Attorney

SUMMARY

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 legal research, insurance policy research and development, keeping apprised of changes in the law, and assisting in the compliance process. This position can be located in either the Phoenix, AZ, Madison, WI, or NYC offices.

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
  • Assist in legislative bill screening
  • Aid in establishing policies and procedures consistent with established legal principles and requirements
  • 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

REQUIREMENTS

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.
  • Admission to the State Bar of Arizona or be able to qualify for In-House Counsel Admission.
  • 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.
  • 2-4 year of legal practice.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Admission to the State Bar of Arizona

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm, as in handling. Speaking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word.  Those activities in which require detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately and quickly. Hearing:  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication with or without correction. Repetitive Motion:  Substantial movement (motions) of the wrist, hands and fingers.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Normal office environment with controlled temperature. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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