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Corporate Paralegal

Company: Zurich Insurance Company
Location: schaumburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Zurich North America has an outstanding opportunity for a talented Corporate Paralegal to serve on our Enterprise Activities Team within our prestigious Corporate Law department located out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL. Under the supervision of an attorney, the Corporate Paralegal provides governance and legal support such as drafting resolutions, Board and Board committee meeting minutes and agendas, and performing legal and documentary research. The Paralegal will also have significant experience with legal entity management, including forming, dissolving andadministering subsidiary companies. Experience may also include performing corporate book-keeping and records management for both a holding company and its subsidiaries is essential to this role. The Corporate Paralegal will also review and interpret bylaws, charters, policies, procedures and protocols. This position will also provide legal support in the areas of: Drafting legal documents Research state laws and regulations Providing correspondence of basic complexity A proactive disposition and a high level of attention to detail are both essential for the successful candidate. 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 conducting electronic database research Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree Insurance industry experience, including familiarity with insurance -related research Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including WestLaw Effective written and verbal communication; ability to summarize information clearly and concisely Excellent computer skills, including MS OneDrive and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines for multiple, simultaneous projects Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently as well as within a team High level of attention to detail 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.

Keywords: Zurich Insurance Company, Schaumburg , Corporate Paralegal, Other , schaumburg, Illinois

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