An International Specialty Insurance Group – Cyber & Professional Lines Group's Cyber Claims Team is seeking a self-motivated attorney to join our growing Claims Department and manage first and third-party claims, including class action litigation, arising under various specialty Cyber, Technology Errors and Omissions, and other professional liability policies. If you are seeking to enhance your legal career or insurance industry experience in a fast-paced, ever-expanding company, we have an exciting opportunity to join the Cyber & Professional Lines Group's Cyber Claims Team.

Hybrid Work Schedule
Atlanta, GA | New York, NY | Encino, CA | Mount Kisco, NY
or Remote if the selected candidate does not reside near an office listed locations

Position Overview:
This position involves interpretation of coverage and requires collaboration with outside counsel and vendors in analyzing and resolving claims within designated limits of authority. This includes investigation, analyses of liability and damages exposure, drafting and issuance of coverage position letters, and development of strategies for resolution of litigated and non-litigated first and third-party claims. The Claims Attorney is also responsible for determination of probable loss exposure and establishment of reserves, as well as maintenance of claim files and documents in accordance with Company policy and procedure. This position will report into the claims management team based in our Encino, CA office and will work claims with limited supervision from his or her desk.

Key Responsibilities:
  • 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 complex claims. May work with outside counsel and effectuate same.
  • Prepare and draft moderately complex legal correspondence to affected parties.
  • Maintain claim files. 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.
  • May 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.
  • May provide guidance to less experienced Claims personnel including the review of settlement payments and denials.

Educational requirements:
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Licensure to practice law in the applicable state jurisdiction(s)
  • Adjuster license

  • Minimum two (2) to (5) years of relevant legal experience or two-plus (2+) years of relevant claims handling experience.
  • Cyber Claims Handling experience

Technical skills:
Intermediate proficiency and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Key Competencies:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, managing time and resources to accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to conduct oneself professionally in varied business settings.

Travel Expectations (if applicable)
Travel up to 10%.