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Senior Counsel, Global Insurance

Overview Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry, is searching for a seasoned insurance attorney with both transactional and regulatory experience to join our Law Department at our headquarters in Purchase, New York. The Global Insurance Senior Counsel will provide legal support to Mastercard's Global Insurance business, which resides primarily within the Data & Services group. This position reports to the VP, Senior Managing Counsel for Data & Services. Role o The Global Insurance Senior Counsel will lead legal support of Mastercard's Global Insurance business. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced insurance attorney to partner with our business teams on a global scale helping our customers deliver unique and attractive payment card programs to consumers, along with innovative technology capabilities. o Manage the legal needs arising from Mastercard's sponsorship of insurance benefits around the world, including Mastercard's customer and vendor insurance business relationships and insurance regulatory compliance. o Be a strategic partner and trusted advisor to a demanding, fast-paced, dynamic, innovative business unit. o Significant interaction with Mastercard insurance business teams across 5 regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. o Manage legal aspects of Mastercard's insurance products and delivery models, including new technologies. o Structure, draft and negotiate complex vendor and customer insurance agreements. o Conduct legal research and source outside counsel local law guidance on insurance regulatory questions as needed and provide clearly-stated, thoughtful and practical advice to business owners. o Monitor insurance regulatory developments and communicate advice on impacts to the business. o Partner with Mastercard Data & Services team to deliver insurance in compliance with regulations and Mastercard best practices, including cross-functional collaboration with Data Privacy, Regional Counsel, Regulatory Counsel, Information Security, Tax, and Treasury. o Review sales and marketing materials, press releases and other internal and external communications. o Provide insurance-related information and training to necessary parties within Mastercard. o Provide insurance counsel related to Mastercard's captive entity and reinsurance matters. All About You o We are looking for an experienced insurance attorney who has handled transactional and regulatory matters in the US and other markets. o Transactional experience in the insurance area with a range of insurance industry participants, such as insurers, brokers, reinsurers, and insureds. o Execute in a positive and efficient manner, with a collaborative, thoughtful approach and practical business-minded focus. o Pragmatic, solutions-oriented, business-friendly, creative, thought provoker, strategic thinker, and advocate for the business with a "let's make it happen" attitude. o Must have leadership skills in bringing different perspectives together and work through competing priorities. o Proactively identify, assess and clearly articulate legal risks, even in ambiguous situations, to assist the business in moving forward thoughtfully and expeditiously. o Work independently and collaboratively and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, global team environment. o Flexibility to support the needs of a global business across different time zones. o Team player who is willing to take on responsibilities and roles that support the team, department and company. o Strong communication skills with clients and colleagues. o Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. o Law degree from a top-tier school; licensed to practice in New York. o Must be willing to travel from time to time. Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. R-76203
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