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Senior Litigation Analyst

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Legal & Compliance
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  723

Job Purpose/Role
Responsible for assisting the General Counsel Attorneys and Claims department in responding to subpoenas, e-discovery compliance, legal research, drafting Non-disclosure/Confidentiality Agreements and document review and production. You are a subject matter expert for LegalX and Legal tracker reporting and data pulls. You will also participate in internal investigations for code of conduct, whistleblower and ethics violations.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand what documents are being requested for subpoenas, gathering the documents from various departments and producing the appropriate documents in response.
  • Owner of the LegalX and Legal Tracker processes to create reports and analyze legal spend.
  • Recognize the need for litigation holds and own the process to issue and monitor litigation holds for both Claims and Corporate Litigation.
  • Ownership of the AGCS e-discovery process, including working directly with in-house and external counsel to produce the legally required electronic discovery.
  • Draft search terms, review the data from the search, and produce only the relevant documents.
  • Reduce outside legal fees by reviewing and producing only relevant documents for the e-discovery process.
  • Assist with internal investigations, including alleged Ethics violations, Fraud (employees, vendors and insureds) and Code of Conduct violations, reviewing documents, conducting interviews and drafting recommendations.
  • Work with outside law enforcement agencies to pursue recovery or other actions when warranted by the investigation results.
  • Basic understanding of Bankruptcy and Notices of claims to work directly with Corporate Collections on issues regarding collecting deductibles and premiums.
  • Review and opine on sufficiency of Non-Disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements for bothClaims and Underwriting.

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a law firm or Corporate Legal department with significant litigation support responsibilities;
  • Knowledge of subpoena process for both Federal and State courts;
  • Express ideas and message clearly, both verbally and in writing;
  • Analyze civil litigation documents and determine best course of action;
  • Ability to work in a team environment, across various areas and levels of the organization;
  • Ability to Multitask and manage more than one project simultaneous in an organized and timely fashion;
  • Bachelor’s degree; and
  • Paralegal Certificate or Legal Assistant Certificate.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

 

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

 

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.

 

For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago