Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
New Orleans, LA
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

GEICO seeks an attorney for its New Orleans, Louisiana Staff Counsel office.  Louisiana Insurance defenseexperience ispreferred.  Under close supervision, the candidate will defendlawsuits against GEICO insured's and represent GEICO in subrogation, UM/UIM, and third party suits filed in courts of limited jurisdiction and in the discretion of the Managing Attorney, in courts of unlimited jurisdiction.  Must be licensed and in good standing in Louisiana. Essential Functions:

  • Researches laws and prepares legal briefs, opinions, ad memoranda.
  • Renders opinions on liability, damages and value as requested by the Claims Department.
  • Prepares and handles pleadings, motions and discovery, to include depositions/examinations beforetrial and examinations under oath.
  • Defends by trial, arbitration, or mediation all matters assigned, as applicable.
  • Adheres to the GEICO Code of Conduct, company policies and operating principles.
  • Meets attendance standard of the business location, to perform necessary job functions and to facilitate interaction with supervisors and co-workers.

 Meets the Requirements specified below:

  • License in good standing to practice law in Louisiana.
  • Travels as required, including but not limited, to attend trials, hearings depositions and conferences.
  • Must be able to, with or without accommodation, perform the essential functions which include, but are not limited to seeing, hearing, typing, speaking, bending, reaching, lifting and standing.
  • Must be able to use a keyboard and a mouse.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to access and utilize multiple pieces of office equipment that may require simultaneous use.
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner in person, via telephone and/or email.

About GEICO For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities


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