Job Details

General Attorney Advisor

Company name

US Department of Health & Human Services Office of General Counsel

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 81077 Annually

Years of Experience

Max 2 yrs required


Boston, MA
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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General Attorney Advisor The candidate will function as a generalist, providing advice/counseling, negotiation, and litigation services in support of HHS agencies and operating components. Duties will include Medicare and Medicaid program payment recovery and integrity enforcement, and investigation and enforcement actions under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the federal civil rights statutes enforced by OCR.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 0-2 years of professional legal experience after admission to the Bar, but primarily are seeking to fill the position with an individual who has 2+ years of relevant legal experience after admission to the Bar. Must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited ABA law school. Must have 1 year of experience after law school as a practicing attorney. Proof that Bar status is active, in good standing and eligible to practice in the highest court of a State, U. S. commonwealth, U. S. territory, or the District of Columbia is required. Preference is given to candidates with strong academic; outstanding organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills; superior legal writing and research ability and demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility, and public service. Must maintain active Bar membership in good standing and the eligibility to practice law in the highest court of a state, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia throughout employment in the Office of the General Counsel. Financial disclosure statement may be required. Must have writing ability, analytical and problem-solving skills, and experience preparing legal briefs and/or memoranda. Should have litigation experience before federal trial and appellate courts and/or administrative bodies. Must have experience in applying statutes, regulations and policies. Should have experience providing oral and written advice and ability to communicate effectively with clients.

Deadline: June 22, 2018.

Additional info

Send resume (include education; date admitted to bar and jurisdiction; and a general description of all past employment relevant to the practice of law). Names and contact information for at least three professional references. Legal writing sample (no more than 10 pages).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Department of Health & Human Services Office of General Counsel
JFK Federal Building
Room 2250 Government Center
Boston, MA 02203

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