Assistant General Counsel – Latent Bodily Injury, Coverage Unit

Assistant General Counsel – Latent Bodily Injury, Coverage Unit

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Hartford, CT

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Full time

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Assistant General Counsel – LA05CE

Were determined to make a difference and are proud to be an insurance company that goes well beyond coverages and policies. Working here means having every opportunity to achieve your goals and to help others accomplish theirs, too. Join our team as we help shape the future.


The Hartford is seeking an experienced litigator for the Assistant General Counsel Latent Bodily Injury, Coverage Unit position, within the Litigation Group, reporting directly to the co-head of Coverage Law. This executive will join a team managing coverage litigation and pre-litigation disputes arising out of long-tail bodily injury claims, including asbestos, toxic tort, sexual molestation and abuse, and concussion claims, among others. The AGC Latent Coverage will provide coverage and other legal advice to internal claim clients and senior leadership, independently and strategically manage sophisticated and high exposure coverage litigation and advise key stakeholders on Company and industry developments. This role can have a hybrid or remote work arrangement. Candidates who live near our Hartford, CT location, will have the expectation of working in an office three days a week (Tuesday through Thursday).Candidates who do not live near our Hartford, CT Home Office, will have aremote work arrangement, with the expectation of coming into an office as business needs arise.


  • Develop high-quality litigation strategies to advance individual cases keeping in mind the impact on the Companys portfolio of exposures.
  • Vigorously pursue cost-effective, proactive and favorable resolutions of coverage disputes with policyholders and co-insurers.
  • Build strong, strategic partnerships with business clients in Claims, as well as partners in underwriting and actuarial.
  • Supervise the selection and management of competent and cost-effective outside counsel and other litigation vendors.
  • Communicate effectively with senior leaders in Claims and Law on significant developments, both on individual cases and the broader legal environment.
  • Seek opportunities to improve legal and financial outcomes, claim behaviors, or internal and external processes based on legal trends and developments.
  • Some travel required.


  • J.D. with high academic achievement required; member of the Connecticut bar or member of any state bar and willingness to become admitted to Connecticut bar
  • A minimum of eight years of litigation practice experience; recent coverage experience with mass tort and/or latent bodily injury claims required. Litigation experience within a top national or regional law firm preferred. Alternatively, comparable experience in a responsible litigation position within a Fortune 200 company law department will also be considered
  • Highly developed understanding of liability coverage and litigation strategies and tactics
  • Excellent writing, editing and oral communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative, team-oriented work style, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and an ability and willingness to mentor others and share knowledge
  • A self-starter who is decisive and able to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage change effectively
  • Models the Hartford Behaviors: delivers outcomes, operates as a team player, builds strong partnerships and strives for excellence


The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartfords total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

$163,300 – $245,400

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