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Claims Litigation Manager

Company: Hippo Insurance
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Role: Claims Litigation ManagerLocation: Austin, TexasReports to: VP of ClaimsAbout UsHippo is modernizing the $100B home insurance industry by putting customers at the center of everything we do, from the coverage we offer to the customer service we provide. Hippo's true ambition lies in helping people protect their homes to begin with by leveraging technology and data to help find small issues before they become big headaches. Because, at the end of the day, the best home insurance policy is the one you never have to use.About This RoleWe are searching for an outstanding Claims Litigation Manager to join our team. This person will be responsible for scaling our incredible litigation claims team. This Claims Litigation Manager will be focused on managing defense counsel efforts to defend the insured and the company.About YouYou are self-motivated, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and love working with a close-knit group., You have excellent communication skills, legal knowledge, claims knowledge, data gathering, and comfort in handling complex assignments with creative problem-solving ability. Also, because this role requires some building, you'll need to be excellent at strategic planning and execution.Responsibilities* Monitoring timeliness of defense activity, cost assessment, venue knowledge. Very strong understanding of legal processes in the various states we operate* Oversee, manage, and mentor a team of 4 (and growing) claims adjusters who focus on liability and pre-litigation* Development of litigation guidelines, nationwide defense network, and best practices.* Creation of a sustainable litigation department for the companyRequirements* At least 10 years of experience in managing both 3rd and 1st party lawsuits including allegations of bad faith and Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).* Subject matter expert in litigation claims handling* Ability to drive performance through the use of data* Experience in managing defense counsel efforts to defend the insured and the company* 3-5 years experience managing personnel responsible for handling litigated files.* Strong project management experience* A minor amount of travel necessary.What You'll Get From Us* Competitive Pay - Money isn't everything, but it helps!* Training and Career Growth - Paid training opportunities and limitless internal career growth* Healthy Hippos Benefits - 100% Employer paid medical, dental & vision plan options for our team members AND their families (yes, you read that correctly).* Award-Winning Culture - Recognized by BuiltIn and Inc. Magazine as a top place to work - we value integrity, inclusiveness, empathy, and being proactive and dedicated* Flexible Time Off - You know when and how you should recharge* Little Hippos Program - We reimburse our team members up to $25k for adoption costs and up to $50k for infertility treatments. Plus, we offer 12 weeks parental leave for primary caregivers and 6 weeks for secondary caregiversHippo is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.Hippo's applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to an applicant's disability or need for accommodation. Any Hippo applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Hippo's People Team to make the need for an accommodation known.

Keywords: Hippo Insurance, Austin , Claims Litigation Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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