Corporate Paralegal

Location US-TN-Nashville
Job ID
2018-7679
Category
Corporate Administration
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Position Summary:
This position reports to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel. Paralegal provides legal support including contract and document management, review and drafting contracts and other documents, coordination of regulatory filings, identification and support for implementation of regulatory changes that impact business operations, and generally facilitates management of legal matters touching significant aspects of the business operations. The work involves substantive contact with key stakeholders for all company business units.

As a Team Member at Acceptance Insurance, you will be part of growing organization that continues to evolve and positively impact the lives of our customers.

 
Acceptance Insurance offers a full line of benefits including: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Disability Insurance and Employer Matching 401(k) Program.
 
Company Overview:
We are principally a retailer, servicer and underwriter of non-standard personal automobile insurance based in Nashville, Tennessee. Our insurance operations actively generate revenues from selling non-standard personal automobile insurance policies and related products in 16 states. We currently conduct our servicing and underwriting operations in 13 states and are licensed as an insurer in 13 additional states.
 
At March 31, 2017, we leased and operated 355 retail locations and a call center staffed with employee-agents. Our employee agents primarily sell non-standard personal automobile insurance products underwritten by us, as well as certain commissionable ancillary products. In most states, our employee-agents also sell a complementary insurance product providing personal property and liability coverage for renters underwritten by us. In addition, retail locations in some markets offer non-standard personal automobile insurance serviced and underwritten by other third-party insurance carriers for which we receive a commission. In addition to our retail locations, we are able to complete the entire sales process over the phone via our call center or through the internet via our consumer-based website or mobile platform. On a limited basis, we also sell our products through selected retail locations operated by independent agents. 
 
 
Learn more:
Visit us at www.acceptanceinsurance.com

Responsibilities

  • Assist with research and drafting written opinions and recommendations for internal departmental customers regarding a wide range of legal issues and regulatory policies and processes
  • Ability to cogently present information in meetings with clients regarding significant legal and regulatory concerns
  • Monitor developments and trends in the regulatory environment that apply to and affect business operations in all jurisdictions where Acceptance operates or is considering operating in the future
  • Establish and maintain a repository of information on laws, rules, regulations and court decisions that impact Acceptance’s business operations
  • Track proposed and/or final legal and rule changes as well as other significant regulatory events as they occur and alert key staff about them as necessary 
  • Support internal  investigations related to business operations and processes
  • Track and coordinate responses to subpoenas and other authorized requests for company records and documents, including managing relationship with vendor for outsourced responses.
  • Serve as liaison between legal department and  other internal departments of company
  • Assist with preparation and submission of routine filings with state insurance regulators
  • Manage contract review process and tracking
  • Provide litigation management support regarding litigated matters filed against the company
  • Assist with management and review of legal billing from outside counsel
  • Organize documents and information for financial, market conduct, and other similar regulatory  examinations of business operations and practices
  • Support legal processes and policies
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex messages to diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish rapport and effective working relationships with business partners, supervisors and peers
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and tight timelines
  • Ability to draft effective legal documents, correspondence and/or regulatory filings
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Other activities and duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Paralegal certificate from ABA accredited paralegal program is a plus
  • Notary Public or willing to be licensed
  • Experience working in property and casualty insurance industry a plus

 

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