Founded in 2019, Patriot Growth Insurance Services is a growth-focused national insurance products and services distribution firm that partners with employee benefits and property & casualty insurance agencies across the United States. In its first year of operation, Patriot was ranked the 53rd largest insurance broker in the U.S. by Business Insurance. With over 850 employees operating in 70 locations across 18 states, Patriot’s collaborative model delivers growth capital, resources, and strategic support to its partner agencies. Patriot maintains a financial and strategic partnership with Summit Partners, a well-established growth investment firm based in Boston.
Patriot is seeking a personable, energetic, and highly motivated corporate attorney to join one of the most dynamic corporate teams in the industry. The successful candidate will leverage his or her legal expertise to help execute on Patriot’s robust acquisition pipeline as well as respond to the unique and interesting legal issues that affect Patriot and its business. This newly created position within Patriot will report directly to the Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Counsel of Patriot. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney seeking a flexible and collaborative work environment, high professional growth potential, and the ability to make an immediate and meaningful impact in helping to build and support an early stage, high-growth company.
Perform or assist in performing the legal aspects of Patriot’s acquisitions from NDA through closing and integration, including negotiating and drafting definitive transaction documents, performing legal due diligence, advising Patriot’s leadership on legal issues, and assisting in integration post-closing.
Review, draft, and negotiate commercial contracts, including insurance carrier contracts, vendor contracts, insurance broker contracts, office leases, and client service agreements.
Assist in corporate governance matters, including entity formation, equity issuances and transfers, and board consents.
Assist in claims and litigation matters.
Advise business leaders across the United States on a wide range of legal issues affecting Patriot and its business.
Essential Skills and Attributes
Exceptional written and verbal communication
Highly organized and excellent attention to detail
Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills
Able to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
Able to manage stress and perform effectively under pressure
Professional, personable, and good sense of humor
Mentally flexible, business-minded, intellectually curious, and eager to learn
Hard-working and proactive
Able to work independently and productively with minimal supervision
Minimum of five years of practice as a corporate and transactions attorney in either a large law firm or corporate legal department (preferably a mix of both).
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university
Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school
Member in good standing of a state bar association within the United States
Willing and able to travel domestically, and possibly internationally, from time to time (travel currently restricted until further notice due to COVID-19).
Willing and able to work remotely/from home on a permanent basis.
Willing and able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, from time to time as needed.
Patriot offers the opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company at its inception. We strive to create a flexible and collaborative environment for our employees, and our goal is to provide enhanced career opportunities for our dedicated and professional team.
In addition to a competitive salary, we provide a comprehensive health and welfare program to employees, family members and domestic partners. Employees are eligible for benefits coverage the first of the month following 30 days of employment. We offer:
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) and Commuter Transit Programs
Company paid Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability and Group Term Life