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Claims Attorney in Auburn Hills, MI at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Job Description

Tokio Marine HCC-Public Risk Group, a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies is looking for a Claims Attorney for our Auburn Hills,MI office.

Position Summary:

Under supervision, evaluates and manages claims including the conducting of investigations, evaluation and negotiation of settlements.

*Out of state travel will be required*

Key Responsibilities:

Relying on limited experience and knowledge, the Claims Attorney is responsible for accomplishing the following assignments. These assignments are varied in nature.

• Oversee all aspects of the litigation process for claims to minimize company risk of loss.
• Analyze coverage issues, conduct investigations, and evaluate to determine validity of moderately complex claims; May work with outside counsel and effectuate same.
• Prepare and draft moderately complex legal correspondence to affected parties using mail, fax, or other electronic means. Maintain claim files - both physical and electronic. Update files as needed.
• Communicate with agents, principals, claimants, and other attorneys both orally and in writing concerning claim status, information requests, payment/denial of claim, or related information.
• Will attend court hearings including mediations, settlement conferences, and trials.
• Assign designated claims to outside counsel including management of the process, compliance with company policy and procedure and approval of company charges/billing.
• Negotiate claim settlement but must seek approval or denial for claims outside defined limit.
• Conduct legal research and other miscellaneous legal matters.
• May provide guidance to less experienced Claims personnel including the review of settlement payments and denials.


Job Requirements

Position Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

• Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree or a related field or the equivalent education and/or experience
• Licensed to practice in the state

• Minimum of two years of relevant legal and/or professional experience in insurance claims

• Possess and have ability to apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures
• Solid written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
• Advanced organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
• Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)

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 for more information about our companies.


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