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Counsel - General Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions

$136,200- $187,400
Posted Jun 06
Full Time
Louisville, Kentucky

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Humana’s Law Department is seeking a Counsel to assist with mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and venture capital, with a specific focus on acquisitions across Humana’s portfolio of care delivery assets, including senior-focused primary care and home health. Transactions include acquisitions of public and private company targets, strategic joint ventures, and divestitures of selected assets.

The role will include end-to-end counseling to Corporate Development and business leaders across the transaction process including:

  • Drafting, negotiating and interpreting non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).
  • Advising on deal structuring and drafting letters of intent (LOIs).
  • Leading legal due diligence processes, coordinating with other legal partners, and communicating findings, risks and solutions to senior leadership.
  • Running deal processes and negotiating and drafting principal transaction documents.
  • Advising on post-closing integration and indemnification matters.
  • Managing outside counsel.
  • Maintaining operational excellence and efficiency in transaction process and execution.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to support Humana and its management on general corporate matters by:

  • Assisting on legal and compliance matters relating to the Company’s corporate governance, including matters related to key strategic joint ventures.
  • Building and maintaining cross functional relationships with key business partners.
  • Partnering with treasury, finance and human resources groups to address transaction integration and licensure matters.
  • Counseling on matters related to the Company’s real estate portfolio.
  • Assisting with compensation and equity compliance matters.
  • Providing counsel on the ongoing business relationships between Humana and its strategic partners.

Role Essentials

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  • J.D. Degree
  • Minimum of 3-6 years General Corporate and Transactional Legal as related to mergers & acquisitions. Securities law experience preferred but not required.
  • License to practice law in Kentucky, New York, or state of primary residence, or eligible for licensure through reciprocity.
  • Experience in a Law Firm or Corporate Legal Department.
  • This role requires a high degree of initiative, good judgment, and discretion.
  • Skilled facilitator with highly evolved organizational and communications skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a larger team and will have worked with senior level staff and will be able to demonstrate professionalism.
  • Ability to work in complex organization with diverse clients at all levels of the company.

Additional Information

Sponsorship is not offered for this position

Social Security Task

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants being considered for an interview will be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana’s secure website.

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 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.