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Claims Counsel Constructioncontract Surety Claims

Company name

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2018

Posted on

Jul 04,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Baltimore, MD
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Counsel, Construction / Contract Surety Claims The candidate will manage a caseload of moderate to high complexity claims from start through settlement and resolution, and within specific authority limits. Will also ensure that claims are handled in the most efficient and effective manner to deliver on company's claims best practices and commitment to customer-centricity. Develop strong partnerships that include extensive communications and interactions with principals, brokers and other internal business unit contacts. Analyze coverage, liability and damages. Participate in mediations and negotiate settlements. Draft coverage and denial letters, underwriter notification of claim issues, etc. 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 a J.D. degree and 5+ years of experience in the Claims or Litigation area that includes construction/contract surety claims OR Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of experience in the Claims or Litigation area that includes construction/contract surety claims OR High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8+ years of experience in the Claims or Litigation area that includes construction/contract surety claims OR company approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 6+ years of experience in the Claims Handling area within the Insurance industry and includes construction/contract surety claims AND obtain and maintain required adjuster licenses. Should preferably have 5+ years of experience in construction/contract surety claims. Must have knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance legal and regulatory environment. Negotiation and customer service experience are needed. Must be willing and able to travel 25+% as needed by the business.

Additional info

Req. #: 180005OJ

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
3910 Keswick Road
Baltimore, MD 21211-2296

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