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The Trustmark Companies provide life, health and disability insurance, wellness solutions, and administration and claims processing services for self-funded health plans.
This position will serve as the primary legal resource for the Individual Disability claims office in Worcester, MA, and will be responsible for providing valuable advice to business partners on claim-related issues, conduct legal research and analysis, draft mediation briefs and attend mediations, and manage claim-related litigation. This position will also be responsible for fielding internal legal inquiries regarding intellectual property, and will also serve as a point of contact for the enterprise marketing team for legal inquiries.
Evaluate and devise strategies for resolving disputes; provide legal advice on claim-related issues, including disability and long term care claims; conduct legal research and analysis; draft mediation briefs; proactively manage claims and claim-related litigation; serve as the primary legal resource for the Individual Disability claims office in Worcester, MA; develop effective working relationships with both internal clients and external counsel;
Travel to satellite claims office to provide legal counsel on at least a monthly basis;
Attend mediations, depositions, hearings, and trials as necessary;
Responsible for directing the work of intellectual property outside counsel and fielding internal legal inquiries regarding intellectual property;
Point of contact for the enterprise marketing team for legal inquiries.
Active license to practice law in Illinois, or the ability to become licensed in Illinois within 12 months required;
At least 8 years of related experience – law firm or in-house experience required;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Strong analytical and strategic thinking and analysis;
Strong business orientation;
Ability to work well with clients to assess potential liability and to provide advice and counseling to manage risk;
Careful and effective management of outside counsel expenses;
Willingness to travel approximately 25% of the time required;
Ability to build productive working relationships, conduct effective business and legal fact finding, and proactively solve problems;
Software skills: familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Westlaw;
Relevant insurance related litigation experience preferred
Trustmark provides access to a full spectrum of flexible benefit solutions, including benefits administration, payroll-deducted voluntary products, group medical benefits, and health and fitness management programs. The success of each Trustmark company is based on building and maintaining trust through personal, responsive service and flexible benefit solutions. Trustmark businesses include CoreS...ource, HealthFitness, Starmark and Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions.What began as a one-desk office in Chicago circa 1913 has grown into a nationwide network of companies employing more than 4,300 people and serving millions of customers.Now and in the future, Trustmark remains a mutual holding company managed for the benefit of its clients.Trustmark celebrates 100 years of trust.