GEICO Staff Counsel is seeking a Managing Attorney for the El Paso office located in El Paso, Texas. Under general supervision, this position involves management of all activities relating to defense of lawsuits against GEICO insured’s in liability suits, in courts of limited and unlimited jurisdiction. The Managing Attorney will be responsible for administration of the office including oversight of all day-to-day operations; evaluation and maintenance of staffing needs; submission of budgets and business plan, projections; and administration of salary plan, merit reviews and performance evaluations. The Managing Attorney will also be responsible for litigation oversight including new case evaluation and case assignments; internal quality audits; trial strategies; and final review of all cases assigned for trial. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, writing, analytical and computer skills. The preferred applicant will demonstrate significant trial skills.

Applicant must be licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico or must be licensed to practice in Texas and willing to pursue a New Mexico Bar license.

Applicant must have a minimum of 7 years litigation experience, including insurance defense or personal injury. Prior Staff Counsel supervisory or management experience is preferred. Credit will be given for successful completion of SCLP, and for experience in other GEICO legal or related departments. Applicant must have demonstrated sufficient jury trial ability, as the attorney with primary trial responsibility in cases of high severity and complexity. Applicant must be able to travel to court, arbitrations, depositions and all other file related events in El Paso and the surrounding counties in addition to Las Cruces, New Mexico and the surrounding counties. Applicant must be able to travel out of state to attend regional and management conferences.

Grade and salary will commensurate with experience

About Geico
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We’re an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates’ quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply
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