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Claims Attorney-Professional Lines in Mount Kisco, NY at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Tokio Marine HCC-Professional Lines Group has a great opportunity for a Claims Attorney (Associate) to join our expanding Claims Department and handle claims for our Employment Practices Liability, Miscellaneous Professional Liability, and Architects & Engineers and Contractors Professional Liability lines of business. This position will be located in our Mount Kisco, New York office.

We are seeking a self-motivated, proactive individual to manage and evaluate professional liability claims on various lines of business. This position involves interpretation of coverage and requires collaboration with outside counsel in analyzing and resolving claims within designated limits of authority. Tokio Marine HCC offers a competitive salary, generous benefits program, matching 401(k), and a supportive working environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage investigations of professional liability claims, including analysis of coverage issues and drafting of coverage letters.
  • Coordinate discovery and litigation strategy with outside counsel and implement appropriate strategy for timely and cost effective resolution.
  • Analyze liability and projected expenses and establish appropriate case reserves.
  • Report to senior management and underwriters on industry trends, risks, and claim activities.
  • Participate in mediations/settlement conferences and negotiate settlements. Travel may be required.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service by developing and maintaining relationships with policyholders, brokers and outside counsel.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Training & Experience

Typically a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and two (2) to (5) years of relevant legal experience, or a Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) to three (3) years of relevant claims handling experience.

Other Desired Skills

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently, managing time and resources to accomplish multiple tasks in fast-paced, deadline oriented environment.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies.

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