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Legal - Litigation Specialist

Company name

GreatAmerica Financial Services

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 25, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 07, 2020

Posted on

May 31, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal - Litigation Specialist
The candidate will be responsible for: Take prompt action on accounts assigned by portfolio management to be litigated, sent to small claims, sent to collection agency or collected/settled. Review and direct outside counsel litigation work, with support from our inside attorneys as needed. Negotiate settlements and work out arrangements on individual accounts. Work with and manage third party collection agency activity on accounts referred out. Ensure proper documentation is in place in all matters related to litigation on accounts. Review costs associated with litigation on individual accounts. Seek to control expenses related to this process. Maintain current follow-up on accounts through the account list for the individual collector code assigned to the person. Protect portfolio assets through proper recovery and sale of assets. Build relationships with external counsel. Seek guidance or support from inside counsel when appropriate. Be prepared to act as a witness for company in the pre-trial discovery process and at trial. Pursue initiatives and processes designed to increase recovery on written off accounts. Be present during business hours with minimal absences (per company’s attendance policy). Perform other duties as requested. Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with company’s principles. Demonstrate a strong commitment to company’s success. A bachelor’s degree is required (a paralegal certificate/degree is optional). Should preferably have 2+ years of work experience. Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite.

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Hiring Coordinator
GreatAmerica Financial Services
625 First Street SE
Suite 800
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

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