Surety Claims Attorney – West Des Moines, IA or West Coast or Southern US
Create a First Class Experience. Merchants Bonding Company is looking for an experienced Claims Attorney to investigate, analyze and adjust contract bond claims. This role advises our Claims and Underwriting staff and may work closely with outside counsel to resolve claim issues. This position also pursues salvage/subrogation and indemnity claims and may represent Merchants in litigation proceedings. Claims Attorneys may travel up to 25% of their time to our branch offices and client locations. This person may be located in our Corporate Headquarters in West Des Moines, IA or may be located on the West Coast or the Southern US. Attorneys working remotely from Headquarters would work under a telecommuting arrangement.
Successful Claims Attorneys will have a J.D. degree and a license to practice law. Candidates should also have 4-6 years of experience practicing law in the areas of Surety or Construction litigation and/or Insurance depending on their location.
Succeed with Visionary Leaders. Merchants’ reputation sets us above the competition. Our growth has remained in the double digits for over 10 years.
Merchants has a 37.5 hour workweek with flexible scheduling, height adjustable workstations and an on-site fitness center. Our compensation, time-off and benefit package rivals much larger corporations.
Merchants Bonding Company is a fourth generation mutual company founded in 1933. Merchants now operates in all 50 states and is the 14th largest surety writer in the U.S. Its headquarters is in West Des Moines, Iowa, along with offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Los Angeles, California; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Kansas; Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; and Seattle, Washington. Merchants has be...en rated "A" (Excellent) with A.M. Best for 57 consecutive years and provides excellent surety bond underwriting and underwriting services to more than 2,500 agents.