Extra Contractual Litigation and Coverage Attorney - Hybrid
Company: CSAA Insurance Group
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: September 14, 2022
CSAA Insurance Group (CSAA IG), a AAA insurer, is one of the top
personal lines property and casualty insurance groups in the U.S .
Our employees proudly live our core beliefs and fulfill our
enduring purpose to help members prevent, prepare for and recover
from life's uncertainties, and we're proud of the culture we create
together. As we commit to progress over perfection, we recognize
that every day is an opportunity to be innovative and adaptable. At
CSAA IG, we hire good people for a brighter tomorrow. We are
actively hiring for a Litigation Attorney. Join us and support CSAA
IG in achieving our goals. Your Role: CSAA IG is seeking a
talented, self-directed, and service-oriented attorney, preferably
with 5 plus years of insurance law experience to join the CSAA IG
Legal Department. We are a collegial fun team who enjoys doing good
work, while working to do good!The attorney will handle and manage
litigation and provide advice and counsel on insurance coverage and
extra-contractual matters. The position requires thorough knowledge
of Homeowner and Auto insurance and an ability to provide direction
to homeowner and casualty personnel. Commercial experience is a
plus. The ability to multi-task and provide strategic business
advice are particularly critical aspects of the job: candidates
must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, business-results oriented
and team-based environment.Your work: (Essential
- Provide advice and counsel on automobile and homeowner
insurance coverage and extra contractual claims and lawsuits.
Provide direction, advice on strategic handling, and resolution of
complex non-litigated coverage questions. Advise and collaborate
with business partners in the Legal Division, including Regulatory,
Compliance and Product. Advise on new personal lines and commercial
line products. In coordination with our Claims staff, analyze
claims and lawsuits, and options for resolution. The candidate
selected will be familiar with all phases of litigation.
- Specific Activities Include
- Legal analysis involving insurance coverage and
- Familiarity with all phases of litigation including motion
practice, mediation and trial. Advise on strategies for
- Evaluate coverage and prepare coverage opinions.
- Analyze, research, draft briefs, address legal issues on
complex litigation matters.
- Advice and counsel to our internal business partners including
Claims, Product, Policy & Standards, Marketing, Policyholder
Relations, Compliance and Regulatory groups.
- Advise on claim handling practices.
- Analyze insurance contracts, including personal lines casualty
and property, and applicability of relevant law.
- Analyze and advise on new insurance regulations and case
law.What would make us excited about you?
- Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
- Membership of the California State Bar preferred.
- 5 plus years of law firm or in-house experience in insurance
coverage and extra-contractual litigation.
- Knowledge of current law and issues within area of specialty,
including insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation.
- Strong verbal and legal writing skills.
- Ability to advocate creatively, persuasively, and
- Ability to work collaboratively to support activities of
in-house and external business partners
- Shows respect for differences through excellent communication
skills with people from an array of backgrounds. Please send
resume, professional references, and a writing sample (maximum 5
pages). Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a
job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a
'perfect' candidate. CSAA IG is a place where everyone can grow.
So, however you identify and whatever background you bring with
you, please apply if you meet most of the requirements (not all)
and this is a role that would make you excited to come to work
every day.CSAA IG Careers At CSAA IG, we're proudly devoted to
protecting our customers, our employees, our communities, and the
world at large. We are on a climate journey to continue to do
better for our people, our business, and our planet. Taking bold
action and leading by example. We are citizens for a changing
world, and we continually change to meet it.Join us if you
- BELIEVE in a mission focused on building a community of
service, rooted in inclusion and belonging.
- COMMIT to being there for our customers and employees.
- CREATE a sense of purpose that serves the greater good through
innovation. Recognition: We offer a total compensation package,
performance bonus, 401(k) with a company match, and so much more!
Read more about what we offer and what it is like to be a part of
our dynamic team at: Benefits ( In most cases, you will have the
opportunity to choose your preferred working location from the
following options when you join CSAA IG: remote, hybrid, or
in-person. Submit your application to be considered. We communicate
via email, so check your inbox and/or your spam folder to ensure
you don't miss important updates from us. If a reasonable
accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or
interview process, please contact .As part of our values, we are
committed to supporting inclusion and diversity at CSAA IG. We
actively celebrate colleagues' different abilities, sexual
orientation, ethnicity, and gender. Everyone is welcome and
supported in their development at all stages in their journey with
us.We are always recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse mix
of colleagues who are representative of the U.S. workforce. The
diversity of our team fosters a broad range of ideas and enables us
to design and deliver a wide array of products to meet customers'
evolving needs.CSAA Insurance Group is an equal opportunity
employer. The national average salary range for this position is
$163,000 - $181,000. However, we have a location-based compensation
structure. Our salary ranges vary and are calculated based on
county of residence. The full salary range for this position across
all the states we hire in is $163,000 - $217,000. This role also
includes an opportunity for a company-wide annual discretionary
bonus, through our Annual Incentive Plan (AIP), of up to 12% of
eligible pay.If you apply and are selected to continue in the
recruiting process, we will schedule a preliminary call with you to
discuss the role and will disclose during that call the available
salary/hourly rate range based on your location. Factors used to
determine the actual salary offered may include location,
experience, or education. Must have authorization to work
indefinitely in the US. This role is designated as office-flexible
role. Office or office-flexible employees are required to provide
proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 on their start date.
Office-flexible employees can work in CSAA offices without proof of
full vaccination only if they have been granted a medical or
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