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Qualifications

  • J.D. Degree with proven academic success.  Must be licensed in Illinois.
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant commercial generalist experience, including hands on experience reviewing, drafting, negotiating and interpreting a variety of agreements.  Law firm experience followed by in-house experience is desirable, as is insurance industry experience.
  • Prior experience heading a contracts function, including the management of other professionals and working with contract management systems.  Evaluation and implementation of legal process outsourcing is a plus.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced critical thinking and analytical ability.
  • Ability to understand and integrate details of the business to ensure new and existing business relationships are workable across functions.
  • Outstanding client management skills, with the ability to inspire confidence and trust with senior management and other professionals at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the expertise to drive change and to successfully interface with people at all levels, by virtue of professional competence, personal integrity, and personal style.
  • A dedication and commitment to practicing law in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

 

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

 

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

 
Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.‚Äč Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.