Group1001 is a consumer-centric, technology-driven family of insurance companies on a mission to deliver outstanding value and operational performance by combining financial strength and stability with deep insurance expertise and a can-do culture. Group1001’s culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, communication, core business focus, risk management, and striving for outcomes. This goal extends to how we hire and onboard our most valuable assets – our employees.
Group 1001, and its affiliated companies, is strongly committed to providing a supportive work environment where employee differences are valued. Diversity is an essential ingredient in making Group 1001 a welcoming place to work and is fundamental in building a high-performance team. Diversity embodies all the differences that make us unique individuals. All employees share the responsibility for maintaining a workplace culture of dignity, respect, understanding and appreciation of individual and group differences.
The paralegal position will be responsible for support to Group 1001 legal matters. This important role focuses primarily upon legal issues including corporate, transactional, mergers & acquisitions, and other organizational matters. The position will report to the Chief Legal Officer.
- Organizational. Key responsibility for assisting in organizing, administering, and coordinating legal matters.
- Corporate. Maintaining of corporate records; preparing and filing necessary reports for companies with appropriate government agencies; preparing resolutions and governance actions; researching state corporate statutes and laws; reviewing, analyzing and organizing factual information and documentation in accordance with corporate legal practice and procedures.
- Transactional. Assisting in drafting and reviewing agreements and other legal documents related to a variety of business transactions;
- Mergers & Acquisitions. Assisting in all aspects of mergers & acquisition process, including due diligence, and documentation.
- Research. Identifying, monitoring, and communicating changes to applicable federal, state and local laws and case law for impact with lines of business.
- Problem Solving. Identifying and assisting in resolving issues that develop re: all areas of responsibility.
- Communications. Communicating regularly with CLO-C regarding the status of all areas of responsibility.
- Exceptional organizational skills, precise attention to detail, ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details / filing histories.
- Excellent issue-spotting, research, and problem-solving skills; Resourceful; and Possess the ability to professionally articulate finding and recommendations.
- Ability and desire to manage numerous projects; Responsive to quick turn-around time and tight regulatory filing deadlines; and Enjoy a fast-paced environment.
- Hard working, personable, and can-do attitude with a willingness to accept and meet new challenges.
- Ability to preserve confidentiality of information sensitively and discreetly.
- Four to five years of direct experience in corporate and transactional required; in mergers & acquisitions preferred, but not required.
- Proficient in (a) Microsoft Office® (incl. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Outlook, and Windows Explorer, (b) Internet and web-searches, and (c) Adobe Acrobat.
- A paralegal certificate or four years of advancing legal administrative experience.