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Claims Counsel in Pittsburgh, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2018

Job Description

Investigate the facts and issues of the claim, determine whether coverage exists, evaluate loss under the policy, assess defenses for the insured and/or the company, determine need to retain outside counsel, develop and carry out a plan to address the claim and manage the claim and/or litigation through final resolution.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Negotiate settlement and resolutions with claimant/opposing counsel/ third parties.
  • Review and approve outside counsel invoices, expenses, and recommend settlement and expense reserves.
  • Direct outside counsel on litigation strategy through the course of claim administration and litigation.
  • Participate in schedule claims committee meetings with senior management and prepare monthly report of open claims status.
  • Manage network of outside counsel in over 30 states.
  • Resolve administrative claims internally and assist with underwriting escalation as needed.
  • If applicable, identify and pursue sources of recovery.
  • Recommend to management creation or adjustment of reserves (LAE and Title Loss)


Job Specifications

Knowledge:

  • A JD is required along with at least three to five years of claims experience.  License to practice law is in good standing.  Must have thorough knowledge of title insurance rates and underwriting standards and practices for all licensed states and stay abreast of all current developments within the industry with a focus on legal compliance.      


Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have knowledge of general legal matters, title insurance underwriting and claims standards for each state with the ability to discuss and review proposed requests for coverage to determine potential risks.  Detailed understanding of business unit product/service; Excellent organizational and communication skills; Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.


People Management:

  • Proven ability to lead and direct organization to meet and exceed team and individual goals; One Claims Assistant (non-exempt)

Prior Work Experience:

  • 3 - 5 years of related work experience.
  • 1 - 3 years of supervisory experience.

Education and Credentials:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) is required.
  • License to practice law in good standing required.

Location:

  • Pittsburgh, PA (1000 GSK Drive, Suite 210, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 15108)

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a person with a disability and need assistance in the application process please send an e-mail message to recruitment@radian.biz.

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