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New York, NY, US


Senior Lawyers Underwriter (multiple locations) 

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.


About The Role:


We are looking for a pro-active, highly motivated and result oriented Senior Underwriter to join the Professional & Financial Services team within Corporate Solutions.


This is an underwriting position for someone with broad experience and established broker connections in the US Lawyers market. The core focus is on contributing to the result-oriented underwriting of our small to mid-sized US Lawyers team on primary and excess layers.  An entrepreneurial spirit and desire to grow a sustainable, profitable book of business is a must. 


Your main tasks will be generating new business opportunities in the 20 – 150 attorney law firm segment by leveraging broker contacts, analyzing and assessing the technical insurability in respect of exposures and coverages, reviewing cover structures, wordings and proposals and preparing quotations. You will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements, manage expectations and to participate in discussions and negotiations with Brokers, existing and new Clients. Furthermore, you may be required to contribute to project work and accept special assignments as a member of the broader team.


Interaction with other parties:

  • Regular contact with brokers and clients
  • Interfacing with internal Swiss Re units, among others Actuarial Services, Claims and Products.


The position location is flexible to one of the following offices: New York City, Armonk, Chicago, or Kansas City.


About You:

  • 10 years of underwriting experience in the US small/midsized/large Lawyers market
  • Existing network of US Lawyers brokers and clients
  • Technical underwriting background and focus on service orientation
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be a team player who is willing to pitch in and come with an open-mind
  • Willingness to travel domestically several times a year


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.


Reference Code: 81402 



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