Corporate Counsel (Malpractice, Pre-Litigation & Litigation) As a Corporate Counsel at Heartland Dental, you must be capable of handling a substantial amount of work in a fast-paced, dynamic in-house legal department. We are looking for a flexible team player who is professional and service-oriented at all times. This Corporate Counsel position will play a critical role supporting the Legal Department’s work-flows and pro-active projects. Heartland Dental proudly supports 900+ doctor-led dental offices and more than 14,000 team members across the country. We are hard-working, fun-loving and fast-growing – looking for our next perfect fit!
Below is an overview of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:Management of malpractice matters relating to supported doctorsProvide day-to-day advice on pre-litigation mattersRespond to day-to-day inquiries from internal stake-holders on a wide-range of legal subjects, research, and consult with other in-house attorneys as needed Interface with and supervise outside counsel as needed Support with contract review and preparation as neededResearch specific issues to respond to internal legal questionsParticipate in HIPAA compliance activities, implementation and trainingAssist with development of scalability efforts and templates for Legal TeamWork on special projects to support the work of the Legal Team and the needs of the Company
Minimum Requirements:J.D. from an accredited law schoolMember in good standing of State Bar (Illinois or Missouri preferred)Minimum 4 years of relevant experience (malpractice litigation) at a law firmMust have a working knowledge of malpractice and litigation mattersAbility to collaborate well with attorneys and colleaguesBe fully accountable and able to exercise sound judgmentAbility to proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues, and to develop creative and business focused legal advice and solutionsExcellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlinesStrong oral and written communication skillsAbility to travel within the U.S., as needed (occasional to moderate travel)Desirable Qualifications: Healthcare industry experienceReal estate experienceContract experience We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefit package. Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time. We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.
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