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Corporate Counsel Transactions

AFLAC Columbus, GA

Job Description



Spread Your Wings


We are the Duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all The Aflac Way. 


Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of Americas best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years, one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 (the inaugural year of the award) and one of Americas Most Admired Companies for 18 years.


Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself: Are you the Duck? If so, there is a home ” and a flourishing career ” for you at Aflac.


The Company



The Location

Columbus, GA


The Division

Corporate General Counsel/U.S. Legal


The Opportunity

Corporate Counsel Transactions


Job Summary

Provides guidance and strategic counsel to management. Demonstrates thought leadership by seeking process improvements and networking effectively to share innovations across a broad cross-section of the business organization. Drafts, reviews, and negotiates a wide range of legal documents for complex corporate, technology and other business development transactions. Provide pre-litigation dispute advice and counsel with respect to commercial transactions related to the activities of the business. Identifies and consults on legal risks associated with business transactions. Develops and fosters relationships across the organization and provides legal support in a dynamic, fast paced environment.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Evaluates potential legal issues related to negotiated legal documents and business transactions and advises management accordingly


Evaluates the impact of new laws and regulations on our business practices


Combines advanced legal knowledge with advanced company and industry knowledge, as they relate to the matter at hand


Conducts extensive research regarding legal principles and precedents and consults with outside counsel on legal strategies, as needed


Leverages an in-depth knowledge of a legal specialty or area of law to provide advice and recommendations to executives and management on highly complex matters which have or may have a material financial impact on business activities and operations


Provides work direction and supervision to other legal staff regarding support on active matters, though such leadership is subordinate to the main technical focus of this role; provides direction to other professional, paraprofessional and support staff in developing solutions to problems presented


Performs other duties as required

Job Details

Date Posted November 15, 2019
Date Closes December 15, 2019
Requisition 50955163
Located In Columbus, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00