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Are you someone who wants to play a critical role in our company’s success? Do you enjoy solving puzzles and finding a better way to get things done? Are you someone who likes to Take The Lead and make an impact? If so, then imagine yourself at MGIC. At MGIC we are a team of dedicated professionals on a fearless mission. A team that fosters a culture of career development and continuous learning opportunities to help you rise to new heights. We are passionate about providing outstanding customer service and making a difference in our community. #WeAreMGIC
How will you make an impact?
MGIC is currently seeking an exceptionally talented Corporate Counsel to join our in-house corporate team. Reporting to the VP - Assistant General Counsel, you will be responsible for providing corporate legal counsel to MGIC in the following areas:
Draft and negotiate documents in compliance with internal corporate policies, regulatory requirements, contractual obligations and the company’s risk appetite. Such contracts and agreements may include, without limitation:
Service, license and consulting agreements related to information technology;
Service and consulting agreements related to the company’s value-add suite of services;
Service and consulting agreements related to marketing initiatives; and
Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
Collaborate with Compliance team to research, review and advise on compliance and ethics matters as may be required or requested.
Conduct legal research into strategic or tactical issues which concern the company, including without limitation, regulatory compliance, product development or other matters affecting the mortgage insurance industry.
Provide advice and counsel regarding advertising, promotions and contests which may be offered from time-to-time.
Partner with company’s vendor management function, including development and maintenance of form documents.
Consult and provide legal oversight and advice on certain claims decisions to ensure compliance with the company’s contractual obligations.
Manage and oversee legal compliance with lobbying requirements and PAC solicitations for the company’s political action committee.
Oversee renewal of corporate insurance policies on an annual basis, managing costs and ensuring appropriateness of coverage and policy forms.
Manage and develop system related to contract management oversight
Do you have what it takes?
Education: Requires a Law degree and admission to the Bar in Wisconsin
Experience: 3-5 years of corporate legal experience. Must have experience in preparing and negotiating various forms of agreements. Experience in mortgage industry or insurance viewed favorably.
Internal Number: R429
About Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation
We are a private mortgage insurer with $213.3 billion primary insurance in force covering approximately one million mortgages (as of May 2019). MGIC provides a critical component of our country’s residential mortgage finance system, protecting mortgage investors from credit losses. Mortgage insurance from MGIC also benefits consumers by making affordable low-down-payment mortgages a reality. Bottom line…We put people into homes sooner! #WeAreMGIC
Our headquarters are located in downtown Milwaukee, a place that offers something for everyone with its big-city attractions and small-town atmosphere. MGIC is an nine-time recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Work Places award. This is an award based on the opinion of our company's greatest asset, our talented and dedicated workforce! We are committed to being an active and positive member of the local Milwaukee community. Along with our co-workers, we support many local initiatives including:
• United Way
• United Performing Arts Fund
• Habitat for Humanity
• Junior Achievement
• Public Television Channel 10/36 Auction
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background and substance abuse testing.