Claims Counsel

72% Flex
Full Remote
Senior (5-10 years)
140 - 165 K yearly
Remote from:United States
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Claims Counsel

72% Flex
Remote: Full Remote
Salary: 140 - 165K yearly
Experience: Senior (5-10 years)
Work from: United States...

Offer summary

Qualifications:

J.D. from accredited law school, 5-7 years' experience in PC coverage claims evaluation.

Key responsabilities:

  • Manage litigated insurance coverage and collections matters
  • Provide legal support to Claims personnel
  • Draft coverage opinions and position letters
  • Assist in triaging liability losses and monitoring litigation
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biBerk Business Insurance

SMEhttp://www.biberk.com/
51 - 200 Employees

Job description

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Your missions

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful, growing company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and “large company” benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, “small company” atmosphere.

In this fully remote position, the Claims Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support and guidance to Claims personnel while managing a docket of litigated insurance coverage and collections matters.  This role will also focus on researching and drafting coverage opinions and position letters with respect to each of our company’s lines of business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee litigated P&C coverage matters by providing guidance on strategy and assisting Claims personnel with negotiated resolutions;
  • Review P&C claims for coverage issues and provide research and guidance to Claims staff;
  • Draft coverage position letters and review draft letters from staff adjusters;
  • Assist Claims supervisors in triaging new liability losses and monitoring litigation;
  • Participate in Claims roundtable discussions/settlement authority meetings;
  • Identify areas for adjuster training and growth with regard to coverage issues;
  • Help develop the outside coverage counsel panel;
  • Assist with document collection and drafting responses to subpoenas;
  • Assist with other legal tasks as needed.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • J.D. from accredited law school and licensed to practice in at least one state;
  • At least 5-7 years' experience evaluating P&C coverage claims and litigation;
  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Experience with General Liability, BOP, Commercial Auto, Workers’ Compensation, and Professional Liability coverage issues preferred;
  • Comfort with Microsoft Office Suite and working remotely.

About Us

biBERK is where commercial insurance buyers can obtain coverage for their businesses from insurers of the Berkshire Hathaway group of Insurance Companies, one of the best capitalized insurance groups in the world. Our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (berkshirehathaway.com) is a holding company with diversified interests in a host of industries, including insurance, energy, transportation and manufacturing. Most policies issued through biBERK.com will be underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Direct Insurance Company ("BHDIC"), which is an AM Best rated A++ insurer.

BHDIC is domiciled in Omaha, Nebraska. BHDIC and the team at biBERK are focused on helping small business owners quickly and easily buy affordable insurance directly from a financially strong insurance company they can trust.

Some highlights of our benefits are:

  • Great work environment with growth opportunity
  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous amounts of vacation and sick time
  • Closed on major holidays
  • 401(k) with company match and profit sharing
  • A fantastic healthcare package
  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment

In accordance with pay transparency laws and regulations, the following good faith compensation range estimate is being provided.  The salary range for this position is $140,000-165,000 per year.  Final compensation will be based on candidate qualifications, geographic location, and other considerations permitted by law.

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Experience

Level of experience:Senior (5-10 years)
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Soft Skills

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proactive problem-solving approach

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