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Professional Liability Coverage Attorney

Position Overview:

Atheria Law is seeking an attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area to join our professional liability practice group to investigate, research and prepare reports and analysis on complex matters involving professional liability claims, including but not limited to claims against construction and design firms. We are looking for an attorney who is detail-oriented and enjoys analyzing the facts of each claim, the contracts at issue and the law. The billable hour requirement for this position is 1850 hours per year.

We pride ourselves on our collaborative approach and commitment to delivering outstanding results. Our team is comprised of passionate individuals who work together in a supportive and fun environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex insurance contracts and policy forms
  • Apply policy contract terms to a variety of claim scenarios
  • Remain current on legislative trends and court decisions and provide timely updates, detailed insights, and recommendations
  • Produce comprehensive written opinions, including strategic recommendations, to business leaders where appropriate
  • Work with claims management to provide expert legal advice on risk exposure, policy interpretation, litigation strategy, and claims-handling protocols
  • Deliver high quality work product within defined service level agreements with clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • JD from an accredited law school
  • CA state licensed attorney in good standing
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently
  • Not required, but strong preference for an attorney with experience interpreting insurance policies, drafting coverage opinions, and litigating coverage matters
  • Must have strong and persuasive oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and recommend solutions
  • Experience in conflict resolution and complex problem scenarios
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Work Location and Business Hours:

While Atheria supports flexible working arrangements, including remote work, we believe that in order to optimize the understanding of our practice, working as a team, and best servicing our clients, in-person interaction is important. At this time, unless otherwise agreed upon, all employees are required to work in our San Franciso office at least two days a week, or as otherwise needed, during regular business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Remote work on Fridays.

Atheria Law offers competitive compensation and benefits, including:

  • Four medical plan options to choose from
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • FSA health and dependent care
  • Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in an HSA eligible medical plan)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer-paid life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 10-paid holidays per year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Bonus programs
  • Training, mentoring, and career development
  • Collaborative, team-based environment
  • Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training
  • And much more!

The expected annual salary for this position ranges from $140K to $200K. The salary offered will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, and location of position. Associates also participate in a performance and hours-based bonus program.

Atheria Law is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, age, physical or mental disability, spousal affiliation, marital status, serious medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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