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Posted Sep 01
Full Time
HybridChevy Chase, Maryland

GEICO is seeking a highly motivated Counsel to join the Office of General Counsel.  As a generalist, this attorney will work as an Individual Contributor, providing legal guidance and counsel on various matters impacting the GEICO companies.  Although this attorney will be expected to operate as a generalist, the job will require expertise in one or more of the legal areas for which the Office of the General Counsel is responsible, including:

  • Property and casualty insurance underwriting
  • Corporate litigation management
  • e-commerce
  • Contracts
  • Intellectual property
  • Consumer-protection laws
  • Marketing and advertising law

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Review proposed changes to business processes and advise on legal risks Assist business units in managing liability risk

  • Manage litigation and coordinate with business units on any related risk mitigation

  • Negotiate contracts and disputes

  • Collaborate with business units on their business strategies and related risks

  • Review advertising and other public-facing content

  • Assist in legal aspects of developing new products and changing existing products


Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.

  • Admission to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.

  • Must be licensed in good standing to practice law in applicable jurisdiction

  • At least 2 years of experience practicing law

  • Must be able to travel as required, to attend mediations, hearings, depositions, and meetings.

  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Must be able to learn and apply large amounts of technical and procedural information.

  • Must be licensed in good standing to practice law in applicable jurisdictions and meet and maintain licensing requirements including mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements where applicable.

  • Excellent analytical, communication and negotiation skills.

  • Handle a substantial volume of work and to work under pressure with multiple/shifting deadlines.

  • Must be able to organize and prioritize workload, work well individually and as a team member, advise and respond to business clients in a creative, effective, understanding, and communicate effectively

  • Experience related to property & casualty insurance sales, service, and underwriting is preferred


Location – Hybrid: This position is a hybrid role and will require 2-3 days working in office.



The safety of our associates is GEICO’s highest priority. If you are required to come into the office for licensing, training, or orientation, please note that we have implemented a variety of safety precautions within our offices. Additional safety precautions include no-contact temperature screening stations, added signage for associates on common-area occupancy limits, socially distanced workstations, and increased cleaning procedures for all areas.


As an Associate, you’ll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**

  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave

  • 401(k)Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Training and Licensures


*Benefits may be different by location.  Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. 

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants. 

At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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