Progressive Job Openings – Insurance Defense Attorney

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Job Description:

As an insurance defense attorney within our bodily injury (BI) unit, you’ll be a part of our motor vehicle insurance defense litigation team, providing legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Handling cases from beginning to end, you’ll also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. Additionally, you’ll work closely with clients and claims partners to prepare timely reports on litigation, ensuring all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes.  Other tasks will include analyzing written discovery, depositions, medical records and assessing the value of claims to determine risk exposure.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work effectively with clients and customers and negotiate on their behalf
  • Active license to practice law in Florida
  • Able to work independently or with a team with strong attention to detail along with the ability to organize and prioritize workload while working with an electronic diary
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • 3-6 years’ experience in auto defense litigation or plaintiff’s personal injury
  • 2 years of general/auto civil litigation experience
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify risk with strong understanding of all applicable ethical duties

Job Details:

Company:  Progressive Insurance

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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