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Assistant General Counsel

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ICW Group ( Insurance Company of the West ICW Group )

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Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

8-11 yrs required


San Diego, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Assistant General Counsel
The candidate coordinates and responds to routine regulatory law requirements, including the preparation of a variety of contracts. Assists in preparation of State admission applications. Responds to inquiries from State insurance departments and agencies. Prepares annual holding company filings. Assists in coordinating and responding to underwriting and market conduct examinations. Reviews, analyzes, revises and drafts contracts for all departments, including: software license, development and maintenance contracts, vendor agreements, lease agreements, agency agreements and policy endorsements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, releases and other various legal documents. Drafts and enforces corporate and department procedures and processes for maintaining corporate contracts. Prepares various standard corporate contracts such as non-disclosure agreements, consulting services agreements, temporary staffing agreements, and statements of work. Assists General Counsel in maintaining all corporate entities. Serves as the Secretary of a subsidiary. Assists General Counsel with reinsurance issues as needed. Assists in analyzing, reviewing, and distributing information on new legislation, regulations, and court decisions. Supervises outside counsel handling corporate litigation and legal work for the Company. Reviews and assists in responding to subpoenas, document, and business records requests. Attends and participates in corporate strategy groups as well as outside legal associations such as ACC. Provides legal advice as needed regarding corporate strategy. Assists General Counsel with preparation of department budget. Represents the Company in disputes before the Office of Administrative Hearings. Provides legal advice and research to company departments. Organizes team workloads, assigns projects and manages resources and results. Sets performance expectations, team and individual goals and timelines in alignment with Department goals. Provides regular feedback and coaching to team members. Mentors and develops team members to further their skills and knowledge; creates and monitors development plans. Prepares and conducts performance evaluations. Hires and develops employee, and prepares disciplinary actions (including terminations). Approves direct report’s expense reports and expenses beyond their authority. Establishes and maintains the overall work cadence and, in partnership with Worker’s Compensation Claims leaders, ensures performance and outcomes strive for excellence in delivery and customer experience. Oversees the performance management and development process for direct reports and performs performance management duties, development planning and coaching. Ensures that direct reports are engaged and that leadership practices in the department encourage development, recognition and retention. Directly supervises legal department team members including Licensing Coordinators, Filing Analysts and others. Should have a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and law degree (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 8-11 years of experience as senior in-house counsel, senior associate in a law firm, or senior attorney in a governmental law office. Should have experience with corporate and regulatory issues as well as litigation and supervisory experience. Admission to State Bar of California required. Should preferably be proficient in the use of a legal matter management system - CounselLink.

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Ref. #: ASSIS04202

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Hiring Coordinator
ICW Group ( Insurance Company of the West ICW Group )
11455 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130-2045

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