Allstate

Law Clerk, Corporate Governance - Northbrook, IL

Posted on Mar 30 91 views Northbrook, IL


The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

The Law Clerk job family supports the efficient operation of the Law & Regulation (L&R) department by applying knowledge of legal concepts and processes. Under the direction of the organization’s attorneys and paralegals, the Law Clerk conducts legal research, drafts routine legal documents, assists with project intake and execution, consults with outside counsel and manages data and files in the case management system.



Provides a wide range of support to members of department under direction of manager; implements department practices and procedures; gathers information for analysis; collects, disseminates, and tracks documents and information; researches and summarizes relevant issues; assists with management of new matters; helps ensure accurate and timely information; distributes documents for review; drafts certain documents and communications; obtains necessary approvals and signatures; summarizes basic legal research; support filings with regulatory agencies and completes transactional assignments.


Key Responsibilities
  • Summarize basic research, including fact gathering
  • Summarize relevant basic legal and business issues and update attorney/paralegal
  • Distribute documents for review as required
  • Gather documents and information for attorney/paralegal analysis
  • Conduct basic legal research and communicate results
  • Assist with intake of new matters ; enter new matter data and upload new documents
  • Obtain necessary approvals and signatures
  • Assist with project management, and coordination, and collaboration with business clients within Law & Regulation
  • Draft documents and communications with oversight
  • Validate current processes and identify need for process change
  • Support filings with regulatory agencies (including required follow-up issues, requests, etc.)
  • Assist with management of litigation, as needed
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Office suite, Adobe Professional, and other web-based applications (including but not limited to LexisNexis, and other legal research tools)
  • Ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long distance environments
  • Basic budget management skills and able to reconcile expense reports
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Basic writing, researching, proofreading, and formatting skills
  • High degree of ethics and integrity
  • Able to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow
  • Able to deliver results with a sense of urgency
  • Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work with general supervision
  • Ability to work a full-time schedule (Monday through Friday)
  • Ability to work in a "hybrid" scenario that may include working out of the Northbrook, IL location

***This position is not an "Attorney Law Clerk role"

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.


 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
 

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