Job Details

Claims Counsel- EPL

Company name

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 13, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 28, 2021

Posted on

Sep 22, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Jersey City, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Claims Counsel- EPL
Duties: Under limited supervision handle Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Employment Practices Liability (EPL) claims of moderate to high complexity and will work directly with the PEO and their client companies. Reviewing complaints and all other legal pleadings and discovery, arbitration demands, coverage analysis, determining exposure and setting appropriate reserves. Resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits. 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 EPL 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. 200005CO

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Mythenquai 2
P.O. Box 8022
Zurich, ZURICH

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