Zurich NA Staff Legal Managing Attorney in Rancho Cordova, California

Staff Legal Managing Attorney


Zurich is currently looking for a Staff Legal Managing Attorney to work out of our Rancho Cordova, CA office. We’re looking for someone to join our progressive company that offers flexible work options, a 401K match and a second 401K contribution, terrific comprehensive benefits and a good work/life balance.

The selected candidate will report to a Regional Managing Attorney and manage a staff of Liability and Workers Compensation defense attorneys and paralegals in multiple states. The Managing Attorney will not have their own caseload but will lead the Attorneys on the team who are responsible for representing the commercial insureds of our prestigious and financially stable commercial insurance carrier by preparing and trying moderate to high exposure cases from a challenging and varied caseload.

This position will be filled by an experienced Trial Attorney in either Liability or Workers Compensation who must be able to provide coaching and feedback on the most complex matters and highest exposures in the offices.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor and 10 or more years of experience in the Litigation areaAND

  • Member in good standing of the California State Bar

  • Experience working with Lexis or Westlaw

  • Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance defense litigation legal environment

  • Knowledge of law and procedure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior management experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Experience working in a team-based environment

  • Collaboration skills

  • Ability to mentor others on trial advocacy

  • Microsoft Office and Adobe skills

  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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Primary Location: United States-California-Rancho Cordova

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 12/03/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180009PU

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.