Zurich is currently looking for a Claims Counsel to work out of our Jersey City, NJ office.
The Claims Counsel will under limited supervision handle Cyber claims of moderate to high value and complexity. 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
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
Customer service experience
Microsoft Office experience
Member of the Bar
Claims handling experience with at least 5 or more years in Cyber and/or insurance coverage defense
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
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.
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