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Attorney

Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Northbrook, IL
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Attorney The candidate will perform due diligence; gather all relevant facts and documents; play a lead role in work with Law Clerks, Paralegals and/or other Attorneys in due diligence; Conduct complex research and determine applicable and pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority; identify legal issues and make strategic recommendations; Monitor and review new laws, regulations, and case law; identify and summarize relevant issues; Collaborate with other areas of L&R department; Proactively 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; Provide advice and counsel partners on emerging legal issues and risk; Counsel business partners on strategic initiatives and serve on project teams as needed to provide legal advice; Support Law and Regulation Department senior management on high level issues. Draft, review, and / or negotiate moderately complex matters and agreements. Draft and / or review non-routine correspondence and communications. Review and revise business cases and supporting documentation. Gather facts from business partners to understand strategic 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 play a lead role with business partners to implement change. Determine extent of other AOR involvement; Understand integration points and play a lead role with other areas of responsibility that may be impacted to manage change. Recommend and obtain appropriate approval for resolution, if warranted. Play a key role in strategy determination, action planning, and communication with business partners, business units, and other areas of Law and Regulation, as appropriate. Lead project management initiatives for complex projects, including coordination with mid-level business management and occasional exposure/interaction with senior level business management, 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. Interpersonal/Communication. Attend board and committee meetings, as appropriate. Participate in and prepare for meetings with external parties. 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. Perform due diligence; gather all relevant facts and documents; play a lead role in work with Law. Clerks, Paralegals and/or other Attorneys in due diligence; Conduct complex research and determine applicable and pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority; identify legal issues and make strategic recommendations; Monitor and review new laws, regulations, and case law; identify and summarize relevant issues; Collaborate with other areas of L&R department; Proactively 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; Provide advice and counsel partners on emerging legal issues and risk; Counsel business partners on strategic initiatives and serve on project teams as needed to provide legal advice; Support Law and Regulation Department senior management on high level issues. Drafting and Negotiation: Draft, review, and / or negotiate moderately complex matters and agreements; Draft and / or review non-routine correspondence and communications; Review and revise business cases and supporting documentation. Gather facts from business partners to understand strategic 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 play a lead role with business partners to implement change. Determine extent of other AOR involvement; Understand integration points and play a lead role with other areas of responsibility that may be impacted to manage change. Play a key role in strategy determination, action planning, and communication with business partners, business units, and other areas of Law & Regulation, as appropriate. Lead project management initiatives for complex projects, including coordination with mid-level business management and occasional exposure/interaction with senior level business management, 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. Interpersonal/Communication. Attend board and committee meetings, as appropriate. Participate in and prepare for meetings with external parties. 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. Possesses a JD degree and a license to practice law in Illinois (and/or other states as required). 5+ years related experience typical is essential.

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Job ID: 107070

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
2775 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062