Law Clerk

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Job Description

College graduate wanted for a Law Clerk position in the Investments & Business Transactions (IBT) division of Allstate’s Law & Regulation Department. Prior legal training is not required. We will consider candidates who would like to get a couple of years or more of job experience prior to leaving Allstate to return to school full time to pursue a law degree or other graduate degree.

Under the supervision of attorneys and paralegals in IBT Law, the Law Clerk will provide a wide range of support to members of the division and its business clients; collect, disseminate, and track documents and information; gather comments and information for analysis and help ensure information is accurate and timely; manage document repositories and upload documents and other materials; research and summarize relevant issues; assist with project intake and management of new matters; implement department practices and procedures; draft and review basic contracts, documents, and communications; obtain necessary approvals and signatures; coordinate team meetings, summarize notes, and update project lists; complete transaction related assignments.

This position will primarily support IBT Law’s business transactions team. The business transactions team is responsible for a wide range of corporate transactional work for our public company parent and numerous subsidiaries in the U.S. and around the world. The business transactions team’s work includes M&A transactions (for example, the recently completed SquareTrade acquisition and earlier Esurance acquisition); legal work for our new, innovative Arity technology companies; technology agreements and opportunities for counseling on novel issues as Allstate develops mobile apps and expands into new products and services; collaboration agreements with strategic partners; debt and equity investments and support of corporate finance and treasury initiatives, including public securities offerings; marketing and advertising agreements; legal work for Allstate’s not-for-profit foundations; and a variety of other transactions, agreements and legal advice for business clients throughout the Allstate enterprise.

We are fortunate to have a great team of talented, engaged, hard-working employees and are looking for someone like that to join our team. Candidate should be a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work with general supervision.

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and critical-thinking skills, as well as the ability to identify and manage issues
  • Ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing, researching, proofreading, and formatting skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office suite and web-based applications
  • High degree of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to adapt well to change, multi-task, make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, respond with a sense of urgency and deliver results

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

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s 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, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.

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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.

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