AIG Associate Counsel in Woodland Hills, California

Associate Counsel

  • Job ID #:

151360

  • Functional Area:

Legal

  • Estimated Travel Percentage (%):

5

  • Location(s):

CA-Woodland Hills

  • Employment Type:

Full Time - Permanent

  • Education Preferred:

Juris Doctor (JD)

  • Relocation Provided:

No

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Position Description:

Picture yourself building a successful career at AIG Life and Retirement working alongside other talented, highly motivated individuals committed to reaching our goal of becoming our industry’s employer of choice. AIG Life and Retirement is one of the largest life insurance organizations in the United States and a leader in today’s financial services marketplace. We believe that our success depends on a world class team. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we invite you to consider putting your talents to work as Associate Counsel, Individual Annuities, in Woodland Hills, California.

Position SummaryIn this challenging and dynamic role, you will have the opportunity to provide legal advice, counsel and guidance to the Individual Annuities business which is engaged in the development of retirement savings products. You will work with a team of lawyers and other professionals who are responsible for day-to-day legal support for the individual annuities that are designed, marketed and administered by the AIG life companies.

Organizational Structure

This position reports directly to the Associate General Counsel for the Individual Annuities business of AIG Life and Retirement.

Performance Objectives

The Associate Counsel position will provide legal advice, counsel and guidance to the Individual Annuities business which is engaged in the development of retirement savings products. This position will work with a team of lawyers and other professionals who are responsible for day-to-day legal support for the individual annuities that are designed, marketed and administered by the AIG life companies. This position reports directly to the Associate General Counsel for the Individual Annuities business of AIG Life and Retirement.

• Working on all aspects of legal support of annuity product design, development and marketing, including the insurance policy, underlying investment options, and disclosures to ensure compliance with state and federal law. • Drafting of all relevant documentation including registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and review of insurance contracts filed with the state insurance departments. • The position will also require general contract review, contract drafting and negotiation in relation to ordinary course transactions and business initiatives, drafting of policies and procedures in relation to corporate and business unit initiatives, support of federal and state legislation tracking and related matters, and special projects. This position will interface with various departments within the organization including product management, product development, marketing, compliance and operations. • Additional activities may include advertising review, support of operational matters, support of regulatory exams and dealing with broker/dealer and registered investment adviser issues.

Position Requirements:

The ideal candidate should have:

  • 0-3 years of relevant industry and/or major law firm experience.

  • Self-starter with the ability to meet or exceed deadlines, prioritize, multi-task, and maintain flexibility in fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Proven problem-solving skills that demonstrate creativity and commitment to core values.

  • Demonstrated ability to balance thoughtful decision making with careful and timely execution.

  • Proactive, creative, detail oriented, and possessing strong communication, analytical, organizational, research and writing skills.

  • Self-directed professional, capable of working independently (with appropriate level of supervision) and as part of a team.

  • Excellent collaboration skills and the proven ability to influence.

  • Ability to address difficult issues directly and candidly in a professional, assertive and proactive manner.

  • A strong educational background including a B.A./B.S. and J.D. from an accredited law school.

  • Admittance to at least one state bar with a preference for the following: CA, TX, NY and/or NJ.

About Us:

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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