Physicians Insurance, a Mutual Company, has engaged Harris Legal Search on an exclusive basis to recruit an SVP/General Counsel. This senior executive will be a key member of the leadership team, proactively provide legal advice on both strategic and operational decisions, and advise management and the Board of Directors of significant decisions, legislation, and regulations currently and potentially affecting the Company. The position reports to the CEO and has one direct report, the Deputy General Counsel/Associate Vice President..
The successful candidate will act as a business legal advisor by understanding the organization’s strategic direction and integrating legal decisions into that framework, work closely with the management team to develop and implement strategic objectives, and add valuable legal counsel.
The SVP/General Counsel will be pivotal in providing expertise to further the company’s strategic growth initiatives. This individual must possess team leadership and conflict resolution skills and must be committed to providing the highest quality of service to correspond with the Company’s operating philosophy.
The ideal candidate should possess the following preferred qualifications:
Physicians Insurance is dedicated to high quality service and wanting to “do the right thing” defines the organization. Employees take great pride in their work and particularly enjoy the opportunities to make a difference for insured’s and their patients. Today, Physicians Insurance serves more than 8,000 members in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, and provides risk-management consulting, continuing medical education, and claims administration services. The company has grown to be the largest insurer of physicians in Washington State and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.
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