Litigation Analyst

Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Oct 15, 2018
Closes
Dec 12, 2018
Ref
1705#GIJ--WestGuard.3
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Overview

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (Superior) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US. We are currently searching for a staff attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join our litigation management department in our Home Office in Wilkes Barre, PA. If you are a reliable and organized professional with strong communication skills and who thrives in a fast-paced environment, then our team might be right for you!

Responsibilities

  • Oversee outside counsel to enforce company litigation guidelines, efficient use of staff, and appropriate billing practices to achieve quality outcomes
  • Manage outside counsel to ensure cases are being properly negotiated and settled according to the companys standards
  • Monitor and manage defense costs and expenses
  • Conduct off-site and on-site audits of outside counsel for compliance with company litigation and billing guidelines
  • Diary high exposure litigation and provide feedback to management
  • Train adjusters on litigation oversight and ways to improve cost-effective outcomes
  • Complete any special projects assigned by management

Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school with bar admission in any state
  • Prior litigation experience is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with computers and programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Westlaw/Lexis
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with minimal direction
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • This position requires a person who is professional, assertive, reliable, organized, and attentive to detail; someone who is not afraid to engage and confront attorneys on a daily basis

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