Overview

Esurance is looking for a Temporary Corporate Counsel to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential. If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. This position is a temporary/contract position for a minimum duration of 6 months.

Primary Job Function: Responsible for contract negotiation, execution and management process, including: structuring and managing strategic partnerships; negotiating and drafting partner and standard-form contracts; creating, implementing, training on, and auditing of compliance with contract-related company policies; advising internal business clients on contract law as applicable; reviewing and revising contracts within requisite time periods; reporting to senior management on contract-related metrics; and managing the contract management system. Additional Responsibilities may include :Works with outside counsel and legal department staff on corporate arbitrations within legal department budgetResearches and analyzes laws that may create risk for or otherwise affect the company, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act and e-discovery laws; counsels internal business clients on the business implications of these laws; and assists in developing policies, procedures and risk mitigation strategiesProvides counsel with respect to the company’s implementation of corporate compliance-related initiativesAssists other legal staff with managing the company’s Information Security Policy, Document Retention Policy, and Privacy Policy with an emphasis on safeguarding consumer information,Responsible for intellectual property initiativesSupports the General Counsel in managing the legal department within budget, and attend training activities on topics relevant to Esurance

Ability to participate in developing company strategic and operational goals, and work closely with business units in their operational executionAbility to provide hands-on counsel to all levels of executive and non-executive associatesAbility to coordinate and manage other company associates up, down, and across the corporate structure to achieve initiativesAbility to identify and analyze legal issues, draft key documents, present clear recommendations, and assure legal complianceStrong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead as well as collaborate and function well in a team environmentSelf-motivated and efficient, with good business judgment. Forward-thinking and creative, with the confidence to present and advocate for the implementation of ideasKnowledge of insurance regulatory laws a plus but not required. Must be open to learning and developing some insurance related legal expertise Experience / Education:JD degree or a JSM degree from ABA-approved law school; good standing with a state Bar2-5 years experience as an attorney in a medium to large size corporation or law firmStrong legal skills across a broad range of areas and familiar with applicable legal concepts, practices and proceduresSolid understanding of business operations, negotiation tactics, and corporate governance issuesRelies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, perform a wide variety of tasks, and foresee and protect the company against legal risksExperienced with and capable of leading and directing the work of others Physical Demands and Work Environment: Representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to operate a PC and sit for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. BenefitsAt Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment. Health & wellnessMedical, vision, and dental insuranceLife InsuranceAccidental death and dismemberment coverageWellness tools and coachingGroup critical illness coverageAccident indemnity and hospital indemnity plansGroup legalStudent Loan Repayment ProgramIdentity Protection Savings401(k) plan with annual matching contributionChoice DollarsReferral bonusesPerformance-rewarding bonus systemTuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)Health savings and flexible spending accountsCommuter benefits Family & communityAdoption assistanceBuckle Up Baby programPet insurance discountCharitable gift matchingGive Time, Get Time volunteer programEmployee Assistance Program Time offPaid time off (holidays, vacation, personal days)Short-term disabilityLong-term disability (employee-paid option)

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