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Senior Corporate Subsidiary Paralegal

  • United States Virtual / New York City Metro Virtual / Atlanta / Miami / Scottsdale / Houston
  • R-96207
  • Legal Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

Assurant is seeking an experienced Senior Corporate Paralegal to support the Subsidiary Corporate Governance Office (“SCG”) and perform a variety of complex governance-related tasks with minimal guidance, and in some instances, independently for the entities assigned, including effective collaboration across the enterprise on various insurance regulatory and governance related matters critical to Assurant initiatives. The Senior Corporate Paralegal will communicate effectively with Assurant’s executive management team, Board members and other internal and external stakeholders on a variety of topics.  The Senior Corporate Paralegal will be expected to be proactive, resourceful, thorough and perform tasks assigned with minimal supervision. This is a remote position.

Why You Should Consider This Role

  • You are authentic and love connecting with people

  • You value the autonomy to use common sense and good judgment to make decisions

  • You are detailed oriented and accustomed to juggling multiple priorities

  • You have a strong understanding of legal entity management ecosystems and their impacts

  • You are proactive and enjoy communicating with executive management teams

What you will like

  • The people – we care

  • The diversity - every day is different

  • The excitement – we focus on ‘What Matters Most’ to our customers

  • The difference in the value Assurant places on strong leadership

  • The opportunity to learn, grow and advance within our fortune 500 global company

  • Competitive salary

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drafting corporate action resolutions, including the coordination of officer and director appointments, powers of attorney, declaration of dividends and infusions

  • Manage the board, board committee and shareholder meeting process (from start to end including post meeting follow up action items)

  • Oversee the maintenance and updating of articles of incorporation and bylaws, certificates of authority, stock ledgers, subsidiary secretary of state filings, foreign state/country qualifications, withdrawals, and other tasks important to ensure that Assurant’s subsidiaries are in compliance at all times

  • Coordinate notarization, apostille or legalization of certain domestic and international documents

  • Maintain the RecordsCenter entity profile up to date in a timely manner (monthly or more frequent)

  • Collaborate with team members and other functional individuals to support various requests for information

  • Review, approve and process invoices related to corporate expenses related to the entities assigned and/or other corporate matters

  • Perform research and analysis on a periodic basis on a variety of corporate governance and/or regulatory topics

  • Support projects related to Mergers and Acquisitions process flow from a corporate governance perspective and other entity rationalizations, as assigned

  • Lead various governance-based projects, including those related to opportunities for value added rationalization of subsidiaries

  • Support the needs of Assurant regulated entities from a corporate governance perspective, including requests related to financial and market conduct examinations, data requests, and regulatory investigations

  • Stay abreast of regulatory laws and regulations applicable to Assurant’s regulated entities to ensure compliant governance structure (e.g., board and committee composition and roles and responsibilities, officer and director appointments, disclaimers of control, etc.)

  • Add or withdraw lines of authority for an insurance company in various states, as appropriate 

  • Support and train, as needed, junior paralegals

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • 7+ years of corporate paralegal experience required (ideally within the legal department of a public company or insurance company) or a law firm

  • Bachelor’s degree or ABA-approved paralegal certification

  • Spanish speaking and writing skills would be a plus as a Paralegal may support certain LATAM entities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of legal terminology, procedures, and use of computer-based research tools and resources

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

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

  • Demonstrate an ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure

  • Strong ability to manage/lead projects

  • Although travel will not be common for this position, The paralegal must be willing to travel, as necessary, within and outside of the State.


Helping People Thrive in a Connected World
We work with the world’s top brands to make smart devices simpler. Vehicles last longer. Homes more secure. Problems easier to solve. And we volunteer in communities all over the globe to help the world become a greener, better place. We come from a variety of countries, cultures and backgrounds. But we’re united by our enduring values of common sense, common decency, uncommon thinking and uncommon results. So connect with us. Bring us your best work and your brightest ideas. And we’ll bring you a place where you can thrive. Learn more at jobs.assurant.com.

For U.S. benefit information, visit myassurantbenefits.com. For benefit information outside the U.S., please speak with your recruiter.

Our Culture Defined
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.

Equal Opportunity Statement
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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