Insurance Auto Auctions Senior Corporate Counsel in Westchester, Illinois

Founded in 1982, Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. is one of the leading North American salvage auto auctions. We have exclusive focus on the automotive total-loss industry and over 150 corporate owned facilities across the United States and Canada. We provide Sellers and Buyers with the best solution to process and acquire total-loss, recovered-theft, fleet lease, dealer trade-in and collision damaged rental vehicles.

IAA is searching for a Senior Corporate Counsel to join the legal team at the corporate office. Reporting to the General Counsel, this position responsible for supporting the Legal Department through the provision of legal advice at both the corporate and field level. The Senior Corporate Counsel will be in a lead role, interacting with all lines of the business.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Review, negotiate and draft a wide range of agreements/contracts.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and strategic partner to business leaders and a wide range of business, technical and operating personnel on a broad variety of legal and regulatory issues.

  • Investigate, research and provide general legal advice concerning a broad range of issues which arise in the day-to-day business activities of the company and its subsidiaries.

  • Assist with the company’s regulatory compliance, corporate governance initiatives, and licensing.

  • Assist the General Counsel in ensuring the company’s compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

  • Assist in providing due diligence examinations of acquisition targets.

  • Supervise outside counsel on various legal matters.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and JD Degree required from an accredited institution.

  • Seven (7) years of law firm and/or significant in-house corporate law experience.

  • Member of at least one state bar, with the ability to be licensed in Illinois within six (6) months of the start of the position.

  • A generalist background that encompasses corporate, regulatory, and contractual experience, with experience in litigation or litigation management a plus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent negotiation skills; flexibility and ability to handle quick turnarounds and work effectively with diverse in-house clients.

  • Diverse transaction and project management experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and organize multiple cross functional tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Experience presenting to internal and external executives.

  • Experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements.

  • Ability to handle confidential and non-routine information.

  • Demonstrated professional maturity, judgment and discretion.

In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a benefits package including: salary, health insurance, 401K, STD/LTD, Life Insurance/AD&D;, paid holidays and vacations.

Visit www.iaai.com to apply. IAA is a drug-free workplace. EOE

Job Title: Senior Corporate Counsel

Date Posted: 11/14/2016

Location: Westchester, IL

Job Type: Full-Time Regular