BerkleyRutherford, New jerseyPart TimeOn Site

Company Details:

Berkley Luxury Group is an operating unit of W.R. Berkley Corporation, one of America’s largest commercial lines writers in the United states. At Berkley Luxury Group we offer tailored, all-inclusive insurance solutions for luxury condo, co-op, rental properties and fine dining restaurants.

We are a team of seasoned underwriting and claim professionals, well versed in the nuances of our two niches. Our specialized expertise has enabled us to maintain a stable approach to the market for over 30 years. We uphold a standard of prompt and fair settlement of claims, and endeavor to treat our insureds and brokers in a partnership like manner. We also have the ability to provide an array of value-added consultative risk management services designed to assist our customers in managing risk. At Berkley Luxury Group, we have a shared vision to be the best in what we do, as evidenced by our reputation amongst our customers and competitors.
The litigation paralegal supports attorneys throughout all litigation matters and provides some administrative support.

  • Prepare/draft pleadings, discovery demands and responses
  • Handle communications with opposing counsel, deponents, doctors’ offices, hospitals, record departments
  • Schedule depositions and IME’s with all the supporting documents and communications
  • Digest deposition transcripts
  • Summarize and organize medical records, including preparation of medical chronologies and summaries.
  • Review court dockets in PACER and state court sites
  • Draft client correspondence for attorneys
  • May obtain records and work with experts in all areas of litigation
  • Motion preparation
  • Handling of client inquiries
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • 3-5 Years as a Litigation Paralegal, or equivalent education and experience
  • Experience with New York State court system
  • Experience drafting pleadings, discovery demands and responses and transcript digests.
  • Familiarity with NYSCEF, PACER, and Microsoft Word.
  • Experience working in a defense firm or for an insurance company is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and the ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external business partners.
  • Superior skills in relationship building, active listening and win-win negotiating
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task and to independently prioritize competing demands/requests within given time constraints.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and effectively make sound business decisions.
Additional Company Details: The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. Additional Requirements: The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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