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Assistant General Counsel (Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas
Job number: 15660

Job Description:

Assistant General Counsel (Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Provide legal advice and guidance to various business units and affiliate companies, conducting life and health insurance business in all U.S. states and D.C..  Advise Company on how to obtain and maintain statutory and regulatory compliance in all jurisdictions.  Communicate with state agencies, both orally and in writing.  Communicate with outside counsel in furtherance of complex organization objectives in specific jurisdictions.  Draft insurance policy forms.  Provide guidance with filing and implementation of insurance products in all jurisdictions.  Analyze relevant statutes, regulations, and bulletins that may affect the Company insurance products, advertising and sales practices.  Notify appropriate organization business units of pertinent legal change.


  • Communication with business units in furtherance of organization goals.
  • Provide regulatory compliance research and analysis.
  • Stay abreast of relevant state and federal legislation and regulation which affect insurance products, advertising and sales practices and notify business unit and organization management of legal developments.
  • Assist Senior Director of Insurance Regulation and Associate General Counsel with advising business unit directors on formulation of legally compliant processes/practices.
  • Assist staff with regulatory and compliance filings.
  • Discuss and resolve problems with forms and language with state insurance department personnel and Home Office personnel.
  • Prepare written responses to state agency objections, inquiries, and audits.
  • Review policyholder correspondence as needed.
  • Product development support, working in conjunction with group sales, actuarial, legal, marketing, data processing and administrative areas to draft and produce new or revised policy forms suitable for filing with the state insurance departments.
  • Analyze and proof policy forms, benefit riders, applications, brochures or other related sales guides or materials.
  • Provide information to Actuarial and Policy Benefit Departments regarding changing benefits or policy provisions and request rate revisions if necessary.
  • Draft product release memos for distribution to home office staff.
  • Assist in preparation and submission of annual filings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Possess strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to issue-spot, problem solve and recommend actionable responses.
  • Impeccable proof-reading skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately and professionally to Home Office staff and outside insurance department analysts or examiners, in writing, in person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Must receive direction well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Extremely detail oriented and very well organized.
  • Ability to perform varied tasks using personal computers and mainframe administrative programs.


Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • Juris doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed member in good standing with state bar.
  • 3 + years of legal and contract drafting experience; insurance industry experience a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with competency in grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Demonstrated research and problem solving skills.
  • Strong proofing and analytical skills.

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas

Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for health care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contributes to HSA.

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

The Whole Globe

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No Ceiling

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