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ProfileAssistant General Counsel The candidate, under the direction of the General Counsel will provide corporate legal advice and review, research and analysis on wide variety of topics. With the General Counsel, administers the AAOS Professional Compliance Program (“Program”). Provide legal oversight and review for in-house corporate legal matters, including but not limited to intellectual property matters; leasing and tenant matters; insurance matters; state and local tax matters; and as determined, human resources legal matters. Work with various departments and business lines on corporate contract matters, including drafting, negotiating terms, tracking and monitoring contract terms. Prepare health care related agreements involving data protection under federal and state laws and regulations (e.g., HIPAA, HITECH). Administer the AAOS Professional Compliance Program (“Program”). Draft, review and revise reports and summaries for Committee on Professionalism (COP), Judiciary Committee and Board of Directors; Overseeing the day-to-day work of the Professional Compliance Program Coordinator and the Litigation and Legal Assistant, including. Conduct administrative review of all submitted grievances; Responding to subpoenas for Program grievance material. Develop, implement and oversee a comprehensive communications plan regarding the Program. Review COP, Judiciary Committee and Board of Directors materials for clarity, accuracy and confidentiality. Plan, coordinate and conduct new COP and Judiciary Committee member orientations and trainings. Coordinate with outside counsel regarding legal claims against AAOS resulting from Professional Compliance Program sanctions, including oversight of in-house e-discovery and document production, and coordination of insurance carriers. Assist the General Counsel in developing, tracking and maintaining an approved budget for the Program; assisting with annual budget process as requested. With General Counsel, oversee AAOS response to discovery requests and communications with outside counsel which are unrelated to Program. Coordinate and oversee the AAOS Integrity Assurance Reporting Program (IARP) (fraud hotline). Conduct legal research and draft memoranda regarding legal matters as assigned; prepare amicus curiae briefs as assigned and quarterly amicus updates for the Board of Directors. Assist General Counsel in writing and review of articles regarding the Program or other legal matters for AAOS or other publications. Assist in handling legal questions and inquiries regarding the Program from staff, members, and the public. Provide legal education/information sessions for staff and others. J.D and admitted to the Bar in the State required. 3 - 5 years of experience involving corporate legal work and data privacy/security agreements required.