Associate General Counsel

| Seattle

Description

 

Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.

Position Summary:

Trupanion's Legal Department is looking for a highly motivated insurance regulatory attorney to join a fast-paced environment to help grow our Company and the medical insurance for pets category. In this role, reporting directly to the General Counsel, you will lead the Regulatory team, responsible for proactive risk assessment, internal counseling on legal and regulatory matters, and management of regulatory relationships. You'll also have direct client contact with senior management and extensive engagement with regulators. Does this sound like you?

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Partner with US and Canadian insurance regulators on various matters, including managing market conduct examinations and responding to inquiries;
  • Further enhance strong relationships with regulators;
  • Partner with business owners to design and implement initiatives in a fully compliant manner;
  • Manage a team of regulatory and compliance professionals;
  • Maintain compliance program that includes proactive assessment of risks and the testing of controls designed to ensure such compliance;
  • Ensure team members are optimally trained with respect to applicable regulations;
  • Manage responses to member complaints.

What we're looking for (Please include a cover letter with your application!):

  • J.D. degree and membership in good standing in at least one state bar;
  • Seven or more years of relevant legal experience;
  • Passion for helping pets;
  • Prior experience providing advice to senior executives;
  • Prior experience engaging with insurance regulators on regulatory and/or transactional matters;
  • Ability to fit into a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment;
  • Ability to demonstrate sound and practical business judgment, sometimes in ambiguous situations;
  • Law firm experience strongly preferred;
  • Exceptional academic credentials.

You'll be a good fit if:

  • You're a strategic thinker who can proactively identify, assess and clearly articulate legal risks to assist the business in moving forward thoughtfully and expeditiously;
  • You have excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities, you consistently follow through and aren't intimidated by short deadlines;
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • You are a standout colleague who can work across the business and with external parties collaboratively and effectively. 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
  • Four weeks paid time off
  • Five-week sabbatical after five years of employment
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services for office pets during business hours
  • Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Free on-site gym

About Trupanion:

We’re all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We’re focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.

Take a look inside our office and see for yourself:

https://www.facebook.com/Trupanion/videos/10155423763702974/

Things We Value

  • Caring: We care about each other.
  • Adhocracy: An adhocracy is intentionally ‘adhoc’ instead of bureaucratic. Adhocracies value the ability to adapt quickly, flexibility and employee empowerment.
  • Trusting: We trust one another with information
  • Sincere: We do what we say and say what we mean.
  • Devoted: We love pets.
  • Original: We are innovative and fair.
  • Genuine: We are free to express our true selves.
  • Simple: Simple is better.

For more information about Trupanion, visit http://trupanion.com/about

Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

Georgetown is a blend of great restaurants, dog-friendly breweries, and bustling businesses.

What are Trupanion Perks + Benefits

Trupanion Benefits Overview

We care deeply about our team members here at Trupanion. We provide a robust benefits and rewards package to our team members designed to help them be the best possible version of themselves with additional perks like paid volunteering time, recognition for good performance and cultural committees. Trupanion is more than just a pet-friendly office, with over 400 approved office pets, we are an industry leader in pet benefits.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Our team members can take a paid day off to volunteer at a charity of their choosing.
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with the Northwest Center to support people of all abilities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Trupanion has several intracompany programs included: TruPride, TruFun, and TruLOVE (Leaders of Various Ethnicities).
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer our team members the chance to participate in the healthcare FSA or limited healthcare FSA, and a dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Trupanion provides all team members with short term and long term disability coverage. We also pay the full cost of the WA PFML premium.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 100% of preventive expenses and 100% of orthodontia up to $1,500 (lifetime maximum).
Vision Benefits
Our vision program provides for an annual exam and glasses and/or contacts.
Health Insurance Benefits
Trupanion offers two health plans and we pay 100% of employee only coverage.
Life Insurance
All full time team members receive company paid basic life and ADD insurance.
Pet Insurance
Team members may enroll one pet (cat or dog) in a Trupanion medical insurance policy at no charge.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
In-office yoga offered by a certified instructor twice a month.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The Trupanion 401k offers pre-tax and Roth savings opportunities.
Company Equity
All team members are granted equity at time of hire.
Performance Bonus
Trupanion offers team members an opportunity to receive quarterly performance bonuses.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Onsite daycare offers foreign language instruction, dance and soccer lessons, and constant communication with parents via an app updated throughout the day.
Flexible Work Schedule
Trupanion offers a flexible work schedule for certain positions.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Team members are eligible for family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Trupanion team members start off at 20 days of PTO per year, and receive an additional day each consecutive year of employment.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our team members can take a paid day off to volunteer at a charity of their choosing.
Sabbatical
Eligible team members get 5 weeks of paid sabbatical after 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We provide a company paid ORCA card and on-site parking to all team members.
Company Outings
Trupanion hosts all sorts or events and outings throughout the year!
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Trupanion has a stocked kitchen with unlimited tea, coffee, cocoa, and a Bevi machine.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We provide on-site parking to our team members at no charge.
Pet Friendly
With 300+ dogs and cats onsite daily, Trupanion is a mutant version of pet friendly! We provide corporate dog walking services and have two playrooms available.
Recreational Clubs
We have Craft Night and a weekly running group.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Trupanion offers team members professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
We have annual budget for paid industry certifications.

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to the benefits and perks outlined above, Trupanion offers: paid bereavement time for the important beings in your life (human, furry, feathered, and reptilian), a rotating schedule of food trucks, and an array of discount programs and partnerships to our team members.

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