VP, Associate General Counsel – Charlotte


Job Summary:

Serve as an Attorney in the SGLA Law Department providing effective, efficient legal counseling and advice to SGLAs business units in North and South America. SGLA Attorneys engage with our business clients, understand their business needs and risks and proactively work with them to reach solutions in a cost-effective manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Working under the direction of senior counsel, the Associate Counsels work will include legal research, document review, contract and document preparation, risk identification and remediation. This role will include the following:

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to the business lines and their leadership.
  • Risk mitigation, assessment and advice to management.
  • Active management of disputes that may arise, including management of outside counsel.
  • Document review, negotiation and preparation within expected timeframes and to a high standard of quality.
  • Accurate and timely production of all assigned tasks.
  • Identify and protect the Companys interests in all matters.
  • Work independently and with minimal guidance from other legal staff.
  • Interact with and serve as an educational resource for assigned business lines concerning legal issues and how SGL Americas operational norms and practices interact with legal issues.
  • Assume significant roles in SGL Americas, SGL and Group projects to enable the business units/internal clients to achieve goals.
  • Provide clear, concise legal advice, grounded in thorough knowledge of Company business and process, to senior business unit leadership.
  • Proactively engage in the business processes of assigned internal clients so as to anticipate needs and risks.

Required Experience:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice and a member in good standing in at least one state.
  • Licensed to practice in North Carolina is not required, but preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: 7-10 years in private practice or corporate environment.
  • Insurance or reinsurance experience required.
  • Must possess excellent research and writing skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, capable of engaging internal clients, understanding their business issues and concerns, and delivering quality legal advice and consultation in a timely fashion.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, intellectually stimulating environment with professionals from multiple disciplines, including treaty, actuarial, finance, operations and sales and marketing.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner both within and outside the Law Department is critical to success.
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments and projects simultaneously to timely completion.
  • Must deliver high quality work product to clients within established timeframes.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and team assignments with minimal supervision and instruction.

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