Extra Contractual Litigation and Coverage Attorney - Hybrid
Company: CSAA Insurance Group
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: September 23, 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:
- 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
- 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 (aaa.com) - 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 TalentAcquisition@csaa.com. 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 religious accommodation.--- - #LI-JR1
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