PIP Attorney, Insurance Defense (Orlando, FL Area)

Progressive Insurance
Maitland, Florida
Not Specified
Oct 13, 2016
Dec 12, 2016

PIP Attorney, Insurance Defense (Orlando, FL Area) Job Number: 140551

Join our collaborative team of dedicated individuals-and love what you do.

Why Progressive? We're an organization that celebrates and rewards hard work each and every day, with a goal of being a company people can trust and creating a work environment our people love.

PIP Attorney, Insurance Defense – Maitland, FL

Our Personal Injury Protection (PIP) practice in Florida continues to grow. Come join our insurance defense litigation team, where you will provide legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Handling your own cases from beginning to end, you will also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. You will work closely with our customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes.

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school

  • Active license to practice law in Florida

  • 4+ years of legal experience in all aspects of PIP litigation preferred

  • SIU experience preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated proficiency at expert discovery

  • Accustomed to managing work through a diary

  • Excellent client/customer skills

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Ability to review and assess the impact of medical records, depositions and other documents

  • Excellent time management, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Effective as a team player and independently

  • Understanding of all applicable ethical duties; strong work ethic

  • Basic computer proficiency and the ability to learn new or updated computer software and programs

  • Ability to learn and follow existing and new processes and procedures

  • Good research skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

What Progressive Offers:

In this position, you would be joining a talented legal team in Progressive's House Counsel Group. We offer meaningful work, outstanding colleagues, a business casual work environment and support for your professional growth and development. We also offer:

  • Gainshare bonus program of up to 40% of base salary (Gainshare bonus paid to all eligible employees based on the company's profitability)

  • Ongoing training, tuition assistance and opportunities for career advancement

  • Award winning, supportive environment with Employee Resource Groups

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • 401(k) plan with 100% match up to 6% of base salary and immediate vesting

  • Employee discounts

  • Child care subsidy

Here are a few things to keep in mind when applying with us:

  • You'll be asked for information around your employment history and educational background

  • After applying, you are able to monitor your status in the recruiting process on your profile

  • A recruiter will contact you by email or phone if you are under consideration for a current position

  • Candidates must pass a comprehensive background check

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job: Legal

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Maitland

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular