Environmental Senior Claim Specialist/claim Technical Director

Full-time 2 views
Company Great American Insurance Company Location Schaumburg, IL, United States



Min 6 yrs required


Aug 26, 2022

May 13, 2022


Environmental Senior Claim Specialist/Claim Technical Director
The candidate reviews and evaluates coverage and liability. Manages and resolves litigated high exposure claims. Negotiates settlements with or without assistance of counsel. Oversees and actively manages counsel in resolving complex claims. Continually evaluates effectiveness of counsel and provides input regarding replacement of counsel where necessary to assure optimal claim results. Manages litigation and claim expenses. Maintains accurate file documentation and timely manages claim correspondence. Attends settlement conferences/mediations as needed. Liaises with others in the department to assure coordination of account-wide activity. Performs other duties as assigned. Travel as needed, approximately 5-15%. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, law degree preferred. Should have 6 years handling environmental contamination/pollution claims, including coverage aspects of same. Strong analytical skills in evaluating large amounts of information and drawing appropriate conclusions. Excellent negotiation skills in dealing with co-carriers, defense counsel and plaintiff counsel. Ability to work within specific limits and authority on assignments of high technical complexity. Possesses functional knowledge of complexities of current and historical primary, umbrella and excess commercial general liability coverage. Experience in a complex litigation environment. Proven success in litigation strategic planning both on a case-specific and account-wide level. Country-wide exposure to environmental claims and insurance coverage. Understanding of environmental regulations and contaminated site investigation/remediation.

Additional info

Requisition id: R2425.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Great American Insurance Company
1515 Woodfield Road
Suite 500
Schaumburg, IL 60173

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