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Claims Attorney

Company: Tower Hill Insurance Group
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Description:
Tower Hill Insurance Group has an exciting opportunity for a talented Claims Attorney who enjoys intellectual challenges and is seeking a rewarding career with a company that is experiencing growth. Not only is Tower Hill Insurance one of Florida's most trusted names in homeowners insurance, but it offers great opportunities for career advancement and personal growth, along with very competitive benefits and rewards. We are growing at a consistent pace and seek professional individuals with drive, team mentality, who want to make an impact, and are committed to a long-term career in the insurance industry.Job SummaryTower Hill Insurance Group is seeking a highly motivated and skilled attorney to be a key member in Tower Hill's in-house litigation department.This position will initially act as the claims counsel for Tower Hill and independently manage an active caseload of litigated first party insurance claims including the possibility of handling litigation matters before state and Federal courts in the State of Florida.Essential Functions and ResponsibilitiesHandle all functions of litigation claim handling including management of reserves, negotiation and settlement within authority.Handle any required litigation functions of assigned claims including the drafting necessary pleadings, motions, discovery, briefs and memoranda and attending mediations.Demonstrate exceptional legal research and writing skills.Conduct Examinations Under Oath as assigned.Demonstrate the ability to independently evaluate and identify risks and exposures in assigned cases.Presentation of cases to management with recommendations for further handling and settlement.Maintain a leadership role within the Legal Department and work with other members of the Claims andLegal departments on special projects and consult with other employees on claims and legal matters.Ability to multi-task while maintaining high quality and detail-oriented case handling.Ability to travel as necessary.Other duties as assigned.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily on a consistent basis. The requirements listed within this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Additional Duties:This job description reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a complete description of all the work requirements and expectations that may be inherent in the position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. Tower Hill management reserves the right to assign duties not listed herein as necessary to accomplish the goals of the organization..

Requirements:
Education:Juris Doctorate DegreeExperience:Three to Five years' experience in all phases of litigation with a strong preference for first party insurance litigation.Experience in conducting depositions and examinations under oath.Experience in the utilization of electronic litigation file management systems.Strong negotiation skills.Understanding of insurance law and claims handling practices.Experience and demonstrated skills with legal research tools such as Westlaw and other available legal-research resources.Certifications:Member in good standing of the Florida Bar Association.Training:Proficient in using computer software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.Language Skills:Ability to run specific reports and correspondences. Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and on the telephone.Behavioral Strengths:Good communication and interpersonal skills, customer service oriented, pays attention to detail, shows initiative, possesses organizational skills, and has the ability to learn. Works well with limited supervision.PI154592467

Keywords: Tower Hill Insurance Group, Gainesville , Claims Attorney, Legal , Gainesville, Florida

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