Chief Counsel (Vice President), Associate General Counsel
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Type: Full Time
General Commercial/Contracts Law
Internal Number: 163829
Trustmark Mutual Holding Company (“Trustmark”)has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Chief Counsel (Vice President), Associate General Counsel (“AGC”).
Company: Through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, Trustmark provides expertise in voluntary benefits, comprehensive corporate and community fitness solutions, and in health plan design and administration for smaller employers. The Company offers benefits that are essential for employers that want to help employees – whether in the office, hybrid or remote – feel connected and cared for. By combining mutual company values with modern company responsiveness, discipline and capabilities, Trustmark builds long-term, trusted relationships that help people and businesses thrive.
Position: Reporting to the General Counsel, the AGC will have broad responsibilities, including management of the team of lawyers and paralegals supporting the Company’s Voluntary Benefits, HealthFitness and Small Business Benefits business units, and oversight of all contracts entered into by these business units. The AGC will also support the Company’s Corporate Secretary function, provide advice on corporate governance issues, and will oversee litigation related to the three business units, the Company’s compliance with various insurance regulations, and the Company’s IP program.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 15+ years of legal experience including law firm and prior in-house training, that focuses on commercial transactions and agreements, and experience managing teams of lawyers and legal support personnel. Experience with insurance, financial institutions, or health care industries required.
Location: At least two days a week at the Company’s headquarters in Lake Forest, IL. Local candidates are strongly preferred.
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