Job Details

Counsel, Executive & Professional Insurance

Company name

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 26, 2021

Valid Through

May 11, 2021

Posted on

Jan 12, 2021

Years of Experience

8-12 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Counsel, Executive & Professional Insurance
Duties: Provide legal advice regarding products and product development in North America. Liaise with Underwriting, Claims, and other functional teams on legal issues associated with products and product development, business and operations in North America. Participate in new product and business opportunities. Support underwriters in reviewing/issuing various BHSIC products. Review legal/regulatory requirements concerning Executive and Professional products. Assist in the development of system and procedures to disseminate legal information to underwriting, claims and other functional teams on legal developments that effect products and business. Prepare market surveys relative to Executive and Professional products.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA approved law school. Admission to practice in Massachusetts or New York as a licensed attorney. 8-12 years’ experience as a lawyer (in-house counsel with a major commercial insurance company preferred). Experience with general insurance principles and practices. Advanced knowledge of Executive and Professional liability insurance required. Experience litigating insurance coverage matters and/or drafting insurance forms and endorsements required. Familiarity with state regulations related to the admitted market. Time management, prioritization and project management skills required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Self-driven and self-disciplined. Able to work independently. Superior academic credentials.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1510

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
17 State Street
22nd Floor
New York City, NY 10004