Claims Attorney

Any US - remote /
Insurance – Claims /
Full-time
About Us

Coalition is the leading provider of cyber insurance and security, combining comprehensive insurance and proactive cybersecurity tools to help businesses manage and mitigate cyber risk. Coalition’s unique product offerings combine best-in-class insurance and proactive cybersecurity tools to help keep businesses safe. Cyber losses cost the global economy upwards of $1.5 trillion each year, and yet the majority of businesses are under-insured and under-prepared to manage and mitigate the risks of an increasingly digital world. Coalition is addressing this gap by providing no-cost cybersecurity tools to prevent losses, security and incident response services to contain them, and comprehensive cyber insurance to help organizations recover. We have over 25,000 customers, ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies. 

Founded in 2017, Coalition has raised $125M from a number of top tier global investment firms including Ribbit Capital, Greenoaks Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Felicis Ventures, and Vy Capital.  Headquartered in San Francisco, Coalition’s team is distributed across more than 15 locations globally, including Austin, Washington DC, Denver, Canada and Portugal.

About the Role

The Claims team at Coalition stands apart for our outstanding level of client service and intelligent handling of claims for our insured customers. As a team, Claims is about finding ways to help our clients solve cyber risk. As we continue to expand, we are seeking an experienced attorney to join our cyber claims team and to lend a hand in handling complex primary Cyber, Tech,  and Media policies. You will also provide support to the underwriting team and manage/collaborate with a variety of vendors namely -  breach coaches, defense counsel, and coverage counsel for Coalition and its partner carriers.

Responsibilities

    • Handle the intake of cyber events, including the coordination with breach counsel, forensic investigators and other vendors
    • Evaluate full pending of claims in connection with the posting and recommending accurate reserves 
    • Maintain accurate file documentation/information in our claims system
    • Analyze liability and damage data in connection with complex claims, maintain appropriate documentation
    • Analyze insurance coverage issues 
    • Draft coverage letters
    • Intelligently manage and track third-party vendors and service providers work and spend
    • Maintain and develop relationships with brokers, various positions within an insureds’ business including: risk managers, general counsels, and a variety of vendors
    • Identify settlement opportunities to maximize impact
    • Collaborate in the defense and resolution of claims
    • Provide data and analytic based-informational support to underwriters
    • Provide support to business development with regard to marketing
    • Liaise with partner carriers on a daily basis

Requirements

    • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school 
    • 4-6 years of experience handling Cyber, Tech, Media claims other MPL experience a plus
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, interact with others, meet deadlines, and successfully perform in a fast-paced, changing work environment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Team-oriented with ability to excel in a collegial environment but work independently

Perks

    • Enjoy a highly fulfilling, mission-driven culture
    • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
    • Life insurance and disability benefits
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • 401(k) plan
    • Wellness and commuter benefits
    • Flexible working hours
    • Open vacation days
    • We embrace distributed work; some benefits will vary by location
    • You are an owner! We offer stock options to each of our employees 
    • More details at https://www.coalitioninc.com/careers
Why Coalition?
 
We are all here to build something we believe in and to make a company that will last. We’re also assembling a team of expert incident responders, threat and malware researchers, and security analysts to protect our customers before, during, and after a cyber incident. Our goal is to harness the power of technology with the safety of insurance, to provide the first holistic solution to cyber risk. Coalition's culture is one that strongly values humility, authenticity, and diversity. We want to work with people of different backgrounds and different paths in life, and we trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership and work for one another. We are always looking for collaborative, inquisitive and dedicated individuals to join our team.
 
Recent press releases: 
https://news.crunchbase.com/news/coalition-secures-90m-series-c-at-890m-valuation-to-grow-cyber-insurance-platform/
https://www.forbes.com/sites/amyfeldman/2020/05/28/next-billion-dollar-startups-2020/
 
Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.