Closing Date: 27th November, 2023
Description:Reports to a Deputy General Counsel. Responsible for handling one or more of the following: litigation, business operations/transactions, procurement support, pension law, retirement plans revisions and investments, environmental law, tax, trademark, collections, and bankruptcy matters.
Professional law degree (Juris Doctorate/JD) from a recognized and accredited law school. Member of the bar of the highest court of a state or the District of Columbia. Five years of legal experience as a licensed and practicing attorney. Specific area(s) of legal experience may be required by the hiring manager. Associate must successfully complete the Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act of 1996 training, course code 249F, concerning the handling of personal health information as required by Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines within three months of occupying the position. Until training has been completed, the associate may not perform any duties relating to personal health information.
Degree (one of):
Juris Doctor/Doctor Of Jurisprudence - Required
Major/Minor (one of):
Law - Required
Certificate/License (one of):
Attorney - Required
Remote work may be authorized. Must reside within the Continental United States.
Additional Summary of Responsibilities:
- Reports to a Deputy General Counsel. Responsible for handling workers' compensation litigation and workers's compensation claims administration.
- Represents the Exchange in various settings including workers compensation litigation before the Department of Labor and federal courts. Also represents the Exchange in OSHA complaints and investigations before the Department of Labor.
- Provides legal review of workers' compensation claims, settlements, and oversight of third party claims administrator.
Additional Qualification Requirements:
Five years of legal experience as a licenses and practicing attorney with experience in federal or state workers' compensation is required. Prefer prior experience with the Longshore and Harbor Workers Act. Prefer prior experience responding to and handling OSHA complaints before the Department of Labor.
- Represents the Exchange in various settings including federal and workers compensation litigation, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and adverse action hearings.
- Provides legal review of proposed business agreements, procurement actions, contract claims, bankruptcy/consumer credit issues, and congressional and command inquiries, collections, and tort.
- Practices preventive law which may include developing and conducting educational sessions regarding prevention of litigation and recommends changes to policy impacting the Exchange.
- Provides analysis of current and proposed laws and policy and provides counsel to Exchange directorates.
Number of Positions Remaining1