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Senior Corporate Counsel

Company name

Wellcare

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL

Date Last Verified

Dec 12,2017

Posted on

Sep 12,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will be reporting VP Assistant General Counsel. Will involve extensive contact with senior management and with representatives of the business units and corporate functions across the organization in multiple offices. Supporting company’s regional businesses by delivering front-line legal advice on a variety of legal issues, including contracting, disputes, business expansion, strategic transactions, regulatory/ compliance issues and other legal matters. Building strong relationships with state leadership and functional business leads to stay apprised of business plans, risks and opportunities. Building strong relationships with subject matter expert attorneys/National Practice Group Leads within the Legal department and collaborating on issues and work product. Interfacing with local Compliance, Regulatory and Government Affairs’ associates and collaborating on issues. Assume responsibility for other states as Region grows.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be a member in good standing of a relevant state Bar. Must have 7+ years of health care operations generalist legal experience advising Managed Care Organizations (“MCO”) on a range of legal issues. Experience in this capacity with or on behalf of a multi-market MCO, and Medicare and/or Medicaid and other government program health plan experience, strongly preferred. Strong academic credentials required. Business acumen and demonstrated experience in establishing successful, value-add business partnerships with corporate clients are essential. Strong legal and business risk identification, assessment and mitigation skills. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to translate complex legal/regulatory issues into understandable and executable advice.

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