Civil Litigation Associate - Sacramento

A Statewide AV-Rated Civil Defense Law Firm has an outstanding opportunity for an Civil Litigation Associate in our Sacramento office. The position offers excellent benefits, a collegial work environment, and opportunities for advancement.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 5-7 in civil litigation defense experience with an emphasis on general liability insurance defense. Strong research, analytical, communication skills required and the proven ability to manage a complex caseload is essential.

Essential Functions:

  • Direct and support investigation on all assigned cases.
  • Analyze and assess case value to aid in early resolution.
  • Maintain communication with client through the course of the claim.
  • Comply with all litigation and budgeting guidelines.
  • Perform legal research on relevant issues throughout the course of the litigation process.
  • Draft meet and confer letters to opposing counsel regarding discovery issues.
  • Represent the interests of the client(s) at hearings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and other proceedings.
  • Prepare clients for depositions and other applicable hearings.
  • Negotiate settlements on behalf of the client(s).


  • Juris Doctorate degree and current good standing with CA State bar is required.
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in insurance defense.
  • Strong research, analytical and communication skills.


  • Monthly Billing Bonus Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K), FSA, group Life, and LTD offered for eligible employees
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time for eligible employees