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ASSISTANT GC- LIFE INSURANCE PRODUCTS - Fortune 250 Co. (Houston)
Meridian Legal Search
June 28, 2018
Full Time - Assistant GC
10+ years experience
Leading global financial and insurance company seeks an experienced Life Insurance counsel, with expertise in product design and development, for an exciting opportunity to join its legal team providing advice and counsel on a broad range of matters related to the design, underwriting, sales and marketing of its life insurance products. The attorney in this role will work closely with the business team and serve as the SME on the underwriting processes, systems, operations, procedures, and regulations affecting the design and development of the company’s life insurance product line.
At least 8+ years prior relevant experience in a life insurance practice at a top law firm and/or in-house at a major insurance or financial services company
Prior in-house experience highly preferred
Knowledge and understanding of the design, development, underwriting, marketing and sale of life insurance products
Understanding of variable life insurance and annuity products preferred
Experience in the drafting, review and negotiation of insurance contracts and disclosures, and non-insurance related commercial contracts as well
Must have strong verbal and written communications skills, and excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
State bar admission required
This position offers an excellent work-life balance, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to work with a dynamic legal team, collaborating with a forward thinking business unit, on intellectually challenging work. Position may be located at either the corporate campus in Houston, TX, or the company's life insurance operations in Nashville, TN.
Meridian Legal Search is a legal staffing organization specializing in the search, recruitment and placement of attorneys, paralegals and compliance professionals for the nation's leading financial institutions, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, law firms, Fortune 500 companies and other major corporations. Meridian was first established in 1936, and has successfully been placing attorneys more than 40 years now. Meridian's clients include corporations (public and private), law firms (large, medium and boutique) and Fortune 1000 and global financial services corporations. We place partners, counsels and associates; general counsel, associate counsel, staff attorneys and paralegals in corporate finance, litigation, securities/compliance, investment banking, investment management, banking, private equity, venture capital, mutual funds, hedge funds, broker dealer, insurance, intellectual property, media, entertainment, information technology, pharmaceutical and many other industries. Our clients are located throughout the United States and overseas. All communication and correspondence with candidates is treated confidentially, and candidate resumes are submitted to clie...nts only upon receiving the candidate's prior express permission to do so. Other services we offer include counseling law firms and corporations on hiring strategies and compensation packages, law firm mergers and diversity hiring programs. We have a state of the art, advanced computer database of 100,000 attorneys and 9,000 law firms, corporations and not-for-profits. Additionally, Meridian Legal Temps, Inc. is a division of Meridian Legal Search. Placements include temporary and temp-to-perm attorneys and paralegals at all levels and in a wide range of practice areas.Meridian Legal Search is a founding member of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) and adheres to the NALSC Code of Ethics.