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Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in Washington, DC

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Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States
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Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate General Counsel - Litigation
The candidate will manage all aspects of defensive litigation and arbitrations involving the company. Will provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to healthcare. May provide legal counsel in connection with internal investigations, subpoenas, and responses to government inquiries. Acquire and leverage deep knowledge of the industry and the specific business practices of the healthcare benefits business within the Group to advise senior business leaders. Provide a full range of legal counsel and advocacy related to all commercial and government healthcare insurance lines of business and provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to healthcare. Provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization. Protect the organization's rights in contract negotiations, disputes, settlements and litigation. Actively manage and supervise vendors and outside counsel on state and federal litigation, arbitration, mediation and settlement. Work collaboratively with other areas of the legal department, including engagement with the clinical, transactional, contracting, regulatory and compliance teams. Must have a J.D. degree with 7+ years of complex commercial litigation experience with law firm or in-house legal department managing all phases of litigation. Should be in good standing in one or more jurisdictions. Significant trial, arbitration, and negotiation experience on complex disputes is preferred. First chair experience is desired. Experience collaborating across matrixed business and legal environment is ideal. Experience providing advice to senior business leaders is a plus. Knowledge of health care benefits law, including ERISA, is an asset.

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