Known for its strength and stability Mutual of Omaha (“Mutual”) is made up of quality, engaged individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. We’ve made it a priority to create a culture where everyone feels included, valued and empowered. Release your potential and begin a rewarding career with us.
This position will report to the EVP and General Counsel. This position will provide legal support to all areas of the Company, but primarily the insurance product, policyholder services and claims areas. Protects the interests of the Company and its assets and properties through effective management of risk and compliance with applicable policies, procedures, guidelines and law.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides specialized legal counsel to all levels of management within assigned business unit and/or function in support of their tactical and strategic business initiatives to include: sale, distribution and administration of all insurance products. Reviews, interprets and provides legal advice regarding various insurance and service agreements.
Identifies, prioritizes, and leads all legal activities in support of business objectives of assigned business unit and/or function. Develops and maintains effective business relationships with management, outside counsel, government agencies, policy-holders or their representatives in order to facilitate the handling of legal issues.
Contributes to the achievement of business objectives by developing close professional relationships with personnel of all levels, by providing specialized legal counsel, knowledge, skills and decision making in support of tactical and strategic business initiatives.
Manages outside legal counsel to include reviewing and approving case and project budgets, counsel fees and expenses. Determines cost effectiveness of outside legal counsel.
Maintains expertise in and analyzes state and federal insurance laws and regulations. Reviews proposed business plans, policies and practices, and provides recommendations to ensure legal and ethical compliance in achieving business objectives.
Represents the Law Operation on various Company committees.
Drive strategy and execution on litigation matters and potential disputes involving the Company.
Work cross-functionally with business teams to mitigate risk and to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations.
Be responsible for a diverse range of litigation and pre-litigation matters in a wide range of practice areas and in numerous jurisdictions across the country.
Provide advice and counsel to various internal clients to proactively address and resolve current and potential disputes.
Provide risk management advice to business clients while supporting business objectives.
Supervise and collaborate with outside counsel to efficiently resolve disputes and manage all aspects of outside counsel relationships.
*This job posting is reflective of the Associate essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Assistant level and Senior level have variable essential functions, qualifications and physical requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.
Internal Number: 496832
About Mutual of Omaha
Mutual of Omaha is a provider of insurance and financial services. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path. From day one, we you have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.
Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.
Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualif...ied applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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