Corporate Counsel

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 5/28/2021
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Summary Information: Category: Corporate - Location: Des Moines IA
Corporate Counsel
Oversee litigated workers compensation and auto liability cases for internal claims department in a corporate setting.

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 claims department.
  • Maintain and implement litigation processes and policies. Provide support for continuous improvement.
  • Conduct research and provide legal opinions; proactively monitor developments in relevant law and advise company regarding the same.
  • Travel is required.
  • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school and admitted to practice law in Iowa.
  •  3-6 years’ 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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