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Civil Litigation Attorney

The Hanover Insurance Group
Posted May 09
Full Time

For more than 170 years, The Hanover has been committed to delivering on our promises and being there when it matters the most. We live our values every day, demonstrating we CARE through our values, ESG initiatives and IDE journey.

Our staff counsel office is seeking an experienced Attorney to join our growing team in our Rocky Hill, Connecticut office. This position can be done partially remote.

Position Overview: This position requires the handling of moderate to high exposure liability cases in civil litigation from the inception of the lawsuit until conclusion through dismissal, settlement or trial within Connecticut. The successful candidate will be required to work with adjusters and clients to resolve claims as expeditiously and efficiently as possible. This is a full time/exempt

In this role, you will:

  • Meets with clients and claims professionals to resolve cases in the most cost effective manner
  • Conducts pre-trials, mediations, arbitrations or any other legal activity required
  • May independently conduct trials
  • Advises claim professionals on the evaluations of legal files
  • Provides legal advice to clients and other claim professionals as needed
  • Negotiates settlements as directed
  • Attends round tables

What you need to apply:

  • Experience in automobile and general liability matters, with jury trial experience preferred but not required.
  • The ideal candidate will be admitted to the Connecticut and Massachusetts bar.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, an acceptable MVR and an ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Admission to the federal bar is preferred but not required.
  • Able to work in a team environment with other attorneys, adjusters, claims professionals and support staff
  • Computer literacy, including MS Word, Lexis/Westlaw, and daily management of e-mai l and calendar


It’s not just a job, it’s a career, and we are here to support you every step of the way. We want you to be successful and fulfilled. Through on-the-job experiences, personalized coaching and our robust learning and development programs, we encourage you – at every level – to grow and develop.


We offer comprehensive benefits to help you be healthy, build financial security, and balance work and home life. At The Hanover, you’ll enjoy what you do and have the support you need to succeed.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401K with a company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Company paid holidays
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Cultural Awareness Day in support of IDE
  • On-site medical/wellness center (Worcester only)
  • Click here for the full list of Benefits

EEO statement:

The Hanover values diversity in the workplace and among our customers. The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.

Furthermore, The Hanover Insurance Group is committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment based on national origin, race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.”

As an equal opportunity employer, Hanover does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities who wish to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform essential job functions, should contact us at: and include the link of the job posting in which you are interested.

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