Description:

Position Summary:
Reporting directly General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel will be responsible for supporting the General Counsel with legal matters for the company.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist the General Counsel with the management of the day-to-day operations of the legal department, including the implementation of key processes to ensure the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of legal services provided to the company.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of contractual arrangements including, but not limited to, physician employment agreements, hospital and laboratory services contracts, real estate leases/subleases, vendor contracts, software licenses, managed care contracts, clinical research agreements, clinical/educational affiliation contracts, business associate agreements, consulting arrangements, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Provide guidance on corporate governance matters; prepare regulatory and corporate filings and documents including articles of organization, operating agreements, and corporate resolutions and consents.
  • Assist with transactional work on an as-needed basis including, but not limited to, participation in due diligence and drafting, reviewing and negotiation of transactional documents relating to merger and acquisition activities of the company and its affiliates.
  • Partner with the Compliance and Risk team on projects.
  • Assist the General Counsel with handling or supervising the handling of all litigation.
  • Provide guidance related to contractual matters and assist the organization in the resolution and/or mitigation of contractual disputes.
  • Assist the General Counsel with engaging, supervising, and directing outside counsel retained on behalf of the company and/or its affiliates and manage the external legal spend.
  • Assist the General Counsel with monitoring and analyzing critical legislation, regulatory changes, and judicial decisions that have the potential to impact the company and its affiliates.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time by the General Counsel or designee.

Qualifications
Education/Experience:
  • Education: Law degree from an accredited law school in the United States
  • Licensure: Licensed and in good standing to practice law in at least one state within the United States

Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 to 10 years of progressively responsible and relevant experience representing clients in the health care industry as a licensed attorney
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, drafting, and negotiating complex contractual arrangements
  • Prior law firm, in-house, or government experience preferred