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Senior Trial Attorney (Remote/Glendale, CA)

Glendale, CA, US

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

 

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

 

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

 

We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary:

Join the legal frontline and champion the defense for both the insured and the Company! As a Senior Trial Attorney, you'll handle bodily injury, property damage lawsuits, and more, with thrilling trials, arbitrations, and mediations. Beyond the courtroom, you'll provide vital counsel to business clients and coordinate between legal teams. Stay ahead of the game by monitoring new laws and regulations, ensuring our strategies remain sharp. Embrace the excitement of constant challenges and victories in this dynamic role!

Explore the Benefits of Joining Allstate's Client Legal Services

  • Exceptional Work-Life Balance: At Allstate, we understand the importance of achieving harmony between work and personal life. Our in-house litigation roles provide more predictable schedules and flexibility, allowing you to excel professionally while enjoying a fulfilling personal life.
  • Direct Client Collaboration: Working in-house at Allstate means collaborating directly with internal stakeholders and business units. This close partnership cultivates deeper client relationships, facilitating a nuanced understanding of their needs and priorities. By providing proactive legal guidance and support, you'll play a pivotal role in driving the company's success.
  • Strategic Influence and Impact: As an integral member of our legal team, you'll have the opportunity to shape strategic decisions and risk management initiatives. Your insights and expertise will inform key business decisions, empowering you to mitigate risks effectively and drive positive outcomes that directly impact Allstate's bottom line.
  • Diverse Legal Challenges: In-house litigation roles at Allstate encompass a broad spectrum of legal work beyond traditional litigation, including regulatory compliance, risk assessment, and dispute resolution. This diversity of challenges ensures continuous professional growth and development, expanding your skill set and enhancing your career trajectory.
  • Professional Growth Opportunities: With ample opportunities for advancement and professional development, you'll have the support and resources you need to reach new heights in your legal career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represents insured individuals and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and Allstate Financial cases.
  • Prepares thoroughly for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions.
  • Prepares and presents pre- and post-trial motions effectively.
  • Offers counsel to business clients on day-to-day legal matters.
  • Manages projects efficiently, fostering coordination and collaboration among legal teams.
  • Keeps abreast of and evaluates new laws, regulations, and case law; identifies and summarizes relevant issues; collaborates with other areas of the Law and Regulation (L&R) department; provides proactive advice and counsel to business units on the impact of new laws; monitors legal representation.

A Successful Candidate Will Have:

  • Juris Doctorate and active membership in good standing with the California State Bar.
  • 3+ years of litigation and/or subrogation experience.
  • First or second chair jury trial experience is preferred.
  • Proven experience with insurance defense is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, LexisNexis (preferred), and internet research.
  • Strong teamwork skills, able to collaborate effectively with attorneys, paralegals, and administrative assistants under the guidance of Lead Counsel.
  • Capacity to manage a substantial case load.
  • Comfortable working in a remote environment and willing to travel throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Notes:

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is $84,500.00-$149,750.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Hands. Greater Together. ℠

 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit https://www.allstate.jobs/benefits/

 

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