CompanyGoodville Mutual Casualty Co.


LocationNew Holland, PA


General Counsel


Nature of Job

Ensure company’s legal compliance with insurance department directives and with local, state, and federal government laws and regulations; monitor legal compliance of corporate policies, of product development updates and changes, and with employment law; oversee corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives, as well as any corporate litigation; provide senior management with effective legal advice on company strategies and implementation; oversee corporate legal affairs (non-claims related) and coordinate work of outside retained counsel; give oversight to negotiations of critical company contracts; provide leadership to strategic HR initiatives; Supervise assigned staff.


• Law degree; admitted to a professional bar association.
• Minimum of six years’ experience as a practicing lawyer, preferably in an insurance law practice.
• Experience working with matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors.
• Experience managing cost-effective management of outside legal resources.
• Experience in directing strategy and managing corporate litigation cases.
• Experience in or familiarity with Property and Casualty insurance rules and regulations is preferred.
• Ability to serve as coach and mentor for other positions within the organization.
• Ability to travel.
• Commitment to company values and customer service.
• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure compliance in areas of corporate responsibility, not including claims.
• Maintain company policy manual and monitor policy compliance.
• Advise Product Development staff as they monitor state insurance department regulations and changes for states in which we do business to ensure product changes are compliant.
• Maintain a registry of corporate contracts and agreements, manage renewal and notice cycles, ensure contract owner is aware and monitoring.
• Function as Corporate Secretary; take minutes at quarterly board meetings.
• Manage a corporate document retention plan and ensure all departments have systems to comply.
• Oversee corporate legal affairs (non-claims related) and coordinate any outside retained counsel.
• Oversee any litigation where Goodville is named as a defendant.
• Coordinate governance functions, annual processes, maintain minutes, etc.
• Submit Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure (CGAD) updates per reporting requirements.
• Monitor current and potential states for risks and opportunities to do business.
• Support any regulatory affairs initiatives and communication with legislators.
• Advise the Risk Management Committee and participate in the strategic planning process.
• Supervise and collaborate with HR and provide leadership to strategic HR projects.
• Serve on the Succession Planning Committee.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the President

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