Insurance, Insurance CoverageJob #: 71961 Exp.: 5+ Years
Zurich is currently looking for a Claims Counsel for our Management Solutions group to work out of our Parsippany, NJ or 4 World Trade Center, NY office.
The Claims Counsel could under limited supervision handle Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Employment Practices Liability (EPL) and/or Public D&O claims of moderate to high 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
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 EPL, D&O and/or insurance coverage defense
You can find someone friendly immediately on (315) 316-1215 ( EST 9:00 to 14:00 ) or write us about your concern or suggestion at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.