full time legal management

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Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented Claims Litigation Manager. This position will be in a 100% remote work environment.
Responsible for managing moderately complex litigation arising out of the auto or property contract in compliance with state laws and regulations, to include creating strategy for defense or settlement, evaluating, negotiating, and collaborating with defense counsel to secure appropriate resolution. Accountable for delivering a concierge level of best in class member service through setting appropriate expectations, proactive communications, advice and empathy.
Job Requirements
About USAA
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
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Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role. Ensure risks associated with business... activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled. Follow written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities. Manages moderately complex litigation to include serious injury or property damage, questionable damages, questionable liability and questionable coverage issues. Applies intermediate knowledge of claims litigation processes. Proactively manages litigation and acts as liaison with members, internal and external counsel. Clearly documents litigation strategy, litigation budget, investigation, evaluation, negotiation, settlement, and trial decisions. Represents USAA at mediations, case conferences, and/or trials. Reviews, audits, and approves legal fees and expenses. Partners and/or directs law firm vendors to facilitate timely lawsuit resolution. Holds law firm vendors accountable for following Defense Counsel Litigation Handling Requirements. Recognizes and solves routine and intermediate issues arising out of legal case management. Follows practices and processes to achieve results to positively impact the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of the team; proactively identifies opportunities to improve processes. Interactions with membership, attorneys and management to advise on moderately complex litigation. Ensures members receive high levels of service from themselves and law firm vendors. May act as an informal resource for team members.
Minimum Education:
Bachelor's degree required. 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Minimum Experience:
4 years work experience handling liability and first party claims or progressive experience in litigation. 2 years customer contact experience. Claims adjusters license in assigned state or ability to obtain license within 3 months. Demonstrated negotiation and customer service skills. Excellent communication skills with experience as an effective liaison between partners, members, outside counsel and management. Knowledge of P&C policies state laws. Knowledge of regulatory compliance related to claims and claims litigation. Experience handling large losses auto, property or commercial. Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
Experience handling BI/UM claims for and/ Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Kentucky.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $60,300 - $108,600* (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

  • Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.
    Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
    At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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