Overview

Position Description

Corporate Counsel provides legal services to the organization. Corporate Counsel manages relationships with outside counsel, conducts legal research and advises management on various legal topics. S/he also negotiates transactions and drafts a wide variety of contracts and other legal documents, as well as implements legal and regulatory policy and practice.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day legal advice, in a pragmatic and collaborative manner, to assist the business in achieving its goals/objectives in a legally compliant and ethical manner
  • Provide timely response to policy and legal questions raised by the business
  • Provide legal leadership on cross-functional teams
  • Identify legal issues relevant to the business and proactively educate the leaders on these issues,
  • Give recommendations to address critical issues so that business and legal objectives are met
  • Advise and consult with employees, managers and leadership related to legal matters
  • Serve as the legal advisor in complex business projects
  • Review, analyze and keep current on all federal and state legal developments affecting the industries where USMM has a footprint
  • Respond to EEOC and other legal and employment inquiries and manage resolution of issues
  • Draft and negotiate contracts

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Juris Doctor from accredited university
  • 7+ years practicing law in a healthcare environment

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work directly and collaboratively with senior executives in a complex environment
  • Ability to work independently yet collaboratively while keeping key stakeholders informed
  • High attention to detail
  • Team player in a multi-business environment, high level of flexibility

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