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Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

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Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


Great American is looking for a detail-oriented individual to join our Property & Casualty Legal Department (“P&C Legal”) in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.  The successful candidate will be a professional with a positive attitude and willingness to assist with a variety of administrative tasks and other duties of varying difficulty.  


Provide general administrative support to all members of P&C Legal, including:

  • Prepare routine to moderately complex correspondence, memoranda, agendas, reports, etc.
  • Facilitate logistics such as scheduling meetings, conference rooms, and conference calls.
  • Collect, compile, analyze and/or prepare moderately complex information to be included in documents, reports, presentations, etc.
  • Make travel arrangements and prepare expense reports.
  • Perform administrative functions such as answer incoming phone calls; photocopy and scan documents; file documents in P&C Legal’s document management system; open, sort and distribute mail; monitor P&C Legal email boxes; order supplies, etc.

Support other members of P&C Legal (serving as back up or handling overflow as needed – training will be provided, prior experience is not required) with the following:

  • Handle summons and complaints, subpoenas and certified mail sent to P&C Legal.
  • Circulate, file and index minutes and other corporate actions. 
  • Assist on corporate licensing matters such as maintaining the licensing database.


Perform other duties as assigned, including doing some project work, as needed.


  • At least 3 years of previous office experience in a detail-oriented position is preferred.
  • Must possess a helpful attitude and proven success in building and maintaining effective business relationships and be willing to establish excellent interpersonal relationships with all members of P&C Legal.
  • Excellent communication skills, including being able to communicate openly and effectively with individuals at all levels and departments within the Company.
  • Willingness to learn Company and P&C Legal business systems and processes.
  • Must possess excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills.

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