Senior Associate General Counsel – Telecommute

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Company Optum, Inc Location Schaumburg, IL, United States



Min 12 yrs required


Jun 09, 2022

Sep 22, 2022

May 09, 2022


Senior Associate General Counsel – Telecommute
Responsibilities: Provide strategic and practice legal support for management of both internal and external complex commercial disputes, including providing business leaders with effective advice and counsel on contractual disputes and regulatory matters; coordinating legal and business support of, and compliance with governmental investigations, inquiries and third-party legal requests and subpoenas and other strategic matters. Managing and developing a staff of legal professionals. Provide strategic and practical legal advice to senior business leaders on all relevant legal requirements and applicable laws, regarding potential liability and exposure, and resolving disputes inside and outside of litigation. Identify, interpret, and apply legal and regulatory requirements and determine their implications for the business (e.g. applicable contractual obligations, regulatory agencies, state/federal requirements, proper implementation of the requirements), and provide legal guidance based on an understanding of the business and priorities. Cultivate and maintain solid collaborative relationships with business clients, regulators and business partners. Collaborate with business clients achieving timely and successful resolution of government inquiries, demand letters and data requests. Provide ongoing education and training on best practices on legal and compliance matters to business clients. Participate in occasional business travel to meet with regulators, clients and business teams. As a member of the legal team, close collaboration with colleagues is expected, as well as a willingness to adapt to the changing legal support requirements of our growing business.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree. Should have 12+ years of legal experience in health care or managed care litigation or regulatory practices. Must have 5+ years of management experience Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with the pharmacy and pharmacy benefits management industries. Experience working with the regulatory investigation and/or governmental audit. Government investigations or enforcement experience. Understanding of the managed health care industry. Solid verbal and w written communication skills. Solid customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts, with demonstrated ability to lead and contribute to team effort.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 2073823

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Optum, Inc
11000 Optum Circle
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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