Insurance Defense Attorney -- Bodily Injury



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
Insurance Defense Attorney -- Bodily Injury

Job Number

: 230799
As an insurance defense attorney within our bodily injury (BI) unit, you’ll be a part of our motor vehicle insurance defense litigation team, providing legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Handling cases from beginning to end, you’ll also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. Additionally, you’ll work closely with clients and claims partners to prepare timely reports on litigation, ensuring all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes. Other tasks will include analyzing written discovery, depositions, medical records and assessing the value of claims to determine risk exposure. This position will focus on our Central California and Central California Coastal Jurisdictions.
Must-have qualifications
  • Juris Doctor degree or higher
  • Five years general/auto civil litigation experience
  • Active license to practice law in Texas
  • If supporting Property, five years civil litigation with a strong emphasis on first party property cases in lieu of general/auto civil litigation experience
  • Member of the Bar in jurisdiction(s) served by specific House Counsel office
  • This position requires a valid driver's license and auto insurance
  • This position requires compliance with Progressive's driving standards and/or policies
  • $132,685 - $156,100/year
  • Gainshare bonus up to 40% of your eligible earnings based on company performance


  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%
  • Medical, dental & vision, including free preventative care
  • Wellness & mental health programs
  • Health care flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, & life insurance
  • Paid time off, including volunteer time off
  • Paid & unpaid sick leave where applicable, as well as short & long-term disability
  • Parental & family leave; military leave & pay
  • Diverse, inclusive & welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups
  • Career development & tuition assistance

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: Legal

Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston


: Full-time

Employee Status

: Regular
Work From Home: No