Senior Counsel - Litigation (work remotely from Fresno area)
Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: January 10, 2022
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1 Job Description Summary
Are you committed to professional growth and exceptional client
service? Imagine a career as a Travelers lawyer where you can be
the best you. As a Senior Counsel with Travelers you'll be
responsible for high quality, proactive case handling and will have
the opportunity to use your legal expertise and litigation skills
to independently handle a caseload of higher exposure cases and
more complex litigation matters and deliver optimal results for
Travelers' insured customers. Travelers offers the strength of a
national legal organization committed to your professional
development while maintaining a local focus so you can be
positioned as a strong legal advocate and valued business
Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to
support flexibility. Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
(May include all or the majority but not limited to these
In the handling of a caseload of higher exposure cases and more
complex litigation matters, your responsibilities will include:
Litigate cases to verdict demonstrating strong use of trial
Specialize in one or more areas of practice.
Demonstrate strong legal research, writing and presentation
Draft substantive pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other
Build and foster internal and external client relationships with a
Provide leadership through mentoring other attorneys and legal
Provide internal and external training, seminars and legal updates
to insured clients and Claim partners.
Provide in-depth, substantive analysis and quality reporting to
insured clients and Claim partners consistent with best
Effectively utilize support staff consistent with office protocols
and best practices.
Adhere to all best practices in file handling.
Fully and effectively utilizes available technology, case
management system and automation.
Travel as required to meet business needs.
Initiate special projects and identifies other opportunities to
support office goals/business needs.
Juris Doctorate; graduate of an accredited law school.
A minimum of 7 years of litigation practice or prior legal
Active license in good standing to practice law in the state(s) in
which representation is required.
Valid driver's license required depending on the location.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
Senior Associate/Partner level of experience.
7+ years of Litigation practice or equivalent legal experience
Proven track record of trial skills and techniques.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
Appreciation for, and commitment to, delivery of the highest
quality legal work.
Demonstrates strong legal acumen.
Demonstrates strong technical knowledge in the practice area(s) and
the ability to comprehend, assimilate and communicate complex
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the law, bench, bar, local
jurisdictional practices, adversaries and the litigation
Proven track record of case results favorable to outside
Demonstrates strong leadership through mentoring and influencing
Demonstrates high level of awareness and dedication to business
initiatives and goals.
Demonstrates personal commitment to professional development.
Critical and strategic thinker.
Sound decision-maker and problem solver.
Strong negotiation, research and trial skills.
Demonstrates the highest level of commitment to customer
Sense of urgency / responsiveness.
Environmental / Work Schedules / Other
Travel Requirements: Travel Frequently
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique
abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization
and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the
physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we
may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above
or below the level included in this posting.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit
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