Risk Strategies CompanyBoston, MassachusettsFull Time

The Risk Strategies Counsel position will support the Deputy General Counsel in the management of a broad range of transactional, contract, insurance and other legal and compliance matters with a primary focus on managing and negotiating commercial contracts. This person will work closely with internal business and cross-functional corporate partners to identify issues and develop practical solutions.

The Risk Strategies Counsel will be charged with maintaining current knowledge of laws and regulations that may affect the business and assist the business with managing risk. This is a great opportunity to join the insurance industry at a fast-growing company and to have broad visibility into various lines of business and insurance operations.


  • Serve as a contract management lead for the Risk Strategies platform.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts and manage related contract life-cycles.
  • Support all Risk Strategies business units, which include insurance brokerage operations, third party administrators, claims & loss control and other insurance and risk management-related operations.
  • Provide legal assistance on day-to-day operations and special projects as needed, including review of insurance regulatory issues and in setting, documenting and communicating policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including members of the legal team and other corporate functions, to resolve issues and mitigate risks.
  • Support senior members of the Legal & Compliance Department and assist with a range of other projects from time-to-time.
  • Perform project management functions as needed on an assigned project basis.
  • Conduct legal research, as needed.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school located in the US and membership in at least one state bar
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in-house or at a nationally recognized law firm
  • Ability to pivot and excel in a fast-paced, dynamic and changing environment
  • Experience handling contracts and demonstrable experience in one or more of the areas of responsibility
  • Mature judgment with the ability to build relationships and engender confidence across the entire organization and legal team and interact effectively with senior managers and other internal clients
  • Broad range of communication skills with the ability to express matters effectively in pragmatic, business-friendly terms to a wide range of audiences, including senior management
  • Demonstrated analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Exhibited project management proficiencies resulting in successful project completion
  • Organized planner with the capacity to manage and execute on priorities while working simultaneously on a variety of diverse projects within strict time constraints
  • Proactive, resourceful, and capable of working both independently and cooperatively as part of a broader team
  • Sound written and oral communication skills for both legal and non-legal settings
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as ability to learn and competently utilize technology platforms and software solutions, as required
  • Self-starter who exudes a “roll-up-the-shirt-sleeves” attitude

Risk Strategies is a privately-held National Insurance Brokerage and Risk Management Firm servicing over 100,000 clients and brokers across North America. Risk Strategies’ deep expertise and service capabilities are key competitive advantages, which drive strong revenue retention and industry-leading growth. As a winner of Best Places to Work for the last three consecutive years, our goal is to support our employees’ career goals and development.

Applicant must live in, or be willing to relocate to the Greater Boston area.

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