Applied Systems, Inc.

  • Legal Writer

    Job Location US-IL-University Park | US-GA-Atlanta | US-TX-Austin | US-NE-Lincoln | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-FL-Tampa | US-CT-Windsor | US-OH-Milford
  • Job Description

    Job Summary
    Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Legal Writer to work under the direction of our Legal Department and other departments to create content for internal/external communications and education. You will conduct research, write, review and summarize legal and legislative content related to property & casualty insurance, employment law, ERISA/employee benefits, healthcare legislation and insurance laws at the state and national level. You will translate this information to accessible and relevant materials.


    Additional responsibilities include:

    • Provide summaries of laws, regulations, and related matters on topics ranging from copyright, employee benefits, insurance, to marketing and communications law and considerations.
    • Format, proofread, and edit related materials and coordinate production.
    • Work closely with members of the legal team to ensure the accuracy of all information
    • Other projects as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree required; J.D. with law review experience preferred.May work remotely if outside of Chicago area
    • 3-4 years of relevant work experience, preferably in law, journalism, or related field
    • Experience with Westlaw and/or Lexis research
    • Ability to write clear, concise copy on complex regulatory topics.
    • Substantive working knowledge of intellectual property law (copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents), employment law, ERISA/employee benefits, healthcare and insurance regulations
    • Canadian/international legal exposure a plus
    • Strong leadership, research, analytical, and verbal/written communication skills
    • Creative problem-solver, self-starter, strong work ethic and desire to grow with the position
    • Excellent organizational skills


    Make a Difference Every Day with Team Applied
    The people of Applied are making a difference every day through innovation and a commitment to help safeguard and protect what matters most.  With first-to-market software, mobile and data analytics solutions, Applied is revolutionizing companies to strengthen their position as trusted advisors to clients across the world.  Our core values challenge employees to make a difference every day with excellence for customers and support for the communities around us. We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people.

    Learn how you can make a difference on Team Applied.

    Corporate Profile
    Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,500 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit


    Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a flexible ”Dress for your Day” casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.


    Applied Systems welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



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