Counsel

State Farm Insurance Cos   •  

Bloomington, IL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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Not Specified years

Posted 103 days ago

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Duties and Responsibilities:

State Farm is offering an opportunity with a high performing Fortune 50 in-house legal team that provides legal advice to the insurance and financial services enterprise. The primary focus of the position is to advise on legal issues related to transactions for services and goods. Contract drafting and negotiation are part of a wide array of responsibilities the position entails. Experience in drafting and negotiating technology related agreements is preferred. A commitment to quality legal advice, learning agility and a willingness to develop expertise in new subject matter, and enthusiastic participation in a team environment are a must. Candidates with 5 or more years of experiencepreferred.

  • Provides legal advice to appropriate representatives of the State Farm Companies
  • Provides legal services on behalf of the State Farm Companies
  • Analyzes legal problems, interprets laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of company structure, general departments
  • Advanced knowledge of legal principles and practices related to the subject matter of the attorney's area of practice and/or leadership management skills
  • Anticipates and responds effectively to client's needs and actively assists clients by practicing preventive law
  • Demonstrates ability to be creative in approaching legal matters and/or litigation resolution
  • Established resource for the organization on complex issues

Additional Details:

  • Law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
  • Must have active license to practice law in at least one state and a member in good standing of the bar
  • Must obtain IL limited license if not already appropriately licensed in IL
  • Other than as authorized by the General Counsel or his designee, employees are not permitted to handle any legal business outside of State Farm except authorized pro bono work
  • Newly hired employees must cease all outside practice and all suit involvement before joining State Farm
  • Travel may be required via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities
  • May work irregular hours due to workload and nature of the work
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