Professional Liability Claims Specialist

Remote - New York

Built on meritocracy, our unique company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to doing what is best for our customers.

Wright Public Entity serves as a management company providing claims administration, risk management & loss control, underwriting & marketing, and client services in New York for the NY Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR: ‘A-’ rated by Best), NY Municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR: ‘A-’ rated by Best) and Statewide Schools Health Plan. We also act as a TPA for Workers Compensation for various self-insured schools & municipalities in New York, and a national education program.

The Professional Liability Claims Specialist/Claims Counsel will be responsible for oversight and day-to-day supervision of professional liability claims including Employment Practices Liability, Section 42 USC 1983 litigation/civil rights, Police Professional, Educators Legal Liability, Public Officials Liability including Land Use and other E&O type claims. 


  • Evaluating coverage and drafting coverage letters,

  • Evaluating liability and damages exposures and case reserves,

  • Proactive litigation management,

  • Conducting settlement negotiations and monitoring trials,

  • Preparing reinsurance notices,

  • Frequent communication with internal and external business partners, and

  • Other functions generally associated with claims handling. 


  • Possesses the ability to organize and prioritize work activities timely and efficiently

  • Possesses good written and oral communication skills

  • Possesses the ability to analyze problems, evaluate alternatives, and select the best course of action in a timely manner

  • Possesses negotiation skills

Position Requirements:

  • 5-7 years relevant experience

  • Public sector and/or education is a plus

  • JD preferred

  • For non-attorneys, a NYS independent adjuster license is required

  • Occasional travel may be required

What We Offer

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Competitive pay based on experience

  • Ability to work hybrid

  • Paid Time Off

  • Generous benefits package: health, dental, vision, 401(k), and many additional benefits

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Salary Range: $105,000 - $135,000

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Competitive pay Dental Employee stock purchase plan Generous benefits package Growth and advancement opportunities Paid Time Off Vision


Claims Administration Client Services Communication Litigation management Loss control Marketing Risk Management Underwriting Workers Compensation

  • Assess liability and damages exposures and set case reserves
  • Communicate with internal and external partners
  • Evaluate coverage and draft coverage letters
  • Handle other claims-related functions
  • Manage litigation proactively
  • Marketing
  • Negotiate settlements and monitor trials
  • Prepare reinsurance notices

Occasional travel


America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9