Kahana Feld is seeking an attorney for its Los Angeles office with 3+ years of general liability or construction defect experience to join our dynamic and expanding office. Prior insurance defense experience is preferred.

Candidates must have credentials from an ABA approved law school, be actively licensed by the California State Bar, and have excellent writing skills. Duties include but are not limited to independently managing a litigation caseload from beginning to end, communicating with clients and providing timely reporting, appearing at depositions and various court appearances and working closely with other attorneys and partners on matters.

Kahana Feld offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

  • Litigate cases to verdict demonstrating strong use of trial skills.
  • Specialize in one or more areas of practice.
  • Demonstrate strong legal research, writing and presentation skills.
  • Draft substantive pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other legal documents.
  • Build and foster internal and external client relationships with a customer-centric focus.
  • Provide internal and external training, seminars and legal updates to insured clients and Claim partners.
  • Provide in-depth, substantive analysis and quality reporting to insured clients and Claim partners consistent with best practices.
  • Adhere to all best practices in file handling.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
  • Appreciation for, and commitment to, delivery of the highest quality legal work.
  • Demonstrates strong legal acumen.
  • Demonstrates strong technical knowledge in the practice area(s) and the ability to comprehend, assimilate and communicate complex information.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the law, bench, bar, local jurisdictional practices, adversaries and the litigation process.
  • Proven track record of case results favorable to outside counsel.
  • Demonstrates high level of awareness and dedication to business initiatives and goals.
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to professional development.
  • Critical and strategic thinker.
  • Sound decision-maker and problem solver.
  • Strong negotiation, research and trial skills.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of commitment to customer service.
  • Sense of urgency / responsiveness.

What is a Must Have?
  • Juris Doctorate; graduate of an accredited law school.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of insurance defense experience, including premises liability, wrongful death matters, product liability and construction site accidents, or prior similar legal experience.
  • Active license in good standing to practice law in the state(s) in which representation is required.
  • Valid driver's license required depending on the location.

About Kahana Feld
We are Upstanding
We prioritize integrity and high character and pride ourselves on an inclusive culture.

We are Outstanding
We achieve excellent results for our clients by recruiting and developing great attorneys and legal professionals while providing the resources necessary to succeed.

We are Understanding
We listen to our clients, ask questions, communicate clearly, and respond promptly.

Our Diversity Statement
At Kahana Feld, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a priority. Our culture nurtures a sense of pride, ownership, and passion that transcends titles and roles. We believe that respecting and valuing differences and diverse backgrounds fosters a more collaborative work environment, engenders a better understanding of our clients, and helps us achieve better results.

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Please send your resume and a brief cover letter for consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $125,000.00 - $200,000.00 per year

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
  • Every attorney is hybrid and able to work from both home and the office.

  • California Bar License (Required)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • Health insurance