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Resolutions Counsel

Company: Minority Corporate Counsel Association
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Preferred Education: Doctorate Are you self-driven, results-oriented, and able to juggle multiple priorities? Does working in a small legal team onimportantchallenges within a growing education market appeal to you? Do you love interacting with people and developing creative solutions for theirchallenges? For over 30 years, we have provided coverage and risk management solutions to some of the nation's most interesting education institutions. The Resolutions Team (formerly known as Claims) is looking for experienced attorneys to help us resolve some of our members' most challenging claims. If this sounds like you, apply today. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Monitor and manage claims files assigned, alert and consult with supervisory counsel on those which may present UEexposure Positively impact the resolution of files through early interaction, reference to ADR, mediation and effective litigation management Evaluate claims to ensure coverage under applicablepolicies Make initial liability and damage investigation with insured, including a discussion ofcoverage Participate with the insured and defense counsel in developing a case resolutionstrategy Draft acknowledgment/reservation of rights/declination letters and defense counsel appointment letters Evaluate budgets submitted by defense counsel for reasonableness; discuss budgets with insureds and defensecounsel Perform legal research asneeded Regularly review files for compliance with the agreed upon budget and strategy Recommend, establish and updatereserves Establishcooperativerelationshipswith insureds and defense counsel to promote effective and efficient claimsmanagement Provide prompt review of legal bills for reasonableness and compliance with Defense Counsel Guidelines REQUIREMENTS Law degree and relevant experience in employment, civil rights, and/or education law At least three years of previous litigation or claims-handling experience Strong written and oral communications Strong legal analysis and problem-solving skills Good negotiation and advocacy skills Ability to create and implement proactive strategies that result in favorable claims resolutions for UE and itsmembers Ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constantchange Knowledge and familiarity with the substantive law of higher education ispreferred About United Educators United Educators (UE) provides liability insurance and risk management services to more than 1,600 members representing schools, colleges, and universities throughout the United States. With over 30 years serving education, we bring deep expertise to our members and focus on delivering an experience that leaves them feeling confident that we understand their needs and offer insights and solutions suited for their unique challenges. These sentiments are echoed in our culture, where we believe that building on and embracing our unique differences and perspectives enables us to better serve our members and fulfill UE's mission. San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG Yesterday

Keywords: Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Bethesda , Resolutions Counsel, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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