Job Details

Senior Counsel

Company name

Arch Capital Group Ltd.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2019

Valid Through

Nov 23,2019

Posted on

Feb 24,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Jersey City, NJ, United States

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Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Senior Counsel
Duties: Coordinate and direct the legal affairs of various commercial insurance business units, including but not limited to the Programs business unit. Provide legal counsel and guidance on the ordinary and special activities of those commercial insurance business units. Ensure maximum protection of commercial insurance business units’ legal rights, utilizing broad familiarity with most legal disciplines. Ensure coordination and communication with the Legal Department that results in the appropriate attorneys’ or subject matter experts’ involvement in the appropriate matters. Participate in executive management policy deliberations and decisions. Responsible for counseling and advising the Deputy General Counsel, Insurance Group and the executive team on all legal matters and business considerations. Provide strategic direction and guidance in all regulatory matters (in concert with the Chief Regulatory Officer), which affect business activities. Provide legal counsel, business advice, review legal aspects of and review, draft and negotiate documents in connection with contracts and insurance related products. Work in partnership with the company's operational areas, including, as appropriate, underwriting, reinsurance, marketing, claims, finance, tax, technology and human resources. Interact positively and professionally with all levels of management, including senior management, agents, brokers, customers, and outside agencies. Operate as a results-oriented executive with a track record of gaining management credibility and influencing business results. Operate as a business partner with the business team, not just a legal adviser, by working together with the business team to successfully achieve the business goals and objectives.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate is expected to have a law degree and be in good standing in the Bar in at least one of the 50 states with 10+ years of experience in commercial insurance. Knowledge of managing general agency agreements, program administrator agreements and/or other delegated authority agreements and arrangements, and related legal requirements a plus. Insurance industry knowledge is required. Demonstrate a high degree of independent judgment. Must be willing to take and defend firm positions.

Additional info

Job ID: 2018-2188

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arch Capital Group Ltd.
300 Plaza Three
3rd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07311

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