We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.
Athene USA has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and proactive Attorney to join our Legal team.
* Provide litigation and regulatory counsel and support to various departments within Athene's business with a focus on operating guideline requirements and New York regulatory requirements including licensing, business line compliance, marketing, sales and administration. * Represent company in New York industry committees and groups that evaluate legal issues that impact the business. * Review internal and external communications for compliance with various company operating guidelines. * Work closely with legal colleagues on issues impacting the business, as well as other strategic and cross-business initiatives impacting the broader enterprise. * Assist head of litigation with various litigation matters, including routine annuity/interpleader cases, advice to HR, legal hold management and response to subpoenas. * Provide legal advice on New York requirements for all operations within the company.
Qualifications and Experience:
* 7+ years' legal experience in a reputable law firm and/or insurance legal department environment. * Law Degree from am ABA approved program and an active New York law license required. * Self motivated with an ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/priorities in a fast-paced environment. * Some travel may be required. * Strong work ethic and attention to detail. * Ability to communicate complex legal matters with various individuals, including senior management. * Ability to manage multiple priorities and provide quality legal services in a timely manner. * Experience providing legal advice in connection with customer and/or regulatory inquiries. * Expertise in New York insurance and financial institution regulations is preferred. * High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.
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