Progressive Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense (Dallas,TX) in Dallas, Texas
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Managing Attorney - Insurance Defense (Dallas, TX)
Our Bodily Injury (BI) litigation team has an exciting opportunity for a talented people leader.As our Managing Attorney, you will have the advantage of working in a leadership role, supervising attorneys in our Dallas House Counsel office. 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.
Reporting to the Sr. House Counsel manager, you will also take on responsibilities such as making employment decisions, handling performance management, monitoring the department budget, making compensation decisions, and developing employees.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
Active license to practice law in Texas
5 years of legal experience
Prior leadership/management experience
Prior insurance defense and auto insurance defense
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
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
Perks & Benefits:
In this position, you would be joining a talented legal team in Progressive’s House Counsel Group. We offer meaningful work, outstanding colleagues, a business casual work environment and support for your professional growth and development. We also offer:
Gainshare bonus program of up to 40% of base salary (Gainshare bonus paid to all eligible employees based on the company's profitability)
Ongoing training, tuition assistance and opportunities for career advancement
Award winning, supportive environment with Employee Resource Groups
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Child care subsidy
Apply now and find out what it's like to be valued for the talent and passion you invest in all that you do.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when applying with us:
**You'll be asked for information around your employment history and educational background
**After applying, you are able to monitor your status in the recruiting process on your profile
**A recruiter will contact you by email or phone if you are under consideration for a current position
**Candidates must pass a comprehensive background check
Equal Opportunity Employer
Title: Managing Attorney, Insurance Defense (Dallas,TX)
Requisition ID: 140565