Overview

The Insurance and Claims Counsel provides strategy, guidance and execution of executive line claims. Using legal background and expertise, this role stays apprised of current legal trends and provides consultation and advice to clients, Producers and internal teams.

Position responsibilities

  • Responsible for handling large volume of executive line claims, including:
      • Review and analyze executive line claims for coverage
      • Advocate on behalf of clients for insurance coverage, including writing responses to coverage positions
      • Advise and consult with clients and internal constituents on coverage issues concerning executive line claims
      • Advise and consult with clients about the claim process and potential insurance solutions
  • Review executive line policies and specific wording for coverage gaps and potential issues, consult with clients and internal constituents re: same
  • Research current trends in law that pertain to executive line space and our clients
  • Draft whitepapers and other educational presentations concerning executive line space
  • Accumulate required continuing educational credits to maintain current insurance license
  • Prepare written correspondence, analyses, reports and memos as needed
  • Make a positive contribution to customer satisfaction and constantly strive to improve service to the customer
  • Communicates in a positive manner to contribute to a cohesive, pleasant work environment
  • Protect the confidentiality of information learned by performing the duties of the position; reinforce the importance of confidentiality of information to all department associates
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Position qualifications

  • Law Degree required. Bachelors degree in a business-related program or equivalent education and/or experience required.
  • Fifteen plus years of insurance experience supporting clients in claims and coverage issues.
  • Understanding of the overall business, operations, and commercial insurance needs of clients
  • Executive level presence to interface with top management of other businesses, representing Lockton in the highest professional manner
  • Strong presentation skills including preparation and execution
  • Consistent proven ability to organize and manage time in order to meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact with clients and associates at all levels of responsibility, building strong internal and external client relationships
  • Proven leadership and problem-solving skills, including resolving unusual and complex internal and external issues
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to understand, communicate with, find solutions for, deserve respect from, and motivate others
  • Must have the ability to travel by automobile and aircraft and be away from home more than one day and night
  • Legally able to work in the United States

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