Description: Legal Counsel
Reports to: Senior Corporate Counsel
Location: Carmel, IN
The Legal Counsel is primarily responsible for providing legal advice to internal clients on a variety of legal matters, including contracts review and negotiation, compliance with insurance laws, claims and coverage support, and day-to-day corporate generalist work.
Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts and other legal documents;
Research legal principles and precedents within a specified area relevant to business;
Evaluate legal risk issues that stem from operations and/or commercial agreements and provide recommendations regarding risk mitigation;
Provide practical and effective guidance to unique legal problems, including legal questions with no established precedent;
Understand and support the business goals for the company;
Participate in special projects, as requested;
Maintain strong and effective working relationships with internal units;
Provide legal advice and support to all business units and ensure timely submission of work as required;
Monitor legal and regulatory developments and communicate to appropriate business units;
Provide research and advice to other teams regarding relevant regulatory requirements or regulatory changes; and
Monitor and manage a contracts repository.
Law Degree from an accredited law school
Member in good standing of Indiana Bar or other U.S. state bar
Minimum of three (3) years transactional experience
Experience negotiating commercial contracts skillfully and successfully
Experience interpreting insurance law and regulations or insurance litigation experience
Strong legal research skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Familiarity with Immigration laws and/or information security laws strongly preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate legal considerations to a non-legal audience.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to track and meet multiple deadlines.
Detail-oriented with effective time management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and Word
Protective Insurance Corporation