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Director, Corporate Counsel

Posted Mar 09
Full Time
On Site
Denver, Colorado

As a legal department, we are committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace in which all Teammates feel that they are treated with respect, are valued for the skills and qualities they contribute and belong. We also believe that diversity extends beyond traditional protected classes to the fullness of lived experiences and backgrounds. Our investment in Diversity & Belonging means that we are better able to harness the wide range of talents and perspectives among our teammates to develop collaborative, creative, and effective solutions to an array of business challenges; but most importantly, because it is simply the right thing to do.

No Brag, Just Fact!

Over the last decade, we set out to be the world's greatest dialysis company, and over the next decade, we're poised to build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen. When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

Here's what you can expect as a Director at DaVita:
The DaVita in-house legal team is known as the “Justice League.” The Justice League comprises over 280 attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals. The Justice League counsels all businesses of DaVita and provides legal support for all transactions.  DaVita’s attorneys are strategic business partners and work closely with each other and senior management on a daily basis. The Justice League values diversity and belonging, support and respect for each other, analytical rigor, commitment to professional development, and a passion for excellence.


  • Provide legal counsel on a variety of health care, corporate, and commercial matters arising in the day-to-day operations of DaVita’s Integrated Kidney Care (DaVita IKC) division.

  • Structure, negotiate and provide legal oversight for business transactions.

  • Assist and collaborate with other DaVita attorneys, compliance teammates, and business leaders in identifying and resolving legal and regulatory matters arising from the DaVita IKC business.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the Company's business, its people, markets, facilities, and customers to identify trends and formulate appropriate legal advice, structures, and strategies.

  • Establish a rapport and working relationship with business managers in order to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel.

  • Perform special assignments as needed.

  • Assist in process improvement and establishment of best demonstrated practices for all aspects of legal operations.


  • J.D. degree and a minimum of three years of legal experience in a mix of operationscorporate law and health care law; state bar passage and good standing.    

  • Candidates must possess in-house and/or law firm experience representing business clients.   

  • General understanding of relevant health care compliance issues (i.e., Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Medicare Conditions for Coverage).

  • Understanding of Medicare certification, CMS regulations and guidance, commercial payors, and state healthcare licensing matters is a plus.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
• A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
• Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
• Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
• Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
• A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
• Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation. Enter text here

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

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What We’ll Provide:

More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.

  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out

  • Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace®, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more

  • Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita’s online training platform StarLearning.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second.  We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong."  Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.  As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

$110,100.00 - $161,700.00 / year

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at  

DaVita Teammates Work Together to Make a Difference for our Patients, Each Other and Our World. This is underscored by our deep rooted commitment to our ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) practices. For more than 16 years, our Trilogy of Care—Caring for Our Patients, Caring for Each Other and Caring for Our World—has been at the heart of everything we do. Our key ESG issues and five focus areas are Patient Care, Teammate Engagement, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Communities, and Leading with Integrity and Accountability.

The health and safety of our teammates and patients is our top priority as we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19 together. We have focused on access to vaccines, infection control practices and education to ensure the safety of our teammates and patients.
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