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Job Description

Provides legal advice and counsel for Allstate Benefits operations including: regulatory compliance, contracting, policy administration, and privacy and data security. Duties include: provide counsel to business clients on day to day lower complexity/less sensitive issues, identify business and legal needs and issues, conduct legal research, and prepare and present analysis and recommendations; draft and review documents; assist with projects; monitor new laws and regulations; oversee defense of the Company in litigation and other disputes with third parties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Legal Advice and Counseling

    • Perform factual due diligence—gather all relevant facts and documents; collaborate with business partners and other Law & Regulation members
    • Perform legal research—identify and apply to facts applicable laws, regulations, and other legal authority
    • Identify, define and resolve legal issues
    • Explain and counsel business partners on impact of legal requirements and collaborate with them on developing and implementing compliant processes
    • Collaborate with other areas of L&R
  • Drafting and Negotiation

    • Draft, review and negotiate basic matters, agreements, routine communications and forms
  • Business Knowledge and Acumen

    • Gather facts to understand goals and objectives client intends to achieve
    • Determine if/how business processes and practices need to be modified and work with business partners, other potentially impacted business units and L&R departments to implement change

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Key Responsibilities (Cont’d)

  • Project Management

    • Manage moderately-complex projects including development of meeting materials, and coordination and collaboration with senior management, legal teams and business clients
  • Litigation Management

    • Retain and manage outside counsel representing the Company in Federal and state courts throughout the country to include development of trial and settlement strategy, and perform budget oversight
    • Oversee discovery, identifying relevant facts, materials, and witnesses, to include witness preparation
    • Assist business partners with responses to regulatory investigations, examinations and disputes
  • Interpersonal/Communication

    • Participate in meetings with business partners at all levels of the Company
    • Participate in relevant external industry groups

Job Qualifications

  • Core Competencies. Should have the following knowledge and/or propensity to learn:

    • Knowledge of insurance industry and regulation, to include regulatory and litigation environment
    • Understanding of litigation processes and procedures
    • Legal research, analytical and communication skills
  • Other Requisites

    • Possesses a juris doctorate and license to practice law in Florida (or be eligible to provide in-house counsel under Florida Bar Rules)
    • 1+ years related experience
    • Computer skills, including MS Office suite, used in or related to the tasks performed
    • Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Demonstrates ethics and integrity

 

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component. 

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