Corporate Counsel

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 1/23/2020
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Summary Information: Category: Corporate - Location: Des Moines IA
Corporate Counsel
Oversee litigated workers compensation and auto liability cases. Frequent travel is required.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop defense strategy for complex auto liability and workers compensation litigation in jurisdictions across the United States.
  • Select and oversee outside counsel, evaluate exposure, conduct negotiations and serve as company representative at mediations, hearings and trials.
  • Provide legal support for risk management and safety departments.
  • Maintain and implement litigation processes and policies.  Provide support for continuous improvement.
  • Conduct research and provide legal opinions to senior leaders; proactively monitor developments in relevant law and advise company regarding the same.
Requirements:
  • Juris Doctor or equivalent work experience.
    Course(s) of study; Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school and admitted to practice law in Iowa.
  • 3-6 year’s experience in claims, litigation, negotiations, regulatory compliance or other relevant area is required.
  • Requires strong verbal and written and communication skills.  Must have fundamental knowledge of claims related litigation, legal, and regulatory environment.  
  • Requires demonstrated attention to detail, strong analytical and mathematical abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to work the time necessary to complete projects or meet deadlines.
 

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