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AVP, eDiscovery Manager


Zurich is currently looking for an AVP, Manager to lead our eDiscovery team in Claims Legal to work out of our  Schaumburg IL office.


If you are ready for a career move, consider working for a company with a global footprint that offers terrific benefits including an incentive plan, 401K match and an additional 401K contribution, flexible work options, work/life balance, summer hours and a great culture.


The manager will lead and direct a team of eDiscovery Specialists who are responsible for preserving and collecting  data, information, and documents in response to discovery requests for management of moderate to highly complex insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation arising from claims.  They will coordinate the work activities of the team with responsibility for performance, development, and coaching of staff to maximize contributions and drive employee development and operational improvements.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Juris Doctor and 7 or more years of experience in the Legal area
  • 7 or more years of combined attorney experience in the Insurance Coverage, Insurance Litigation, Extra-Contractual Litigation or Professional Errors and Omissions Litigation area.  To include 5 or more years of experience with eDiscovery tools such as Relativity
  • Active Member of a state Bar Association
  • Experience with MS Office, Lexis or Westlaw legal research tool
  • Experience collaborating with and working across multiple lines of business


Preferred Qualifications:


  • People management experience
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent oral, written and facilitation skills to effectively present to claimants, customers and LOB
  • Experience building and leading effective teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills



As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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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 150 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.
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-KO1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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