Aetna Associate Paralegal in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 50426BR


Office based in Amherst, NY

Aetna has a new opening for an Associate Paralegal position on our Legal Affairs team. This position will serve as paralegal in the legal affairs department for one of our benefits administration teams. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with legal and compliance professionals, company attorneys, and team members throughout the organization on legal, regulatory and compliance related tasks and projects. Great opportunity to utilize your developed paralegal skills and be a part of a dynamic environment to further grow and develop your career with an industry leader.

Fundamental Components:

Draft basic legal documents. ()Conduct legal and investigative research and analysis including fact-finding and document collection. ()Participate in company legal and compliance projects including the maintenance of project and case files] ()Research and apply knowledge of legal, regulatory and procedural developments that relate to specialty, as well as clients business goals, plans and priorities ()Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal clients to facilitate effective teamwork, communication and client focus; interacts with external attorneys, legal professionals and regulators on behalf of the company ()Investigate, draft correspondence and assist in the resolution of attorney inquiries, grievances and appeals, claims, and regulatory complaints and inquiries using company wide resources (). Provide litigation support. Research and prepare a summary and analysis for pre-litigation matters.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:3-5 years experience as a paralegal in a law firm or in-house legal department. Ability to remain attentive to detail and accuracy in a fast-paced environment; excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and matters.Excellent research and writing skills.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Associate's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Legal/Litigation/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - investigation/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Compliance - market conduct/regulatory exams/1-3 Years

Functional - Legal/Corporate Governance/1-3 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User


Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Legal