Sr Subrogation Trial Attorney – Los Angeles


Under limited direction of the Subrogation Department managing attorney, performs duties of legal counsel in the prosecution of civil subrogation claims, and representation of the Company in a variety of courts of law, and other related appearances.

The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Handles the investigation of potential subrogation claims and all phases of civil cases in state and federal courts relating to subrogation rights arising from payment of worker compensation benefits.
  • Prosecution of civil litigation claims involving products liability, negligence, and premises liability actions.
  • Handles all aspects of discovery, including written and documentary discovery, takes depositions, analyzes records, and testimony, prepares and files related reports.
  • Represents the Company in appearances at court hearings and conferences; prepares and files related reports.
  • Researches and prepares complex pleadings for cases in state and federal civil courts.
  • Provides advice, training, and recommendations on claim handling strategies and tactics relating to subrogation matters.
  • Performs legal research at all levels, from advising clients through the appellate procedures.
  • Acts as inter-departmental training seminar leader
  • May assist in training other attorneys and staff relating to subrogation matters.
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Responds positively to direction and critique of performance.
  • Consistently maintain professional and appropriate demeanor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Law school graduate and member in good standing of the California State Bar.
  • 5+ Years Experience as a Trial/Litigation Attorney on civil litigation matters, with plaintiffs litigation experience preferred. Lead counsel experience in jury trials to verdict is required, with additional experience as lead and/or second-chair counsel in jury or court trials preferred. required
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, in an articulate, persuasive, precise and professional manner.
  • Experience with training small groups in current legal practices and procedures in the field of subrogation.
  • Ability to lift legal files, including documents and exhibits, up to a weight of 30 pounds.
  • Must be willing and able to travel extensively using all means of public transportation, as well as capable of prolonged automobile driving, in excess of three hours a day, to widely dispersed venues.
  • Valid Driver License in good standing.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

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