Law Clerk - Investments and Business Transactions (Law and Regulation)

60290, Chicago
Nov 20, 2021
Jan 19, 2022
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.

Job Description

Come join a group of dynamic and talented professionals in our Investments & Business Transactions Law team. We are looking for a law clerk to help support our team of attorneys and paralegals. We are fortunate to have an engaged, fast-moving, and hard-working team and are looking for someone with those same qualities. You will collaborate with attorneys and paralegals and work directly with our business partners as a member of the team.
Investments & Business Transactions is responsible for a wide range of complex transactional work for our public company parent, numerous subsidiaries, and our investment advisers.The investment law teams work includes advising the business partners on Allstates multi-billion-dollar portfolio that includes all types of public and private investments.
You will be working with a team invested in your professional development and appreciate that work-life balance begins with the idea that your career and your life should be mutually rewarding, not mutually exclusive.

Your role on the team includes:

  • Collecting, disseminating, and tracking documents and information
  • Obtaining necessary approvals and signatures
  • Gathering documents and information for attorney/paralegal analysis
  • Conducting basic legal research and communicating the results
  • Assisting with project management, coordination, and collaboration with business clients
  • Drafting documents and communications with oversight
  • Validating current processes and identify need for process change

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelors degree in related field
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Office suite, Adobe Professional, and other web-based applications (including but not limited to Lexis and other legal research tools)
  • High degree of ethics and integrity and ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Basic writing, researching, proofreading, and formatting skills
  • Able to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow
  • Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proactive self-starter who can manage their time effectively and work with general supervision
  • Lives into Allstates six core capabilities:Future Oriented, Change Ready, Customer Centric, Digital Mindset, Results Driven, People Focused
  • Ability to work in a "hybrid" work scenario (home and office environment). In office 1-2 days per week or as needed.
  • ***This role is not an "attorney" position

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit

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