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Senior Corporate Counsel

Company name

Wellcare

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Cypress, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Dec 29,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Health Care >> Health Care
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Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will serve as Regional Lead Attorney supporting state business operations. Will report to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Litigation, Regulatory and Health Plan Operations. Involve in extensive contact with senior management and with representatives of the business units and corporate functions across the organization in multiple offices. Supporting firm's regional businesses by delivering front-line legal advice on a variety of legal issues, including contracting, disputes, business expansion, strategic transactions, regulatory/ compliance issues and other legal matters. Building strong relationships with state leadership and functional business leads to stay apprised of business plans, risks and opportunities. Building strong relationships with subject matter expert attorneys/National Practice Group Leads within the Legal department and collaborating on issues and work product. Interfacing with local Compliance, Regulatory and Government Affairs’ associates and collaborating on issues. Assume responsibility for other states as Region grows. Other special projects. Monitoring and reporting on local developments and trends and possible impact on other markets.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have strong academic credentials and 7+ years of health care operations generalist legal experience advising Managed Care Organizations (“MCO”) on a range of legal issues. Must be a member in good standing of a relevant State Bar.Experience in this capacity with or on behalf of a multi-market MCO, and Medicare and/or Medicaid and other government program health plan experience, strongly preferred. Business acumen and demonstrated experience in establishing successful, value-add business partnerships with corporate clients are essential.

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Hiring Coordinator
Wellcare
8735 Henderson Rd
Tampa, FL 33634

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