Chesterfield, Missouri, Company Overview
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with offices around the world. RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. Our mission is to enhance our clients’ prosperity by supporting their financial and risk management capabilities.
Provide advice and analysis on reinsurance and insurance claims, reinsurance treaty provisions related to claims, litigation and arbitration, and manage litigation and arbitration matters. Handle all court, agency or regulator-related matters such as summonses, subpoenas, garnishments, bankruptcies, third-party depositions and class action claims.
Provide advice and analysis on reinsurance and insurance claims.
Provide analysis and advice on reinsurance treaty provisions related to claims, litigation and arbitration.
Manage litigation and arbitration matters.
Advise internal clients on issues and matters for litigation and arbitration proceedings and related risk.
Manage and oversee outside counsel.
Responsibility for all court, agency or regulator-related matters such as summonses, subpoenas, garnishments, bankruptcies, third-party depositions and class action claims.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required: • Law degree from a U.S. accredited law school • Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. accredited university • Minimum of 5 years of experience involving meaningful responsibilities in each of the following: o Courtroom litigation experience trying or defending lawsuits generally o Experience handling insurance or reinsurance claims defense matters (not necessarily life or group health) o Depositions, including deponent preparation and defense • Active license to practice law in at least one U.S. state and a member in good standing of the bar
Preferred: • Experience in a legal or claims role with a direct insurance company • Experience with alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation and settlement negotiations • Experience managing outside counsel including directing scope of work and strategy, fee arrangements, budgets, costs and invoice review and approval • Familiarity with reinsurance generally • Experience reviewing and analyzing reinsurance claims • Familiarity with reinsurance treaty terms and interpretation • Experience with insurance, contract, collection, bankruptcy, probate, estate and guardianship law • Current or previous employment with a law firm
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Required: • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and coordinate the delivery of legal services among numerous clients and projects while balancing competing priorities, deadlines, and deliverables • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment that emphasizes information sharing, collaboration, teamwork, mutual respect and integrity • Superior written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills • Advanced knowledge of U.S. laws and regulations • Demonstrated ability to clearly convey legal and business terminology and concepts and to translate business needs and problems into viable and acceptable solutions • Advanced negotiating and persuasion skills • Demonstrated ability to investigate, analyze and solve complex legal problems/issues • Ability to implement and drive change, ensuring understanding, participation and ownership • A strong work ethic and the ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance