The role of Counsel/Regulatory Specialist working within our Legal team in Richmond Virginia, as part of a larger global insurance organization will advise, assist, and lead the organization on legal obligations for a wide range of insurance regulatory and other support issues.

What you do:
  • Work on insurance regulatory matters, advising, assisting and planning with the Legal team and leadership as needed
  • Actively participate and advise on regulatory compliance related projects
  • Advise operations (claims and producer licensing), product development, marketing, finance, compliance, and risk areas on substance as well as process, procedures and attendant risks related to insurance regulatory requirements
  • Assist or lead, as directed, in responding to state or federal regulatory complaints and inquiries
  • Assist and undertake government relations activities, including monitoring legislation, attending regulatory conferences, and working with industry and regulatory representatives to develop and implement market friendly regulatory strategies
  • Assist with managing regulatory communications; work with outside counsel, as needed, to affect a satisfactory resolution of regulatory conflicts.
  • Draft and review contracts, as needed
  • Research relevant statutes, legal trends, and case law via on-line legal information sites
  • Advise on litigation related issues, as needed
  • Coordinate and help lead on global and regional issues
  • Understand, review, and help implement and prepare for audit global policies, standards, and functional rules (as applicable to Legal) adopted by our line of business parent and our ultimate parent company
  • May perform other duties as assigned

What you bring:
  • License to practice law as in-house counsel in Virginia (or ability to promptly obtain) or has relevant regulatory experience
  • Graduate from an accredited law school or college
  • Three (3) to six (6) years in insurance regulatory matters
  • Ability to travel routinely up to 10%