Attorney II

Mercury InsuranceWest Covina, CaliforniaFull TimeOn Site

Job Details


This position is work from home and will require in-person court appearances and hearings/trials in the surrounding area. (Must reside in the State and Region where assigned files are venued)

Join an amazing team that is consistently recognized for our achievements and culture, including our most recent Forbes award of being one of America's Best Midsize Employers for 2023! 

Bretoi, Lutz & Stele, House Counsel for Mercury Insurance Group, is currently seeking an Attorney II to join our Southern California Team. Offices located in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Sherman Oaks, West Covina, Corona, and Irvine.  


Essential Job Responsibilities:

As an Attorney II at Mercury, you will provide legal representation to Mercury and/or their insured in the defense of moderate to complex personal injury lawsuits. Case management begins from the initial stages of filing responsive pleadings through discovery and ultimately trial. Your case management responsibility includes developing and implementing strategies for all stages of litigation while collaborating with our claims partners and clients. Your team, consisting of a secretary, paralegal, support specialist, will assist you in preparing necessary legal documentation, conducting depositions, investigating/researching, and evaluating cases for settlement, arbitration, and trial. 



  • Strong communication and negotiation skills to represent client and Company interests in litigation.
  • Able to effectively direct legal support staff in daily operations to ensure accurate and timely completion of assigned work.
  • Able to work independently with minimum direction and good organizational skills needed to manage a reasonable caseload.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years insurance defense experience with jury trial experience.
  • Requires a law degree and admission to the California Bar.  Must also reside in the State and Geographic Region where assigned files are venued.


Why choose a career at Mercury?

At Mercury, we have been guided by our purpose to help people reduce risk and overcome unexpected events for more than 60 years. We are one team with a common goal to help other others. Everyone needs insurance and we can’t imagine a world without it.

Our team will encourage you to grow, make time to have fun, and work together to make great things happen. We embrace the strengths and values of each team member. We believe in having diverse perspectives where everyone is included, to serve customers from all walks of life.

We care about our people, and we mean it. We reward our talented professionals with a competitive salary, bonus potential, and a variety of benefits to help our team members reach their health, retirement, and professional goals.

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We offer many great benefits, including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere in the United States for most positions
  • Paid time off (vacation time, sick time, 9 paid Company holidays, volunteer hours)
  • Incentive bonus programs (potential for holiday bonus, referral bonus, and performance-based bonus)
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and pet insurance
  • Company vehicle (fuel & maintenance included)
  • 401 (k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Engaging work environment
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Education assistance
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Company recognition program
  • Health and wellbeing resources, including free mental wellbeing therapy/coaching sessions, child and eldercare resources, and more

Mercury Insurance is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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