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Associate General Counsel - Corporate Development

Company name

Blue Shield of California

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 14,2020

Valid Through

May 29,2020

Posted on

Dec 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Associate General Counsel - Corporate Development
The candidate will be responsible for partnering with and providing legal support to the Corporate Development function in connection with Merger & Acquisition opportunities, including assisting with the management of the due diligence process; providing advice on legal and transaction structure issues; and assisting in preparing, reviewing and providing negotiating support for non-disclosure agreements, letters of intent, purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, third party consents and other contracts relating to corporate development activities. Assisting in the development of business and deal strategy, advise management (business and legal) regarding risks, requirements and status/progress in connection with transactions and manage outside counsel. Developing and administering training to the Corporate Development function, as well as extended deal/diligence/integration teams in the areas of confidentiality, antitrust, corporate governance, contracts, and other relevant areas. Work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders, developing and maintaining strong relationships between the Law Department, and the corresponding Blue Shield business units. Provide guidance and training to legal support staff in support of the Law Department’s goals.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 7+ years of prior law firm or in-house experience focused on Mergers & Acquisitions. Should have experience with and exposure to Healthcare transactions (Health Plans and Providers). Must have strong negotiation and drafting skills. Should have JD degree from a respected law school and Bar admission (CA preferred). Should be able to comfortably adapt to change, skillfully and quickly master new responsibilities, demonstrate strong business acumen. Must possess a strong drive for excellence, including excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with a keen ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization, as well as across organizations.

Additional info

Ref: 19002MA

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Blue Shield of California
601 12th Street
Oakland, CA 94607

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