C. WinChell Agency
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Professional Liability/Environmental Claims



Paralegal / Claims Administrator

Contact Phone:

(570) 839-1280

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New York City


Member of the legal team responsible for compliance and claims tasks in connection with operations and claims. Assist staff counsel by facilitating compliance, regulatory and administrative tasks to ensure compliance with external rules, requirements, policy and internal best practices guidelines, with input from and approval by manager. Review and negotiate Non-Reliance Letters, Hold Harmless Letters, and Non-Disclosure Agreements. Prepare and negotiate expense agreements. Review deeds of assignment, deeds of novation and notices of assignment. Prepare insurance policy related acknowledgments of assignment, acknowledgments of novation and endorsements. Assist with the preparation, collection and monitoring of Letters of Authority for the insurers and brokers. Conduct new and annual background research on brokers and vendors and present findings to general counsel. Monitor Crystal and Obelisk for relevant updates and developments on a monthly basis. Undertake an active role in assisting staff counsel in managing the daily workflow by efficiently advancing and monitoring claims currently in underwriting and assisting with research and analysis of policy claims. Respond to insurer, broker and counsel’s inquiries regarding claim status. Prepare Claims Notice Summaries, claims analysis charts and data room research/review of alleged claims circumstances. Prepare and maintain claims control log (weekly) for review by President, CEO and Chief Legal Officer. Assist senior underwriters with any other necessary aspects of the underwriting or administrative process or other ad hoc projects, in each case, as requested.


College degree. Paralegal certificate. Have a working knowledge of insurance consortium members; products; per-risk capacity by product; compliance process, plans and procedures; and marketing materials and template policy forms.

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