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AVP, Senior Counsel, Corporate & Regulatory

Company: Kemper Corporation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Location(s)Chicago ILDetailsKemper is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.As a member of the Kemper Corporate Legal Department in our Chicago headquarters, this attorney will work on a broad range of corporate, securities and regulatory matters for a publicly-traded insurance group, including advising on corporate, securities and financial transactions and investment and intellectual property matters.Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and counsel on various complex transactional matters, including corporate, securities and financial transactions and investment and intellectual property matters
  • Collaborate with treasury, investments, tax and other teams regarding capital markets, banking and investment matters, intercompany agreements, internal controls and other issues
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts with a broad range of counterparties, including banks and other financial market players, and provide guidance on related legal issues and risk mitigation strategies
  • Support insurance regulatory initiatives, including holding company matters and regulatory audits and examinations
  • Support entity management process, including subsidiary board and shareholder meetings and consent approval process
  • Help manage support team and promote culture of legal excellence, compliance and good corporate governance
  • Lead or otherwise participate in special projects and perform other duties as requestedPosition Qualifications:
    • JD degree and licensed to practice law in Illinois or with ability to obtain Illinois in-house law license
    • At least 4-8 years of legal experience at large law firm or as in-house counsel
    • Background in various transactional matters, including corporate, securities and financial matters
    • Insurance industry background preferred
    • Team player able to work independently and collaborate with colleagues across the organization
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Comfortable in fast-paced environment and able to produce high quality work under deadline pressure
    • Highly-driven and self-motivatedKemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination. -Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. -#LI-PB1

Keywords: Kemper Corporation, Chicago , AVP, Senior Counsel, Corporate & Regulatory, Legal , Chicago, Illinois

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