Assistant General Counsel - Corporate

Posted Jan 30
Full Time
Grand Rapids, Michigan

About Acrisure:

Acrisure is a Fintech leader empowering businesses and consumers alike with unmatched financial solutions. The Company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and employs over 15,000 colleagues in 21 countries. It is distinguished by its dynamic culture, fast paced environment and determination to drive innovation at all levels of the business. Under the leadership of Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Greg Williams, Acrisure has grown from $38 million to more than $4 billion in revenue in just under ten years.

Acrisure connects clients to financial solutions through the best of humans and an AI platform. Acrisure’s products include Insurance, Reinsurance, Cyber Services, Mortgage Origination and more to over 1.3 million clients around the world.

Additionally, Acrisure is committed to social issues such as children’s health and DEI in financial services. Acrisure formed Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing access to financial services to minority-owned enterprises.

Job Summary:

The Assistant General Counsel, Corporate position will primarily support Acrisure’s sourcing and procurement function, including a wide variety of enterprise and business unit commercial transactions, and provide general business counseling on a diverse set of legal, regulatory, operational and other issues. The position reports to the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate. This role will focus on supporting the sourcing/procurement/vendor contracting needs of Acrisure’s Home Office ( i.e. , corporate) functions, which include, among others: Accounting, Communications, Finance (Capital Markets, Treasury, FP&A), Innovation (Digital Platforms, Digital Marketing, Acrisure Technology Group, Business Information), IT, Operations, Practice Leaders, and Risk Management. This role may also provide contract review/negotiation support for Acrisure’s business units, including Platforms and Agency Partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the workflow of high-volume contracts/transactions and other business counseling matters;
  • Shift priorities and address time-sensitive issues and matters to support real-time business demands, needs and deadlines;
  • Take direction and execute on delegated assignments/matters from direct manager with minimal supervision, exhibiting resourcefulness and independent judgment;
  • Provide overall legal and regulatory support to Acrisure’s Home Office functions, advising on transactional, operational, and regulatory matters, taking a risk-based, practical and pragmatic approach to counseling the business;
  • Provide accurate, practical, pragmatic, timely, and responsive legal and regulatory advice and guidance to Acrisure’s management and personnel on a wide range of issues affecting Acrisure’s varied businesses;
  • Track and maintain transactional matters in company system and keep timely records to support accurate and up-to-date reporting and metrics; and
  • Participate in joint efforts and projects to help meet the demands of Acrisure’s enterprise-wide goals and strategies.

Education/Experience:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited nationally recognized law school;
  • Active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction;
  • At least 5-8 years of law firm and/or in-house experience required;
  • Experience with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various types of contracts and agreements forms, including IT and non-IT services agreements (e.g., MSAs, SOWs, Order Forms, Purchase Orders);
  • Experience with corporate and general business contract law; and
  • Understanding of U.S. privacy and data security laws and regulations strongly preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Able to exercise exemplary interpersonal skills and communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively with business leaders and other professionals and colleagues at all levels of an organization. Able to cultivate and navigate relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal direction, being a resourceful problem-solver; making decisions which reflect good quality judgement and integrity.
  • Exercises a proactive approach to solving issues and a strong multi-tasker who can thrive in a fast-paced, ever-evolving, work environment.
  • The capacity to quickly learn about Acrisure and its businesses and industries in which they operate and show a commitment to living Acrisure’s values.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Industry Leading Healthcare
  • Savings and Investments
  • Charitable Giving Programs
  • Offering hybrid work option
  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Educational Resources
  • Generous time away

Acrisure is committed to employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. California residents can learn more about our privacy practices for applicants by visiting the Acrisure California Applicant Privacy Policy available at www.Acrisure.com/privacy/caapplicant.

To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure’s property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to Hiring Managers without contacting Acrisure’s Human Resources Talent Department.