We are a third-generation family owned company unlike any other you’ve probably come across. Our passion is to help people protect their dreams and goals by providing small business benefits, investment counsel, and international student health insurance. Our success comes from a deeply held belief to “do the right thing” not only for our clients but in our day-to-day work as a company as well. Since our founding in 1956, this founding principle has been the cornerstone of our success with both our clients and our associates. We invite you to contact us and we’ll discover together if Lewer is the right fit for you.
Lewer is looking for a dynamic professional to serve as General Counsel and to be responsible for legal aspects of the Lewer companies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Defines and develops corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters
Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the companys business units and entities are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
Handles contracts and corporate filings
Keeps abreast of federal and state regulations applicable to the companies
Responsible for travel health insurance policy drafting and claims determinations
Oversees subrogation and right of recovery processes
Responsible for recording Corporate meetings and minutes
Provides legal advice to Human Resources regarding discipline and terminations, complaints, and investigations, EEOC, HIPAA, FMLA, ADA, Annual Notices and DOL compliance.
Reviews Employee Handbooks for compliance with employment law
Reviews and advises on Workers Comp, Property, and General Liability Insurance Programs
Handles inquiries and information requests from State and Federal agencies, clients and attorneys, IRS 1099 Issues, and subpoenas
Serves as legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures
Judges the merit of litigation against or on behalf of the company, works with the appropriate executive(se) to define a strategic defense and approves settlements of disputes
Responds to DOI Complaints and other escalated administrative issues
Oversees the selection, retention, management, and evaluation of all outside counsel
Supervises the Associate General Counsel and Paralegal/Licensing Coordinator
Supports leadership in the management of cross-functional teams fostering honesty, trust, and respect among team members
Performs a variety of highly skilled duties such as assembling, coordinating, and participating with cross-functional teams on projects assigned by the Executive Team
Facilitates and troubleshoots problems
Responds to inquiries about projects
Assists in developing departmental and business unit goals and objectives, policies, and procedures consistent with the strategies and goals of the company
Advises on legal aspects of the companys financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities
Kansas licensed attorney
Minimum of 5 years experience in state/federal regulation
Experience in negotiation and drafting of contracts, corporate filings, and audits
Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience
Advanced user skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines
Lewer offers a generous Paid Time Off program, and eligibility to participate in medical, health savings account, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, and long-term disability on the first day of the month after hire date. Lewer also offers a 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan.
Visit www.lewer.com to learn more about our company. EEO Employer
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