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Director Corporate Legal Counsel
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Director Corporate Legal Counsel Duties: Promotes the vision, mission and values by effectively communicating and demonstrating them to others. Considers vision, mission and values in developing services, standards and practices. Leads, manages, coaches and reviews the performance of a team of attorneys and other support staff. Ensures execution of team's objectives in furtherance of legal COE and business goals. Independently manages complex projects and coordinates work with other attorneys to deliver timely results. Develops and implements policies, procedures and standard terms for workflow and work-product of the legal team. Provides legal advice, analysis, and guidance in connection with the company's operations to ensure the protection of the company's legal rights, mitigation of risks and continued legal compliance. Anticipates legal risk and provides legal advice to internal clients on best practice negotiation strategies and standard terms for agreements including contract interpretation, dispute resolution and other legal risks, and ensures attorneys under their supervision do the same. Regularly deals with members of senior management and executives on legal matters within area of legal expertise. Provides legal advice to all levels of management to ensure their activities, policies, business practices, and transactions comply with all relevant laws and regulations. Adapts professional staff and other documents to changes in regulations, laws, and client practices. Leads the review and investigation of claims, actions, or lawsuits filed against the company, developing defense strategies, evaluating the strength of the claims, conducting risk analyses, and evaluating resolution opportunities. Builds relationships and partners with internal clients as well as external counsel, as required, on policy, contract and agreement matters. Supervises judiciously engages and/or manages outside counsel as required in a broad range of matters; oversees and supervises litigation to promote efficient and effective dispute resolution of potential and actual disputes. Communicates project and task updates to manager and leadership on a regular basis. Provides training to corporate COEs on legal topics. Develops and leads the implementation of corporate policies, procedures and programs, and standard terms for agreements; provides continuing counsel on legal matters and legal implications. Drafts, negotiates, reviews, finalizes and represents the Company and internal clients interests in a broad range of contractual documents, including licensing agreements, nondisclosure agreements, service arrangements, business associate agreements, purchase agreements, vendor contracts, joint venture agreements, marketing agreements, and employment agreements, among others. Reviews documents prepared by outside counsel, junior counsel or paralegals. Coaches colleagues throughout the legal team and organization to resolve legal problems for the Company's benefit. Supports the management Legal COE budget. Advises on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations. Other duties as assigned and modified at the manager's discretion.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school. Admission in good standing to at least one U.S. State Bar. 6+ years experience in law, focusing on intellectual property law, labor and employment law, health care law, mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare field, or real estate law; previous experience managing a team and as a corporate counsel in-house counsel is a plus. Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors. Experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources. Experience with motion practice in state and federal court, and experience handling arbitration, mediation, and/or trial practice. Deep experience in one or more of the following areas of law: intellectual property law, labor and employment law, health care law, mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare field, transactional law, corporate law or real estate law. Ability to work with, influence and provide counsel to executives. Strategic thinking with the capacity to make sound decisions and give business and legal advice, at times in a compressed time frame with limited information. Broad understanding of Medicare Advantage risk-based primary care and applicable laws and regulations for both the industry and general businesses. Ability to do root cause analysis and drive process improvement. Ability to work independently and cross-functionally in a fast-paced, ever-changing and challenging environment. Ability to manage, supervise and train employees, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments and coordinating such work. Ability to analyze and interpret issues and prepare legal opinions. Superior written and oral communication skills; spoken and written fluency in English. Excellent negotiation, presentation, and legal research skills. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise discretion and ethical behavior. Solution-oriented team player with a commitment to client satisfaction. Deep knowledge of contractual terms and conditions is required. Excellent problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills. Excellent time management and cross-functional and internal team collaboration skills. Broad knowledge of the EEOC, FMLA, ADA, DOL, FLSA, FLSA, the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback statute. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; knowledge of Linksquares and/or ServiceNow a plus. Professional and responsive with email and communication lines.

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