• Associate Counsel

    Location US-PA-Exton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2019 1:21 PM)
    Job ID
    25881
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

     

    The Environmental Division of the Great American Insurance Group provides a comprehensive portfolio of environmental insurance products to a broad array of industries.  All products can be customized to address the specific risks and exposures of the client. 

    Responsibilities

    Contracts Counsel would have the following responsibilities:

    • Assists in providing advice and guidance to underwriters on a diverse range of legal issues. 
    • Conducts the review and assessment of various contracts and agreements that affect offered coverages.
    • Drafts endorsements and policy language.
    • Advises management on legal matters in order to guard the organization against legal liability.
    • Participates in underwriting process. 
    • Analyzes proposed and existing regulatory and legislative changes and determines / communicates impact of changes to the company.
    • Assist in the generation and administration of various internal reports.    
    • Maintains currency and demonstrates competency in professional fields. 

    Qualifications

    • JD from an accredited law school and active license to practice law. 
    • 3-5 years of experience at law firm performing insurance coverage work or in an insurance carrier’s legal or claims department. 
    • Environmental law experience is a plus.
    • Must be able to work independently and must be familiar with basic underwriting and claims concepts, practices and procedures.
    • Excellent math and computer skills is a must (Access, Excel).

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