• Senior Compliance Counsel

    Job Locations US-CO-Westminster
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/10/2019 7:01 PM)
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  • Overview

    Position Summary: 

    The Senior Compliance Counsel will support ReedGroup’s absence management and workplace accommodation products and services.   


    Who We Are: ReedGroup, a subsidary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, is a dynamic, fast growing organization that employs nearly 2,000 people at 11 locations globally. We are the top provider in the Absence Management industry and provide our services to major companies including a substantial number of Fortune 100 companies.  We are committed to improving health and productivity outcomes while controlling costs - it is at the core of our comprehensive solutions which are designed to return people to their active lifestyles and allow businesses to thrive.  


    Our Vision: Healthy and Productive People. Thriving Businesses. 


    Our Mission: ReedGroup connects the ecosystem of the health, work and life with …

    • The best service experience for clients and employees.
    • Trusted content and experience.
    • Strong partnerships across healthcare and insurance.
    • Innovative technology to drive simplicity.
    • Comprehensive data to create meaningful insights.


    Principal Responsibilities and Core Competencies:

    • Act as lead compliance attorney supporting the business on all legal matters relating to ReedGroup’s administration of FMLA, state and municipal leave laws and short and long-term disability plans on behalf of ReedGroup’s clients.
    • Oversee state disability laws and process requisite filings.
    • Participate in new client presentations and generally represent ReedGroup’s Product Compliance expertise to the external market through participation in industry conferences and webinars and writing whitepapers and articles.
    • Monitor and analyze new laws, agency guidance and caselaw affecting ReedGroup’s products and services.
    • Assist with legal training needs, including but not limited to: FMLA, ADA, state leave laws, and general employment law matters.
    • Draft blog posts on an ongoing basis on trends or changes in the law
    • Other duties as determined by the needs of the business.
    • Position requires up to 10% travel

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Values People
    • Learns and Adapts
    • Does the Right Thing
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
    • Demonstrates Business Knowledge
    • Ability to organize tasks to ensure deadlines are met
    • Improves and innovates
    • Uses Sound Judgment and be able to identify compliance issues that arise in the business

    Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Westlaw, legislative software and on-line legislative services) and have the ability to keep up with new technology


    • Law degree from accredited law school and licensed to practice in at least one state
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in handling matters involving ADA, FMLA and LOA laws at the state and federal level.
    • Strong experience and familiarity with the administration of short and long term disability plans.
    • Experience with Leave of Absence Management systems preferred but not required.   

    ReedGroup is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


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