A Los Angeles-Based Law Firm of More Than 450 Attorneys, is seeking a highly qualified associate with two to four years of health care regulatory experience to join our growing team. Among other issues, this role will include a strong focus on regulatory analysis and policy advising related to the Medicaid program. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, top-tier health care practice renowned for its integrated professional services approach, which combines legal and consulting services. A Los Angeles-Based Law Firm of More Than 450 AttorneysHealth advises state governments on Medicaid program reform efforts. We also support a variety of other stakeholders to understand, comply with, and advocate for policy reforms at the federal and state levels.

We are looking for candidates who have a strong interest in and enthusiasm for complex regulatory and policy questions pertaining to the Medicaid program, as well as a passion for supporting projects that enhance access to affordable, high-quality health care services. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in Medicaid issues, such as coverage, reimbursement, managed care delivery systems, or demonstration projects under section 1115 of the Social Security Act. Candidates without such experience are nonetheless encouraged to apply if they have a strong interest in and willingness to learn about Medicaid, particularly if they have experience with the federal Administrative Procedure Act.

In addition to working on Medicaid issues, this associate will have the opportunity to engage with all facets of our uniquely multidisciplinary practice. Our health care transactions and regulatory team assists with the structuring and negotiation of transactions, provides strategic advice on regulatory and compliance issues, implements a variety of contractual arrangements, and counsels clients on the full range of legal issues affecting the health care industry. The practice is fast-moving, cutting-edge and dynamic, with opportunities to develop close relationships with many of the most significant players in the health care industry.

We serve a wide range of clients that includes state governments; health care providers such as health systems, specialized hospitals, medical groups, pharmacy chains, and long-term and post-acute care providers; managed care plans and insurers; life sciences companies; regional health information organizations; telehealth and digital health companies; and labor unions representing health care workers.

Importantly, we are looking for attorneys who work well in a team setting. A Los Angeles-Based Law Firm of More Than 450 Attorneys, and the Health Care practice specifically, values collaboration, sharing and teamwork. We are a close-knit group. Qualified candidates will share our values of collegiality, and because we will invest significant resources in your future, we are looking for people who are interested in establishing a career here.

  • Two to four years of health care regulatory experience, including with respect to coverage and reimbursement; preferred candidates will have experience with Medicaid regulatory and policy issues and/or complex questions of administrative law
  • Strong interest in and enthusiasm for issues involving Medicaid and expanding access to affordable, high-quality, health care services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with respect to both regulatory analysis for a lawyer audience and high-level synthesis for a lay audience; preferred candidates will submit writing samples demonstrating one or both styles
  • Strong attention to detail; excellent legal research and analytical skills
  • Effective and efficient problem-solving capabilities with the ability to work independently and proactively and to develop creative solutions to meet client and team needs
  • Bar membership in good standing in the jurisdiction in which you plan to practice