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This Attorney position will be responsible for providing advice, guidance and opinions in all areas of regulatory and legal compliance affecting the Companies’ products, policies and procedures. The Attorney would provide assistance to the Vice President of Legal and Compliance in managing a comprehensive range of compliance, regulatory and legal services for The IHC Group and its affiliates. The Attorney’s primary job will be assisting with legal research, insurance regulatory matters, contracts, keeping apprised of changes in the law, and assisting in the compliance process. This position is located in New York City.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform thorough and detailed legal research on applicable topics, providing guidance to various business partners
Assist in all areas of compliance including- being aware of changes in the law, assist in implementing changes, and updating internal policies and procedures
Provide legal support to minimize legal risk and ensure compliance on regulatory matters
Research and answer business operation questions
Aid in establishing policies and procedures consistent with established legal principles and requirements.
Assist with Insurance regulatory matters
Monitors and maintains current knowledge in legal and compliance matters relating to the insurance industry and pursues ongoing professional development to maintain current knowledge on best practices
Assist in coordinating regulatory compliance matters and ensures internal support as needed
Performs similar job-related duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To be successful in this position, the incumbent be adept at legal research and have the ability and interest to learn about insurance and regulatory compliance.
Graduate of an accredited law school.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex legal concepts in clear and concise communication to business staff.
Outstanding research and legal analytical skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to take the initiative and work independently on major projects.
Experience in the Insurance Industry, Life and Health experience a plus.
1-4 year(s) of legal practice.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Admission to a State Bar
About IHC Health Solutions
The IHC Group is an organization of insurance carriers and marketing and administrative affiliates that has been providing life, health, disability, medical stop-loss and specialty insurance solutions to groups and individuals for over 30 years. Members of The IHC Group include Independence Holding Company (NYSE:IHC), Standard Security Life Insurance Company of New York, Madison National Life Insurance Company, Inc., Independence American Insurance Company, IHC Carrier Solutions and IHC Specialty Benefits. For more information about The IHC Group, visit www.ihcgroup.com.