Sr Associate Counsel

Aflac

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Job Summary

Provides legal advice and recommendations to executives and management regarding matters of complexity which have or may have a material dollar impact on business activities and operations. Leverages an in-depth knowledge of a legal specialty or area of law to provide advice and recommendations to executives and management on complex matters.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advice and recommendations to executives and management regarding matters of complexity which have or may have a material dollar impact on business activities and operations
  • Evaluates potential legal issues related to business practices and policies and advises management accordingly
  • Evaluates the impact of new laws and regulations on our business practices
  • Combines a knowledge of one or more legal specialties with sound business acumen and knowledge of the business goals and objectives as they relate to the matter at hand
  • Conducts detailed research regarding legal principles and precedents and consults with outside counsel on legal strategies, as needed
  • Leverages an in-depth knowledge of a legal specialty or area of law to provide advice and recommendations to executives and management on complex matters which have or may have a material financial impact on business activities and operations
  • Operates under general direction from legal team management
  • Performs other duties as required

Education & Experience Required

  • Juris doctor from an ABA-accredited school of law
  • Seven years of legal experience in a combination of law firm and corporate settings

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent legal research skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent legal and business judgment
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate projects and cases
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact with legal colleagues, management and Aflac staff
    • Ability to provide business-oriented legal advice

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual and/or in-person)

Travel

≤ 10%

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