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Associate Defense Attorney (5+ Years) – Insurance Bad Faith & Fraud

Our Insurance practice group is seeking a motivated associate with 5+ years of insurance bad faith and fraud defense experience. If you are looking for great benefits, solid mentorship with the ability to grow your practice by working alongside a team of diverse and experienced litigators, AND the flexibility to work remotely or in a hybrid position, we encourage you to apply to join our community!

Walsworth understands the value of maintaining a diverse workplace and appreciates the varied experiences and perspectives that such diversity leads to a healthy work environment. We continually strive toward maintaining a balanced group of talent that accurately reflects the clients which we serve.


  • Must be admitted to the State Bar of California
  • 5+ years of experience working on the defense of insurance bad faith and fraud matters and/or experience working on Special Investigation Unit (SIU) claims
  • Experience conducting discovery, taking depositions, preparing and arguing motions, and assisting with trial preparation
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision


  • The annual base salary for this position starts at $150,000 – $195,000 (Walsworth is not a lock-step firm, and the actual salary a candidate will receive is dependent on a variety of factors)
  • We offer significant bonus opportunities and encourage you to apply to discuss a custom salary package


  • A variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance plans (some at no cost to the employee!)
  • Firm paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 401k
  • Mentorship
  • Firm sponsored educational opportunities and MCLE programs to grow and develop litigation and leadership skills
  • Multiple optional social firm lunches and events throughout the year to allow colleagues to get together in person

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please email your resume to Candidates meeting our requirements will be asked to interview with team members via Zoom. A criminal background check will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment.