Job Details

Chief Counsel

Company name

McKesson Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 13 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 14,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Health Care >> Health Care
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Chief Counsel The candidate oversees routine day-to-day legal support for the customer segment, including of senior legal support for contract drafting, negotiation and strategy for largest hospital and provider customers (group purchasing organization relationships, top customer contracts, federal government contracts). Provides senior business unit oversight for subsidiaries that provide value-added offerings (including 340B and pharmacy inventory software, consulting, GPO services) to the institutional customer base. Manages a team of legal professionals (3 lawyers and 2 paralegals) that provide cross-functional support services for the above areas. Serves as the key legal advisor to senior leadership on a wide array of topics relating to the customer segment needs, including legal risk mitigation, customer relationship management and retention, and strategic initiatives and service offerings. Has frequent interactions with other internal stakeholders across functional groups. Reports to the Assistant General Counsel, US Pharmaceutical and Specialty Health.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with excellent academic credentials. Membership of a jurisdiction is required. Must have 13+ years of corporate law experience. Large law firm experience combined with in-house experience is preferred. Excellent commercial contract drafting and negotiation skills are required. Should have high comfort providing state and healthcare regulatory advice (anti-kickback law, FCA, privacy, 340B, government contracting, antitrust), preference for experience in the hospital or health system space and/or negotiating commercial contracts with healthcare providers. Proven management experience, and a strong desire to develop and manage a team of high-functioning legal professionals needed.

Additional info

Ref. #: 18002966

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McKesson Corporation
262 N Sam Houston Pkwy
Houston, TX 77060

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