Litigation Adjuster - Risk Management

Job Description
As a litigation adjuster in Risk Management, you will be responsible for managing cases and overseeing outside counsel defending CVS in high exposure, general liability, medical malpractice, product liability and professional liability cases filed throughout the United States.

Responsibilities Include:
- Utilizing legal skills to oversee and manage claims against CVS once a complaint is filed through resolution.
- Handling general liability claims, medical malpractice, product and professional responsibility cases.
- Analyzing case and internal materials and utilizing resources across CVS to discern key issues and identify the litigation strategy in every case assigned.
- Creating a plan for claim evaluation to most efficiently resolve or defend cases against CVS while working with and overseeing outside counsel.
- Set financial reserves for all claims
- Participating in meetings and attending mediation and trial as necessary to oversee and assist in the defense or resolution of cases.

Required Qualifications
3+ years of legal experience, ideally with a law firm or claims-litigation adjuster with a large self-insured company or insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience overseeing or defending premises, professional or medical malpractice claims.
- Legal experience with a healthcare company or law firm and/or significant experience overseeing litigated claims for an insurance carrier or corporation, including mediation experience and trial exposure.
- Experience overseeing and answering written discovery.
- Ability to influence and work collaboratively with senior leaders, CVS' in-house legal counsel and outside counsel.
- Proficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) with a proven ability to learn new software programs and systems.
- Ability to positively and aggressively represent the company at mediation, arbitration and trial.
- Ability to work independently and in an environment requiring teamwork and collaboration.
- Ability to navigate difficult situations with both internal and external groups.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to handle a high volume of litigated claims.
- Possess strong customer service skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience with and understanding of legal documents (pleadings, discovery, motions and briefs).
- Ability to articulate and summarize cases with management in a concise, cogent manner.

Education
Verifiable Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.

JD degree highly desired.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.