will be based in our Sacramento Legal office, but will live and work remotely from the Fresno area. As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in workers' compensation matters primarily venued at the Fresno WCAB.

Responsibilities:

  • Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters

  • Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.

  • Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations.

  • Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.

  • Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.

  • Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

  • Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys.

  • Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.

  • Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.

  • Interface with Home Office Legal department.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar.

  • Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary.

  • A minimum of 1 successful year experience as an attorney.

  • A general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company.

  • The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical.

  • Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.

  • Benefits: *

We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • 401K and Company paid pension plan

  • Medical coverage

  • Dental coverage

  • Paid time-off

  • Pay-for-Performance

  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance

  • Discount fitness memberships

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Vision care coverage

  • Work/Life resources

  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

  • Credit Union membership

  • Employee and Dependent life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Overview:

At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

Job: *Legal

Title: Field Counsel - Workers' Compensation Attorney (Fresno)

Location: CA-Sacramento

Requisition ID: 89486