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Vice President - Litigation Attorney

$200,000- $250,000
Posted Jun 04
Full Time
New York

_This is a hybrid role with the flexibility to work both virtually and from our New York City office

_ Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

What The Day Will Look Like

As part of an industry-leading litigation and contingent risk insurance brokerage team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective insurance-based solutions for clients of the Litigation Risk Group, in New York, NY, which sits within our Global Transaction Solutions Team.

  • Analyzes plaintiff- and defense-side litigation situations, including investments made by litigation funders and other investors in litigation-related assets, for application to insurance solutions.
  • Supports the team’s leadership to develop Aon’s value proposition and strategic plan.
  • Implements inorganic growth strategy for solution line.
  • Sells complex services/solutions to corporates, private equity firms, law firms, and litigation funders, including at the C-Suite level.
  • Identifies, develops and cultivates prospects for Aon’s litigation and contingent risk solutions and positions Aon to win the work.
  • Able to influence outcomes beyond the scope of their individual function.

Skills And Experience That Will Lead To Success

  • 3+ years of experience as a corporate litigator in a large law firm and/or business litigation-focused boutique law firm
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to build consensus and work collaboratively with multiple parties to a transaction.
  • Capacity for building and maintaining relationships with clients.
  • Proven ability to analyze litigation-related risks and to form a view as to the likely outcome of litigation.
  • Strong written and oral communication and advocacy skills.
  • Familiarity with insurance and/or insurance litigation a plus, but not strictly necessary.
  • Federal clerkship preferred.
  • Background in commercial litigation and/or litigation funding preferred

Education : Juris Doctorate (J.D) or equivalent years of industry experience with the ability to practice law in the United States.

How We Support Our Colleagues

Aon offers a comprehensive package of benefits for full-time and regular part-time colleagues, including, but not limited to: a 401(k) savings plan with employer contributions; an employee stock purchase plan; consideration for long-term incentive awards at Aon’s discretion; medical, dental and vision insurance, various types of leaves of absence, paid time off, including 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, 15 days of paid vacation per year, paid sick leave as provided under state and local paid sick leave laws, short-term disability and optional long-term disability, health savings account, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, employee and dependent life insurance and supplemental life and AD&D insurance; optional personal insurance policies, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, commuter benefits, and an employee assistance program that includes free counseling sessions. Eligibility for benefits is governed by the applicable plan documents and policies.

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself.

We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Pay Transparancy Laws

The salary range for this position (intended for U.S. applicants) is $200,000 to $250,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicant’s geographic location.

This position is eligible to participate in one of Aon’s annual incentive plans to receive an annual discretionary bonus in addition to base salary. The amount of any bonus varies and is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable incentive plan.

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status.

We welcome applications from all and provide individuals with disabilities with reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application, interview process and to perform essential job functions once onboard. If you would like to learn more about the reasonable accommodations we provide, email

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.