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Claims Counsel, Professional Liability-D&O, E&O, EPL
Category: Banking, Insurance
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-81370616

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  Job posted:   Wed Dec 6, 2017
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Claims Counsel, Professional Liability-D&O, E&O, EPL

Zurich is seeking an experienced claims professional to join a seasoned team,and contribute their subject matter expertise to the handling of a diversecaseload of professional liability, employment practices, D&O, E&Oclaims.

In this role, you will manage a caseload of moderate to high complexity claimsfrom start through settlement and resolution, and within specific authoritylimits. You will also ensure that claimsare handled in the most efficient and effective manner to deliver on Zurich'sclaims best practices and commitment to customer centricity. You will have an opportunity to developstrong partnerships that include extensive communications and interactions withinsureds, brokers and other internal business unit contacts.

Primary accountabilities include:

+ Analyzing coverage, liability and damages
+ Participating in mediations and negotiating settlements
+ Drafting reservation of rights and coverage denial letters,underwriter notification of claim issues, etc.
+ Drafting case summary reports in connection with significantreserve increases and trial preparation
+ Directing activities of defense counsel

You may eventually have the ability to work from home up to 3 daysper week.

You will be required to travel approximately 10 -15%.

This position will be located in the Jersey City.

Basic Qualifications:

+ JurisDoctor and 5 or more years of experience in the Claims or Litigation area thatincludes professional liability claimsOR
+ Bachelor'sDegree and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims or Litigation area thatincludes professional liability claimsOR
+ HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims orLitigation area that includes professional liability claimsOR
+ Zurichapproved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 6 or moreyears of experience in the Claims Handling area within the Insurance industrythat includes professional liability claimsAND
+ Mustobtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)
+ Knowledgeof the insurance industry, claims and the insurance legal and regulatoryenvironment
+ Negotiationexperience
+ Customerservice experience
+ MicrosoftOffice experience
+ Mustbe willing and able to travel approximately 10-15%

Preferred Qualifications:

+ 2 or more years of experience in professional liability, employment practicesliability, D&O and E&O
+ Analytical skills
+ Strong communication skills
+ Ability to multi-task
+ Organization and time management skills
+ Ability to work independently
+ Experience collaborating across work groups

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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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.

**Title:** *Claims Counsel, Professional Liability-D&O, E&O, EPL*

**Location:** *New Jersey-Jersey City*

**Requisition ID:** *170009G7*

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