Corporate Insurance Counsel
Culver City , California , United States
Posted: Nov 11, 2021
Role Number: 200312425
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love tackling big challenges without precedent? Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal field and a passion for innovation? As a part of our Legal group, you'll help uphold Apple's high ethical and corporate standards, as well as defend our intellectual property. You'll help provide legal support for all our products and businesses across the globe. Working for a company that invents entire categories and industries means you'll be challenged to creatively apply your deep legal expertise to rare and often unexplored aspects of the law. Together with your team, you'll provide the critical support needed worldwide for all Apple products, services and businesses. At Apple, we are dedicated to making the best products on the planet. Apple is seeking an attorney with 5-7 years of risk management and commercial contract legal experience to join its legal team. This position will involve reviewing, localizing, negotiating, and interpreting insurance and related risk allocation clauses in a wide variety of commercial agreements, including leases or other real estate agreements, equipment rental agreements, vehicle leasing agreements, manufacturing agreements, service agreements and others. The position may also involve supporting the Risk Management and Litigation Departments with claims pending before insurers and with policy interpretation issues. Position reports to the Senior Corporate Insurance Attorney and is within the Corporate Law Department.
- The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both insurance interpretation and coverage issues as well as drafting and negotiating risk allocation provisions, including insurance, indemnity, risk of loss, limitations of liability and waiver of subrogation or damages provisions, in a wide variety of commercial, construction services and real estate agreements.
- Experience in the entertainment industry is highly preferred.
- Both law firm and in-house (public company) experience is preferred.
- Experience at a multi-national insurance broker providing contracts support to multinational companies will be considered.
- The position is based in California. Some domestic travel may be required for this position.
This position will involve assisting various business units (including Apple's Original Content teams), legal groups and Risk Management in insurance, risk management and risk allocation matters. Key responsibilities include: reviewing and negotiating insurance, indemnity and related risk allocation provisions in a broad variety of commercial transactions on a global basis; developing training and education tools for use by internal groups in relation to the foregoing; and engaging in risk analysis discussions with business units and proactively suggesting methods within the construct of a contract to protect the interests of Apple that go beyond insurance limits and indemnity provisions. The position requires liaising with outside counsel when necessary, including reviewing the engagement, work product and associated billings. The successful candidate will be able to provide practical legal and business advice with regard to a wide variety of legal issues that arise in the context of commercial, entertainment and risk management matters; quickly identify, analyze and propose solutions to legal and business issues; partner with business clients to support business objectives in a manner consistent with applicable law and corporate risk tolerance; and be a strong team player who is proactive, detail oriented, and able to constantly prioritize while handling multiple tasks.
Education & Experience
JD and admission to at least one US state bar.