Corporate Attorney

Manchester, New Hampshire or Remote
salary + discretionary bonus + benefits
Oct 13, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Job Type
Full Time

Purpose and Importance of Position:  Reporting to the Senior Corporate Counsel, this job provides legal counsel, guidance and support to RiverStone on a wide range of business, corporate and insurance industry-related matters.

Essential Functions

  • Provides legal advice, guidance and support on matters relating to business transactions including preparing and reviewing various legal instruments and documents such as contracts, leases, licensing, non-disclosure agreements, banking and other agreements.
  • Prepares, reviews and counsels on new contracts, amendments of existing agreements and the application of legacy agreements.
  • Provides legal advice, guidance and support on corporate transactions including capital contributions, acquisitions, consolidations, divestitures and dissolutions; such as acting as legal counsel in due diligence reviews of potential acquisitions.
  • Provides legal counsel, guidance and support on employment-related matters.
  • Provides legal advice, and guidance on regulatory matters, such as licensing, filings and privacy, with a focus on monitoring and advising of the operational impacts associated with cybersecurity and data protection legislation and regulations (e.g. the California Consumer Privacy Act, NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law).
  • Provides legal advice, guidance and support on corporate governance matters.
  • Provides legal advice, guidance and counsel to the Director of Compliance on regulatory and corporate developments affecting compliance with internal policies and outside requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships, both internally and externally.


Required Skills

  • Talented in corporate, transactional and insurance law.
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills.
  • Able to effectively manage difficult, demanding and varied assignments.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, stressing teamwork and innovation.
  • Outstanding judgment, professionalism and analytical skills.
  • Customer service oriented with the ability for developing long lasting relationships with
  • internal and external business partners.



  • Develops creative ideas and solutions to real time business problems and/or business opportunities; takes reasonable, calculated risks even if failure is possible.
  • Empowers self and teammates to continuously improve RiverStone’s business processes/ systems and develops and escalates ideas and solutions.
  • Consistently delivers superior customer service to both internal and external business partners.
  • Demonstrates alignment with RiverStone’s Commitments.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work in self-directed manner.
  • Attains and maintains knowledge of assigned department.
  • Performs other duties as required, including supporting and coordinating with other department colleagues.


Experience: 5 - 8 years of corporate law experience, preferably within or serving the insurance industry.


Required Education: Juris Doctorate and admission to a state bar.


Work Environment / Physical Demands: This position operates in a professional, cubicle-based collaborative environment and must have the ability to timely produce thorough, accurate work with many competing demands, deadlines, and distractions. The position uses standard equipment such as phones, computers, copiers/printers and filing cabinets. Noise level is moderate. While this is a largely sedentary role, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; stand; walk; bend; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. On occasion the individual must be able to lift and transport boxes weighing up to 30 pounds.

Other Duties (Disclaimer Statement): RiverStone retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position as needed, OR Other duties or responsibilities may change or be assigned as needed.


Core Competencies

Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.

Ethics and Values: Adheres to an appropriate( for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches.

Conflict Management: Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly, good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise. 

Organizational Agility: Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network; understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, Practices , and procedures; understands the cultures of organizations.

Perspective: Looks toward the broadest possible view of an issue/challenge; has broad ranging personal and business interests and pursuits; can easily pose future scenarios; can think globally; can discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future.