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Corporate - General Attorney in Lincoln, NE

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Company name

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Lincoln, NE

Date Last Verified

Aug 24,2017

Posted on

Mar 01,2017

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SVP and General Counsel The candidate will be responsible for all legal aspects of parent, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies' activities to assure effective legal relationships with all phases of company business including dealings with regulatory officials and government bodies. Will assure parent, subsidiary, and affiliated company compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local statutes, rules and regulations. Manage, direct, and supervise the overall legal operations. Practice preventive law and support all business units by identifying issues, researching and analyzing laws, and providing quality legal advice on diverse legal issues involving individual life and disability insurance, claims, regulatory and compliance, and agent matters. Supervise the company's various legal functions. Provide legal opinions and advice and guidance. Protect, preserve, and aggressively represent corporate interests by seeking creative and forward-looking means for accomplishing the plans and goals of corporate business and service functions. Provide legal services for almost all corporate, insurance, investment and general business operations and activities where necessary or desirable. Establish programs to assure corporate compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting the corporate complex's operations and activities. Supervise the enforcement of all the legal rights on behalf of the company an employer, contractor, investor, creditor, etc. Oversee resolution of material disputes as economically as practical. Represent the company both internally and externally to various boards or groups, and represent senior management as requested. Serve as the company's liaison and representative before all regulatory bodies, federal or state, including but not limited to the various departments of insurance, Office of Thrift Supervision; Office of the Controller of the Currency, Federal Reserve Board; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and FINRA; to be generally responsible for developing the course of actions to be taken before various regulatory bodies and to coordinate company activities in connection with all regulatory issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree. Advanced law degree in financial services is highly desirable. Must have 15+ years of related experience in a legal role, including 4 years in a corporate legal role. Should also have 5+ years management/supervisory responsibility experience. Broad expertise in and knowledge of financial services legal, regulatory and compliance (insurance, investment advisory, broker-dealer, banking) is required. Government relations, lobbying, knowledge, experience is needed. FINRA Series 7, 24, certificate preferred to oversee broker-dealer matters. CLU or CHFC designations desirable.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018.

Additional info

Req. ID: 950BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.
5900 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510