Litigation Attorney IV

CSAA Insurance GroupCaliforniaFull TimeRemote

CSAA Insurance Group (CSAA IG), a AAA insurer, is one of the top personal lines' property and casualty insurers in the U.S. Our employees proudly live our core beliefs and fulfill our enduring purpose to help members prevent, prepare for and recover from life's uncertainties, and we're proud of the culture we create together. As we commit to progress over perfection, we recognize that every day is an opportunity to be innovative and adaptable. At CSAA IG, we hire good people for a brighter tomorrow. We are actively hiring for a Litigation Attorney III. Join us and support CSAA IG in achieving our goals.   


Your Role: 

Providing legal advice, counsel, and representation for insureds and/or CSAA IG before courts or arbitration panels and advises company employees in their handling of claim matters. Preparing legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs, etc. As legal counsel you will appear and advocate on behalf of CSAA IG and its member insureds. Please note we are hiring for this role in Southern California.


Your work:

  • Applies independent analysis and judgment to prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs, etc. with close coordination and input from claims specialists.

  • Appears and advocates on behalf of CSAA IG and its member insureds.

  • Conducts all phases of personal injury litigation including jury trials, motions, and arbitration hearings.

  • Is assigned and responsible for the most complex and/or highest value cases.

  • Works on and responsible for handling complex legal matters or projects including matters not in litigation.

  • Serves as a resource for assigned legal disciplines and resolves major issues within legal specialty area with considerable independence.

  • Anticipates and advises on potential legal issues significantly impacting insurance and motor club operations.


Required Experience, Education and Skills

  • 12+ years’ experience in insurance defense practice preferred. Ability to understand customer’s goals as well as critical business processes and rules to design solutions.

  • California bar admission required

  • Knowledge of personal injury law and procedure.

  • Knowledge with general liability insurance coverage and CSAA IG policies.

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in an organized and timely manner.

  • Computer skills, MS office, online research tools such as LEXIS.

  • Knowledge of medical - legal issues pertaining to tort law.

  • Understands the legal implications of information found in medical records.

  • Knowledge of current law and issues within area of specialty.

  • Ability to manage heavy workload of complex cases with a high degree of efficiency.

  • Ability to advocate creatively, persuasively and effectively.

  • The ability to think and act independently in a client’s best interest.

  • Travels as needed for role, including potential court proceeding, trial procedures and other in-person meetings pertaining to court cases.


What would make us excited about you?

  • Knowledge and understanding of legal ethics.

  • Actively shapes our company culture (e.g., supporting employee resource groups, mentoring employees, volunteering, joining cross-functional projects) 

  • Champions our cultural norms (e.g., willing to have cameras when it matters: helping onboard new team members, building relationships, etc.)

  • Demonstrates a company ownership mindset, thinking beyond boundaries of their own area.  

  • Travels as needed for role, including divisional / team meetings and other in-person meetings. 

  • Fulfills business needs, which may include investing extra time, helping other teams, etc   


CSAA IG Careers 

At CSAA IG, we’re proudly devoted to protecting our customers, our employees, our communities, and the world at large. We are on a climate journey to continue to do better for our people, our business, and our planet. Taking bold action and leading by example. We are citizens for a changing world, and we continually change to meet it.


Join us if you…

  • BELIEVE in a mission focused on building a community of service, rooted in inclusion and belonging.

  • COMMIT to being there for our customers and employees.

  • CREATE a sense of purpose that serves the greater good through innovation. 


Recognition: We offer a total compensation package, performance bonus, 401(k) with a company match, and so much more!  Read more about what we offer and what it is like to be a part of our dynamic team at

In most cases, you will have the opportunity to choose your preferred working location from the following options when you join CSAA IG: remote, hybrid, or in-person. Submit your application to be considered. We communicate via email, so check your inbox and/or your spam folder to ensure you don’t miss important updates from us. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact

As part of our values, we are committed to supporting inclusion and diversity at CSAA IG. We actively celebrate colleagues’ different abilities, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and gender. Everyone is welcome and supported in their development at all stages in their journey with us.

We are always recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues who are representative of the U.S. workforce. The diversity of our team fosters a broad range of ideas and enables us to design and deliver a wide array of products to meet customers’ evolving needs.

CSAA Insurance Group is an equal opportunity employer.  

The national average salary range for this position is $145,000 - $194,000. However, we have a location-based compensation structure. Our salary ranges vary and are calculated based on county of residence. The full salary range for this position across all the states we hire in is $127,000-$233,000. This role also includes an opportunity for a company-wide annual discretionary bonus, through our Annual Incentive Plan (AIP), of up to 15% of eligible pay.

If you apply and are selected to continue in the recruiting process, we will schedule a preliminary call with you to discuss the role and will disclose during that call the available salary/hourly rate range based on your location. Factors used to determine the actual salary offered may include location, experience, or education.

Must have authorization to work indefinitely in the US. 

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