Description:

Medica's Associate General Counsel provides in house legal advice and services, acting as a strategic legal resource advising one or more business areas throughout Medica. This role will report to Medica's Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel and will support the Individual and Family Business (IFB) line of insurance products. The role involves complex and highly specialized regulatory compliance work, addressing related operational issues, working on drafting coverage documents and other necessary contracting, and managing the work of outside counsel as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field, plus 7 or more years of work experience beyond J.D. degree
  • Requires a J.D. and current licensure to practice law
  • Experience representing managed care or health insurance clients or practicing in related areas of specialty required
  • Regulatory compliance, insurance law, and/or general health law experience required
  • Experience advising in the area of mental health parity preferred
  • Experience building and maintaining a rapport with internal clients and external business partners

Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including executive reporting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with clients, regulators, and others
  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet tight timelines
  • Ability to understand and synthesize business issues related to assigned legal projects