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Assistant General Counsel Ii

Company name

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2019

Valid Through

Oct 02,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Baltimore, MD, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Assistant General Counsel II
The candidate provides advice, strategic direction and guidance, directly to senior management and/or their designees on all legal issues affecting the Division(s) to which assigned and assists in development of business strategies within legal constraints. Evaluates divisional initiatives and represents the Corporation’s legal interests on intercompany management. Provides written and oral advice directly to senior management and/or their designees in complex and rapidly evolving areas of the law. Analyzes and provides legal guidance on a wide range of regulatory, contractual, compliance and operational matters, including the interpretation and implementation of legislation. Provides clear, succinct, and actionable written advice to key executive stakeholders that reflects full understanding of the pertinent operations of the Division(s) to which assigned. Renders legal guidance to counsel supporting other Divisions in specialized areas of expertise. Provides advice and counsel to senior management and/or their designees on contractual matters, including issues arising from alliances and partnerships with, and investments in, start-up and established companies. Provides strategic analysis of available alternatives and associated legal risks. Drafts, analyzes, and negotiates contracts and complex agreements involving multiple companies and significant financial resources with outside vendors. Represents the Company in disputes and/or negotiations arising from contractual relationships and/or performance. Represents the Corporation’s legal interests by interfacing with opposing counsel and regulatory agencies on issues having significant impact on company operations and/or finances. Supports clients in managing communications with external parties in areas of conflict. Builds and maintains key regulatory relationships related to matters that primarily affect the Division assigned. Represents the company on legal issues arising from regulatory investigations, subpoenas, or external audits. May supervise Paralegals/Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries and/or Administrative Assistants and may provide guidance to less experienced attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have admission to the MD Bar within one year of hire date. J.D. degree is required. Must have 8 years of legal experience with 3+ years as a lawyer representing clients in health care, insurance, health related technology or related field. Should have experience counseling large organizations in one or more of the following areas: Health insurance regulatory issues at the state level, with particular focus on Maryland, the District of Columbia, or Virginia. Other state-level regulatory and/or legislative health-care related experience also may be considered. Pharmaceutical pricing, contracting, and distribution as it relates to health care payers, particularly the negotiation and implementation of pharmacy benefits management contracts and programs, and related state and federal regulation. Medical care and clinical issues in an insurance and payer setting, particularly including mental health parity and related federal and state regulation. Federal health program experience, with a particular focus on Medicare Advantage plans, and State Medicaid programs.

Application Deadline: July 10, 2019.

Additional info

Job ID: 12468

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Medical Management, staff functions
100 S. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

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