General Counsel, Corporate - Senior Vice President

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US

Job Type:  Legal
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

Ryan Specialty Group is looking for a highly experienced General Counsel, Corporate to join our Legal team within our corporate office in Chicago, IL. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. 

Position Summary:

The Senior Vice President and General Counsel will provide the technical legal advice required to support RSG’s global businesses and corporate functions, particularly Insurance Regulatory and M&A, as well as serve as a counselor and partner to functional and business stakeholders. 

Essential Functions:
  • Oversee the Corporate Legal team which entails managing direct reports that support various corporate functions and initiatives
  • Insurance Regulatory experience
  • Provide legal support for M&A transactions and strategic investments
  • Corporate Secretary for the Company
  • Provide advice and counsel to global leadership on areas of responsibility
  • Law Degree from an accredited law school and state bar admission required
  • 15+ years of relevant corporate experience
  • M&A experience in private practice and/or in-house
  • Executive Compensation and Benefits
  • While not required, public company regulatory knowledge and experience (SEC, NYSE) is a significant plus.
  • Experience managing legal teams
  • Strategic problem solver
  • Collaborative and creative
  • Ability to be productive in stressful, time-sensitive situations and fast-paced environments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated “executive presence” with deep experience advising and interacting with C-suite level executives and directors
  • Exceptional organizational, writing and communication skills
Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago