Need help hiring top legal talent? Contact our team.
Company logo

Arity, Head of Legal

$143,200- $227,050/ year
Posted Jun 27
Full Time

At Allstate, great things happen when our people work together to protect families and their belongings from life’s uncertainties. And for more than 90 years our innovative drive has kept us a step ahead of our customers’ evolving needs. From advocating for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws, to being an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, and, more recently, device and identity protection. 

Job Description

We are looking for a creative and high energy attorney interested in working at the nexus of law, business, technology, data, and advertising. We are hiring a Head of Legal for Arity, a data and analytics company. This role will act as general counsel to provide broad counseling for Arity in areas related to privacy, product development, adtech, marketing, data management and governance, and commercial contracting. This attorney will serve on the executive team of Arity’s business as a key strategic advisor and be recognized internally as a subject matter expert and have advanced business acumen. This role will be accountable for running the legal team for Arity and collaborating closely with privacy, compliance, and risk and will be a critical leader within Arity and Allstate’s broader legal department.


Core competencies:

  • Real time and critical business-focused commercial legal advice for a broad range of issues, including advising on product, marketing, and sales
  • Structure, draft, and negotiate complex commercial agreements, including technology, data, and service contracts
  • Advise business partners on emerging business issues, legal subjects and risk management primarily in areas of product development, commercial contracts, regulatory, privacy, and consumer protection
  • Executive presence, strategic thinking, and concise verbal and written communication a must
  • Play a key role in executing strategy, action planning, and communication with business partners, business units, and other areas of Law & Regulation
  • Anticipate legal concerns and provide creative problem solving in a dynamic business environment
  • Complex research as to applicability of pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority; ability to summarize concisely and collaborate with other areas of company to determine impact of new legal authority on business and enable action plans
  • Understand interaction in regulated environments between business, policy, compliance, legislative and legal frameworks
  • Comfort with executing on goals and objectives through ambiguity and in a changing business and legal landscape
  • Execution abilities within a parent company and its family of companies
  • Ability to manage outside counsel and budgets
  • Adtech/advertising expertise, including the legal and ethical considerations for collecting and using data in various advertising environments
  • Prefer experience in the following areas:  technology, commercial, advertising/adtech, data, privacy, mobility, telematics, TCPA, intellectual property, and/or highly regulated sectors
  • Business acumen with ability to quantify return on investments (create and contribute to business cases and risk evaluations)
  • Assist in building a culture of constructive debate and conversations with a virtual team across multiple locations

A typical day might include:

  • Advising business partners on a new product or a new corporate structure
  • Coordinating, understanding, and synthesizing complex legal advice to advise business partners in a simple, direct manner
  • Drafting a complex data licensing arrangement or commercial deals
  • Driving implementation of a compliance plan 

We are fortunate to have a talented, engaged, and hard-working team and are looking for someone with those same qualities.  You might be the right fit if:

  • You thrive on advising in areas of law that are unsettled and constantly changing 
  • You understand how to build new, efficient processes 
  • You volunteer ideas and creative solutions 
  • You are comfortable working with both a legal and business mindset simultaneously

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This job does have supervisory duties over individual contributors, contractors, consultants, and temps

Job Qualifications:

Education and Experience 

  • J.D is required
  • 10 + years legal experience in a law firm or an in-house legal department for a mid- to large-sized company typical
  • Experience in the following areas:  privacy, technology, international, advertising or adtech, intellectual property, strategy, data, and/or highly regulated sectors
  • Experience operating within a parent company and its family of companies
  • Preference for experience advising a commercial business unit and/or business and work experience outside legal context

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Admitted and licensed to practice law

 Functional Skills

  • Leadership skills, including team building, collaboration, coaching, developing and guiding
  • Executive presence and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Budget management skills 
  • Project management skills
  • Computer skills, including MS Office suite, used in or related to the tasks performed
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Business acumen with ability to quantify return on investments (create and contribute to business cases and risk evaluations)


Customer Centricity, Digital Literacy, Inclusive Leadership, Learning Agility, Results-Oriented


Compensation offered for this role is $143,200 – 227,050 annually and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Joining our team isn’t just a job — it’s an opportunity. One that takes your skills and pushes them to the next level. One that encourages you to challenge the status quo. And one where you can impact the future for the greater good.  

You’ll do all this in a flexible environment that embraces connection and belonging. And with the recognition of several inclusivity and diversity awards, we’ve proven that Allstate empowers everyone to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. 

Good Hands. Greater Together.®

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

For jobs in San Francisco, please click “here” for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.For jobs in Los Angeles, please click “here” for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

To view the “EEO is the Law” poster click “here”. This poster provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

To view the FMLA poster, click “here”. This poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint.

It is the Company’s policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee’s ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.