New York, NY, US


Claims Expert - D&O 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customized products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.


Are you a D&O claims professional who is looking for an exciting role in a growing claims organization? Do you embrace the challenge of handling complex claims while providing market leading customer service? Are you passionate about innovation and thought leadership? This is a unique opportunity for a talented professional to join our dynamic Special Lines team with the backing of Swiss Re's strong industry reputation.

About the Role


We are seeking a Claims Expert on the Special Lines claims team with 5+ years of D&O/management liability claims experience. You will independently handle a pending of complex D&O claims for public and private companies. You will also support the Executive Risk underwriting and products teams through thought leadership and product development. You will execute on our Claims Commitment by continuing to build on Swiss Re's reputation of providing industry leading customer service.


You will be based in one of Swiss Re's multiple US locations including Armonk, Chicago/Schaumburg, Windsor, CT or Kansas City. In addition to handling claims in North America, you will work with colleagues across international regions, providing advice and insight into US trends and exposures. You will also work with business partners to market our products and services through industry events and client meetings.

About the team

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Claims is comprised of a talented group of professionals who seek to understand and meet the needs of our clients by providing the highest quality claims service. We work together in the Special Lines team and across the global organization to deliver on our promises.


As a member of the Corporate Solutions Special Lines claims team, you will:

  • Proactively and independently handle a portfolio of primary and excess D&O claims with responsibility for end-to-end adjudication.
  • Represent Swiss Re in mediations and settlement negotiations.
  • Provide market leading claims service by following the Claims Commitment in interactions with brokers and clients.
  • Help underwriting develop innovative new products through policy and endorsement drafting.
  • Support underwriting by meeting with clients and brokers, attending industry conferences and engaging in thought leadership.
  • Work with global colleagues to provide expert advice and insights into D&O trends and risks in North America.
  • Travel 15-20% of the time.

About You

  • J.D./licensed attorney required
  • 5+ years of experience handling complex D&O claims in a law firm or in an insurance company.
  • Strong analytical, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter who enjoys working independently with limited direct supervision.
  • Excellent customer service skills with experience building relationships with business partners.
  • Insightful approach to claims handling, including identifying and addressing claims exposures and trends.
  • Creative thinker who is looking for new ways to serve our clients and continue to build our reputation.
  • Strong interest in sales and business development to partner with our business and contribute to growth.
  • Comfortable making presentations to internal colleagues and at industry events and client meetings.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills, focused and self-motivated.
  • Licensed insurance adjuster in 16 states or willing to acquire and maintain licenses.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Keywords: claims, D&O, Armonk, Chicago, Schaumburg, Windsor, Kansas City
Reference Code: 82052 



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