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Company logoPosted Nov 16
Full Time
On Site
New York, New York
Job Description For Posting

We will consider candidates in New York as well as other U.S. locations where the Company has an office. Please note that there is a requirement of 3 days in the office for this position.

Marsh McLennan’s Legal, Compliance and Public Affairs (LCPA) department promotes a culture in which ethical, lawful, and risk mindful behavior is encouraged and reinforced.  We are looking for a commercially oriented in-house counsel to support the corporate legal needs of its Marsh and Mercer businesses. The position will report to a Senior Assistant General Counsel who is located at the Company’s headquarters in New York. 

What you can expect:

  • Collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders at various levels around the world.
  • Being an integral part of streamlining processes and identifying efficiencies.
  • Communication with key stakeholders and leadership.

What's in it for you:

  • A company with a strong Brand and strong results to match.
  • A company culture founded in integrity, responsible teamwork and experience
  • A fast-paced dynamic environment where you will interface with colleagues across our business and with senior leadership
  • Corporate dedication to fostering a vibrant, inclusive, and diverse culture at work that hears every voice
  • Competitive salary and benefits to help colleagues and their families live better – physically, mentally, and financially.
  • Employee Resource Groups which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities, and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations.

We will count on you to:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to various levels of Company management on a broad range of Marsh’s insurance broking and risk advisory businesses, MMC’s managing general agency business, and Mercer’s health business in the US.
  • Handle the drafting, review and negotiation of a wide range of contracts, including domestic and global client services agreements, RFPs with prospective clients, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, insurer agreements, vendor agreements and technology contracts.
  • Support the business in developing, drafting and negotiating strategic alliance agreements, joint marketing agreements and referral agreements with third parties, including in the insurance, health, cyber and technology space.
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Company’s innovation initiatives as the business seeks to develop new products and solutions.

What you'll need to have:

  • Admitted to the bar in New York or in the location where the position will be based. 
  • A minimum of 3 years of working experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate legal department, including providing client advice and transactional support and working with client service agreements.

What makes you stand out:

  • Ability to be a creative problem solver and to support a diverse range of commercial initiatives.
  • Excellent judgment, excellent communication and negotiating skills, financial acumen, project management skills, and a willingness and ability to work as a part of a team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with business colleagues and exercise sound legal and commercial judgment in providing advice and determining when to escalate issues.
  • Keen attention to detail, excellent analytical ability, and discretion with confidential information.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, to handle multiple priorities, to prioritize assignments and to work efficiently.
  • Top-notch organization skills and the ability to analyze and refine business processes and workflows
  • Excellent responsivity to team and to business colleagues
  • Professional growth-oriented mindset evidenced by a desire to learn and improve continuously

Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company’s 85,000 colleagues advise clients in 130 countries. With annual revenue of over $20 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh provides data-driven risk advisory services and insurance solutions to commercial and consumer clients. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlock health and well being for a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, or follow us on LinkedIn and X.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people and embrace diversity of age background, disability, ethnic origin, family duties, gender orientation or expression, marital status, nationality, parental status, personal or social status, political affiliation, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, sexual orientation or expression, skin color, veteran status (including protected veterans), or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting

Marsh McLennan is committed to hybrid work, which includes the flexibility of working remotely and the collaboration, connections and professional development benefits of working together in the office. All Marsh McLennan colleagues are expected to be in their local office or working onsite with clients at least three days per week. Office-based teams will identify at least one “anchor day” per week on which their full team will be together in person.

The applicable base salary range for this role is $124,400 to $248,900.

The base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and any applicable minimum wage requirements. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis. In addition to the base salary, this position may be eligible for performance-based incentives.

We are excited to offer a competitive total rewards package which includes health and welfare benefits, tuition assistance, 401K savings and other retirement programs as well as employee assistance programs.

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