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Staff Legal Secretary - General Liability

Company: Zurich
Location: Center Valley
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

 

Zurich North America is currently hiring a Staff Legal Secretary to join our team in Lehigh Valley, PA.   The Staff Legal Secretary performs a broad range of administrative and secretarial support.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Organizes and maintains all electronic and paper files relating to litigation and administrative matters.

  • Applies knowledge of legal document formats to transcribe and/or type contracts, briefs, summonses, complaints, and motions.

  • Providing administrative support to 2 attorneys such as answering the phone, scheduling, and maintaining calendars, etc.

  • Responding to inquiries from and interacts 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:

 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry

  • OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry

  • AND

  • Experience drafting legal documents and correspondence

  • Experience providing administrative support to one or more attorneys

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s degree

  • Ability to effectively draft complex legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

  • Familiarity with litigation management software systems

  • Organization and prioritization skills

 

A future with 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 148 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 click here 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 - Center Valley

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1 

Keywords: Zurich, Bethlehem , Staff Legal Secretary - General Liability, Other , Center Valley, Pennsylvania

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