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Apply Later Job ID 85901 Job Location San Francisco, California
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual - A Fortune 100 Company!
Represents Liberty Mutual and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of heavy value with complex legal issues. Provides guidance and direction to junior attorneys.
Responsibilities:
  • Uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate.
  • Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost.  Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely.  Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located.  
  • Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings.  Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required.  If requested, conducts settlement negotiations.
  • Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice.  Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required.
  • Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters.
  • Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.
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  10+ successful years as an attorney.
  • The individual is required to have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and Liberty Mutual.
  • The ability to effectively communicate and persuade by printed 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
  • 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.

Liberty Mutual will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state, and local laws.


Job: Legal
Primary Location: United States-California-San Francisco
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: $92,300-$109,200
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
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