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Zurich NA Senior Corporate Paralegal in Schaumburg, Illinois

Senior Corporate Paralegal


Zurich North America has an outstanding opportunity for a talented Corporate Paralegal to serve on our Corporate, Transactions & Governance 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 and administering 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 areaOR

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s 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

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 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 clickhere ( 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 - Schaumburg

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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