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Liability Paralegal


  • Zurich
  • 03/22/20
  • New York City, NY
  • 10007
  • 0.00 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Zurich is currently looking for a Liability Paralegal to work out of our Staff Legal office in Manhattan, NY.

The Paralegal will perform a broad range of administrative and secretarial support. They will organize and maintain all electronic and paper files that relate to litigation and administrative matters. They will apply their knowledge of legal document formats to transcribe and/or type contracts, briefs, summonses, complaints, and motions.

The ideal candidate will have Familiarity with the New York Civil Practice Laws and Rules.

Additional responsibilities will include:

Providing administrative support to three Liability attorneys such as answering the phone, scheduling and maintaining calendars, etc.
Responding to inquiries from and interacting with customers, clients, counsel, and witnesses
Drafting legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed
Maintaining accurate systems for assigned attorneys' cases
Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation, electronically
Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed
Basic Qualifications:

Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area
OR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area
AND
Experience with eLaw; eCourts; Lexis/Nexis and the New York State Courts web site.
Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree
Insurance industry experience
Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including WestLaw and NILS
Microsoft Office skills
CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP)
PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP)
Certified Paralegal (CP)
Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)
Professional Paralegal (PP)
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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.

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