This position is available to Virginia residents as Richmond, Virginia in-office applicants or remote applicants residing in states/locations under Eastern or Central Standard Time: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC, Vermont, West Virginia or Wisconsin.

At Genworth, we are committed to caring for our customers and for the safety of our colleagues. In the event the office is inaccessible (e.g., inclement weather), this role may be required to work remotely.

Your Role:
We are seeking an attorney with 4 plus years of experience in insurance regulatory governance and the drafting, reviewing and negotiation of commercial contracts. In this role, you will have a high level of responsibility for spotting issues regarding critical elements of a variety of contracts and assisting the team in their resolution.

You will have a background of increasing responsibility in insurance regulatory governance and transactional law, with particular emphasis on one or more of the following areas: purchase and sale transactions, commercial financing, commercial contracts and general corporate representation. Exceptional candidates will have some experience with the Insurance Holding Company Act, ORSA, ERM and CGAD requirements

You will work closely with our leadership. We are in a growth stage and looking for a legal generalist to tackle everything from contract reviews to streamlining our processes and expanding our legal bench. Leveraging both breadth and depth of experience at a law firm and/or as in-house counsel, you will lead the drafting, revision, evaluation, and negotiation of agreements.

What you will be doing:
  • Draft, review, and negotiate various commercial agreements including services, marketing, non-disclosure agreements and other go to market agreements
  • Update standard commercial agreements, privacy policies, terms of use and employee agreements
  • Coordinate with other internal functions to ensure internal business alignment and compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Collaborate with Compliance Officer to develop compliance policies and investigate compliance concerns
  • Collaborate and coordinate legal and compliance review and filing of ERM and ORSA reports
  • Assist in the development and implementation of process improvement initiatives
  • Advise management on various other strategies including the protection of intellectual property, insurance requirements and establishing governance policies

Must Have / What You Bring
  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • 4-7 years of complex Commercial transactions experience
  • 4 or more years of relevant legal experience at a top national law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Proven ability to proactively, efficiently and accurately assess legal business risks in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Executive presence
  • Ability to travel 10% to our corporate office in Richmond, VA

Nice to Have:
  • Demonstrated organizational and legal analytical skills
  • Strong legal research and writing skills
  • Ability to balance several priorities within compressed timeframes
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Exhibit creativity in problem solving

What we offer:
  • We have a real impact on the lives of the people we serve
  • We work on challenging and rewarding projects
  • We give back to the communities where we live
  • We offer competitive benefits including:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account options beginning your first day
    • Generous Choice Time Off your first full year
    • 12 Paid Holidays
    • 40 hours of volunteer time off
    • 401K Account with matching contributions
    • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment
    • Paid Family Leave
    • Child Care Subsidy Program