Zurich NA Legal Secretary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Zurich is currently looking for a Legal Secretary to work out of our North American office in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Legal Secretary performs a broad range of administrative and secretarial support for one or more attorneys. Organizes and maintains all electronic and paper files relating to litigation and administrative matters. Applies knowledge of legal document formats to transcribe and/or type contracts, briefs, summonses, complaints, and motions.
Additional responsibilities will include:
Providing administrative support to one or more attorneys such as answering the phone, greeting visitors, scheduling and maintaining calendars, coordinating travel, submitting expense reports, etc
Responding to inquiries from and interacts with customers, clients, counsel, and witnesses
Drafting legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed
Maintaining accurate office database for assigned attorneys' cases
Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation
Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed
Mandatory Overtime, as required
- High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry
- Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry
Experience drafting legal documents and correspondence
Experience providing administrative support to one or more attorneys
Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
Ability to effectively draft complex legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Familiarity with litigation management software systems
Organization and prioritization skills
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.
Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.
Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
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.
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 01/09/20
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 1900099P
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.