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Claims Legal Intern

Company: James River Management Company
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Come grow with James River Insurance!James River Insurance is an excess and surplus lines segment of James River Group Holdings, Ltd. and operates on an approved non-admitted basis in 50 states and Washington, DC. Since 2003, James River has provided thousands of commercial property and casualty customers with innovative and creative solutions for particular insurance needs.At James River Insurance, we are committed to providing a stable and rewarding work environment supported by our Core Values and Guiding Principles: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Customer Service, Communication, and Teamwork. We are proud of our recent national recognition as a 2022 and 2021 Top Workplaces USA awards. James River Group Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based insurance holding company which owns and operates a group of specialty insurance and reinsurance companies. The Company operates in three specialty property-casualty insurance and reinsurance segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted Insurance and Casualty Reinsurance. The Company tends to focus on accounts associated with small or medium-sized businesses in each of its segments. Each of the Company's regulated insurance subsidiaries are rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.Job SummaryThe Claims Legal Intern will conduct legal research on a wide range of commercial lines insurance issues. This position will primarily work with Claims Coverage Counsel to assist in conducting legal research on insurance coverage issues involving interpretation of policy language, statutes, and regulations as well as the applicable case law. The Claims Legal Intern may also perform legal research on personal injury tort law issues and participate in meetings with outside insurance coverage and defense firms involving claims-related litigation of insurance coverage and personal injury claims.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Continuously exhibit and uphold Core Values of Integrity, Accountability, Communication and Teamwork, Innovation and Customer Service
  • Assist in conducting legal research on various insurance coverage and claim-related issues
  • Identify legal trends in relevant insurance coverage and claim-related subject matters
  • Review and synthesize information retrieved from various legal databases
  • Interact with in-house claims staff and outside law firms as directedKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Intermediate proficiency in conducting legal research
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong academic credentials and analytical skills
    • Ability to take initiative and work independently
    • Continuous learning style
    • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to successfully prioritize and manage deadlines
    • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure
    • Possess a positive and motivational attitudeExperience and Education
      • Active enrollment in a Juris Doctor degree-granting program at an accredited institution required
      • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
      • Six months of academic experience (insurance coverage, risk management, and/or tort law) preferred

Keywords: James River Management Company, Raleigh , Claims Legal Intern, Legal , Raleigh, North Carolina

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