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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Counsel - SCV & IoT
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Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic, experienced lawyer primarily to provide transactional support for HSB's innovative and rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) business and its growing corporate venture capital activities.

HSB, part of the Munich Re Group, is the insurance leader in commercial IoT technology. By leveraging data gained through sensors and the cloud, we are creating and supporting innovative products, services, and business models for clients around the world, with a focus on small-to-medium enterprises (SME) and industrial companies. Support would also be provided to HSB's affiliate Munich Re Ventures, the San Francisco-based strategic corporate venture capital group for the entire Munich Re Group, which invests across all funding stages in various industries, including IoT, AI, and Cyber.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with internal business teams and external counsel to further strategic objectives of HSB while protecting its interests and mitigating legal risks. Significant responsibilities will include providing legal advice and drafting and negotiating contracts related to the development, partnering and commercialization activities of the Company's global IoT business and other strategic initiatives; providing general legal support to Munich Re Ventures, including reviewing transaction documents, negotiating strategic partnerships and managing external counsel, due diligence and closing processes for investments; and providing broad-based general legal support on a global basis.


A results-driven self-starter with exemplary leadership, collaboration and influencing skills

Team player with an energetic, positive and proactive attitude

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong negotiation, organizational and time management skills

Detail oriented, logical and methodical approach to problem solving

Financial acumen

Ability to travel 15-25% primarily within US


Required: Bachelor's Degree; JD degree.

Desired: Undergrad course work in Engineering

Work Experience:

Required: Minimum 3 years in house or law firm experience focused on corporate and business transaction matters; drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex commercial contracts.

Desired: Experience in intellectual property, x-as a service (XaaS); data licensing; data protection; mergers and acquisitions; venture capital and global transaction of business.

Certifications/Designations/Specialist Training / Licenses:

Required: Admission to Connecticut Bar.

Technical Skills:

Required: Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Employment Type

Full Time

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The work environment characteristics, and any physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

About American Modern Insurance Group

American Modern Insurance Group, founded in 1965 and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a provider of specialty insurance products and services. American Modern specializes in writing physical damage insurance and related coverages on manufactured housing and other specialty insurance products including coverage for site-built homes, motorcycles, watercraft, snowmobiles, recreational vehicles, classic vehicles, physical damage on long-haul trucks, extended service contracts, excess and surplus lines coverages, credit life and related products, as well as collateral protection and mortgage fire products sold to financial institutions and their customers. American Modern serves 1.4 million policyholders nationwide, and is licensed in all 50 states.