Counsel

Policygenius

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 02/16/2021
  • Website: policygenius.com
  • Company Address: 50 W 23rd St Floor 9, New York, NY, 10010

About Policygenius

Policygenius is America's leading online insurance marketplace. Our mission is to help people get insurance right by making it easy for them to understand their options, compare quotes, and buy a policy, all in one place.

Job Description

Legal & Compliance at Policygenius...

Are you looking for the opportunity to join a nimble, dynamic legal team, with real impact on the day-to-day business and key strategic initiatives across the enterprise? Are you a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment with lots of balls in the air? We’re looking for an exceptional lawyer who can be a trusted partner to the legal team and the business.  

The Counsel will play a critical role in expanding the internal legal and compliance functions. Reporting into the Associate Director of Legal & Compliance, the Counsel will assist with the preparation, review and negotiation of contracts, as well as with analysis and legal advice on regulatory and compliance issues.

In this role, you will…

  • Collaborate with business development and marketing teams to prepare and review contracts, primarily including insurance brokerage agreements, sub-producer agreements, marketing & services agreements, and NDAs
  • Provide legal feedback and support regarding marketing strategy and materials, policies, procedures, and trainings 
  • Advise on a variety of legal issues, particularly related to insurance regulatory issues
  • Research, track, and report on industry, commercial, insurance regulatory, privacy and other laws, regulations, and developments to give the most effective advice, including identification of potential risks or impact on business strategy 
  • Concisely explain legal terms, identify related risks, and recommend tactics to achieve the most favorable, risk-mitigated results
  • Partner with other members of the Legal & Compliance team to implement compliance initiatives, including assessments of applicable laws and regulations 
  • Be a utility player, taking on opportunities and adding value in practice areas beyond researching and contracting, including assisting other members of the Legal & Compliance team on a variety of special projects, as needed

We’d love to hear from you if…

  • Have 4+ years of legal and/or compliance experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department and strong academic credentials, including a JD
  • Have experience providing guidance on regulatory issues, particularly related to insurance contracting or marketing and service agreements  
  • Have familiarity with insurance or financial products, or have experience drafting contracts and working on insurance-related transactions
  • Have superior written & verbal communication skills and a keen attention to detail
  • Have the ability to stay calm under pressure, work independently, and handle multiple assignments simultaneously while meeting time-sensitive deadlines
  • Have excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Are naturally curious, with a desire to learn new areas of law 
  • Are a team-player with the ability to work collaboratively across various functions and with colleagues at all levels

You can expect...

  • Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan, FSA & commuter benefits
  • Generous PTO 
  • Training, mentorship and coaching from leadership
  • The opportunity to grow alongside a company shaking up a big, old-fashioned industry
  • Fun, diverse, open-minded coworkers
  • Dog companionship!!!

About Policygenius

Policygenius is America’s leading online insurance marketplace. Since 2014, our mission has been to help people get the financial protection they need (and feel good about it). We make it easy for our customers to understand their options, compare quotes, and buy insurance, all in one place. To date, we’ve helped more than 30 million people shop for all types of insurance and placed over $45 billion in coverage.

At Policygenius, we’re proud of building an environment that encourages our teammates to bring their authentic selves to work. Despite rapid growth (we’ve doubled in size year over year!), we’ve continuously maintained our inclusive culture through humility, hard-work, and humor, and we’re looking for more people with grit, collaborative attitudes, and creative problem-solving skills to join our team. Come see why we’ve been voted one of Inc. Magazine’s “Best Workplaces” three years in a row!

Diversity at Policygenius

Policygenius believes differences should be celebrated and is committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. We welcome different perspectives and opinions to foster innovation, authenticity, and excellence across all parts of our company, and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Policygenius highly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All employment decisions at Policygenius are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy,  sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, disability, uniformed service, marital status or any other status protected by law. 

Come join the team!

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