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Insurance Coverage Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Columbus, OH

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Company name

The Ohio Department of Insurance

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Insurance Coverage
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Columbus, OH

Date Last Verified

Mar 26,2018

Posted on

Dec 20,2017

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Attorney V The candidate conducts complex legal research on issues pertaining to Ohio insurance law (Ohio Revised Code Title 39, Chapter 1739, and Chapter 1751, and Ohio Administrative Code Division 3901); Ohio administrative law (including Ohio Revised Code Chapter 119); other relevant Ohio law (including Ohio Revised Code Chapter 149); and applicable federal law. Provides legal advice to internal clients, including the Director, Deputy Director, and support staff. Prepares legal memoranda and interoffice communications. Reviews and provides analysis and legal advice related to filings made at the Department, including to, complex corporate transaction filings, certificate of authority filings, product filings, rate filings, and major modification filings. Prepares related division orders as needed. Reviews, analyzes, and/or drafts proposed Department bulletins and administrative rules. Reviews and analyzes legislative and administrative rule changes affecting the Department, and suggests changes where appropriate. Reviews and analyzes existing administrative rules in Ohio Administrative Code Division 3901 as part of the five-year administrative rule review. Consults with and provides assistance to the Assistant Attorney General in preparation and prosecution of Enforcement cases. Reviews and evaluates relevant information available to determine the Ohio insurance statute or rule that has been violated as well as readiness of the case for prosecution. Negotiates and prepares written consent agreements to be entered into with applicants and licensed agents. Attends hearings. Prepares division orders. Consults with and provides assistance to the Assistant Attorney General in responding to litigation discovery requests, subpoenas, and motions. Responds to oral and written inquiries from the public regarding Ohio insurance law and applies knowledge of the applicable statutes and rules in responding to questions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of Revised Code; 18 months experience as licensed attorney; 6 months experience in supervisory principles/techniques. Must have knowledge of law (i.e., procedural and substantive); legal research methods; legal writing; interviewing; laws, rules and procedures applicable to operations of employing agency; management; supervisory principles/techniques; employee training and development. Should have ability to deal with large number of variables & determine specific course of action; organize and interpret extensive variety of legal material in books, journals or legal documents; communicate verbally regarding legal issues; handle sensitive contacts with government officials, adverse parties and/or general public; resolve complaints from angry citizens &/or government officials.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Ohio Department of Insurance
50 West Town Street Suite 300
Third Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-644-2681
Fax: 614-644-3743