House Counsel - Legal Secretary

Chubb

Job Description

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally. 

Schueler, Dallavo & Casieri, House Counsel for Chubb, is currently seeking a Legal Secretary for its location in Chicago, Illinois.

Position Description:

Seeking an energetic individual who will work effectively as a team member with experienced civil defense and employment litigation attorneys and their respective paralegals. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: review mail on a daily basis; respond to incoming mail and ensure all mail is scanned; save emails to case management system and billing on behalf of attorneys; request and organize medical records; assist attorneys in all aspects of case handling from case inception through trial preparation; ensure cases are updated and all data in the case management system is accurate and current; have thorough knowledge of the Court Rules in all venues; Adhere to all court deadlines; Ensure settlements are recorded, settlement documentation is received and cases are closed.
 

Competencies/Tech Skills:

The candidate should be a highly self-motivated individual, demonstrate initiative and have the ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment effectively. Must possess the ability to thrive in a high-volume environment.
 

In addition, qualifications include:

  • Excellent communication and organizational/prioritization skills.
  • Ability to navigate and effectively manage a case management system.
  • Excellent drafting skills with regard to correspondence and pleadings.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe, e-Filing, Windows 10, and Microsoft Office including Outlook.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure.
  • Ability to converse in a professional manner with clients, claims, opposing counsel and experts.
  • Prior insurance defense experience is preferred.

Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success.

Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress. At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent communication and organizational/prioritization skills.
  • Ability to navigate and effectively manage a case management system.
  • Excellent drafting skills with regard to correspondence and pleadings.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe, e-Filing, Windows 10, and Microsoft Office including Outlook.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure.
  • Ability to converse in a professional manner with clients, claims, opposing counsel and experts.
  • Prior insurance defense experience is preferred.
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