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Senior Corporate Counsel

  • United States Virtual
  • R-98890
  • Legal Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

Join our growing and dynamic legal team that supports Assurant’s Global Lifestyle business channels.  The Sr. Counsel role will provide advice, strategic and transactional support to Assurant’s Connected Living business. This position will work strategically with the multiple client teams on Assurant’s wireless and extended protection programs, as well as technology and digital products and support services. The Sr. Counsel role will include providing legal advice and transactional support to the sales, operations, marketing, finance, business development, and product management areas. The ideal candidate will have experience with insurance and extended service contract laws. The position will report to the Lead Counsel. This is a remote position.

What will my duties and responsibilities be in this job?

  • Embedding within the business to understand the objectives of the business unit(s) and the key elements driving profitability

  • Draft, negotiate and interpret complex commercial agreements that materially impact the business and reflect current and changing business/legal needs as it relates to Assurant’s wireless, extended protection programs, technology and digital products, and support services

  • Work cross-functionally with other areas, including compliance, risk management, international, information security, and vendor management groups

  • Understand new and emerging technologies as well as the commercial objectives of the Company, and provide legal counsel to achieve those objectives

  • Stay abreast of the evolving legislative and regulatory environments affecting the businesses and advise internal and external clients as to appropriate courses of action to maintain compliance

  • Identify potential legal risks and/or impacts to existing businesses, new ventures, and products, as appropriate 

  • Counsel and advise business management on the ramifications of those risks and potential strategies to mitigate those risks

What will my duties and responsibilities be in this job?

  • Bachelor’s degree and Law Degree (JD) from an accredited law school

  • Membership in good standing in the bar of at least one state

  • 6-8 years of experience practicing in a law firm or corporation providing legal counsel on general business and contractual issues, ideally in technology, insurance or extended service contracts

  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills of complex commercial agreements

  • Highly autonomous and self-motivated work ethic; demonstrating sound judgment, initiative, and an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to understand business strategy and basic financial aspects of business ventures

  • Ability to quickly evaluate complex legal and regulatory issues and recommend appropriate and defensible courses of action

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization internally and externally

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Office, Word), Westlaw experience

  • Ability to travel as necessary, up to 25%

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following industries/segments: consumer goods retailing, insuretech, mobile electronics/telecommunications, technology

  • Experience drafting licensing and SAAS agreements

  • Experience litigating complex commercial disputes



Pay Range

$114,400.00 - $191,000.00

Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience, and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

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Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant and why they tend to stay. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We believe that staying on top doesn’t mean sacrificing our values. We believe clarity of vision and a sense of purpose will carry us forward. And we take charge of our own success. We call it The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

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Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in employment decisions.

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