Workers' Compensation Counsel
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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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 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 handle a
caseload of predominantly low to moderate complexity 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
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
(May include all or the majority but not limited to these
In the handling of a caseload of predominantly low to moderate
complexity, your responsibilities will include:
Develop and apply effective use of trial skills and techniques
to litigate cases to verdict.
Conduct legal research and demonstrate strong and persuasive
legal writing and presentation skills.
Supervise research projects delegated to Associate Counsel and
Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other documents.
Attend court events and other appointments independently.
Learn and understand Claim and client expectations. Provide
recommendations and case analysis to Claim and insured clients on
appropriate file-handling strategies.
Build and maintain strong internal and external client and
business partner relationships.
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.
Provide advice and training to Claim partners and clients.
Juris Doctorate; graduate of an accredited law school.
A minimum of one year 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
3+ years of prior litigation practice or prior legal
Insurance litigation work exposure desirable.
Developing a track record of trial skills and techniques.
Job Specific Technical Skills &
Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate position.
Ability to analyze legal issues with minimal supervision.
Appreciation for, and commitment to, delivery of high-quality
Works collaboratively with team members and others.
Demonstrates legal acumen.
Demonstrates personal commitment to professional
Continued development of technical skills with a goal of
handling the highest complexity/exposure Major Case Unit (MCU)
Strong research skills.
Strong negotiation skills.
Decision making and problem solving abilities.
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 have questions regarding the physical requirements of
this role, please send us an email (TAPHYREQ@travelers.com) 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.
Keywords: Travelers, Orange , Workers' Compensation Counsel, Other , orange, California
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