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Senior Corporate Counsel

Posted May 01
Full Time
Brooklyn, Ohio

Hybrid Brooklyn, OH

Founded in 1934, Medical Mutual is the oldest and one of the largest health insurance companies based in Ohio. We provide peace of mind to more than 1.2 million members through our high-quality health, life, disability, dental, vision and indemnity plans. We offer fully insured and self-funded group coverage, including stop loss, as well as Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and individual plans.

The Sr Corporate Counsel identifies and researches legal issues, analyzes and assesses risks, drafts and reviews key documents and presents clear recommendations and hands-on counsel to all levels of executive and management staff. Works independently. Provides the corporation and its subsidiaries with legal advice, risk analysis, service, and representation in various environments, i.e., courts, administrative hearings, and various internal and external meetings and negotiations. Will be responsible for providing in-house employment legal advice.


  • Identifies and analyzes employment legal issues, analyzes and assesses risk, and presents clear recommendations and hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff and management.
  • Negotiates on behalf of the corporation in both litigation and non-litigation settings (e.g. with various regulatory agencies, customers, vendors, transaction partners, etc.).
  • Develops standard documents and procedures to protect the corporation and minimize risks, and further corporate interests. Develops compliance guidelines for relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - External Education and Experience :

  • J.D. degree from accredited law school
  • At least 8-12 years legal experience
  • Law firm experience required
  • Employee law, governance, and mergers & acquisition experience required
  • Corporate law experience preferred
  • Health care and/or insurance law experience a plus

Professional Certification

  • Admitted to practice law in Ohio.

Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Proven ability to research and apply legal principles.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems and evaluate and provide risk minimizing solutions.

Medical Mutual is looking to grow our team! We truly value and respect the talents and abilities of all of our employees. That's why we offer an exceptional package that includes:

A Great Place to Work:

  • Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. Year after year we've received this recognition!
  • On-site wellness center at most locations. Enjoy personal trainers, towel service, locker room, weight room, elliptical machines, and a variety of classes!
  • On-site cafeteria serving hot breakfast and lunch, at most locations. Choices ranging from salad bar, made to order, hot and cold sandwiches, or a variety of entrees cooked fresh daily. Convenience store at most locations
  • Employee discount program. Discounts at many places in and around town, just for being a Medical Mutual team member
  • Business Casual attire

Excellent Benefits and Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation plans
  • Employee bonus program
  • 401(k) with company match and an additional company contribution
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance

An Investment in You:

  • Career development programs and classes
  • Mentoring and coaching to help you advance
  • Education reimbursement up to $5K per year

About Medical Mutual: We strive to create peace of mind. Our customers can trust us to do things right and to help them get value from their health plan. We're the largest health insurer in Ohio and for over 85 years, we've been serving our members and the Ohio communities where they live and work. Medical Mutual is a Top Place to Work in Northeast Ohio with exceptional career opportunities that offer challenge, growth and a great work/life balance. We want talented, innovative, and driven people to help us continue to be the best health insurance choice of Ohioans and help make Ohio the best it can be! Our headquarter building is located in the heart of downtown Cleveland and we have multiple offices throughout the state. Join us at one near you!

At Medical Mutual and its family of companies we celebrate differences and are mutually invested in our employees and our community. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse and nicotine testing.