Claims Counsel

Full Time

 

Wayne, PA

 

Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, one of the nation's largest title insurers, has an excellent opportunity available for a Claims Counsel position in our Wayne, PA office.


SUMMARY:


Managing high and mid-level title claims from policies and closing protection letter issued by local agents. Claims management includes investigating and determining coverage, correspondence with insured as to coverage and status, statutory compliance resolving title defects; directing defenses with outside counsel; negotiating settlements mitigating losses for the company, determining agent liability; and pursuing/preserving recovery.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Managing title claims from states in the Northeast Region
  • Open and acknowledge Lender and Owner Title Insurance Claims
  • Problem-solving ability to effectuate solutions for covered claims.
  • Investigate and obtain necessary information to administer and resolve claims diligently.
  • Coordinate efforts of surveyors, attorneys, title professionals, etc. in handling of claims matters.
  • Determine coverage, resolve title issues, and settlement of claims.
  • Determine recovery possibilities for claims with losses.
  • Assist other Claims Admins and Attorneys with Claims management and research.



ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • At a minimum, the ability to work from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Regular consistent attendance is required, that could include attendance at after-hour Company events.
  • Ability to accept supervision.
  • Ability to foster, develop and maintain professional and collaborative working relationships. Must be able to get along with others, i.e., peers, supervisors, outside customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of management, employees, and customers by email, phone and in person.
  • Must be personable, positive, and a professional representative of the Company.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


  • Juris Doctorate Degree
  • Licensed to practice law
  • Knowledge of title insurance and real estate closing transactions
  • Experience litigating title matters in relation to clearance of title issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Aptitude for processing and organizing a large volume of documentation and written communications.
  • Accurate Typing
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.



PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:


  • Some travel is expected for Company events or claims work.
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance required.
  • Ability and willingness to develop self-sufficient workstation to process claims timely and effectively.
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible with interruptions throughout the workday.
  • Repetitive and continual typing motion is required.



YEARS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

3-5 years



The above statements reflect the principal function and most significant duties of the job, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that are inherent in the job.


We offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefit package including health, life and disability insurance; paid time off; and retirement plans. To apply, email resume along with salary requirements to Steve Chaitt: schaitt@oldrepublictitle.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Note: If you currently are employed by Old Republic Title (or one of its wholly owned affiliated companies) and you are in your introductory period of employment; you are not eligible to apply for this open position until you are no longer in your introductory period. If your employment status currently is "conditional" subject to written performance deficiencies or conditions for improvement, you are not eligible to apply for this open position until your employment status is no longer "conditional" subject to written performance deficiencies or conditions for improvement. If you have questions, contact your human resources representative.

Old Republic Title is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

*Old Republic Title’s policy-issuing underwriters are Old Republic National Title Insurance Company,
and American Guaranty Title Insurance Company.

 

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