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Olivier BIRRE

Olivier Birre

Olivierbirre@hotmail.com

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OLIVIER BIRRE
1025 Alton Road Apt 307, Miami Beach, FL 33139 • (786) 886-6867 • olivierbirre@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE
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CHUBB Limited, Miami Beach, FL

CLAIMS EXAMINER, Financial Lines Claims, Employment Litigation, (full time) June 2011 – present
Manage mid-complexity Employment Practices Liability claims across multiple jurisdictions. Analyze, interpret and address coverage issues timely and accurately. Handling cases involving mostly U.S. employment laws (Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, Workers’ Compensation violations etc.). Closely working with Human Resources Managers and local Counsels, collaborating and conducting timely and effective investigations through effective use of personnel files, internal policies and procedures, employee handbooks etc. Determine liability, damages and exposure under insurance contracts. In-depth analytical and problem-solving know-how regarding employee relations issues. Based on effective investigative efforts, all resolution and negotiation strategies. Manage defense counsel through effective use of litigation management strategies, inclusive of developing a specific case agenda that directs accountability of counsel throughout the life cycle of all files. Negotiated settlement agreements to resolve claims. Multi-tasking pro-actively manage a claim inventory of 90+ files and effectively negotiate cases to a resolution that is in compliance of specialty best practices. Present cases and share expertise through the claim committee process.

CLAIM DIVERSITY COUNCIL – ELECTED OFFICER
Chair of the Metrics Committee: reporting data, helping to evaluate and make improvements to existing employee recognition programs developed by the Council such as the Classic and REAP. Develop, implement and manage employee recognition programs. Address employee concerns to upper management while working closely with Human Resources partners. Organized and participate to Roadshows partnering with local ERGs, Human Resources Managers and Claim Managers.

Chad West PLLC, Dallas, TX

PARALEGAL COORDINATOR (Temporary), September - November 2010
Acquired the information needed to prepare for hearings, closings, trials and meetings. Analyzed information, performed legal research, investigated facts, drafted pleadings and motions, and prepared legal documents and reports. Specialized in criminal defense, estate planning and personal injury cases. Obtained affidavits, and assisted attorneys during trials. Organized and tracked files of all important case documents and make them available and easily accessible to attorneys. Implemented training programs for the employees. designed filing systems and ensured that these systems are up to date. Maintained the office budget and records all expenses using QuickBooks.


MTV Networks International, Miami, FL

LEGAL (Internship), January - May 2010
In-house legal position working in international corporate and business affairs (including Digital Media and IP Licensing). Worked closely with the VP, Business & Legal Affairs and key executives and advised on a broad range of legal issues with a primary focus on: Contracts interpretation, Corporate affairs: Corporate and shareholder issues, Setting strategy and manage corporate governance, best practices across all MTVNI regions, Drafted and maintained inter-company agreements. Due Diligence management, negotiating and drafting transactional & licensing agreements, Digital Media business; Regulatory compliance & strategy applicable to the business and Policy and compliance strategy across MTVNI regions.

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL

RESEARCH GRADUATE ASSISTANT to Professor E. Manning, August 2009 - May 2010
Prepared comparative law notes regarding the study of U.S. and U.K. corporate cases. Analyzed reasoning and conducted legal research concerning French law and jurisprudence applicable to domestic cases.

Cartier Latin America and Caribbean, Coral Gables, FL

MARKETING ANALYST, Internship - June 2007 – March 2008
Researched, compiled and analyzed data in order to assess retail and wholesale practices and emerging business trends.
Participated in redefining company’s Strategic Plan.


Chanel Jewelry, Paris, France

RETAIL SUPERVISOR ASSISTANT, (full time), September 2002 – March 2005
Managed a team of 10 persons, merchandising, sales, stock order, and inventory resulting strong knowledge of retail practices in the luxury industry and product lines management application. Produced and analyzed trend report (monthly marketing reports, Sales performance, Estimates, Disciplines) in order to highlight pros and cons of retail practices. Provided assistance in addressing issues with interpreting, training and applying company policies, programs, recruiting, and interviewing.

Lancel, Paris, France

RETAIL SUPERVISOR ASSISTANT, (full time), September 2001 – September 2002
Managed a team of 5 persons, merchandising, sales, stock order, and inventory resulting strong knowledge of retail practices in the luxury industry and product lines management application. Produced and analyzed trend report (monthly marketing reports, Sales performance, Estimates, Disciplines) in order to highlight pros and cons of retail practices. Provided assistance in addressing issues with interpreting, training and applying company policies, programs, recruiting, and interviewing.

Cartier, Paris, France

SALES ASSOCIATE, (full time), September 2000 - September 2001
Boutiques Rue de la Paix & St-Germain- des-Pres
Offered customers with exemplary and timely service. Provided accurate product information. Served multiple customers, discovered their needs, and made recommendations to generate sales. Enhanced product knowledge utilizing limited resources. Merchandised, stocked and replenished the selling floor constantly. Maintained working knowledge of store’s policies and procedures.

EDUCATION
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University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
MASTER IN LAWS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, GPA:3.60/4.00, May 2010
Activities: American Inns of Courts: Student Ambassador of the Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter; ABA: Law Student Member

Florida International University, Miami, Florida
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, General Management & Marketing, GPA: 3.71/4.00, May 2008

Institut Superieur de Marketing du Luxe (“Sup de Luxe”), Paris, France
MASTER, Luxury Brand Marketing and International Management, Grade: 13/20, June 2001.
Thesis: Cartier’s International Marketing Policy and Strategy

Universitė of Nantes, Facultė de Droit, Nantes, France
MAITRISE DE DROIT PRIVE (equivalent to JURIS DOCTOR), Grade:12.75/20.00, with honors, June 2002
Specialization: International and Comparative Law


LANGUAGES_& STATUS
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Fluent in French and Spanish / citizenships: United States & France.

Expérience professionnelle

Parcours officiels

SUP DE LUXE – MBA – 2001

Langues

Anglais - Courant

Espagnol - Courant

Français - Langue maternelle