Job Details

Claims Counsel

Company name

Sompo International Holdings Ltd.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 12, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 25, 2020

Posted on

May 22, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Counsel
The candidate will support existing product liability claims team which is handling liability claims as a claim agent of other firm's entities and clients. Handle product liability and recall claims (including high exposure cases) involving coverage analysis, liability analysis and damage analysis with highly professional fashion through the knowledge of product liability law, legal procedure and claims adjusting and in accordance with the claim handling guidelines. Communicate effectively and timely with our Japanese principals for smooth claim handling. Develop a coordinated case strategy with the litigation team and Japanese principal to obtain the best results for the client. Evaluate exposures and make substantive claim recommendations to Japanese client for product liability claims. Proven ability to provide coverage, liability and damages analysis for product liability claims. Ability to proactively identify trends and exposures that may affect the product liability portfolio. Ensure appropriate narrative and arithmetic reports are timely prepared and disseminated. Other duties as required by management.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctor degree. Must be admitted in one or more states. Should have 3+ years’ experience required in product liability claims handling with a career history of increasing responsibility. Direct handling of complex high profile/high exposure product liability claims with an emphasis on evaluating, handling, negotiating and settling complex matters is required. Meaningful legal review experience is essential. Should have strong negotiating, analytical, written and organizational skills. Must have excellent management, marketing and communication skills. Should have strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook and various in-house claims systems –Guidewire, Genius, ImageRight is a plus). Multiple state adjuster licenses a plus. Experience of handling liability claims for Japanese or foreign companies is plus. Experience with the Auto, pharmaceutical and/or medical device industries is a plus.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Sompo International Holdings Ltd.
725 South Figueroa Street
Suite 2100
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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