HCI Group, Inc. owns subsidiaries engaged in diverse, yet complementary business activities, including homeowners insurance, flood insurance, real estate and information technology services. Our affiliated companies consist of TypTap Insurance, Omega Insurance Agency, Exzeo, Greenleaf Capital, and Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc. which is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance in the state of Florida.
 


 SUMMARY: 
 
The in-house Insurance Defense Attorney is responsible for first-party property and casualty litigation.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet the business needs.
 
  • Manage and be responsible for a full caseload
  • Prepare assessments of cases, including factual summations and legal research
  • Conduct motion practice; Take and defend depositions
  • Propound and respond to discovery
  • Represent HCPCI at hearings and mediations
  • Prepare for trial and act as HCPCI’s trial attorney.
 
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
 
  • Ability to aggressively pursue HCPCI’s interests in and out of court.
  • Must be self-sufficient (able to work independent of a paralegal or secretary), self-motivated and able to multitask.
  • Must be able to use all relevant technology, including calendaring, e-filing, etc.
  • Detail orientated, committed to professionalism
  • Team oriented, proactive approach to all situations
 
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
 
  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • Practice areas include Insurance Law and Litigation
  • Member of Florida Bar
  • First and/or third party property insurance defense experience highly preferred
  • 2 to 5 years relevant work experience
 
 
JOIN OUR EXCITING COMPANY!
 
Homeowners Choice was founded in 2006 by individuals who were themselves Florida homeowners and recognized the need for a quality, stable, service-oriented homeowners’ insurance provider in Florida.  Today, we serve approximately 170,000 policyholders throughout Florida.  Our management has worked in the Florida homeowner insurance business for over 25 years and is well acquainted with the problems and challenges of Florida's insurance market.
 
HCI Group, Inc., the parent company of Homeowners Choice, is publicly-held.  Its common shares trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol HCI.  Demotech, Inc., a leading actuarial and financial analysis firm, has awarded Homeowners Choice a Financial Stability Rating of “A” (Exceptional).  Demotech’s Financial Stability Ratings are designed to indicate the financial stability of a property and casualty insurer.
  

HCI Group and its subsidiaries are pleased to offer competitive pay, generous benefits, and an exceptional working environment.  Our beautiful corporate office is conveniently located in the Westshore District, and we offer free, covered parking.  HCI Group is also committed to the physical and financial well-being of our employees.  We offer 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance for employees, a flexible paid-time off plan, and a generous 401(k) match.

We are seeking highly-motivated, intelligent, energetic individuals who will take advantage of all the opportunities in our growing company.  HCI Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a Tobacco-Free Workplace, and an E-Verify Participant.  We strive to maintain an open, collaborative culture where teamwork is paramount and support the efforts of our employees and the greater community by hosting many charitable and social events throughout the year.
 

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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