Innovation Law Attorney

Scottsdale, AZ
Full Time
Exp.: 3+ Years
Seeking Innovation Attorneys! We are looking for creative and high energy attorneys interested in working at the nexus of law, business, technology, data, and consumers. Our innovation division of Allstate’s Law and Regulation department is growing to enable our emerging and service businesses to thrive as well as support matters across the enterprise as to technology, cybersecurity, privacy, data management, international, and intellectual property. This role will be providing legal advice and counsel to InfoArmor, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, an industry-leading identity protection business that enables its clients to combat an ever-changing cyber threat landscape.

Core competencies
  • Real time and critical business-focused commercial legal advice for a broad range of businesses and issues
  • Anticipate legal concerns and provide creative problem solving in a dynamic business environment
  • Excellent executive presence and concise verbal and written communication a must
  • Play a key role in strategy determination, action planning, and communication with business partners, business units, and other areas of Law & Regulation
  • Business acumen with ability to quantify return on investments (create and contribute to business cases and risk evaluations)
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Complex research as to applicability of pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority; ability to summarize concisely and collaborate with other areas of company to determine impact of new legal authority on business and enable action plans
  • Understanding of interaction in regulated environments between business, policy, compliance, legislative and legal frameworks
  • Comfort with executing on goals and objectives through ambiguity and in a changing business and legal landscape
  • Project management skills for cross-functional work
  • Execution abilities within a parent company and its family of companies

Core competencies (Cont'd)
  • Draft, review and negotiate complex matters and agreements (technology agreements including software and hardware preferred)
  • Ability to manage outside counsel, budgets and financial plans
  • Prefer experience in the following areas: Privacy, cybersecurity, technology, labor and employment, intellectual property, M&A, strategy, commercial, data, and/or highly regulated sectors
  • Leadership qualities (team building and collaboration a must)
  • Preference for business and work experience outside legal context

A typical day for an Innovation Attorney might include:
Advising business partners on a new technology product rollout or a new corporate structure
Coordinating, understanding, and synthesizing complex legal advice from other attorneys within Law and Regulation and outside experts to advise business partners in a simple, direct manner

Core competencies (Cont'd)
  • Drafting a complex data licensing arrangement or commercial deals
  • Driving implementation of a compliance plan

We are fortunate to have a talented, engaged, and hard-working team and are looking for someone with those same qualities. You might be the right fit if:
You thrive on advising in areas of law that are unsettled and constantly changing. You understand how to build new, efficient processes. You volunteer ideas and creative solutions. You are comfortable working with both a legal and business mindset simultaneously.

Job Qualifications
  • Possesses a juris doctorate and a license to practice law in Illinois or Arizona (and/or other states as required)
  • Minimum 3+ yrs legal experience
  • Preference for Scottsdale

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