Job Details

Legal Counsel I

Company name

The Lifetime Healthcare Companies

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2019

Valid Through

Sep 26,2019

Posted on

Apr 20,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Rochester, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Legal Counsel I
Duties: Under the direction of Assigned Management, acts to protect the legal interests of Corporations. Acts in a lead capacity for specific legal areas and is responsible for handling matters within those areas. May assign work to, and monitor the activities of, internal and external counsel. Represents the Corporations for the purpose of protecting the Corporations’ assets, operations, and public image. Coordinates and implements strategy in furtherance of that purpose. Acting under the direction of Assigned Management, provides and coordinates a full range of legal services for operations and activities within assigned legal areas. Advises management of legal considerations, implications, and alternatives for business decisions. Represents the Corp Legal Department at committee and task force levels within the Corporations, and in external meetings, negotiations, regulatory interactions, and proceedings of a legal nature within assigned legal areas and with or on behalf of assigned internal clients. May attend regional board meetings, subsidiary board or committee meetings, and subsidiary annual meetings as representative of more senior members of Corp Legal Department. May have lead responsibility for specific legal areas and specific internal clients, as assigned, and, in that capacity, is directly responsible for the management and completion of specific tasks and obligations with direction from Assigned Management. Is responsible for developing, coordinating with other members of the Corp Legal Department, and implementing strategy for managing and resolving legal issues within those legal areas and/or affecting those internal clients, with direction from Assigned Management. Where appropriate, coordinates activities with outside counsel and monitors outside counsel activities on behalf of the Corporations. Provides and assists in the preparation of information and materials required by outside counsel. Provides advice to management and staff regarding inquiries from accounts, providers, members, representatives, legislators, and governmental agencies that require legal interpretation. Reviews written responses to inquiries; may respond directly to inquiries, as the situation warrants. Reviews relevant developments in the law, proposed legislation, and regulations and advises management and staff regarding the impact of such developments on business operations. Keeps abreast of developments germane to the function by participation or attendance at seminars, workshops and professional society meetings, perusal of publications, satisfaction of CLE obligations, and, as necessary, independent study. Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Companies’ mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct, and Leading to the Way values and beliefs. Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures. Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required. Performs other functions as assigned by management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and admission to the New York State Bar. 4+ years as a practicing attorney in the health care and/or health insurance industry or relevant and equivalent legal expertise. Working knowledge of state and federal law and regulation governing the health care and/or health insurance industry. Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with the ability to work independently and as a team lead or member, as required.

Additional info

Ref. LEGAL02982

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Lifetime Healthcare Companies
165 Court Street
Rochester, NY 14647