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Litigation Specialist

Company: HUB International
Location: Salem
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

As a Litigation and Complex Specialist, you'll be responsible for ensuring quality and cost-effective litigation management through evaluation and oversight of our defense firms. We'll trust you to investigate, evaluate, mitigate and resolve litigated and high exposure Commercial Auto and General Liability claims involving protracted and complex litigation while operating with tact and discretion. You'll report to the Litigation Manager and join a team that will grow to five Litigation Specialists who will continuously strive to improve our product and business results through innovation.. You'll be encouraged negotiate solutions, operate independently while still having a network of support to help develop the best solutions.
JOB Description

  • Develop, maintain, and improve defense firm partnerships and performance; evaluate defense firms through firm visits, file reviews, mediation, hearing and trial attendance, and feedback from claims adjusters and management; assist senior claims management with screening and appointing new defense firms

  • Maintain open lines of communication with defense firms and regularly provides feedback on their performance

  • Address any issues with legal billing to resolve disputes and ensure compliance with legal billing requirements

  • Actively facilitate litigation file reviews with defense firms, adjusters and claims management to develop strategic action plans in accordance with our claims handling standards

  • Prepare and facilitate settlement conferences with defense and plaintiff firms to effectuate settlements

  • Assist claims adjusters and management with the development of claims investigation and resolution action plans

  • Identify and address areas for coaching and training needs of claims adjusters with a focus on litigation management; actively participate in the training and development of claims adjusters through mentoring and conducting training for new hires and existing staff

  • Visibly support the overall claims and managed care functions in assigned jurisdictions

  • Assist claims management in monitoring and researching jurisdictional case law and statutory legal trends; communicate case and statutory law and legal trends that impact claims handling

  • Take ownership of continuing education and career development through proactive completion of continuing education programs and trainings for professional and personal development


    • Bachelors' degree or equivalent insurance industry work experience

    • Minimum 5 - 7 years handling litigated and complex Commercial Auto and GL claims

    • Strong insurance business acumen and leadership skills

    • Ability to travel nationally to conduct on-site defense firm audits, file reviews, settlement conferences, trainings, mediations, hearings and trials

    • Analytical and critical thinking skills, ability to work independently and strategically problem solve

    • Strong discretion and integrity in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information

      What Makes You Stand Out

      • AIC, ARM, CCP, or CPCU insurance designation preferred

      • Consistently displays a high-level of ownership, drive and accountability

      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

      • Exceptional time management and organization skills

      • Ability to develop relationships within the organization and work effectively across departments

        Work Location:
        This positions can have both hybrid and remote work options.
        Disclosure required under applicable state or municipality regulations: The expected salary range for this position is $80,000 t0 $90,000 and will be impacted by factors such as the successful candidate's skills, experience and working location, as well as the specific position's business line, scope and level. HUB International is proud to offer comprehensive benefit and total compensation packages which could include health/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, FSA, HSA and 401(k) accounts, paid-time-off benefits, and eligible bonuses, equity and commissions for some positions.
        Department Account Management & Service
        Required Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience
        Required Travel: Negligible
        Required Education: High school or equivalent
        HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here at
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        Hi, we're HUB.
        In a rapidly changing world, we advise businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected.
        When you partner with us, you're at the center of a vast network of experts who will help you reach your goals through risk services, claims management, and compliance support.
        And this gives you the peace of mind that what matters most to you will be protected - through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put you in control.
        About HUB International
        Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB's vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit

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