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Paralegal

  • Location: Boston Massachusetts
  • Sector: Legal
  • Employment type: Permanent
  • Date posted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Closes: Sep 11, 2018
Zurich is currently looking for a Paralegal to work out of our North American offices in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
The Paralegal is responsible for supporting our Liability Attorneys in the identification, management and mitigation of legal, regulatory and corporate governance risks, to enable business to achieve strategic and commercial goals in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and to protect and preserve Zurich’s tangible and intangible assets.
 
This role will support the following territories: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
 
Additional responsibilities will include:
 
  • Conducting thorough and timely legal and/or documentary research on matters of basic complexity; summarizes information and findings in reports, charts, diagrams, presentations and/or other mediums
  • Preparing routine and less complex legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
  • Assisting with case preparation and management, including conducting factual investigations; locating witnesses; compiling and preparing discovery information, evidence, and/or other case documentation; filing exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court and/or opposing counsel
  • Maintaining case details in appropriate systems
  • Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic documents and files
  • Responding to inquiries and provides updates to attorneys, internal departments, outside counsel, external agencies, opposing counsel, witnesses, and/or external customers as needed
  • Assisting with ad-hoc and routine tracking and reporting of department and/or case expenses, indemnity reserves, extra contractual, and/or other performance reports and analyses
Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Associate’s Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area
    AND
  • Experience conducting electronic database research
  • Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including Lexis Nexis
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • 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 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.

Interested individuals should visit www.zurichna.com/careers and reference job number 1800031V or click on the attached link to view the position directly: 
https://zurich.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800031V&lang=en

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