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Legal Consultant (Hybrid)

Company: MassMutual
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

The OpportunityYou will be an integral part of MassMutual's Corporate Law team, which is responsible for supporting the legal needs of MassMutual's corporate units including procurement, insurance risk management, compliance, privacy, information technology, and finance and investment management. In this individual contributor role you will interact with sophisticated business partners and legal colleagues on a variety of general corporate legal matters which may include, among other things, working on commercial contracts, privacy and security related matters, insurance risk management, corporate finance and investment management, and employment. This is not a litigation related position.The ImpactUnder limited guidance of an attorney, provides support service to attorneys with responsibilities to generally include, among other things, reviewing and interpreting complex legal documents, drafting legal documents, participating in negotiations and investigations, conducting legal research and analysis and advising attorneys on results, drafting legal and business communications and other correspondence, preparing regulatory filings and assisting attorneys with other general corporate matters that may arise. Interacts with all levels, including leaders in the organization.Specific responsibilities and focus for this role will include, and are not limited to:

  • Perform in-depth review of a variety of commercial contracts to identify legal issues and/risks, present results of analysis/review to attorneys, procurement, or business partners, as appropriate,
  • Review and consult on MassMutual insurance requirements, create related training materials, and assisting and assisting the procurement and business teams with vendor contracts to ensure insurance requirements are appropriate and insurance risk matters, present results of analysis to attorneys, business partners, as appropriate,
  • Conduct legal research related to commercial contracts, licensing, privacy and security related questions, among other general corporate matters and advising attorneys on results orally and in writing
  • Advise on intellectual property matters (e.g., copyright, trademark, patent).
  • Experience with documentation associated with intercompany transactions a plus. Support corporate law team professionals with other general corporate law matters as may be required.The Minimum Qualifications
    • Either: (a) Bachelor's degree in Law, business or related major plus a paralegal certificate from an accredited program and 5 years experience as a paralegal in a corporate environment or (b) a paralegal certificate from an accredited program with at least 10 years as a paralegal in a corporate environment.
    • A minimum of 5 years legal research and writing experience
    • Demonstrated experience in a corporate legal department related to commercial contracting, privacy and data security, and other general corporate matters.
    • Experience with interpreting and identifying internal insurance requirements, creating related training materials, and assisting the procurement and business teams with vendor contracts to ensure MassMutual's insurance requirements are appropriate.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills, demonstrated ability to instill confidence
    • Accountable, self aware; strong organizational skills, able to multitask, embrace change and manage well under pressure
    • Intellectually curious; seeks to understand, demonstrated problem solving acumen
    • Demonstrated ability to be agile when confronted with new challenges.The Ideal Qualifications
      • 10 years experience in a corporate law department, with experience working on complex corporate matters as described herein.What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team
        • Regular meetings with the Corporate Law team
        • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
        • Access to mentorship opportunities
        • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
        • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
        • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefitsAbout MassMutualWe've been around since 1851. During our history, we've helped millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection, and plan for the future.Today, we continue to develop meaningful relationships with our customers by building their trust, being knowledge problem solvers and always prioritizing their needs. MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It's more than our company structure - it's our way of life.MassMutual was recognized as an Ethisphere 2021 World's Most Ethical Company, a Fortune 2021 World's Most Admired Company and a Top Place to Work in 2020 according to The Boston Globe. MassMutual was also named among America's Best Employers for Diversity according to Forbes 2020. MassMutual ranks No. 84 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.#LI-NH1MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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Keywords: MassMutual, Springfield , Legal Consultant (Hybrid), Legal , Springfield, Massachusetts

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