8-10 yrs required
San Francisco, CA, United States
Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel - Third-Party Commercial GL, WC, Auto Claims
The candidate will accept referrals of complex coverage matters and other claim-related legal issues from company's Commercial Claim organization. Will perform legal research and analysis of complex coverage issues and provide counsel, guidance, recommendations, and periodic support for training initiatives and other special projects. Work assignments include providing legal advice and litigation support in connection with the most complex and/or severe claims and related coverage issues. Provide legal advice and strategic counsel to claims staff and senior management in connection with the most complex and/or severe third-party claims. Specific responsibilities will include providing coverage opinions and advice, legal assessment of liability and damages in claims-related litigation, and legal support in connection with litigation filed by and against the company. Have oversight responsibility for litigation by staff, coverage or outside counsel. Monitor trials and track legal and regulatory developments. Advise management and claim professionals regarding issues, approaches and impact of changes. Provide research, legal analysis, counsel and guidance on claim-related issues in a dynamic environment in collaboration with internal and external business partners. Work independently in analyzing legal issues and supporting effective dispute resolution strategies. May be relied upon to attend mediations, arbitrations, appraisals, settlement meetings and conferences around the country as business needs warrant. Provide feedback and input to develop, present, and implement training initiatives to the claim organization. May perform additional duties as our business needs require.
Ref. #: LEG0000PA
P.O. Box 7430
United States 94120-7430
Website : http://www.cna.com/
Since 1897, CNA has been providing outstanding service and an ongoing commitment to building long-term relationships, earning us a reputation for being a carrier that inspires trust. At CNA, we take pride in our ability to offer innovative products and services that meet the evolving needs of our customers and business partners alike. As the 7th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer, we provide insurance protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. We understand the importance of being where our customers are. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. In these locations, we work with highly professional independent agents and brokers to ensure our customers receive the personal service and attention they look for in a carrier.