Senior Counsel

OnduoMassachusetts, New yorkFull TimeOn Site


The Senior Counsel is responsible for legal support to Onduo's various business units for the Company's strategic and tactical legal initiatives. Work will include drafting and negotiating health care transactions, partnership agreements, proposals, letters of intent, term sheets and provider and vendor agreements. The Senior Counsel will work with various internal departments to assure compliance with state and federal regulations including, applicable advertising laws and marketing rules, privacy and security, HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid, fraud, waste and abuse, state licensure laws, and related topics. The Senior Counsel will also provide advice and counsel to leadership on legal and regulatory matters, including state telehealth laws, relating to Onduo's affiliated professional corporations.

To perform job functions, the Senior Counsel must have:

  • Ability to identify risks and propose alternative structures to mitigate risks
  • Exposure to and/or familiarity with the following areas of law: health law, contracts, state and federal regulatory compliance
  • Expertise in health care regulatory environments, health care operations and compliance challenges in the health care/managed care industry
  • Excellent analytical research and documentation writing skills as demonstrated by past draft examples
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of contacts, including outside attorneys and regulators, senior management, and business associates;
  • Ability to manage and resolve complex legal and regulatory matters and to clearly and effectively communicate these matters to others internally and externally as needed
  • Ability to play a leadership role in the organization and influence key internal and external decision makers on policy issues
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively manage a large workload
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with regulators and both external and internal stakeholders of the organization

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively and provide guidance to other professionals in the legal department
  • Responsible for closing complex transactions, including contracts with providers and vendors
  • Provide continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of business matters
  • Consult and coordinate with new business/sales/product development to determine regulatory requirements for products being offered in the marketplace
  • Research and prepare summaries of analysis on various state and federal health care laws and regulations
  • Min Education Required: Law Degree or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited U.S. law school; member of the Massachusetts bar or registered as in house counsel in Massachusetts
  • At least 7-10 years in a business environment, with preference given to health plan or payor experience, in counsel capacity or comparable law firm experience; experience working directly in healthcare/managed care environments
  • Must possess and demonstrate the highest level of personal integrity and professional judgment, and must be able to work in a collaborative, collegial and respectful manner.
  • Position requires extensive, self-initiated client contact and an ability to provide both senior management and operating personnel with sound and practical legal advice.
  • The ability to handle successfully complex and multiple legal projects.
  • The ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills, experience in drafting and negotiating agreements, strong problem-solving capabilities, and a clear understanding of the lawyer's role as a legal and business advisor.
  • A thorough understanding of one or more relevant areas of law applicable to the business including, without limitation, corporate and transactional law, contracts, healthcare operational and regulatory law.
  • Ability to identify risks and propose alternative structures to mitigate risks
  • Excellent analytical research and documentation writing skills as demonstrated by past draft examples
  • Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors
  • Expert level of knowledge of regulatory environments, health care operations and compliance challenges in the health care/managed care industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of contacts, including outside attorneys, senior management, and business associates; effective relationship building skills, working with various levels internal and external leaders including regulators
  • Ability to manage and resolve complex legal and regulatory matters and to clearly and effectively communicate these matters to others internally and externally as needed
  • Ability to influence key internal and external decision makers on key policy issues
  • Work independently and effectively manage large workload

This is a full time position that will be remote initially, and will soon be a hybrid (remote/on site) position.

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