Wellington Insurance Services, Inc.

  • Assistant General Counsel

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Wellington is building its legal team. The Assistant General Counsel is an individual who will provide effective legal advice and related business counsel on routine to moderately complex matters. This individual will be asked to support corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives. This individual is expected to grow with the company, thereby resulting in increased responsibilities and opportunities.

    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide legal support and counsel to business units related to contract drafting and negotiation and regulatory matters affecting the company.
    • Draft clear, concise, professional communications to internal and external parties and regulators.
    • Oversee communications with state insurance departments related to complaints and policy filings.
    • Assist with the development of company policies, procedures, and training.
    • Prepare and review policy forms and related filings.
    • Conduct legal research and support the Office of General Counsel in providing legal services.
    • Step into leadership roles and assume responsibility as the needs arise.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications/Skills Desired:

    • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and membership in Law Review.
    • 1-5 years of applicable private firm and/or in-house experience.
    • Exceptional written communication skills.
    • Diligent, precise, and extremely attentive to detail.

     

    Soft Skills:

    • Problem solving- proactively finding solutions to difficult or complex issues.
    • Communication- strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt to different personalities.
    • Work ethic- demonstrates good attitude and judgment, discretion, and maintains high level of confidentiality.
    • Learning- commitment to continued training and learning to keep up with new industry and company changes.

     

    Benefits Include, but are not limited to:

    • Compensation with potential bonus opportunity
    • Health Savings Account
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (medical paid 100% for employee)
    • Wellness Program participation incentives
    • 401K and ROTH 401K
    • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Short/Long Term Disability (paid 100% for employee)

     

    Disclaimer: This document describes the minimum essential duties, responsibilities, skills, abilities, effort, and working conditions of the position. It in no way implies that these are the only functions to be performed by the incumbent and the functions may be modified by the supervisor at any time to meet Company needs. Workers are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any job-related functions requested by a supervisor or manager. Unless otherwise indicated, all job-related functions will be performed on-site at the Employer’s facility. Successful performance requires that the incumbent possess and utilize the abilities and skills described. All functions are subject to reasonable modification to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some functions may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or others.


    TOBACCO USERS NEED NOT APPLY. 

     

    Criminal background check, credit reporting disclosure and drug testing required.

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