W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is an NYSE listed, Fortune 500 insurance holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it operates in two segments of the property casualty insurance business worldwide: insurance and reinsurance. W. R. Berkley is among the largest writers of commercial lines property casualty insurance in the United States.
W.R. Berkley is seeking a well-rounded corporate attorney to join its multi-faceted corporate legal group. The successful candidate will be a business-savvy attorney with experience negotiating and structuring a variety of vendor contracts and other commercial agreements, with a particular focus on agreements for the use and supply of information technology goods and services. The candidate should be familiar with U.S. and foreign laws and regulations governing data privacy and information security (including those specifically applicable to companies in the insurance or financial services business). The ideal candidate should also be flexible and able to take on matters involving a wide range of business relationships as needed.
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