Claims Counsel

Stewart Title of Minnesota Waltham, MA
Seeking an experienced Real EstateAttorney to join our team as Claims Counsel.

The successful candidate must beable to effectively communicate with insureds and their counsel, co-workers,agents and management. Duties will include thoroughly analyzing, investigating,and resolving title insurance claims with minimal supervision. The selectedindividual will also be responsible for identifying and communicating recoverystrategies. The selected individual will be expected to meet all policy andprocedure standards, including communicating to management the status of claimsand expenses.

Successful candidates will have a JDfrom an accredited law school plus 3 years related title and or conveyancingexperience and be in good standing in their state of bar admission. Litigationand post-closing experience as well as judicial and non-judicial foreclosure knowledgea plus.

The ClaimsCounsel manages claims on behalf of insureds in accordance withStewart Title Guaranty Company's (STG) policies and procedures as outlined inthe Claims Manual and as directed by Associate Chief Claims Counsel (ACCC) andStewart Legal Services (SLS).

JobRoles:

* Manages and monitors all claims and claims in litigation involving STG's insureds on assigned files.

* Manages and monitors all legal services and legal representation of STG's insureds on assigned files.

* Monitors and provides updates and legal consultation services to the Claims Management System (CMS) managers and SLS as described in the Claims Manual, bulletins, and as updated by directions from CMS Management and SLS.

* Maintains the integrity of STG's Claims Management System by providing updates on claims and insuring the sufficiency of reserves.

* Minimizes policy losses through early identification, payment and settlement of losses, and through education.

* Assists in recoupment operations as directed by the CMS management or SLS.

* Prepares in a timely fashion all reports required by the CMS or SLS.

* Provides regulatory certifications related to the sufficiency of STG's reserves or any other matter as required by SLS.

* Prepares and participates in educational programs sponsored by CMS or SLS.

* Handles such other matters as may be assigned by CMS management or SLS.

Candidates bilingual in Spanish (read, write, and speak) preferred.

Role Specific Knowledge:

* Maintain other required credentialing and licensing necessary to perform the job assignment.

* Working knowledge of industry and customers.

* Computer skills including working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and database software packages, internet applications and/or company specific computer applications.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Strong negotiating, research, and reading comprehension skills.

Education, Licensure, and Experience:

* Law degree from an ABA accredited law school. Licensed to practice law.

* Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in practicing law which includes experience in negotiation.

* Continuing education required of STGC employees and continuing legal education as required by the Local Bar to maintain licensure.

* Any additional training required by manager

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