Claims Attorney

Claims Mount Kisco, New York


  • Job Category:

    Claims

  • Location:

    Mount Kisco, New York

  • Job Type:

    Full Time

  • Group:

    Professional Lines Group

  • Number of Openings:

    2

Description

Position at Tokio Marine HCC













Claims Attorney  

Tokio Marine HCC Cyber & Professional Lines Group  

The Tokio Marine HCC Cyber & Professional Lines Group is seeking a self-motivated attorney to join our growing  

Claims Department and manage third party claims arising under various specialty Cyber & Professional Liability  

policies. If you are seeking to enhance your legal career or insurance industry experience in a fast-paced, ever-  

expanding company, we have an exciting opportunity to join the Cyber & Professional Lines Group claims team.  

Tokio Marine HCC Cyber & Professional Lines Group, a member of the Tokio Marine group of companies, is a long-  

time industry leader in offering includes cyber, technology errors and omissions (E&O), employment practices  

insurance, miscellaneous professional liability, contractors’ professional liability, architects and engineers, scientists’  

liability, allied professional liability, sexual misconduct and tenant discrimination.  

Position Overview  

This position involves interpretation of coverage and requires collaboration with outside counsel in analyzing and  

resolving claims within designated limits of authority. This includes investigation, analyses of liability and damages  

exposure, drafting and issuance of coverage position letters, and development of strategies for resolution of litigated  

and non-litigated third party claims. The Claims Attorney is also responsible for determination of probable loss  

exposure and establishment of reserves, as well as maintenance of claim files and documents in accordance with  

Company policy and procedure. This position will report directly to the Sr. Claims Manager based in our Mount Kisco,  

NY office, and will work claims with limited supervision from his or her desk.  

Performance Objectives  

1. Gain understanding of the insurance policies and procedures: During the first 30 days understand how the  

Cyber & Professional Lines Group Claims Department operates within the Tokio Marine HCC structure  

through direct training and interactions with different claims staff, underwriters and brokers.  

2. Be proficient with internal systems and processes: During the first 30 days, be able to navigate the claims  

systems and claims of limited complexity and exposure.  

3. Be proficient in insured/broker communications: During the first 60 to 90 days, develop confidence in  

contacting insureds, performing independent investigations, and communicating the Company’s coverage  

position.  

4. Building confidence: During the first 60 - 90 days, be able to manage all aspects of a growing inventory of  

claims while working more independently.  

5. Develop independent working environment: Within 6 months, work independently drafting own coverage  

letters, completing authority requests when needed, and settling claims as appropriate within authority  

with limited management oversight.  





Experience & Education  



Educational requirements  

Juris Doctor (J.D.)  

Experience  

Minimum two (2) to (5) years of relevant legal experience, or two-plus (2+) years of relevant claims  

handling experience.  

Technical Skills  

Intermediate proficiency and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word,  

Excel and PowerPoint.  

Key Competencies  

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Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

Advanced organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail.  

Ability to work independently, managing time and resources to accomplish multiple tasks in fast-  

paced, deadline-oriented environment.  

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Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.  

Ability to conduct oneself professionally in varied business settings.  

Travel Expectations (if applicable)  

Travel up to 15%.  


If your experience matches these requirements, please apply WITH A COVER LETTER INCLUDING SALARY RANGE  

REQUIREMENTS.  

Tokio Marine HCC offers a competitive salary, generous benefits program, matching 401(k), and a supportive  

working environment. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking an  

energetic and confident individual to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies are  

equal-opportunity employers. Please visit www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies.