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Zurich NA Legal Claims Professional - Directors & Officers (D&O) in Parsippany, New Jersey

Legal Claims Professional - Directors & Officers (D&O)

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Zurich is currently looking for a Claims Counsel for our Management Solutions group to work out of our 4 World Trade Center NY, Parsippany NJ or Schaumburg IL office.

The Claims Counsel will handle Public and/or Private D&O claims of moderate to high complexity under limited supervision. The ideal candidate will have experience reviewing complaints and all other legal pleadings and discovery, arbitration demands, coverage analysis, determining exposure and setting appropriate reserves. They will resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits. The Claims Counsel will regularly communicate with customers and brokers and may be dedicated to handle claims for specific accounts.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Analyze coverage, liability and damages

  • Participate in mediations and negotiating settlements

  • Draft reservation of rights and coverage denial letters

  • Notify Underwriter of claim issues

  • Draft case summary reports in connection with significant reserve increases and trial preparation

  • Direct activities of defense counsel

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor and 5 or more years of experience in the Legal area AND

  • JD and 5 or more years of legal practice experience in the insurance area

  • Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)

  • Experience in insurance claims and the insurance legal and regulatory environment

  • Negotiation experience

  • Customer service experience

  • Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Member of the Bar

  • Claims handling experience with at least 5 or more years in Public or Private D&O and/or insurance coverage defense

  • Analytical skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Organization and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Experience collaborating across work groups

  • Insurance designations such as SCLA, CPCU, AIC

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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

Location(s): AM - New York Virtual Office, AM - Parsippany, AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: false

Schedule: Full Time

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