2024-06-18"1">Positions AvailableATTO
Location: Chicago West Suburbs
Location: Downers Grove, IL or Hybrid/Remote
E-mail: dkothari@plrb.org

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OVERALL PURPOSE/FUNCTION:

Responding to member requests for insurance coverage information in a timely manner and with written work that includes citations to authoritative sources that support the work. Legal research and writing on claims coverage issues that arise in the field of property (or casualty) insurance. Contributing to the PLRB database of reference materials on insurance coverage issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following;

1. Legal research and writing.
2. Timely and professional communication with employees of member companies in a manner that clearly and succinctly responds to their inquiries.
3. Incorporate citations to laws, regulations, case law, secondary authority, and persuasive authority to support all research and writings.
4. Contribute professional writings to the PLRB database of reference materials.
5. Update and edit existing written work in PLRB's database of reference materials.
6. Promptly log records of completed work into PLRB tracking systems.
7. Complete all tasks and projects with minimal direct supervision and be able to complete such work in compliance with deadlines.
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Education and/or Experience
Law degree from an accredited law school. Property or casualty claims-related legal experience is a plus.
Professional Designations/Licensure/Certificates
Must be licensed by the State of Illinois as an attorney, and be in good standing with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC). CPCU or AIC designations are a plus.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Outstanding Lexis legal research skills.
Excellent demonstrated legal writing skills.
Ability to perform work in compliance with writing style and citation guidelines established by PLRB.
Excellent technical and Web research skills.
Strong teamwork and project management skills.
Strong computer-user skills, including expert-level competence with Microsoft Word. Experience with database management is a plus.

Job Demands

The job requires long hours in front of a computer screen and long hours at a desk or desk alternative, use of a keyboard and mouse, and use of a telephone.
The job requires concentration, reading, writing, analyzing, organizing, interpreting, communicating, decision-making, and maintaining confidentiality.

Work Locations

Remote/ Hybrid remote and in-office as agreed to with supervisor.

PLRB Headquarters, 3025 Highland Parkway, Suite 800, Downers Grove, Illinois, or at remote locations as required for duties.

Some domestic travel to various conferences and meetings.

Work Hours

Routine - Standard flextime schedule.
Special - Extraordinary events, as necessary.

Work Days

Routine - Monday through Friday.
Special - Extraordinary events, as necessary.

PRIMARY INTERFACES

Internal PLRB position reports to SVP - Coverage Legal Services Position coordinates closely with all other legal and IT staff.

External Contact with member companies, outside vendors, affiliates, and technical and legal resource experts across the industry.


To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to dkothari@plrb.org. Ensure that your writing sample demonstrates your experience in writing content intended for publication.


This position description reflects the current assignment of essential functions and is not meant to be all-inclusive. Duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned to this position at any time and may be modified to reasonably accommodate an individual with a disability, or for other reasons.



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