Thursday , September 21 2023

Met Life Careers – Corporate Counsel

Website MetLife

Job Description:

The position is in the Regulatory Unit of the US Insurance Law Section of Legal Affairs. The attorney in this position will be responsible for handling a broad range of regulatory matters, including market conduct exams, interpretation and application of regulatory requirements, reviewing and advising on statutory changes and industry-wide practices relating to regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

Regulatory Unit attorneys are responsible for advising internal clients with respect to risks presented by regulatory requirements and identifying opportunities to improve processes and business practices which will mitigate risk and better protect the Company. Duties include understanding and advising on current and future regulatory requirements, identifying and explaining potential issues to business partners, handling regulatory inquiries, exams and investigations initiated by state insurance departments, SEC, FINRA and other regulatory bodies including preparing regulatory responses, coordinating with lines of business and tracking requests and responses. Meeting e-discovery obligations (including managing legal holds and document collections), research and writing, managing outside counsel, developing and executing strategy, budgeting and reviewing outside counsel invoices, advising business clients regarding regulatory and risks and developing and presenting related training, negotiating with regulators, preparing witnesses for interviews, and establishing legal reserves.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated record of attention to detail, sense of urgency, ability to handle substantial workload effectively (i.e., establish priorities, adhere to deadlines)
  • Superior oral and written communications skills
  • JD degree from accredited law school
  • 2+ years of Legal experience reflecting a record of accomplishment
  • Admission to New York and federal bar
  • Ability to thrive as a team member and individual contributor in a high-performance culture
  • Ability to build relationships across the Company and with regulators
  • Willingness to partner with colleagues and business partners to contribute to success of the US Insurance Law Section, Legal Affairs, and MetLife
  • Demonstrated commitment to leadership and developing talent
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Regulatory Examination Experience
  • Ediscovery experience

Job Details:

Company: MetLife

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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