Staff Attorney-Business Transactions
- Career Level
- Not Specified
Build your career. It's all right here.
We are a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life. Employees can be a force for good only when they are working at the top of their ability, learning new skills and challenging themselves with new responsibilities. Allstate's Enterprise Talent Market was developed with that in mind, to help you reach your full potential.
Staff Attorney position in the Investments & Business Transactions division of Allstate's Law & Regulation Department – Staff Attorney will assist in providing legal advice and support to business partners as a member of the Business Transactions team. Business Transactions matters include: (a) procurement contracts and other transactions in connection with technology, marketing, advertising, claims, product operations, professional services, equipment leasing, facilities services, foundations/not-for-profits and other matters throughout the Allstate enterprise; (b) corporate finance, banking, and treasury matters, including corporate securities offerings; and (c) mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions, collaboration agreements with strategic partners, debt and equity investments, company formations, and other business transactions to implement corporate strategies. Typical contracts include professional services agreements, software license agreements, software as a service agreements, purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
Nature of the Job
Provides legal advice and counsel, with supervision, on behalf of Investments and Business Transactions Law. Assists in providing advice and counsel to business partners on legal issues and risks in connection with routine transactions. Conducts preliminary legal review and assessment of day-to-day matters. Conducts research, identifies issues, drafts, reviews, and negotiates agreements, and prepares recommendations with respect to day-to-day matters. Manages projects and handles some matters independently to conclusion.
This position supports, and has direct accountability for overseeing and handling routine issues for various client groups including Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures, Procurement, and various other business units including those engaged in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and strategic initiatives, and is responsible for coordinating with various internal clients in connection with that work. From time-to-time, this position also is responsible for overseeing the work of outside counsel and contract workers in connection with routine activities.
License to practice law in the U.S. Jurisdiction (and/or other states)
Three to eight years of transaction experience in a large corporate law firm or a Fortune 500 or similar company
Developing legal and business knowledge with respect to business transactions
Good analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to identify and manage issues and develop and influence others
Developing relationships with industry peers and participation in industry associations
Transaction experience related to Technology contracts is a significant plus
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
Allstate is where good people can build a rewarding career and we provide the resources you need to succeed, both personally and professionally. Our culture and employee programs have also drawn praise from outside organizations like Working Mother magazine, LATINA Style and Black Enterprise. Learn more about the resources, benefits, and programs Allstate has to offer you under the MyWorkLife tab on MyDesktop.
Hear what other Allstaters think. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.
Please note, to be fully considered for this opportunity you must attach an updated resume to your profile when you apply, and if applicable, include:
- Your updated Allstate position(s) and titles, specific experiences and skills developed
- Committee/subgroup work
- Talent Share opportunities
- Completed programs/coursework
Visit "Managing Your Career" located under MyWorkLife (via MyDesktop) to further enhance your career profile and development goals.
Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.
Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.
For jobs in San Francisco, please see the notice regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.