• Staff Attorney

    Job Locations US-PA-Wilkes-Barre
    Job ID
    2018-1856
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, rated A+ (“Superior”) by the leading independent rating organization for the industry, is growing rapidly and has operations throughout the US.  We are currently searching for a staff attorney to join our Legal Counsel Department. Company features a dynamic, fast-paced environment.  Position will be at our headquarters in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

    This is an excellent opportunity to use your litigation experience and to learn about the insurance business from one of the largest insurance companies in the area,  without sacrificing work/life balance.  We offer a friendly collegial environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Monitor the company’s coverage litigation handled by outside counsel involving disputes regarding  coverage determinations  under the company’s insurance policies.
    • Analyze coverage under the policies and draft written coverage opinions.  
    • Monitor litigation of other coverage disputes involving workers compensation, property, liability and commercial auto policies.
    • Act as the company representative  in mediations and settlement conferences.
    • Will  use the knowledge gained  in monitoring coverage matters to make recommendations to the company regarding changes to procedures or policy language to minimize future coverage disputes. 

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
    • J.D.
    • Pa Bar membership
    • 3-5 years’ of litigation experience

    About Us:

     

    At Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, we take great pride in bringing out the best in our employees guiding them along a career track of professional development and success!

     

    Backed by our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc, we are aggressively expanding and enhancing our commercial lines products offerings with the goal of being the premier name for business insurance which creates opportunities for our staff! 

     

    Some Highlights of our Benefits are:

    • Excellent working hours (Operating hours are from 8am-4:30pm M-F).
    • Generous amount of vacation and sick time. Closed on all major holidays.
    • 401K with company match and profit sharing.
    • A competitive healthcare package.
    • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment. 
    • Be part of Berkshire Hathaway, one of world's most admired companies. We offer opportunities to advance your career!

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