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The State Farm Corporate Counseling and Transactions Unit has responsibility for advising the Purchasing area on legal considerations around the purchase of goods and services. The selected candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities focused on contract drafting, review, and negotiation. Experience in drafting/negotiating technology-related agreements is preferred. A commitment to collaboration and teamwork and the delivery of high quality legal services is required.
Competencies required for this role include: Communication, Critical Thinking, Relationship Building, Teamwork, Initiative, Learning Agility
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides legal advice to appropriate representatives of the State Farm Companies
Provides legal services on behalf of the State Farm Companies
Analyzes legal problems, interprets laws and regulations
Knowledge of company structure, general departments
Advanced knowledge of legal principles and practices related to the subject matter of the attorney's area of practice and/or leadership management skills
Anticipates and responds effectively to client's needs and actively assists clients by practicing preventive law
Demonstrates ability to be creative in approaching legal matters and/or litigation resolution
Established resource for the organization on complex issues
Law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
Must have active license to practice law in at least one state and a member in good standing of the bar
Must obtain IL limited license if not already appropriately licensed in IL
Other than as authorized by the General Counsel or his designee, employees are not permitted to handle any legal business outside of State Farm except authorized pro bono work
Newly hired employees must cease all outside practice and all suit involvement before joining State Farm
Travel may be required via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities
May work irregular hours due to workload and nature of the work