Claims Counsel

Claims Counsel Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Claims Counsel to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the legal and I/A bill review process;
  • Review Waivers, Releases and Non-Disclosures and provide counsel as appropriate;
  • Attend and facilitate Claims Committee as requested. Review policy construction and offer coverage advice where appropriate;
  • Resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits and potentially adjust claims for certain accounts or types of litigation;
  • Provide direction in improving litigation management. Review legal decisions and develop a database on relevant topics and case law;
  • Assist with analytics and metric development and interpretation;
  • Manage panel counsel including retaining new counsel and updating counsel guidelines periodically;
  • Coordinate responses to subpoenas requesting documents or information.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor degree;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic developing environment;
  • Coverage knowledge and expertise within the insurance industry;
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of progressive claims experience with a minimum of five (5) years of legal practice;
  • Innovation, creativity and problem solving ability is essential;
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.