Associate Attorney / Attorney - Asset Management Retirement Plans

Location: Portland, OR
Company: The Standard
Industry: Legal
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 days ago
At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first. Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture.

We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities. We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day. Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.

What You'll Do As a part of the Legal and Regulatory Services team, you'll play a key role in the continued success of our Retirement Plans Business Unit. You'll utilize your strong collaboration skills and industry expertise to offer advice and counsel to key stakeholders, provide legally compliant products for our clients, and help achieve The Standard's business goals. Key Responsibilities. Provide advice and counsel to a wide variety of Business stakeholders, including Management, Sales, Operations, and Client Service to ensure compliant plan designs and strategies..



Maintain a thorough understanding of potential legislation and regulatory developments and communicate updates to stakeholders..

Gather diverse sets of requirements from various stakeholders to synthesize and communicate information that supports informed decision-making..

Produce quality, defensible contractual language that accurately reflects stakeholder's intent..



Effectively communicate potential risks and outcomes, based on business goals..

Efficiently formulate accurate, comprehensive advice easily understandable by lay people..

Demonstrate a consistent understanding of, and motivation to, achieve business goals in a legally defensible manner.

The Skills and Background You'll Need. Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence and admitted to practice in state bar of residence or other relevant jurisdiction..

Minimum of two years of experience in relevant areas of the law, or the equivalent combination of education and experience..



Substantive understanding of the retirement plan industry and regulatory structure (including ERISA, Internal Revenue Code, securities and state insurance law)..

Strong communications skills, including ability to produce clear, concise, and persuasive work product, while also being an active listener..

Ability to work with internal business partners to identify and prioritize business needs and then assess and communicate potential risks and opportunities..



Develop and deliver successful presentations to internal audiences..

Ability to work well with team members in a highly supportive and collaborative environment What You'll Get From Us. A competitive salary and benefits package.

An engaging and inclusive work environment. A performance driven culture with respect for people. A Company committed to supporting community non-profits #LI-Remote #LI-AM2 Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary for this role when hiring a Colorado resident.

The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below. The Standard's package also includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off..

Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan.

Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance. Salary Range: $72,900.00 - $136,200.00 Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc.

, marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited.

The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable..