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Claims Counsel in Farmington, CT at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Tokio Marine HCC-D&O Group has an opportunity for a Claims Counsel to join our Claims Department and handle claims for specialty lines of business. This position will be located in our Farmington, Connecticut office.

We are seeking a self-motivated, proactive individual to manage and evaluate claims on D&O, EPL and related management liability lines. This position involves interpretation of coverage and requires collaboration with outside counsel in analyzing and resolving claims within designated limits of authority.

Toko Marine HCC – D&O Group has been named one of “The Hartford Courant Top Workplaces” in the Greater Hartford region. 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

• Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree 
• 3 - 6 years experience in relevant liability claims. D&O claims experience preferred.

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 environment.
• Strong negotiation skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


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