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Staff Attorney

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Northbrook, IL

Date Last Verified

Oct 17,2017

Posted on

Jul 13,2017
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Staff Attorney The candidate will perform due diligence; gather all relevant facts and documents; and collaborate with law clerks, paralegals and/or other attorneys in due diligence. Will research and determine applicable and pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority; and identify legal issues. Monitor and review new laws, regulations, and case law; and identify and summarize relevant issues. Collaborate with other areas of L&R department; and provide advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business. Provide advice and/or legal approval related to company documents, policy, practices, and procedures. Support law and regulation department senior management on high level issues. Draft, review and/or negotiate basic matters and agreements. Draft and/or review routine correspondence and communications. Review and revise business cases and supporting documentation. Respond to customer inquiries. Gather facts from business partners to understand goals and objectives they intend to achieve from intended action. Work with business colleagues to develop and implement change. Determine if/how business processes / practices need to be modified and work with business partners to implement change. Determine extent of other AOR involvement. Inform other areas of responsibility that may be impacted. Elevate the issue if necessary. Recommend and obtain appropriate approval for resolution, if warranted. Collaborate and align regarding strategy determination, action planning, and communication with business partners, business units, and other areas of Law and Regulation, as appropriate. Manage moderately-complex projects including development of meeting materials, and coordination with mid-level business management and occasional exposure/interaction with senior level business management. Provide project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams within L&R and with business partners, as appropriate. Perform bill/file reviews and perform budget oversight. Evaluate and recommend if outside counsel should be retained. Retain, supervise, manage, and coordinate work with outside counsel, if applicable. Participate in meetings with Law and Regulation Department senior management. Interact with mid-level business management, with occasional exposure to senior level business management. Participate in relevant external industry groups. Should have a J.D. degree and a license to practice law in Illinois (and/or other states as required). Must have 3-5 years of related experience.

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