Senior Corporate Attorney

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 13, 2021
Closes
Dec 13, 2021
Ref
1516
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Overview

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.

Seeking a Senior Corporate Attorney to 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. The Senior Corporate Attorney provides legal support to staff in drafting, negotiating, analyzing, and maintaining contracts through which third parties provide benefits, products and services to AARP Members. This role requires a deep understanding of the legal structure of the AARP family, as well as corporate, contract, consumer protection, advertising, data and privacy laws. Works with colleagues on matters across ASI departments, with key clients being the New Product Development team as well as the Health, Financial and Lifestyle lines of business.

Responsibilities

  • Provides legal support on new product development and other innovation initiatives to ensure compliance with AARP and ASI standards.
  • Supports the legal responsibility for drafting, negotiating, analyzing, and maintaining contracts for third party provided benefits, products and services for AARP Members.
  • Serves as a legal representative for the New Product Development team, as well as the Health, Financial and Lifestyle lines of business.
  • Provide legal support for data projects and privacy issues, as they arise.
  • Provide legal input on new business relationships.
  • Legal review of complex vendor agreements.
  • Conduct legal research and due diligence.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Juris Doctorate degree, plus a minimum of 5 years of experience. Preference for specialized experience, in contract negotiation, corporate law, consumer protection, advertising, and privacy. Must be, or able to become, a member of good standing in the District of Columbia bar.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 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.
  • Ability to function independently with limited guidance.
  • Ability to handle multiple, complex projects on an ongoing basis, with strong attention to detail.
  • Must be customer-oriented, a team player, approachable, responsive, and engaging. Sense of humor a plus!


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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