Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense (Atlanta)
Progressive Insurance  •  Atlanta, Georgia  •  Posted: 10/2/2016


Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense (Atlanta)

Job Number: 140224

Join our collaborative team of dedicated individuals-and love what you do.

Why Progressive? We're an organization that celebrates and rewards hard work each and every day, with a goal of being a company people can trust and creating a work environment our people love.

Managing Attorney - Insurance Defense (Atlanta)

Our Bodily Injury (BI) litigation team has an exciting opportunity for a talented people leader. As our Managing Attorney, you will be a part of the Georgia management team leading and supervising a team of attorneys in a large House Counsel organization. Providing legal representation to our Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies, your team of attorneys will be handling cases from beginning to end.

You will report to the Georgia state Sr. House Counsel manager, you will also take on responsibilities such as making employment decisions, handling performance management, monitoring the department budget, making compensation decisions, handling your own small case load and developing employees.

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school

  • Active license to practice law in Georgia

  • 5+ years of legal experience


  • Prior leadership/management experience

  • Prior insurance defense and auto insurance defense

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Significant legal experience with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of applicable laws and rules of evidence, civil procedure, trial practice and tort

  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of medical and other technical information

  • Ability to recognize and understand the legal issues in personal injury and insurance coverage litigation

  • Effectiveness as a team member and independently

  • Demonstrated collaborative skills with claims/clients/customers

  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and diary maintenance

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Good work ethic with an understanding of all applicable ethical duties

  • Computer proficiency with the ability and willingness to learn new or updated computer software and programs

  • Ability and willingness to learn and follow existing and new processes and procedures

  • Good research skills

Perks & Benefits:

In this position, you would be joining a talented legal team in Progressive's House Counsel Group. We offer meaningful work, outstanding colleagues, a business casual work environment and support for your professional growth and development. We also offer:

  • Gainshare bonus program of up to 40% of base salary (Gainshare bonus paid to all eligible employees based on the company's profitability)

  • Ongoing training, tuition assistance and opportunities for career advancement

  • Award winning, supportive environment with Employee Resource Groups

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • 401(k) plan

  • Employee discounts

  • Child care subsidy

Apply Now
Apply now and find out what it's like to be valued for the talent and passion you invest in all that you do.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when applying with us:
* You'll be asked for information around your employment history and educational background
* After applying, you are able to monitor your status in the recruiting process on your profile
* A recruiter will contact you by email or phone if you are under consideration for a current position
* Candidates must pass a comprehensive background check

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job: Legal

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Title:
Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense (Atlanta)
Not Specified
Job Type:
Legal / Compliance
Atlanta, Georgia