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Associate Counsel - Employment & M&A - Hybrid

Posted Apr 30
Full Time
HybridSan Diego, California

Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing insurance brokerage and consulting firms. We operate through a network of specialized national platforms and local offices to offer our clients a comprehensive portfolio of solutions built on innovative thinking and personal service. Alliant is changing the way our clients approach risk management and benefits, so they can capitalize on new opportunities to grow and protect their organizations.

More information is available on the company's website at: www.alliant.com .

Summary

Responsible for advising Alliant corporate departments and business groups on a broad spectrum of legal matters and for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a diverse range of contracts, in addition to other general corporate and compliance matters.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

 

  • Reviews, drafts, negotiates, and advises on a wide range of contracts, including employment agreements, equity documents, separation agreements, account purchase agreements, independent contractor agreements, vendor agreements, collaborative agreements, and confidentiality agreements;
  • Partners with multi-functional transactional teams, including corporate and business development, accounting, sales, and human resources, on company policy, process, and procedure development and legal compliance;
  • Assists internal and external legal counsel with providing guidance on legal matters, and anticipates, mitigates, and advises on any potential legal problems across corporate groups, client engagements, and third party relationships;
  • Advises Alliant business groups on diverse range of employment-related issues, including wage and hour, employee relations, hiring practices, performance management, employee separations, leave requests, accommodations, and general HR compliance;
  • Assists with developing and implementing legal compliance projects;
  • Works with external counsel and internal business teams to respond to subpoenas and litigation discovery requests;
  • Supports pre- and post-close merger and acquisition activity, including reviewing transaction-related agreements, improving transaction-related processes, and collecting, reviewing, and preparing information for due diligence;
  • Supports, initiates, and drives legal department process improvements to increase efficiencies and support business objectives;
  • Reviews and revises internal legal policies, processes, and procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required

Member in good standing of at least one State Bar or the District of Columbia Bar is required

Experience in employment law and/or mergers and acquisitions practice is preferred

Experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts is highly preferred

Two (2) or more years’ related work experience

Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to give legal guidance in a practical, business-oriented manner to non-lawyer company representatives in order to help reach solutions

Advanced analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish good professional relationships with internal clients, management, and legal colleagues

Excellent planning, organizational, and prioritization skills, including ability to multi-task on multiple high-priority projects

Good judgment, including good business judgment

Contract review, drafting, and negotiation experience preferred, but not required

Proficient in Microsoft Office products

We are proud to provide comprehensive, high quality employee programs to meet employees’ needs now and in the future, including a very competitive financial package. We encourage you to explore what we have to offer.

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Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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