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Legal Claims Professional - Financial Institutions

Company: Zurich NA
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Legal Claims Professional - Financial Institutions


Zurich is currently looking for a Legal Claims Professional for our Management Solutions group to work out of any of our Claims offices throughout the US.

If you are ready for a career move, consider working for a company with a global footprint that offers terrific benefits including an incentive plan, 401K match and an additional 401K contribution, flexible work options, work/life balance, summer hours and a great culture.

The Claims Professional will handle highly complex Financial Institution claims under limited supervision. The ideal candidate will have experience reviewing complaints and all other legal pleadings and discovery, arbitration demands, coverage analysis, determining exposure and setting appropriate reserves. They will resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits. They will regularly communicate with customers and brokers and may be dedicated to handle claims for specific accounts.

Additional responsibilities include:

+ 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

Basic Qualifications:

+ Juris Doctor and 5 or more years of experience in the Legal areaAND

+ JD and 5 or more 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 Qualifications:

+ Member of the Bar

+ Insurance coverage experience

+ 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

The salary range for this role is $130,100 - $162.600. This is the range Zurich NA in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of the posting. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performedin New York City. Base pay offered may vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business needs. This range may be modified in the future. This job is also bonus eligible. No amount is considered to be wages or compensationuntil such amount is earned, vested, and determinable.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere ( to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers' expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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.

Location(s): AM - New York, AM - Schaumburg, AM - Atlanta, AM - Overland Park, AM - Parsippany, AM - Addison, AM - Omaha, AM - Owings Mills, AM - Rocky Hill

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-KO1

Keywords: Zurich NA, Atlanta , Legal Claims Professional - Financial Institutions, Legal , Atlanta, Georgia

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