A national property and casualty insurance organization is seeking an experienced Claims Legal Counsel to join their Davenport, Iowa office. The Claims Legal Counsel will provide timely and accurate legal advice on active claims or on files likely to result in litigation involving severe types of injuries or damages. The Legal Counsel will periodically visit regional claims offices to review and audit claims procedures and files and to confer with Claims Managers and local attorneys.
The Claims Legal Counsel, will have at least 4 years of experience in an insurance setting dealing with claims and litigation and subrogation. The selected individual will review and provide legal advice, conduct legal research, supervise claim file development, where needed, interpret policy terms and conditions, supervise company procedures and guidelines relating to claim handling and work on other assignments as directed by management.
Candidates must be graduates of an accredited law school, currently be admitted to a state bar and have experience in handling property and casualty claims for an insurance company or a legal firm specializing in insurance litigation. The candidate will have excellent communication skills, have strong analytical and judgement abilities, be highly dependable ad productive, have strong and proven negotiation skills, and be a team player who can work effectively across all areas of the company while developing lasting and productive working relationships.
Our client provides an excellent corporate culture, significant training, a very secure employment opportunity and opportunities for future advancement in addition to a competitive compensation plan, comprehensive benefits, and relocation assistance among other things.