09/28/2021

COMPLEX CLAIMS ATTORNEY

  • Conifer
  • Remote (Birmingham, MI, USA)
Full Time Claims Commercial Lines Legal

Job Description

Property & Casualty Insurance Company is seeking to hire a Complex Claims Attorney (remote-based).

The successful candidate will be responsible for investigating claims to determine coverage and liability.  Candidates should have experience evaluating injuries and damages. Further, candidate should have a strong ability to reason, negotiate, and solve problems. Candidate should have a consistent attention to detail and the ability to communicate clearly with our customers and business partners.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the settlement of all claims and suits within area of responsibility;
  • Responsible for adjusting claims and issuing payments;
  • Manages and utilizes time effectively to ensure department meets required service levels for positive customer satisfaction results;
  • Analyzing and applying policy language;
  • Reading legal documents;
  • Drafting correspondence;
  • Effective claim file documentation, claim coding and diary management;
  • Retain and work closely with defense and coverage counsel to create and execute on litigation/coverage strategies and budgets.
  • Effective and timely claim reporting (verbal and written) to other claim professionals/management and business stakeholders;
  • Attend mediations, trials, other proceedings and meetings

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate required;
  • At least five years of experience handling large and/or complex liability claims;
  • Prior experience working for a property/casualty insurance company or producer;
  • Effective verbal and written communication/negotiation skills;
  • Work effectively under pressure, able to comply with tight deadlines;
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and ability to learn proprietary software systems;
  • Ability to work within a team structure is imperative;
  • Must be detail-oriented, highly motivated and a self-starter;
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with internal staff and external customers;
  • Ability to use relevant information and independent judgment to comply with organizational and legal regulations.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Conifer Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

Desired Start Date:

ASAP

Education:

Juris Doctorate required

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