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Commercial Counsel

Posted Jun 29
Full Time
HybridSan Francisco, California

Hinge Health is moving people beyond pain by transforming the way it is treated and prevented. Connecting people digitally and in-person with expert clinical care, we combine advanced technology, AI and a care team of experts to guide people through personalized care directly from their phone. Our approach is proven to reduce pain by 68%, prevent 42% of new opioid prescriptions, and avoid more than half of joint replacement surgeries. Available to 18M people, Hinge Health is trusted by leading health plans and employers, including Land O’Lakes, L.L. Bean, Salesforce, Self-Insured Schools of California, Southern Company, City of Boston, US Foods, Toyota, and Verizon.

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Hinge Health Hybrid Model:

We believe that remote work and in-person work have their own advantages and disadvantages, and we want to be able to leverage the best of both worlds. Employees in hybrid roles are required to be in the office 3 days/week.

About The Role

Hinge Health is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Commercial Counsel to join our legal team. This role will focus on supporting our commercial and sales teams, helping draft and negotiate contracts and get deals over the finish line. The Commercial Counsel will also have the opportunity to work on projects outside the commercial sphere as the need arises. This is a unique opportunity to join a small team as we grow, both as a team and a company. You’ll work closely with other lawyers on our team, as well as in close coordination with the business groups you’ll support, including access to leadership. This role provides a clear path for growth and endless opportunities to learn.The ideal candidate is a self-starter who loves to learn, is willing to roll up their sleeves and dive in and has in-house experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment for a pre-IPO company. We are looking for someone with experience drafting and negotiating contracts who is also interested in pitching in in other areas, as the work allows. The ideal candidate has a base set of skills and a hunger and excitement for learning more, honing their existing skill set and growing as an attorney at Hinge Health.

What You'll Accomplish


  • Help ensure success of the commercial teams. Support Hinge Health commercial endeavors by leading contract reviews, contact negotiations, and serving as the main legal contact for the commercial team
  • Protect the company from unnecessary risk. Spot potential issues in commercial contracts, think creatively to solve problems, and connect and collaborate with cross functional teams to move initiatives forward
  • Manage templates and create efficiencies in our contracting process. Continuously refine templates and contract workflows, support the development of our contract management system, and provide training to our business partners
  • Advise on healthcare regulatory matters and contract interpretation. Advise internal clients on regulatory risks as they arise, advise on healthcare and privacy regulations, and advise on and interpret contract terms


  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
  • Qualified to practice in California (either California-barred or registered in house counsel)
  • 5+ years of experience, with strong experience in the drafting and negotiation of healthcare and technology contracts, excellent judgment, and ability to balance legal risks with business strategy


  • Digital health experience
  • Knowledge of Medicare Advantage regulations / contracting process
  • Knowledge of federal contracting regulations / process
  • Experience with a Contract Lifecycle Management System like Ironclad
  • Law firm experience or experience in-house at a digital health company
  • Ability to thrive independently and manage your own time and workload in a fast-paced environment, and can handle ambiguity and shifting priorities with flexibility, patience, and humor


  • Inclusive healthcare and benefits: On top of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, we offer employees and their family members help with gender-affirming care, tools for family and fertility planning, and travel reimbursements if healthcare isn’t available where you live.
  • Planning for the future: Start saving for the future with our traditional or Roth 401k retirement plan options which include a 2% company match.
  • Modern life stipends: Manage your own learning and development

About Hinge Health:

LinkedIn recently named Hinge Health one of the Top 50 Startups. Forbes, Fast Company, and Inc. have also recognized our technology, innovation, and culture.

Since our founding in 2014, we've raised more than $800 million from leading investors, including Coatue and Tiger Global. We work with 1000 customers across every industry and the public sector — including Salesforce, Verizon, and the State of New Jersey — to give more than 23 million people access to the care they need. We’re positioned to continue leading the market with unmatched investments in clinical research, care innovation, machine learning, AI, and computer vision.

Diversity and Inclusion:

We’re committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve. Visit to learn more about what moves us.

Hinge Health is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We make employment decisions without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Consider the range above plus equity, and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.