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. Great American Risk Solutions writes a diverse mix of property and casualty business, both primary and excess. Risk Solutions writes mostly non-admitted business, partnering with leading wholesalers. We focus on a specialized solutions for a diverse market. Our team members at Great American Risk Solutions display strong personal character, integrity, and honesty. We are driven champions of change and focus on results. We emphasize teamwork, collaboration – among underwriting, claims, and shared services teams – and continuous development of interpersonal and technical skills. We are looking for an experienced coverage attorney to serve as Risk Solutions’ “point person” for coverage determinations, coverage and premium-audit litigation, and policy-drafting projects. The position will focus on losses in a nationwide book of surplus lines business, including primary and excess claims under commercial general liability (CGL) and other policies. This position is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Investigates and maintains claims.Assigns cases to outside counsel and manages claims-related engagements and litigation.Works closely with adjusters and claim managers to analyze coverage issues and draft coverage correspondence.Works closely with counsel in Corporate Claims and Corporate Legal.Develops, prepares and implements Claims Litigation strategy, including effecting settlements / reserves within prescribed authority.Works toward the resolution of claims files and attends arbitrations, mediations or trials as necessary, but is not attorney of record.Must be open to travel, including overnight travel as needed.Ensures compliance of claims handling pursuant to all state, legal, statutory and regulatory bodies.Provides technical advice to lower level positions and other functional areas.Other duties as assigned
Must have a JD from an accredited law school and active license to practice law. 6+ years of commercial coverage experience is required.Superior communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.Significant litigation experience is required.Experience drafting insurance- and coverage-related correspondence is required.Prior policy-drafting experience is preferred but not required.
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