Senior Counsel

Glenmont, New York
Not Specified
Oct 09, 2016
Dec 08, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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At American National we put our core values of financial strength, integrity, respect, service and teamwork at the heart of everything we do. If you share these values and would like to grow your career at a strong, respected company, here's an opportunity for you.

Position Description

American National Insurance Company is looking for an experienced attorney to join our corporate legal team in Glenmont, New York. The successful candidate will be a professional with excellent communication and analytical skills, the ability to drive results, provide solutions and prioritize multiple projects independently.

Responsibilities include:

Consulting on the legal implications of a wide range of business issues, performing legal and Internet research, initiating and/or participating in both legal and client driven projects to address strategic issues, maintaining current knowledge of relevant legal principles, practices and trends and advising and assisting management on compliance initiatives.

Our Legal team, comprised of 7 attorneys, 2 legal assistants, 1 Legal Analyst and 1 law clerk, is dedicated to providing the best possible legal and regulatory support to the company. The team offers guidance and expertise to management on a variety of business matters, in addition to representing the legal interests of the company in various dealings with third parties.


  • J.D. and New York State Bar admission
  • 5-8 years legal experience
  • Excellent business judgment and ability to think strategically and provide practical advice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Insurance defense/litigation experience and/or regulatory experience is preferred
  • Strong research, writing and analytical skills including command of computer-based research tools
  • Excellent computer skills (Internet, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong work ethic and high professional and ethical standards

Application Requirements:

  • To be considered for this position, completion of our online application and submission of resume and law school transcript is required.

Location: Glenmont, NY


American National was started in 1905 in Galveston, TX, and also has offices in League City, TX, Springfield, MO, and Albany, NY. We offer life, accident and health insurance; property/casualty insurance for personal lines, agribusiness and targeted commercial businesses; and retirement, annuities and pension plan products.

We're committed to our employees and clients alike. If you want a long, rewarding career, if you want a chance to be a part of something big and if you want to make a difference in people's lives, then we want to hear from you.