Corporate Counsel – New York – 33623

COMPANY NAME: Liberty Mutual Insurance

JOB TITLE: Corporate Counsel – New York – 33623

COUNTRY: United States STATE/PROVINCE: New York CITY: White Plains ZIP CODE: 10601

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Liberty Mutual Insurance

“Helping people live safer, more secure lives” since 1912, Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified global insurer and third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on A.M. Best Company’s report of 2010 net written premium. Liberty Mutual also ranks 82nd on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2010 revenue.  As of December 31, 2010, Liberty Mutual had $112.4 billion in consolidated assets, $95.4 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $33.2 billion in annual consolidated revenue.

Liberty Mutual Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products and services,  including personal automobile, homeowners, workers compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety.

Liberty Mutual Insurance (www.libertymutual.com) employs over 45,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Advance your Legal career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company!

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an exciting opportunity available for a highly qualified insurance regulatory and policy drafting attorney handling complex legal assignments. As a Home Office Counsel, you will provide legal advice and carry out actions which have an impact upon the rights, privileges and responsibilities of the Company while maintaining high standards of legal and business ethics and professional responsibility.

 

Responsibilities:

Provide high quality oral and written legal advice in a cost-effective manner to internal clients.

Recommend practical courses of action to Chief Counsel in order to achieve client goals within the scope of what is legally permissible.

Provide legal advice to business on compliance with US and foreign insurance laws and regulations.

Perform comprehensive research and analysis of reported insurance cases, statutes, regulations rendering clear and unambiguous legal opinions and advice as necessary.

Represent clients in complex legal and business transactions, generally with minimal supervision where the facts, the law or the precedents involved can be interpreted differently or are in dispute.

Representative duties include:

Drafting and reviewing insurance forms and other contracts

Investigating and researching insurance regulatory issues and conducting 50 state analyses

Providing advice regarding the implications of new laws substantially impacting the Company’s business

Anticipating legal issues and encouraging practices to prevent problems from arising

Preparing and conducting training sessions for internal clients

Assigning, directing and reviewing the work of law clerks and paralegals

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Completion of law school with a J.D.  degree and admission to the bar of New York required.

Significant insurance coverage and insurance drafting experience in excess and surplus insurance lines such as professional liability, management liability, casualty, property, construction, marine and cargo.

At least five years of private firm and/or in house experience.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to conduct research and analysis of legal issues.

 

Benefits:

We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

•          401K and Company paid pension plan

•          Medical coverage

•          Dental coverage

•          Paid time-off

•          Pay-for-Performance

•          Discounts on automobile and homeowner’s insurance

•          Discount fitness memberships

•          Flexible spending accounts

•          Tuition reimbursement

•          Vision care coverage

•          Work/Life resources

•          Credit Union membership

•          Employee and Dependent life insurance

•          Disability insurance

•          Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

 

Overview:

We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

We believe that the Company’s success is inextricably linked to our employees’ satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success.

We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives every day.

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