Zurich NA Paralegal I in Boston, Massachusetts

Paralegal I


Zurich is currently lookingfor a Paralegal to work out of our North American offices in Boston,Massachusetts.

The Paralegalis responsible for supporting our Liability Attorneys in the identification,management and mitigation of legal, regulatory and corporate governance risks,to enable business to achieve strategic and commercial goals in accordance withapplicable laws and regulations and to protect and preserve Zurich’s tangibleand intangible assets.

This rolewill support the following territories: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and RhodeIsland.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting thorough and timely legal and/ordocumentary research on matters of basic complexity; summarizes information andfindings in reports, charts, diagrams, presentations and/or other mediums

  • Preparing routine and less complex legaldocuments, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • Assisting with case preparation and management,including conducting factual investigations; locating witnesses; compiling andpreparing discovery information, evidence, and/or other case documentation;filing exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the courtand/or opposing counsel

  • Maintaining case details in appropriate systems

  • Organizing and maintaining paper and electronicdocuments and files

  • Responding to inquiries and provides updates toattorneys, internal departments, outside counsel, external agencies, opposingcounsel, witnesses, and/or external customers as needed

  • Assisting with ad-hoc and routine tracking andreporting of department and/or case expenses, indemnity reserves, extracontractual, and/or other performance reports and analyses

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’sDegree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support areaAND

  • Experienceconducting electronic database research

  • Experiencedrafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’sDegree

  • Experience working in Massachusetts, New Hampshire,and Rhode Island

  • Insuranceindustry experience

  • Abilityto effectively conduct electronic database research, including Lexis Nexis

  • MicrosoftOffice skills

  • CertifiedParalegal (CP)

  • CertifiedLegal Assistant (CLA)

  • ProfessionalParalegal (PP)

Imagine working for a companythat truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, andcommunities they serve.

Imagine working for avalues-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the bestglobal insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helpingpeople and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. Weare a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do everyday and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms oremployment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of ZurichAmerican Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our RecruitingAgency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 07/19/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800031V

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.