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Company name

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

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Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Columbus, OH

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - General
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
Real Estate >> Real Estate
Tax >> Tax - General
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Counsel The candidate provides expert advice on routine and complex legal matters in an area of responsibility. Regularly attends business partner meetings to better understand business processes and needs. Actively identifies and logically assesses potential legal risks in both routine and ambiguous, unique and/or complex business situations. Creates valuable risk management/mitigation recommendations leveraging sound risk assessment information to further achieve complex business objectives. Drafts necessary legal documents and develops conclusions and recommendations. Assists business partners in addressing situations of high legal exposure or risk; understands overall business risk tolerance and considers it in the context of risk management strategies and actions. Has some input into or influence on Company decision-making. Creates practical and effective solutions to complex legal issues with no established precedent; develops creative solutions to unique legal problems. May interact with persons outside of the Company on behalf of the organization. At times, may take the lead role in matters that are complex, strategic or sensitive in nature. Understands the business partner's position and needs. Keeps senior leaders informed of case law and new legislation, as appropriate. Considers the long-term business and strategic consequences of possible outcomes. Delivers difficult messages or news, and challenges business partners when necessary; responds to challenges to advice and counsel directly and effectively. Has a wide network of established relationships with associates at all levels within the OCLO and primarily mid-level and some senior level business partners. Works independently and may lead virtual and/or formal teams on multiple complex group/client assignments. May have management responsibility for a small group of legal resources. Occasionally leads virtual teams on tasks, projects or assignments. May train or mentor less experienced attorneys or paralegals on procedural, business or legal issues. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited law school. Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction is needed. Developed legal expertise and business acumen recognized by key business partners are essential. Should have 6+ years of relevant legal experience. Must have solid experience with or knowledge of an area of law; complex legal practices and procedures. Considered the subject matter expert regarding a specific product, service or specialty (employment, finance, regulatory, real estate, securities, tax, etc.). Strong oral and written communication skills for interacting with mid-level and some senior level OCLO associates and business partners are needed. Decision-making ability to set work priorities and make recommendations is needed.

Additional info

Job ID: 51645

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
1 Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215

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