Legal Counsel

Protective Insurance Corporation Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 3 months ago

Legal Counsel

Description: Legal Counsel

Reports to: Senior Corporate Counsel

Location: Carmel, IN

Position Overview

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.

Primary Duties

  • 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.

Skills/Requirements

  • Law Degree from an accredited law school

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 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

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Legal Counsel

Protective Insurance Corporation