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Corporate Counsel, Accident and Health

Company: Liberty Mutual
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession. Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates"as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being.To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Note: this position is a remote position with compensation based on geographic locationJobSummary:Liberty Mutual's Global Retail Market Legal Unit is seeking an experienced Accident & Health (A&H) attorney to work with the A&H Product, Claims and Distribution team. In this role you will provide legal advice and carry out actions which have an impact upon the rights, privileges and responsibilities of the Company while maintaining high standards of legal and business ethics and professional responsibility.Responsibilities:Represents and advises the Company as the A&H Practice Group Leader in substantial legal and business transactions which require legal expertise on ERISA and generally involve a high degree of original and creative legal endeavor, evaluation of complex or novel issues, or vigorous adverse parties. Advises client department managers; participates in the development and innovation of products and policies for the Company.Performs comprehensive research in assigned areas of specialization; directs, focuses and refines comprehensive research of others.Representative duties include:Drafting and negotiating contracts and policy languageBroader filing reviews Association status and agreements TPA contracting (incl. platform partnerships)Broker agreementsClaims process and administrative processing and billingCoordinating and synthesizing the Company's position in response to changes in the lawRepresenting the Company before regulatory and administrative bodiesRepresenting the Company in rate-setting cases involving one or more lines of insuranceMay assign, direct and review the work of law clerks and paralegals.May prepare and conduct training sessions for internal clients.Maintains current knowledge of legal issues and developments in the law.Other duties may vary according to practice group.Requirementsinclude excellent analytic, legal writing and communication skills, client focus, managing multiple priorities, attention to detail, familiarity with corporate and insurance business operations and objectives and demonstrated ability to interact with Company personnel as well as outside counsel and representatives of other companies and adversaries. Requires expert knowledge of Accident & Health and ERISA. Completion of law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree and admission to the bar of at least one jurisdiction in the United States required. Generally requires at least five years` experience as a practicing attorney.Job ID: 2021-35894Employment Type: Full-TimeJob Area: LegalFunction: Legal GeneralIndustry: Insurance Agency/BrokerageSDL2017

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