Senior Claims Attorney

Posted on June 25, 2019 - Jersey City, NJ

Position Description

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  • Conduct the necessary investigation, either by phone, or through independent adjusters, to determine coverage, liability and damages on various policies, including Pollution liability and Professional Liability Claims.
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and settle assigned property damage or bodily injury claims within authority granted, or seek authority for those claims in excess of authority.
  • Obtain all required adjuster licenses within 180 days
  • Travel to attend trials, mediations, etc.


  • J.D. preferred
  • Environmental knowledge a plus
  • At least 5-7 years relevant claim handling, law, or environmental experience
  • Multi state experience preferred
  • Some adjuster licenses preferred
  • Some travel is required

Skills and Competencies:

  • Customer service skills;
  • negotiation and decision-making skills;
  • communication skills and a confident disposition when dealing with people;
  • Organizational and time management skills;
  • The ability to think strategically;
  • Initiative and the ability to adapt quickly to different situations;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail and sound report-writing skills.

Berkley Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus and Teamwork
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Flexibility
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