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Sr. Litigation Paralegal


  • Zurich
  • 12/29/19
  • New York City, NY
  • 10007
  • Full-Time
Zurich is currently looking to add a Sr. Litigation Paralegal for its Staff Legal Office in Manhattan, New York.

Under the supervision of an attorney, this role provides legal support such as legal and documentary research; drafting legal documents, correspondence and pleadings; maintaining and updating files; monitoring case schedules and filing deadlines; conducting interviews; summarizing depositions, medical records, and other discovery. Their work will be in support of moderate to complex automobile bodily injury, premises liability, products liability and New York Labor Law cases (e.g. case work, research, subpoenas, etc.).

The preferred candidate resume will demonstrate experience with insurance defense litigation support work in New York.

Basic Requirements:
Associate Degree in Law or Paralegal Studies and 4 or more years of experience in the Legal Support area
OR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree in Law or Paralegal Studies and 4 or more years of experience in the Legal Support area
AND
Experience conducting electronic database research
Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
Experience in litigation legal support

Preferred Requirements:
Bachelors degree
Insurance industry experience preferred
One or more professional certifications:
CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP)
PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP)
Certified Paralegal (CP)
Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)
Professional Paralegal (PP)
Strong ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including LexisNexis, WestLaw, and/or NILS
Highly effective written and verbal communication; ability to summarize information clearly and concisely
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Demonstrated ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines for multiple, simultaneous projects
Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently as well as within a team
Previous experience in litigation legal support and familiarity with litigation management software
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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