Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by UPC Insurance (UPC or Company) to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact UPC directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: The Assistant General Counsel (AGC) reports to the General Counsel and has regular contact with the Company’s leadership team, collaborates with senior managers, and provides legal services to every department within the organization. S/he works closely with the GC and other UPC management to assist with risk identification and mitigation, protect the Company’s legal interests, contribute to potential transactional activity, maintain legally compliant operations, and oversee corporate governance.
Company: UPC Insurance is a flourishing and vibrant company that focuses on writing personal and commercial property insurance in catastrophe-exposed areas. UPC is one of the fastest growing property & casualty companies in the country. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, UPC Insurance writes its business through five insurance subsidiaries, four of whom maintain an “A” (Exceptional) Financial Stability Rating from Demotech, and one of which has an “A-“ (Excellent) Financial Strength Rating from A.M. Best. Through its insurance subsidiaries, UPC writes over $1.3 billion of premium and 600,000 policies in twelve states. UPC’s vision is to be the premier provider of property insurance in catastrophe-exposed areas.
Experience: 10+ years’ experience with corporate law, including corporate governance and SEC compliance, insurance regulatory experience, and contracts, as well as some exposure to litigation. SEC and transactional experience would be a plus.
Location: St. Petersburg, FL.
Bar Admission: Active member of the Florida Bar is preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.