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Litigation - General Attorney in Eden Prairie, MN

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Company name

Optum, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Eden Prairie, MN

Date Last Verified

Mar 16,2018

Posted on

Mar 07,2018

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Senior Associate General Counsel The candidate will manage all aspects of affirmative and defensive litigation and arbitrations involving the company, including management of outside counsel. Will provide legal counsel in connection with internal investigations, responses to government inquiries, and pre-litigation matters. Collaborating with colleagues across the UnitedHealth Group legal department. Proactively identify operational risks and develop best practices for addressing emerging legal and business risks. Provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to health care, and on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization. Protect the organization's rights in contract negotiations, M&A due diligence, settlements and litigation. Acquire and deepen knowledge of the health care industry and the specific business practices of this particular business within UnitedHealth Group so as to best advise senior business leaders. Provide a full range of litigation and pre-litigation advice and services with the opportunity to develop expertise in a wide range of areas in health care. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and business instincts. Prior law firm and in-house experience are desired, as is prior experience managing a team of legal professionals. Must have Juris Doctorate degree. Should have 8+ years of litigation experience at a law firm or in-house position. Must have proven success in effectively communicating and collaborating across a highly matrixed business and legal environment. Excellent written and verbal communications skills required. Significant experience handling complex health care-related litigation matters preferred. Significant trial, arbitration and negotiation experience desired. Must have strong understanding of ERISA, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and other healthcare laws and regulations, as well as Medicare, Medicaid and commercial lines of business and HIPAA.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Optum, Inc.
13625 Technology Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344