Transactional AttorneyChicago, IL

ABOUT US

At HUB International , we are a team of entrepreneurs. We believe in protecting and supporting the aspirations of individuals, families, and businesses. We help our clients evaluate their risks and develop solutions tailored to their needs. We believe in empowering our employees to learn, grow, and make a difference. Our structure enables our teams to maintain their own unique, regional culture while leveraging support and resources from our corporate centers of excellence.

HUB is the 5th largest global insurance and employee benefits broker, providing a boundaryless array of business insurance, employee benefits, risk services, personal insurance, retirement, and private wealth management products and services. With over $5 billion in revenue and more than 17,000 employees in 600 offices throughout North America, HUB has grown substantially, in part due to our industry leading success in mergers and acquisitions.

Join our growing team! Hub is looking for a Corporate and Transactional Attorney who will play an important role in supporting the day-to-day transactional legal needs. This position focuses on representing our company in connection with a variety of contractual matters, this includes supporting our internal associates with client engagement agreements, non-disclosure agreements, insurance carrier and partner agreements, and other commercial, vendor and client-facing agreements. This position also focuses on supporting the corporate mergers and acquisitions team and its equity administration team by drafting and negotiating equity grant agreements.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on, negotiate, and draft client engagement agreements, carrier and partner agreements and other commercial agreements governing vendor and client relationships in a manner consistent with business decisions, policies, and strategy.

  • Support the merger and acquisition team by drafting equity interest grants and other equity rights grants made in connection with M&A transactions.

  • Support the equity administration team in connection with drafting equity interest grants and other equity rights agreements, and legal support for tenders and redemptions.

  • Have significant involvement in contractual matters throughout the entire contract lifecycle, from formation to termination.

  • Manage multiple contracts and projects in a deadline driven, fast paced environment.

  • Work with a wide range of internal clients including senior executives, Finance, and the M&A team and across the US.

  • Engage in and drive projects and initiatives in Legal and at the corporate enterprise level.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) degree is required, as well as being a member of a State Bar in good standing.

  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a transactional or corporate attorney role at a law firm or in-house resulting in a proven record of professional excellence and achievement.

  • Experience drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on a variety of contracts with clients, vendors and other third parties.

  • Experience in drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and advising on equity grant agreements in connection with M&A transactions strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience of excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills working independently or within a team environment, required.

  • Experience working effectively within a team oriented collaborative organization with an eagerness to learn the insurance brokerage industry.

  • Experience or strong interest in the insurance brokerage industry, financial services, or other related regulated industry.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, required; PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint competence is preferred.

  • Demonstrated record of providing substantive/technical legal advice and support to clients.

  • Strong project management skills, including ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively to completion.

  • Positive client-service attitude.

  • Detail oriented, with excellent organizational skills.

  • Exercises good judgment.

  • Ability to issue spot and summarize key points succinctly.

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptive.

  • Able to maintain the highly confidential nature of information.

JOIN OUR TEAM

Do you believe in the power of innovation, collaboration, and transformation?  Do you thrive in a supportive and client focused work environment?  Are you looking for an opportunity to help build and drive change in a rapidly growing and evolving organization?  When you join HUB International , you will be part of a community of learners and doers focused on our Core Values: entrepreneurship, teamwork, integrity, accountability, and service.

Department Legal

Required Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

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Hi, we’re HUB.

In a rapidly changing world, we advise businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected.

When you partner with us, you're at the center of a vast network of experts who will help you reach your goals through risk services, claims management, and compliance support.

And this gives you the peace of mind that what matters most to you will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put you in control.

About HUB International

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.