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Legal Counsel

Posted Feb 01
Full Time

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

The Counsel typically a Legal generalist or provides counsel in a combination of disciplines. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.

The Counsel is an attorney who represents Humana entities and employees in affirmative litigation and arbitration proceedings.  The Counsel will manage litigation and arbitration matters, and collaborate with internal clients and outside counsel on discovery requests and case strategy.  The Counsel will exercise independent judgment and decision-making on litigation issues and related tasks, and work under modest to minimal supervision.  Applies in-depth and broad knowledge and frequently takes full ownership of legal matters. Organizes and manages individual litigation matters.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school;

  • Active and licensed membership in a state bar association; 

  • At least 4 years of experience in litigation; preferably in the healthcare or product liability/mass tort practice group of a law firm or in-house corporation 

  • Strong project management skills involving discovery and litigation matters 

  • Ability to organize and successfully execute a number of case matters simultaneously.

  • Strong skills in communicating complex legal issues to various stakeholders; and

  • Ability to work independently under general supervision and in team settings

  • Experience with large scale e-discovery

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Healthcare litigation experience

  • Affirmative and antitrust litigation experience

  • Understanding of Medicare laws and regulations

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$136,200 – $187,400 per year

This job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, “Humana”) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of  Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of  Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

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