Litigation Specialist

Tampa
US-FL-Tampa
Category
Legal
Type
Regular Full-Time

Our Company

About Us:

American Integrity Insurance, the premier writer of Florida homeowners insurance, has more than 250,000 customers and is exclusively represented by more than 900 independent agents who specialize in this complex and ever-evolving market. We offer sound and comprehensive home, condo, rental property and manufactured home insurance to families throughout the Sunshine State. Comprised of nearly over 160 insurance professionals, most of whom work in our Tampa-area headquarters, we have been recognized as a Top Place to Work in Tampa by the Tampa Bay Times and a Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine for the past three years.

 

A Day in the Life:

Who Says Insurance Can’t Be Fun? From company picnics to charity events, no one can ever say American Integrity Insurance doesn’t understand the importance of having fun, helping others and giving back. Our company culture is priceless, and we hold true to our six core values: integrity, commitment, teamwork, humility, passion and fun. As a team working to provide home insurance solutions to our policyholders, together we aim to achieve greater heights each day and celebrate each other's accomplishments along the way. It is our mission to continue providing reliable, customer-centric homeowners insurance to Florida residents and paying claims in a timely manner when our customers suffer a loss – and to do so with Integrity.

 

Learn more about American Integrity Insurance and our job opportunities at www.aiicfl.com.   

This Job

Title: Litigation Specialist 

 

You'll Report to: VP of Litigation

 

The Litigation Specialist will work with the team to manage and adjust all claims files in litigation.  She/he will represent the company during claim litigation as the company’s corporate representative.  The Litigation Specialist will prepare and sit for corporate representative depositions in Tampa, and less frequently will testify at trials throughout Florida as the corporate representative.  The Litigation Specialist must have a solid understanding of property (personal lines) insurance claims handling practices and procedures, preferably with knowledge of Florida claims handling rules and standards.  The Litigation Specialist must understand, and have the ability to articulate clear and accurately, the application of insurance language to an insurance claims.  The Litigation Specialist must make a favorable, credible, and highly professional representation on behalf of the company, particularly during adversarial court proceedings.

What You’ll Do

  • Attend corporate representative depositions in the Tampa area.
  • Testify at trials throughout Florida as the corporate representative.
  • Be a subject matter expert on Florida insurance claims handling practice and procedures.
  • Organize, review, and prepare all files scheduled for corporate representative depositions, investigating any potential litigation issues that may arise in conjunction with the litigation staff.
  • Work closely with attorneys and paralegal staff to coordinate corporate deposition scheduling and appearances.
  • Keep meticulous notes and records on each file.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism both in and out of legal proceedings.
  • Additional duties as required.

What You’ll Need to be a Top Candidate

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Legal Studies, Business, Insurance, or related field required. 

 

Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience as a claims adjuster or litigation adjuster, preferably with a Florida personal lines carrier.

 

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Advanced knowledge of Florida claims handling rules and standards.
  • Familiarity with SPIN and CaseGlide preferred.
  • Professional and demonstrates high integrity.
  • Shifts focus or course of action when necessary; flexible.
  • Resilient, maintaining high levels of performance under stress.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Your Environment

Working Conditions: Normal business office environment.  Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time while constantly operating a computer and or other office productivity machinery such as a calculator or telephone.  The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery or communicate with coworkers. 

 

Travel: As required, and may require overnight travel.

 

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be the principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of job duties.  

 

American Integrity Insurance Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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