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Coverage Counsel

Company name

EMC Insurance Companies

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Des Moines, IA

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Coverage Counsel Duties: Drafts legal advisory memoranda for claims teams which review and analyze claims facts, policies, and applicable law. Drafts correspondence to insureds regarding coverage. Determines legal issues raised by the claims, legal filings, statutes and common law. Reviews litigation filings, such as complaints and discovery responses to determine the parties involved, factual basis for claims, causes of action, and remedies requested. Researches state case law and statutory law applicable to claims. Advises Underwriting and other EMC teams regarding coverage and policy language. Creates and delivers training programs for all regional branch offices on specific coverage issues.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. Bar admission in at least one state. 6 years of experience in claims or litigation. Insurance designations desired. Excellent knowledge of insurance law and skills in legal research. Strong knowledge of the claim function along with insurance coverage comprehension. Strong knowledge of computers, research tools and claims systems. Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
EMC Insurance Companies
717 Mulberry Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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