Job Details

Claims Counsel- Public D&O

Company name

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 05, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 18, 2020

Posted on

May 15, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Jersey City, NJ, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Counsel- Public D&O
Duties: Handle public company Director’s and Officer’s (D&O) claims of moderate to high value and complexity. Will resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits. Will 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

Qualifications: JD Degree and 5+ years of experience in the Legal area AND JD Degree and 5+ 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. Negotiation experience. Customer service experience. Microsoft Office experience. Preferred: Member of the Bar. Claims handling experience with at least 5 or more years in professional liability, D&O and/or insurance coverage defense. Analytical skills. 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.

Additional info

Ref. 200002D0

Company info

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

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