Description and Requirements
The VP Associate General Counsel is responsible for the performance of a wide variety of legal and regulatory activities of A Health Insurance Plan Company and its subsidiaries. With broad latitude for independent judgment and discretion, the VP, Associate General Counsel works with all A Health Insurance Plan Company departments to provide legal advice and appropriate instruments.
  • Counsels Human Resources and business units, offers strategic advice and maintains records with regard to employee and personnel rights, maintains current knowledge regarding labor and employment laws.
  • Maintains familiarity with all requirements of law and regulation affecting the operation of a managed care company.
  • Provides legal support to business and strategic initiatives of the company and answers inquiries from staff regarding legal issues.
  • Advises General Counsel and other managers regarding legal, regulatory, and business options available to the company.
  • Directly performs legal tasks of a varying nature which are attendant to the operation of a nonprofit health care corporation, including but not limited, to contracts affecting A Health Insurance Plan Company, the interpretation and dissemination of new legal requirement.
  • May negotiate and draft contracts between A Health Insurance Plan Company and other companies as well as direct work to outside counsel performing legal tasks for A Health Insurance Plan Company and its subsidiaries.
  • Prepares for and/or represents the company in administrative hearings, trials, depositions, and other employment-related proceedings; assists with reviewing and responding to subpoenas and discovery demands; reviews pleadings; assists with internal investigations.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • J.D Degree
  • Experience with employment counseling and litigation in a well-established law firm and/or corporate legal department.
  • Knowledge of general law and operations for corporate entity.
  • Understanding of litigation, corporate transactions, and other legal processes.
  • Proficiency with computers, including strong word processing skills.
  • Proficiency with software utilized to manage electronically stored information and experience addressing electronic discovery issues.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to staff and management colleagues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; acute attention to detail.