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Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense - Bodily Injury
Our Cleveland House Counsel litigation team has an exciting opportunity for a talented people leader. As our Managing Attorney, you will be a part of the Ohio House Counsel management team leading and supervising a team of attorneys. Providing legal representation to our Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies your team of attorneys will be handling cases from beginning to end.
In this role, you will also take on responsibilities such as making employment decisions, handling performance management, monitoring the department budget, making compensation decisions, developing employees and handling a small case load.
Education and/or Experience:
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school required
Active license to practice law in Ohio required
5 years of legal experience required
8 years of insurance defense litigation experience preferred
Previous leadership experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Strong leadership qualities
Significant legal experience with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of applicable laws and rules of evidence, civil procedure, trial practice and tort
Thorough understanding and working knowledge of medical and other technical information
Ability to recognize and understand the legal issues in personal injury and insurance coverage litigation
Effectiveness as a team member and independently
Demonstrated collaborative skills with claims/clients/customers
Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and diary maintenance
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Good work ethic with an understanding of all applicable ethical duties
Computer proficiency with the ability and willingness to learn new or updated computer software and programs
Ability and willingness to learn and follow existing and new processes and procedures
Good research skills
Perks & Benefits:
As a $20 billion company, Progressive offers the confidence and stability that comes with working for a growing, always evolving organization. As an employee, you will be joining a talented legal team in Progressive's House Counsel Group. We offer meaningful work, outstanding colleagues, a business casual work environment and support for your professional growth and development. We also offer:
Gainshare bonus program of up to 40% of base salary (Gainshare bonus paid to all eligible employees based on the company's profitability)
Ongoing training, tuition assistance and opportunities for career advancement
Award winning, supportive environment with Employee Resource Groups
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Child care subsidy
Equal Opportunity Employer