COUNSEL (Risk Management)

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Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80014

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

 

Job Summary

This position reports to the Director – Claims and Counsel. Serve as the primary litigation attorney for the Risk Management group within Treasury responsible for managing all litigated auto liability (AL) & general liability (GL) claims.  Directly manage all retained outside counsel.  Issue and release investigative (Upjohn) letters and legal holds related to AL & GL cases.  In addition, assist with litigated workers’ compensation claims as appropriate.  Complete special projects as directed by the Director – Claims and Counsel.

Job Description

·         Serves as the primary litigation attorney for the RiskManagement group responsible for managing litigated AL and GL claims and coordinating with the claims department on same. 

·          Issue and release investigative (Upjohn) letters and legal holds related to AL & GL cases as needed.

·         Support the Claims group with the ongoing communication with the Third Party Administrator (TPA) and insurance carriers on the current status of insured claims.

·         Provide legal counsel to CenturyLink; assess and effectively manage legal risk; conduct legal analyses; and advise business units on strategy and potential legal solutions. 

·         Handle legal matters of varying significance or complexity related to insured casualty claims and employment law matters.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor degree with 5-7 years of experience
  • Hold an active license to practice law
  • Proficient use of Microsoft software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence within a high-pressure environment, often in a crisis situation to render good decisions to resolve problems.
  • This position requires someone who is self-motivated, flexible and works with little supervision.
  • Ability/willingness to travel.

 

Preferred

  • CPCU or AIC Certifications
  • Experience with bodily injury and tort claims, as well as workers’ compensation claims
  • Experience with a claims department as principal client

 

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent in Law

Masters or Equivalent in Law

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver; US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition #: 209531

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.


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