Job Details

Associate General Counsel

Company name

Advocate Aurora Healthcare

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Mar 06, 2021

Posted on

Nov 21, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Downers Grove, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Associate General Counsel
The candidate duties will include: Responsible for supporting the execution of the assigned function within the Legal Department, assisting in the assessment of the legal needs of the organization in connection with those matters, providing legal services in a comprehensive and cost conscious manner, and hiring and retaining internal staff as necessary and appropriate. Delivers legal services to the organization and works directly with leadership of the organization outside the Legal Department as directed by the leader of the functional team within the Legal Department. Understands relevant business objectives and identifies and delivers effective business and legal solutions (i.e., ‘business awareâ? solutions) while protecting the system’s interests and mitigating legal and reputational risk, instilling a culture of responsibility and ethical behavior. Advises the leader of the functional team within the Legal Department, and leadership of the organization outside the Legal Department, as appropriate, on all legal matters related to the assigned function, identifying responsible effective solutions to business and legal issues. Contributes to material strategic imperatives of the department and the functional team at the direction of the leader of the functional team. As directed by the leader of the functional team, assists in planning, designing, developing, and implementing the legal function within the functional team. Assists in the assessment and management of outside legal relationships related to the assigned function, assesses the talents and roles of outside legal counsel, retains outside counsel as required at the direction of the leader of the functional team, and oversees the performance of outside counsel. Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization’s Code of Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations and laws applicable to the organization’s business.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 10 years of experience in providing legal services within a major law firm or as inhouse legal counsel. Should have ability to analyze corporate contracts, legal agreements, and risk management. Must have ability to effectively leverage the use of outside counsel while controlling costs. Should have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

Additional info

Job ID: 236306SF

Company info

Hirring Coordinator
Advocate Aurora Healthcare
3075 Highland Pkwy,
Downers Grove, IL 60515

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