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Legal Specialist

Company: Wespath
Location: Glenview
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Legal SpecialistLocation:1901 Chestnut AveGlenview, Illinois, 60025United States Category:LegalDate Needed by:9/30/2022Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Do you want to work for a company who lives into their values of integrity, mutual respect, and teamwork? Do you want to help others while working for a company making an impact on environmental, social and governance issues? Wespath Benefits and Investments, recognized as a 2017-2022 Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For and a 2018-2021 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, has an opportunity for a Legal Specialist that is responsible for the division of benefits pursuant to Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs). This position also provides other assistance in the marital litigation area and assistance to the attorneys in the department, including research regarding participant records and accounts and other administrative tasks. More specifically, as a Legal Specialist you will have the opportunity to perform the following:Process the division of benefits pursuant to QDROs.Review marital litigation and QDRO matters and prepare related correspondence.Communicate with participants, alternate payees, and attorneys.Provide financial and plan information to various staff and follow-up on issues discovered to ensure data accuracy.Create documentation regarding QDRO transfers, provide or attend related training.Assist senior legal analyst with workflow, including but not limited to: process incoming and outgoing mail by updating database and the Legal Services indexes; review incoming documents to correctly assign tasks, including coordinating with other functional areas.Provide general administrative support to professional staff in the Legal Services department, including back-up support to other staff members.Work on miscellaneous projects as needed. Legal Specialist Benefits:Medical, dental, vision and well-being benefits from our HealthFlex Exchange on day one.8% employer contribution to retirement plan with an additional match up to 2% on day one.22 days of PTO + 12 paid holidays.Hybrid work environment. #LI-CW1 Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.3-5 years of legal or employee benefits-related experience.Advanced oral and written communications skills.Advanced knowledge of MS Office products. Preferred Requirements/Qualifications: Related experience with a benefits administrator or pension record keeper. Prior administrative support experience. Knowledge regarding pension and retirement benefits. Prior paralegal or similar experience or paralegal certification. Wespath Benefits and Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring.PDN-971e5137-db41-40ed-8563-e3647051da6d

Keywords: Wespath, Glenview , Legal Specialist, Legal , Glenview, Illinois

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