Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by The Hanover Insurance Group (or “The Hanover”) to conduct a search for a Corporate and Securities Senior Counsel (“Securities Counsel”) to be located in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Corporate and Securities Senior Counsel
Position Overview: This is an exceptional opportunity to join Hanover’s growing team to provide counsel on a broad range of complex matters relating to corporate and securities law, including SEC filings and corporate governance, and to provide support to finance, corporate development, investor relations, marketing, communications, and other corporate functions as part of the Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”). The Securities Counsel will be a key player and will engage with senior leadership across the organization.
Company: The Hanover is a leading property and casualty insurance company offering a broad portfolio of customized solutions for personal, commercial and specialty customers. The Hanover, founded in 1852, has one of the longest records in the insurance industry and is a Fortune 1000 company. The Hanover is nationally recognized for superior service and risk management expertise and continually receives high financial ratings from key industry analysts.
Experience: A minimum of 7 years of legal experience in securities law matters, including representing public companies in securities law and governance matters is required. Significant experience at a top law firm within a corporate practice, including working on SEC compliance matters and contract drafting, is preferred. In-house experience with a publicly-traded company is a plus. While insurance industry experience is not required, the Securities Counsel must possess a desire and ability to develop a solid understanding of The Hanover’s operations and priorities to be most effective in this role. The Security Counsel will be an integral member of the growing legal team.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package will be offered.
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts with a flexible hybrid working arrangement.
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