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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dedicated legal professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Well versed in laws relating to employee benefits
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent data analysis ability
  • Settlement Negotiation
  • Dispute arbitration
  • Efficient researcher
  • Corporate and business legal issues
  • Commercial litigation experience
  • Environmental laws and litigation
  • Dependable and Responsible
Education
Lincoln College of New England Southington, CT Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Legal Studies - GPA :
Post University Waterbury, CT Expected in 05/2022 Bachelor of Science : Legal Studies - GPA :
Work History
Century Communities - Litigation Manager
Seattle, WA, 08/2021 - Current
  • Manage low-exposure coverage disputes, including coverage litigation.
  • Manage and appropriately handle external costs in light of exposures.
  • Coordinate claim investigation and discovery.
  • Develop matter specific strategies within the framework established.
  • Review and revise court filings to ensure consistency with strategic framework.
  • Evaluate settlement values and negotiate settlements within authority.
  • Develop understanding of litigation processes and group benefits coverage issues.
  • Make recommendations with respect to business practices to reduce future potential exposures for the company.
  • Assiste in-house counsel with moderate or high complexity disputes.
  • Analyze probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Minimize risk exposure through careful advice on business operations and strategic plans.
  • Manage an average of 40 cases each month.
The Hartford Financial Services - Sr. Legal Specialist
City, STATE, 02/2004 - 02/2021
  • Assisted in managing litigation and pre-litigation coverage matters.
  • Partnered with claim staff in the investigation of policy exhaustion to identify potential exposure.
  • Conducted legal research, collected and reviewed documents, and assisted in the preparation of discovery for matters involving asbestos, environmental, and other complex liabilities.
  • Drafted reinsurance reports.
  • Coordinated complex document productions.
  • Performed examination and processing of assorted legal documents.
  • Provided legal support focused on ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, laws, and guidelines.
  • Created quarterly financial reports.
  • Reviewed, edited and proofread litigation for proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Assisted up to 9 lawyers at time.
  • Researched key issues impacting asbestos coverage such as trigger, allocation, number of occurrences, non-products/operations and delivered analysis and assessments to attorneys I supported.
  • Promoted from Paralegal to Sr. Paralegal, to Legal Specialist, to Sr. Legal Specialis.
  • Nominated two times for coveted Law Department Awards of Excellence.
The Hartford Financial Services - Business Analyst/Developer
City, STATE, 08/1998 - 02/2004
  • Managed personal lines customer initiatives within IT applications by writing detailed specification plans.
  • Managed various projects from testing through implementation phases.
  • Coordinated with internal customers from various departments in collaboration with testers and programmers to successfully complete project implementation.
  • Analyzed program data to provide input for key decision making and strategic planning.
  • Boosted information sharing by enhancing interfaces between computer systems.
  • Validated results and performed quality assurance to assess accuracy of data.
  • Evaluated and adopted new technologies to address changing industry needs.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lincoln College of New England
  • Post University

Job Titles Held:

  • Litigation Manager
  • Sr. Legal Specialist
  • Business Analyst/Developer

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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