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Vice President Insurance Legal Counsel

Company name

Pacific Life Insurance Company

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Newport Beach, CA
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
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Vice President Insurance Legal Counsel
The candidate reports to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, oversees the team of legal staff providing legal opinions regarding matters impacting financial services including our insurance businesses. Monitors relevant regulatory, legislative, litigation and industry trends and communicates with, and keeps clients informed of, the potential impact of same on the Company. Partners with stakeholders across the organization to appropriately identify and balance risk to achieve the best possible outcome for the business. Provides mentorship and guidance to legal staff to promote and ensure cooperation and teamwork with other areas of the Company. Contributes to development and supports execution of company-wide initiatives and promotes ethical business practices. Negotiates agreements, drafts documents, and reviews and approves documents for legal and compliance adequacy. Coordinates the prosecution or defense of legal actions involving the Company, the resolution of customer complaints and matters involving Company employees. Analyzes legal issues, investigates facts, and performs legal research to determine the value of bringing, defending, or participating in legal actions and makes recommendations to Company management. Focuses on providing training and development opportunities to legal staff to ensure talent is being developed in support of organization’s succession needs. Has broad insurance industry network and participates in state and national industry groups as appropriate and stays current on direction and issues of the Company’s businesses. Must have 10+ years legal experience within the financial services industry and/or partner at a leading law firm preferably with life insurance experience. J.D. degree and excellent academic credentials.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pacific Life Insurance Company
700 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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