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Corporate - General Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 16,2017

Posted on

Jun 03,2017

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Assistant Corporate Secretary The candidate will work as a member of the Office of Corporate Secretary (OCS), which is responsible for all matters of corporate governance. Corporate governance matters include the conduct, content and overall effectiveness of meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees of the Company and its subsidiaries, policyholder meetings and meetings of shareholders/members, as well as actions taken by written consent or proxy and corporate attestations/certifications. Maintaining the official records and minutes of the corporation. Focal point for communication with and between the Board of Directors and senior management, and plays a key role in the administration of the Board and critical corporate matters. Maintain a role of confidant to senior management and board members, ensuring all members have proper advice and resources for discharging their fiduciary duties, and also ensuring the records of board action reflect the proper exercise of those fiduciary duties. Parent Company Board/Committee and subsidiary meeting attendance and preparation/maintenance of corresponding minutes. Assist in conducting appropriate pre-meeting briefings/reviews with parent and subsidiary Board/Committee meeting presenters regarding meeting materials and conduct. Serve as a liaison for CEO, senior managers and board members. Maintain key corporate documents and records. Ensure compliance with laws and regulations applicable to corporate governance and governance best practices.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from a national law school with excellent academic performance demonstrated. Admission in good standing to the New York State Bar. 6+ years of experience gained in any combination of a major law firm and/or corporate in-house position with a public company and/or a mutual company. Experience working with executive management and board members. Basic knowledge of corporate law. Demonstrated business acumen, and industry knowledge. Outstanding written, verbal communications skills and executive presence. Proven ability to navigate complex, sensitive situations and matters. Detail-orientated, flexible, creative, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with Diligent Boards software a plus. Experience working with complex holding company organizations with multiple subsidiaries a plus.

Additional info

Ref. 17000651

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
7 Hanover Square
New York City, NY 10004