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AIG’s Global Legal, Compliance, Regulatory and Government Affairs (GLCR) department is comprised of attorneys and other professionals providing high-quality advisory and transactional support with integrity and objectivity across all parts of the organization. The team ensures an operating environment that minimizes legal, regulatory and reputational risks and complies with all laws and regulations and AIG policies & procedures.
This is a global, diverse and award-winning team that has been recognized for its leadership and innovative solutions. You will also be eligible to participate in AIG’s award-winning pro bono program.
AIG’s GLCR department is looking for an Assistant General Counsel in New York, NY to manage insurance coverage litigation.
Manage a litigation docket consisting of coverage litigation matters involving casualty policies issued to commercial insureds;
Manage and partner with outside counsel to ensure high-quality written work product is filed on behalf of the AIG member insurance companies;
Make strategic decisions with a focus on consistency and the big picture;
Proactively develop case resolution plans and recommendations;
Evaluate and make smart, sensible recommendations regarding the filing of potential coverage litigation on behalf of the AIG member insurance companies;
Collaborate with our business partners in the claims organization on strategic and financial decisions;
Travel within the fifty states or internationally for mediations, trials, and oral arguments; and
Report to an Associate General Counsel, who has close oversight of the matters handled on their team.
Attorney with at least six years of major law firm experience strongly preferred;
J.D. from an accredited law school and strong academic credentials;
Admitted to practice in at least one state;
Litigation and insurance coverage experience is required; and
In-house experience useful but not required.
To succeed in this position, the successful candidate must possess the following skills:
Strong initiative and work ethic;
Focused attention to detail and honed analytical skills;
Superior oral and written communication skills;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently;
Flexibility and a willingness to adapt to changing needs of the organization and/or business clients;
Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment;
Ability to deliver creative and well-reasoned plans to resolve challenges and to execute on such plans;
Ability to thrive in an environment where coordination and teamwork is a priority while also being committed to individual accountability and results;
Ability to motivate and supervise paralegal and administrative staff;
Willingness to be mentored and trained to meet the needs of the organization; and
Sound legal and business judgment.
Internal Number: JR1903006
About American International Group, Inc. (AIG)
About Us American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance company. Tracing its roots to a company started in Shanghai in 1919, today AIG provides a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, mortgage insurance and other financial services to customers in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG’s diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks, and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the symbol “AIG”.AIG Commercial Insurance is a leading provider of insurance products for commercial and institutional customers through one of the world’s most far-reaching property casualty networks. AIG Commercial Insurance offers one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, through its diversified, multichannel distribution network, benefitting from its strong capital position.AIG Consumer Insurance is a premier provider of insurance products for individuals and families including select consumer property insurance offerings, life insurance protection..., and retirement products. AIG has one of the largest life insurance, annuity and retirement services businesses in the United States with one of the broadest distribution networks and most diverse product offerings in the industry. AIG Consumer Insurance serves in the U.S. alone 18 million customers with life insurance products and retirement services.Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com | YouTube: www.youtube.com/aig | Twitter: @AIGInsurance| LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig