Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense - Bodily Injury

The Progressive Corporation   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 29 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Our Fort Lauderdale/Fort Myers House Counsel litigation team have an exciting opportunity for a talented people leader. As a Managing Attorney, you will be a part of the Florida management team leading and supervising a team of attorneys. Providing legal representation to our Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies your team of attorneys will be handling cases from beginning to end.

In this role, you will also take on responsibilities such as making employment decisions, handling performance management, monitoring the department budget, making compensation decisions and developing employees.


Must-have qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school required
  • Active license to practice law in Florida required
  • 5 years of legal experience including insurance defense
  • Previous leadership experience preferred


What we also look for:

  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Significant legal experience with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of applicable laws and rules of evidence, civil procedure, trial practice and tort
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of medical and other technical information
  • Ability to recognize and understand the legal issues in personal injury and insurance coverage litigation
  • Effectiveness as a team member and independently
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills with claims/clients/customers
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and diary maintenance
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Good work ethic with an understanding of all applicable ethical duties
  • Computer proficiency with the ability and willingness to learn new or updated computer software and programs
  • Ability and willingness to learn and follow existing and new processes and procedures
  • Good research skills

Our company

As one of the largest insurance companies in the nation, Progressive offers the confidence and stability that comes with working for a growing, always evolving organization. As an employee, you will enjoy an inclusive environment that embraces strategic thinking, drive and passion. Progressive employeesalso benefit from:

  • Annual gainshare bonus of up to 50% of your salary; Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance
  • 401k which includes dollar-for-dollar company match of up to 6%
  • Paid training, tuition assistance and career development
  • Diverse, welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups and casual dress
  • Wellness program with discounts & rewards
  • Earning paid time off after first two weeks and the standard benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Dedication to work/life balance which includes flexible work arrangements and tools tosupport your lifestyle
  • Commitment to technology innovation through initiatives like our Business Innovation Garage where professionals can test new ideas, technology and prototypes
  • Dynamic company culture that encourages engagement, supports Employee Resource Groups, values your input and embraces a relaxed atmosphere