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Supervisor, In-House Counsel

Company: Tower Hill Insurance Group
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:Company attorney with responsibility for the oversight and management of Tower Hill's in-house litigation program as well as the handling and management of a pending of litigation files. This position will report to the General Counsel.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Assist the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel with management of Tower Hill's in-house litigation program. The position will require the formulation and implementation of an in-house litigation management program including the supervision of associate attorneys and a paralegal/legal assistant while maintaining a smaller, active caseload. Other duties may be assigned.Other responsibilities include:Display strong management and leadership skills by managing internal professionals.Manage and oversee the Company's in-house counsel inventory of first party litigation, mostly involving homeowners' insurance policies.Implementation and administration of strategic processes for the cost efficient delivery of high quality litigation services.Provide legal advice concerning litigation risks on litigated files.Develop and prepare periodic litigation reports, including metrics to accurately measure litigation success.Handle a reduced pending of litigated files including all matters involved with litigating a case, including trials. Organize and provide training to in-house attorneys on litigation management issues and the development of litigation handling guidelines.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position will supervise two litigation associates and a legal assistant.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions..

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate degree.Admitted to the Florida Bar.Five plus years of claims litigation management experience either with a law firm, an insurance company or through a combination of the above. Knowledge and experience of first party homeowners' insurance required. Trial experience preferred.Proven extensive legal skills litigating or managing claims litigation.Ability to identify risks and propose alternative structures that are practical and innovative.Ability to switch gears quickly, prioritize skillfully.Ability to work successfully in a team environment.Excellent analytic, writing, editing, and oral advocacy skills. Ability to manage or oversee attorneys and other professionals.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSJuris Doctorate, Member of the Florida Bar.PM19 PI135681893

Keywords: Tower Hill Insurance Group, Gainesville , Supervisor, In-House Counsel, Legal , Gainesville, Florida

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