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The Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) is a private American auto insurance company with headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland. GEICO is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and is the third largest auto insurer in the United States. In 2023, GEICO earned premiums worth over $40 billion U.S. dollars.

As Senior Director, Corporate Secretary and Governance , you will report... to the Chief Legal Officer and will play a critical role in shaping our corporate governance practices, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, securities law reporting, and overseeing the Company's outside counsel. You will provide legal advice and counsel to members of management and the board of directors. As a result of our digital and data transformation, the Legal Team operates in a demanding and fast paced environment. To be successful in this role, you are self-motivated. results-oriented, collaborative and able to succeed within a performance-focused and dynamic environment.

• Provide leadership on corporate governance matters, including preparing for board meetings, drafting and maintaining board minutes and resolutions, and ensuring implementation of board decisions.
• Manage the Company's corporate entities, including compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and accurate maintenance of corporate records.
• Create and ensure accurate maintenance of corporate records; act as a primary contact for corporate information; initiate, contribute to, and file state and other filings; manage the production of corporate governance records for regulatory examination, audit purposes or other due diligence initiatives if/as needed.
• Support acquisitions and related due diligence processes, including coordinating and directing outside legal counsel.
• Support Corporate Treasury with respect to governance related matters.
• Engage with parent company as needed to enhance governance.
• Provide governance framework and governance support for executive and other committees within the Company.
• Collaborate within the Legal department and across business functions to address legal and risk issues in the company's best interests.

Required Qualifications:
• A Juris Doctor from a recognized, accredited law school.
• 10 plus years of legal experience in a law firm and/or in-house with expertise in corporate governance, securities laws, and SEC filings.
• Experience in supporting mergers and acquisitions matters, including due diligence and various exit strategies.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to inspire confidence at all levels of the organization.
• Ability to prioritize and manage a substantial and varied workload with multiple and simultaneous deadlines.
• Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated on emerging trends in corporate governance.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Insurance industry experience.
• Experience with project management or policy/process implementation.

• This is a hybrid role, on-site 3 days per week at Chevy Chase, MD or New York, NY.


Annual Salary
$210,000.00 - $350,000.00

The above annual salary range is a general guideline. Multiple factors are taken into consideration to arrive at the final hourly rate/ annual salary to be offered to the selected candidate. Factors include, but are not limited to, the scope and responsibilities of the role, the selected candidate's work experience, education and training, the work location as well as market and business considerations.

At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


As an Associate, you'll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:
• Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
• Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
• 401(k) Plan
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Paid Training and Licensures
• Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.
• *Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants
New York NY USA


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