• Attorney

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 5 days ago(6/13/2018 2:31 PM)
    # Positions
    1
    Status
    Full-Time
    Req #
    17376
  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.

    Responsibilities

    Provide legal representation and counsel to advance business goals consistent with relevant state and federal law.  Work with internal and external business partners to manage a block of company litigation, including representation of the company at mediations and depositions. Provide risk analysis and risk assessment to protect the company from unintended liability and to defend and pursue the company’s rights in legal proceedings.  This position will focus on handling company litigation.     

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience: Doctor of Jurisprudence & Admitted to the Oregon State Bar.  Requires minimum 4 years attorney experience specifically relevant to the functional area supported (i.e., if attorney supports the Insurance Services Group area, that attorney must have a minimum of 4 years of life and health or employee benefit law experience), or the equivalent combination of education/experience.

     

    Knowledge & Skills:  Applies acquired legal skills and working knowledge of business practices in relevant professional field.  Has good working knowledge of business practices in relevant professional field.  Ability to spot legal issues, research accordingly and produce defensible, understandable work product. 

     

    Job Complexity & Judgment:  Works on diverse legal problems of moderate complexity and scop.  Exercises judgment and discretion. 

     

    Independence & Supv required:  May require detailed instructions related to non-routine assignments. Work is often shared with team.

     

    Interaction & Influence:  Begins to build working relationships outside department. Effective team player.

     

     

     

    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.

     

    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.

     

    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.

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