HUB International Limited is seeking to fill the newly created position of Chief Counsel-Litigation and Claims . The Chief Counsel will be responsible for leading a team of experienced litigators and paralegals to manage all litigation matters, claims, disputes, and legal challenges brought by and against HUB's business units. This position reports to the Deputy General Counsel, Property & Casualty and will also regularly engage with the CLO and other senior executives, oversee litigation budgets, set reserves, develop policies and procedures, and manage outside counsel. This position is also responsible for managing the Company's responses to subpoenas, conducting internal investigations, and responding to inquiries from government authorities. Oversight of litigation and claims will cover most jurisdictions across the United States and Canada.

  • Build out and lead a world-class team to manage all of HUB's litigation and claims activity
  • Lead the management of and strategy for all of the Company's errors and omissions, restrictive covenant and other litigation and claims
  • Manage law firm and other legal service vendor relationships, including invoice management, rate negotiations and alternative fee arrangements
  • Create strategies and establish internal practices to mitigate litigation risks and ensure effective responses when such risks materialize
  • Monitor litigation developments relevant to HUB's businesses
  • Collaborate cross-functionally within Hub's Legal team to advise and assist on litigation-adjacent matters such as regulatory inquiries, employment claims, and M&A due diligence
  • Manage budget effectively
  • Implement and oversee records collection, preservation and management protocols, e-discovery, and litigation holds
  • Assume responsibility for HUB's broker standards
  • Formalize Company-wide errors and omissions prevention training
  • Take responsibility for and improve the Legal Department's matter management system
  • Serve as liaison to the Company's finance, IT and communications functions

Basic Qualifications:
  • J.D. and admission to the bar in one or more U.S. jurisdictions
  • 20+ years of combined broad litigation experience at a law firm, in-house, and/or governmental agency
  • Experience managing attorneys and legal professionals
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse litigation docket

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant in-house management experience with an insurance brokerage
  • Experience and comfort with technology
  • Experience overseeing the work of outside counsel and vendors, and effectively managing to budget
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and deftly navigate through a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly identify, understand, and resolve legal and business issues

Join a Winning Team at HUB International
When you join the team at HUB International, you become part of the 5th largest global insurance broker, providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. Becoming a part of HUB means that you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced team environment supported by more than 16,000 professionals in over 500 offices across North America. You will be able to actively contribute to our track record of year over year growth fueled by innovative new products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and a great team of people. As part of our talent engine, you will exemplify our strong core values which drive our unique corporate culture. HUB's entrepreneurial spirit is evident in our people, products and philanthropic initiatives and we are passionate about our talent!

Department Legal

Required Experience: More than 15 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

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About HUB International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB's vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit