Insurance RegulatoryJob #: 2000046M Exp.: 7+ Years
The Government Relations team within the Regulatory Affairs Practice Group is looking for an experienced attorney with strong networking skills. Open to considering candidates in both New York City, NY and Albany, NY. Albany candidates, please note this role would require periodic trips to New York City campus location.
Representing the company before state and federal regulators as well as in state and national trade organizations, and liaising with business partners regarding legislative and/or regulatory issues
Providing legal counsel on insurance regulatory matters and pending legislation at both the state and federal level, and developing and executing advocacy strategies to drive favorable outcomes for the Company
Responding to regulatory inquiries, including reviewing relevant state and federal laws and regulations and managing internal and external resources as appropriate
Department Description: The Regulatory Affairs practice group is responsible for providing counsel on state insurance and reinsurance legal issues impacting the insurance products offered by the Company. The practice group includes the government relations team as well as a team of state insurance attorneys.
Areas of responsibility concerning the Company’s insurance products include:
Legal counsel on insurance regulatory matters related to product design, implementation, and administration.
Provision of legal advice with respect to reinsurance and insurance company separate account matters, as well as review of sales and marketing materials and initiatives.
The Government Relations team is responsible for:
Serving as the primary point of contact with Federal and state regulators for Equitable and its insurance companies, including representation of the Company before state insurance departments and other regulatory bodies
Representing the Company within industry trade organizations with respect to issues affecting the life insurance industry in general, as well as managing the Company’s relationships with such organizations
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and JD
7+ years of legal experience, with at least 5 years of Insurance Regulatory experience
Prior employment with a state insurance regulator strongly preferred
Outstanding interpersonal and networking skills
Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Strong results orientation – able to meet frequent and time-sensitive deadlines required by state or federal regulators
Excellent verbal and writing skills and ability to both “think on your feet” and think creatively
Professional, energetic, team-player with outgoing personality and positive attitude and outlook
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks with minimal supervision
Strong sense of ownership of tasks and responsibilities