Corporate Attorney II

Washington, DC
Mar 05, 2023
Mar 23, 2023
Full Time

AARP Services, Inc., founded in 1999, is a wholly-owned taxable subsidiary of AARP. AARP Services manages the provider relationships for and performs quality control oversight of the wide range of products and services that carry the AARP name and are made available by independent providers as benefits to AARP's millions of members. The provider offers currently span health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and life event services. Specific products include Medicare supplemental insurance; credit cards, auto and home, mobile home and motorcycle insurance, life insurance and annuities; member discounts on rental cars, cruises, vacation packages and lodging; special offers on technology and gifts; pharmacy services and legal services. AARP Services also engages in new product development activities for AARP and provides certain consulting services to outside companies.

The Corporate Attorney II will provide a full array of legal counsel and advice to AARP Services, Inc. and staff on issues including provider contracts, new product development, data services and new initiatives and programs. You will identify and mitigate legal risk as well as draft, negotiate, analyze, and maintain contracts through which third parties provide benefits, products and services to AARP Members. Research and analyze applicable and evolving legal issues. Structure legal obligations in contract to protect the interests of the organization. Provide expertise, advice, and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, and privileges of the organization and strategies for negotiating and resolving disputed contract terms and conditions. Ensure legal and regulatory compliance. Consult with senior leadership regarding strategic alliances, mergers, and acquisition transactions, including due diligence, drafting, structuring, negotiation, and execution of appropriate agreements. Advise business units and affiliated entities in order to serve the goals and mission of the organization in a manner that is compliant, ethical, and timely. Consult and collaborate with management to develop strategic plans and ensures organizational activities meet legal and regulatory compliance. Work collaboratively to accomplish organization goals and execute on organization mission.


  • Provides legal support on new product development and other innovation initiatives to ensure compliance with organizational standards.
  • Responsible for drafting, negotiating, analyzing, and maintaining contracts for AARP-branded products and services.
  • Serves as a legal representative to support the New Product Development team, as well as the Health, Financial, and Lifestyle lines of business.
  • Identifies and resolves privacy and data security issues as they arise.
  • Provides legal input on new business relationships.
  • Conducts legal review of complex vendor agreements.
  • Conducts legal research and due diligence.


  • Completion of a Juris Doctorate and 5+ years of legal experience. Preference for specialized experience in contract negotiations, corporate law, consumer protection, and advertising. Must be, or able to become, a member of good standing in the District of Columbia bar.
  • Ability to think on one's feet and clearly express arguments and ideas to staff and to provide engaging, clear training for staff who may have minimal legal background.
  • Highly analytical -- able to analyze complex issues and see the crux of the issue. Able to hold your own ground in the face of pressure.
  • Ability to function independently with guidance.
  • Must function with the highest degree of integrity and ethical standards, with a passion for ASI's mission.
  • Ability to handle multiple, complex projects on an ongoing basis, with strong attention to element.
  • Must be customer-oriented, a team player, approachable, responsive, and engaging.

Additional Requirements:
  • Regular and reliable job attendance.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships.
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions.
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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