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Litigation Associate Attorney

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
Wilson Elser’s San Francisco office is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney with insurance coverage experience and motivation.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, seasoned attorney to further their career with a fast-paced national law firm. The ideal candidate will have litigation background with premises and habitability claims as well as construction claims and defect litigation experience, along with writing coverage opinions and acting as monitoring counsel. Some subset of these, with interest and willingness to learn other areas is required. A successful schedule for these positions could be either a traditional full-time role or an abbreviated work week. Those seeking flexible schedules are welcome to apply.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1000 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position


  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the state of California
  • Admission in other state is a plus; with strong preferences for Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Washington
  • 5+ years’ experience advising carriers and litigating insurance coverage disputes
  • Experience with Federal and State Court litigation
  • Familiarity with insurance company products for construction projects, including OCIPs and AI recovery cases.
  • Excellent writing and research skills and the ability to solve difficult insurance coverage problems


  • Coverage opinions and related correspondence that are correct and timely
  • Litigation of cases in Federal and State Court including all law and motion and trial as necessary
  • Negotiating settlements of cases alongside clients of small to large cases with difficult coverage issues
  • Work with other partners on non-coverage related litigation

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • Unlimited PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $145,000 to $160,000.Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.


Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "San Francisco Litigation Associate Attorney" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.