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Corporate Counsel

Req Id:  2885
Job Location: 

Boston, MA, US, 02108

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.


At Brighthouse Financial, we’re fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we’re better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We’re seeking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on. 


How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

The Company is seeking an attorney to join the Brighthouse Legal Department to work on insurance company issued securities products that are registered or exempt under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and/or the Securities Act of 1933 as well as assist on investment advisory matters connected to the Brighthouse Funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.


Work Location:

To protect the health and safety of our employees, our offices are closed until at least May 2021. When our offices reopen, the individual hired for this role will be based in our Boston, MA office.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and oversee filings of registration statements and prospectus supplements for variable, registered fixed and related annuity and life insurance products;
  • Provide advice to business partners regarding regulation of variable, registered fixed and other related annuity and life insurance products;
  • Provide advice, as needed, on regulatory exams and inquiries as well as administration related issues for insurance company issued securities products;
  • Provide legal support to the Brighthouse Funds, including preparing and reviewing quarterly Fund Board Materials;
  • Review and advise on marketing material, producer training materials and communications related to insurance company issued securities products and assist on materials related to the Brighthouse Funds; and
  • Work on other corporate legal matters as needed.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Juris doctorate from an accredited law school; admitted to practice before a state bar association; 5+ years of securities law experience, either with a law firm or in-house;
  • Experience with federal securities laws regulating insurance company issued securities products or mutual funds;
  • Prior experience with registration of insurance company issued products on Forms N-4, N-6, S-3 and/or mutual funds on Form N-1A under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Securities Act of 1933;
  • Experience interacting with clients and managing or escalating questions or issues as appropriate;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; and
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving.


Our Benefits:

  • Time Off: Minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 13 paid company holidays per full calendar year, plus paid volunteer time
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan with up to a 6% annual match and 3% annual company nondiscretionary contribution of eligible compensation, annual incentive plan, and employee stock purchase plan
  • Family Focus: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, and adoption and surrogacy assistance
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
  • Wellness Programs: Wellness incentive platform, employee assistance program, financial counseling services, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability




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