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Corporate Counsel

Company: Great West Casualty Company
Location: South Sioux City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This position offers an optional hybrid work schedule, with three days working in the office and two days working remotely.Are you an attorney looking to advance your career at a stable company while also maintaining a work life balance? Do you enjoy the challenge that comes from legal work that spans a variety of issues and diversity of topics? Consider joining Great West Casualty Company as a Corporate Counsel on our corporate legal team.In this position, you will monitor and provide strategic guidance, consultation, and support to the various departments of Great West Casualty Company, Joe Morten & Son, Inc., and ORI affiliates in an effort to ensure conformity with legal requirements and to facilitate communication and coordination that fosters consistent, efficient, and appropriate practices in support of overall company business objectives. This role focuses on contract work and covers a diversity of issues including contract review, EMP, document retention, bankruptcy, collections, cybersecurity, state privacy laws, new regulations on business continuity plans, financing law and intellectual property such as trademark and copyright. You will also have the opportunity to put your strong communication and collaboration skills to good use as you effectively work with a diverse group of supervisors, managers and employees at our various locations.Qualifications

  • JD degree with license to practice in at least one state.
  • Insurance law and financial background a plus.
  • Experience in litigation, research, contract, intellectual property, employment, regulatory compliance, claims, and/or administrative law experience.
  • Strong attention to detail with above-average multi-tasking skills and the ability to adapt quickly to situations that require an immediate transition.
  • The ability to read and analyze and apply to a fact scenario while confidently laying out your reasoning and rationale.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills.High-performing attorneys in our office are:
    • Adaptable: We are a billion-dollar company with offices across the United States. We need someone who can quickly acclimate to and accept change in their environment as we grow.
    • Courageous: We need someone who has the courage to ask the hard questions while diplomatically navigating office politics.
    • Eager to learn: We expect our legal professionals to stay abreast of changes in the industry, and we financially support the pursuit of CLEs, continuing education, and industry certifications.Location: South Sioux City, Nebraska
      Great West Casualty Company is headquartered in a metro area that joins three states. Our corporate office is in South Sioux City, Nebraska, just across the Missouri River from Sioux City, Iowa, and North Sioux City, South Dakota, in a region nicknamed Siouxland. Recently selected as the 7th most livable small city in the U.S., Siouxland is home to more than 180,000 residents, offers affordable Midwest living, a vibrant downtown, a multitude of outdoor activities, live music, semi-pro sports, shopping, and more.Who we are:
      For over 65 years, Great West Casualty Company has provided premier insurance products and services to thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies across America. We have regional offices located around the country, and nearly 1,000 professionals are proud to call us an employer of choice. We are dedicated to the success, happiness, and wellness of our employees. If you are looking for a company where your contributions are valued, your continued learning is financially supported, and customer service is a priority, we want to talk to you. Apply today and join one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies as we help keep the nation's economy moving forward one mile at a time.Why work for us?
      We offer you a challenging career with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
      • A 37.5 hour work week.
      • Company paid continuing education and monetary awards for professional development.
      • Paid vacation, sick leave, and leaves of absence, including maternity/paternity leave.
      • Opportunities to impact the organization through participation in committees.
      • Support of healthy lifestyles through a wellness program and gym subsidies.This position qualifies for relocation assistance. To learn more about Great West and our office locations, please visit our website www.gwccnet.com.Great People
        Great Careers
        Great West Casualty Company

Keywords: Great West Casualty Company, Sioux City , Corporate Counsel, Legal , South Sioux City, Iowa

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