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Claims Counsel-epl And D&o

Company name

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 27, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 09, 2020

Posted on

Feb 04, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Jersey City, NJ, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Counsel-EPL/PEO
The candidate will under limited supervision handle Professional Employer Organization (PEO) EPL claims of moderate to high complexity and will work directly with the PEO and their client companies. Will resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits. Regularly communicate with customers and brokers and may be dedicated to handle claims for specific accounts. 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.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree and 5+ years of experience in the Legal area AND JD and 5 years of legal practice experience in the insurance area. Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s). Must have experience in insurance claims and the insurance legal and regulatory environment. Negotiation experience is required. Customer service experience is needed. Microsoft Office experience is required. Should preferably be Member of the Bar. Claims handling experience with 5 years in EPL and/or insurance coverage defense is preferred. Experience collaborating across work groups is plus. Insurance designations such as SCLA, CPCU, AIC is plus. Should preferably have experience reviewing complaints and all other legal pleadings and discovery, arbitration demands, coverage analysis, determining exposure and setting appropriate reserves.

Additional info

Ref 19000A5D

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
1400 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60196

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