Posting Title: Senior Trial Attorney
Kemper is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.
If you're looking for the next challenge, we would love to have you join our dedicated legal team. We are seeking an experienced Senior Legal Counsel to work in our [City] location. This role handles the more technical/complicated lawsuits, defends insureds, uninsured motorist claims and represents the Company in appropriate circumstances.
Handles legal work on assigned cases.
Aggressively pursues files referred to House Counsel by the Claims Department.
Creates and maintains a documented strategy for case handling in each assigned case to include a synopsis of the intangible factors, i.e. the judge, plaintiff attorney, aggravating factors, etc.
Assists, as needed, in preparation of reports on new laws, legislation, insurance regulations and appellate decisions relevant to the insurance industry.
Keeps Litigation Specialists and Adjusters appraised of status of cases, at no greater than 60-day intervals.
7 years of experience as a trial attorney. The handling of insurance defense work is preferred.
Member of the State Bar, while maintaining all necessary licensing and continuing education requirements.
The individual must maintain the highest moral and ethical standards.
Required to travel as needed.
Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.
Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.