General Counsel

Core Clinical PartnersAtlanta Metropolitan AreaFull Time

General Counsel - Atlanta, GA

Core Clinical Partners is a physician services company specializing in Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine practices. We are quickly growing and were recently named #36 in GA on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies across the US!

Core was founded on the principles of partnership, transparency, and alignment. Through years of experience in the industry, we have developed a partnership model that brings Hospitals, Physicians, and Advanced Practice Providers together with the common goal of providing outstanding patient care.

Position Overview We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated attorney to join our physician services company. This position will play a critical role in providing legal guidance, mitigating risks, and ensuring compliance across all aspects of our business operations. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in healthcare law, contracts, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Legal Counsel and Advice:
  • Provide expert legal guidance and advice to company leadership on a wide range of legal matters, particularly related to healthcare regulations, physician services, and corporate activities.
  • Interpret and apply federal and state healthcare laws, regulations, and industry standards to ensure the company's operations remain compliant.
  • Advise on legal implications of business strategies, initiatives, and operational decisions.
  1. Contract Management:
  • Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts and agreements, including hospital and physician contracts, vendor agreements, partnerships, and other business-related documents.
  • Ensure contracts align with company policies and legal requirements, protecting the company's interests while maintaining a collaborative approach.
  1. Regulatory Compliance:
  • Monitor changes in healthcare laws, regulations, and industry standards, and proactively recommend adjustments to policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Develop and implement compliance programs, policies, and training to educate employees on legal and regulatory obligations.
  1. Litigation Management:
  • Manage any legal disputes, claims, or litigation that may arise, working closely with external legal counsel when necessary.
  • Develop strategies to resolve legal issues efficiently and minimize potential liabilities.
  1. Corporate Governance:
  • Ensure proper corporate governance practices are maintained, including preparing and organizing board meetings, drafting resolutions, and maintaining corporate records.
  • Assist in strategic decision-making, mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions from a legal standpoint.
  1. Risk Management:
  • Identify potential legal risks and vulnerabilities within the organization and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Provide guidance on risk management practices to various departments, promoting a culture of compliance and risk awareness.
  1. Training and Education:
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops to educate employees about legal matters, compliance, and ethical standards.
  1. Stakeholder Collaboration:
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including executive leadership, operations, finance, and human resources, to ensure legal alignment with business goals.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school and admission to the bar in the relevant jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant legal experience, preferably with a focus on healthcare law, regulatory compliance, and contracts.
  • Strong understanding of federal and state healthcare laws and regulations.
  • Exceptional contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to explain complex legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Self-driven and capable of working independently without legal support staff.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct.

Note: This job description is a general overview and may be subject to modifications based on the evolving needs of the company. The General Counsel may also be expected to perform additional tasks as required to support the company's legal and business objectives.

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