Svp, Head Of Enterprise Litigation And Legal Operations

Lincoln Financial Group Radnor , PA 19087

Posted 2 months ago

Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance will be considered/provided for this opportunity within our company guidelines.

Requisition #60530

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $222 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2015.

Lincoln National Corporation seeks a SVP, Head of Enterprise Litigation & Legal Operations to develop an overall strategic direction for management of the litigation and legal operations functional areas at the enterprise level. Establish enterprise-wide legal strategy and litigation organizational goals, objectives, metrics, and operating procedures.

Oversee enterprise-wide legal operations, including objectives pertaining to quality, compliance, regulations, and strategic management. Ensure litigation operational plans are aligned with overall business plans and specific strategic and tactical initiatives. Advise the Board of Directors and other senior executives, including the General Counsel and the Audit Committee on material litigation, dispute resolution, commercial claims, regulatory disputes, and legal risk management.

Develop and implement comprehensive, coordinated company-wide litigation strategies, policies, and procedures. Manage relationships with key external constituents, including state Attorneys General and state and federal regulators, industry groups and associations, corporate insurance providers, external counsel, and external auditors. Evaluate and implement processes to track litigation case status and litigation expenses, and implement effective overall litigation reporting processes.

Position requires a Bachelor's degree in Law, Legal Studies, or a related field, followed by 12 years of progressively responsible experience managing enterprise-wide multi-jurisdiction litigation strategy. Experience must include a minimum of: 12 years of experience developing preventative and operational litigation strategy across multiple jurisdictions; 12 years of experience with developing legal strategies in response to ongoing or potential regulatory investigations; 12 years of experience with developing litigation strategy to address actuarial risk, regulatory compliance, and disclosures; 12 years of experience with negotiation of errors and omissions insurance coverage, inception and operation of captive insurance, and of related corporate insurance issues in domestic and international markets; 12 years of experience coordinating legal strategies across multiple business unit operations in multiple jurisdictions; 12 years of experience coordinating corporate litigation e-discovery in multiple jurisdictions; and 12 years of experience with insurance and re-insurance actuarial issues in a large-scale litigation and arbitration context. Travel is required 50% of the time to various unanticipated locations throughout the United States.

Job location: Radnor, PA.

To apply, send resume and cover letter identifying the job opportunity by title to K. Matko, Recruiter, Lincoln Financial Group, 150 N. Radnor-Chester Road, Radnor, PA 19087, or visit http enter job code: 60530 when prompted.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Law, Claims, Risk Management, Compliance, Actuarial, Legal, Insurance, Finance

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Svp, Head Of Enterprise Litigation And Legal Operations

Lincoln Financial Group