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Associate Counsel (P&C Insurance Industry)

Company: Bankers Financial
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Company Value Statements In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to demonstrate the following: * Acting with the highest level of honesty, trust, character and transparency. * Making a unified effort to achieve the goals of the organization; embracing accountability for exceptional performance every day. * Commitment to excellence in reaching our full potential as individuals and as an organization, surpassing the ordinary and the expectations of our stakeholders. * Approaching every challenge with creative energy, discovering unique solutions to maximize success; focus on creating and delivering compelling customer value. * Belief in the power of a diverse workforce and in creating a positive impact on both the environment and our community. Summary/Objective Provide legal advice and risk management counseling on a variety of legal and compliance issues, including corporate and commercial transactions, dispute resolution, litigation management, corporate governance and regulatory affairs. Essential Functions * Provide legal advice and risk management counseling to the insurance division and to other business units and shared service departments as needed - including with regard to insurance regulation and compliance, commercial transactions, data privacy and security matters, intellectual property matters, and dispute resolution and litigation. * Oversee insurance regulatory compliance function, including supervision of compliance professionals, to ensure that all insurance regulatory requirements are met, including holding company compliance, financial or market conduct examinations, product and operational compliance. * Draft, review, negotiate, and assist in the management of commercial agreements for the insurance division, including reinsurance treaties and agency agreements, and for various business units and shared services departments as needed. * Assist with corporate transactions, including M&A, divestitures, and including handling due diligence, as well as drafting and negotiating letters of intent, term sheets and definitive agreements. * Assist with the management of the corporate governance process, including entity management, and board/committee meeting preparations. * Perform other and additional tasks as requested by the President, General Counsel, or internal clients. Supervisory Responsibility * Compliance Manager * Senior Compliance Analyst Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, required to work at least five days a week for at least 40 hours. Travel As necessary. Required Education and Experience * JD from an accredited law school with proven academic success * Admission (or eligibility to gain in-house counsel exemption) to the Florida Bar * 5+ years of legal experience with demonstrated progressive responsibility * 3+ years of regulatory or compliance experience in property and casualty insurance * Significant experience advising sophisticated business clients with respect to complex transactions, whether in a transactional or litigation role * Excellent demonstrated business judgment and strategic thinking skills Preferred Education and Experience * Experience in both large law firm and in-house environments * Experience managing attorneys and non-attorneys * Experience in corporate governance and board-level communications * Experience in managing complex litigation and related cost-control efforts The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as a comprehensive, complete or exclusive list of the duties of the position. Additional and different duties may be assigned from time to time. We are an E-Verify company.

Keywords: Bankers Financial, St. Petersburg , Associate Counsel (P&C Insurance Industry), Legal , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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