Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & General Counsel, is responsible for assisting in corporate and Intellectual Property matters. This role requires a self-starter, agility, and optimization mindset and a strong understanding of business needs.
Provides key paralegal assistance to the Senior VP, Government Affairs & General Counsel in the areas of Corporate Governance, Intellectual Property, Contracts and other matters ad needed;
Administrative tasks in general support of the business unit such as general, legal correspondence, scheduling and project management assistance with departmental projects and intiatives;
Use Microsoft Suite extensively to prepare professional documents including letters, memos, proposals, presentations, spreadsheets and other departmental reports a requested;
May handle certain front end contract management functions in support of contracts, including but not limited to certain reporting tasks associated with insurance;
Supports sales daily with request on contract review, drafting, negotiations and general contract management and administration;
May draft corporate policies, form agreement(s), board resolutions, and other legal documents under the oversight of the General Counsel – North America;
Assists with legal compliance duties, including company safety policies and procedures;
Communicated effectively and professionally with all levels of staff and management, and, ads needed with client leadership and personnel. Understands and anticipates departmental needs and corporate matters; delivering high quality service and results;
Performs other duties as assigned;
Education & Essential Skills
At least five years of total legal support experience;
Corporate governance and public company experience preferred;
Experience with subsidiary maintenance
Rigorous devotion to detail and organization;
Ability to work independently and effectively in fast-moving environment.
Extensive Corporate and IP legal background; knowledge of the insurance industry and plus
Based in New York, ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development) is a global, nonprofit insurance association whose mission is to facilitate the development and use of standards for the insurance, reinsurance and related financial services industries. With offices in London as well, ACORD accomplishes its mission by remaining an objective, independent advocate for sharing information among diverse platforms. ACORD Standards and services improve efficiency and expand market reach. Affiliated with ACORD are hundreds of insurance and reinsurance companies, and thousands of agents and brokers, related financial services organizations, software providers, and industry organizations worldwide.