Allstate Senior Counsel - Government & Industry Relations in Rancho Cordova, California

Senior Counsel - Government & Industry Relations

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Job ID :

113796

Location :

Rancho Cordova, CA US

Level :

Senior Manager

Job Category :

Legal

Description :

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Job Description

The Government and Industry Relations Attorney job family provides legal counsel regarding government affairs and public policy work at the state and federal levels, including but not limited to: Drafting Legislation and Regulations/ Guaranty Fund and Residual Market Governance/ Issue Identification and Advocacy / Lobbying/ Position Development including research and drafting/ Legislative and Regulatory Developments/ Political Advice and Counsel and ALLPAC and Corporate Contributions/ Trade Association Leadership and Participation/ Government and Regulatory Litigation and Disputes / Monitoring, Reporting, and Other Advice and Counsel related to Government Affairs.

The Government and Industry Relations group is also responsible for managing Regulatory and Regulatory Compliance work including but not limited to: Administrative & Regulatory Agency Inquiries and Investigations/ Lobbying and Campaign Contribution Compliance/ Insurance Regulatory Compliance/ and Regulatory Examinations.

Provides legal advice and counsel on behalf of the Government & Industry Affairs –group. Collaborates and aligns on strategy, action planning, and communication with client, business units, and other areas of L&R. Proactively counsel clients on emerging legal issues and risk. Counsels clients on strategic initiatives, and serves on project teams as needed to provide legal advice. Reviews and delegates new matters. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams within L&R and with business clients. Conducts research, substantive drafting, reviewing, advising, and negotiating for more complex matters. Provides budget oversight. Provide coaching and performance feedback.

Job Qualifications

  • Core Competencies

  • Proficient skills/abilities/experiences in the following areas: legal knowledge, business knowledge, issue management, analytical skills, influencing others, coaching and development, self development, and productivity

  • Advanced knowledge of professional standards, methods and concepts and the ability to direct functional strategy

  • Other Requisites

  • Possesses a juris doctorate and an license to practice law in Illinois (and/or other states as required)

  • 10+ years related experience typical

  • Computer skills, including MS Office suite, used in or related to the tasks performed

  • Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information

  • Demonstrates ethics and integrity

  • Has relevant experience within a reputable law firm or an in-house legal department for a mid- to large-sized organization

  • Insurance-industry experience preferred

  • Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes

  • Management & Supervisory Skills

  • Budget management skills

  • Project management skills and law firm/vendor management experience

  • Able to interact with all levels of personnel and supervise/oversee the work of more junior resources

  • Utilizes subject matter expertise to coach and guide less experienced team members

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

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

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