Litigation Counsel - Remote

Oscar HealthFull TimeRemote


Hi, we're Oscar. We’re hiring a Litigation Counsel to join our Corporate Counsel team. 

Oscar is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform and a relentless focus on serving our members. We started Oscar in 2012 to create the kind of health insurance company we would want for ourselves—one that behaves like a doctor in the family.

About the role:

Oscar’s Litigation Counsel is a key member of the Legal team responsible for driving dispute resolution strategy and execution working with multiple departments at the company, spanning offices across the country.

You will report into the Senior Litigation Counsel. This is a remote role, you will work remotely in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Washington. Note, this list of states is subject to change.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary attorney for a variety of complex litigation matters, involving day-to-day management of docket from inception to fact-gathering to ultimate resolution
  • Responsible for core litigation work, including legal assessment and analysis, preparing and/or editing case material, drafting correspondence, and negotiating and documenting agreements 
  • Responsible for cross-functional work on discovery preparation and response
  • Work autonomously with business clients, legal colleagues, outside counsel and opposing parties to achieve cost-effective, strategic business objectives
  • Project management relating to development, implementation and continual improvement of processes and procedures
  • Responsible for handling third party discovery and subpoenas

Requirements:

  • Attorney in good standing with J.D. from an ABA accredited law school and at least 4 years of relevant experience at a top tier law firm and/or in-house
  • Experience working in the health insurance industry and understanding of payer-provider issues
  • Experience litigating a variety of complex disputes on both plaintiff and defendant side
  • Experience and understanding of end-to-end litigation process, legal research, eDiscovery, and contract drafting and interpretation

Bonus points:

  • Litigation experience in Florida, California, Texas, and/or New York jurisdictions
  • Experience with startups

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, and we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team (accommodations@hioscar.com) to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

We aim to make health care affordable and accessible for all, and apply this same vision to our perks and benefits, including: medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team (accommodations@hioscar.com) to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

COVID-19 vaccine requirements for in-person work: 

To protect the health and safety of our employees, we require any employee conducting in-person work* to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or protected religious reasons, please reach out to our Benefits team at accommodations@hioscar.com to submit an accommodations request.

*Note: In-person work includes: employees required to work from our offices, employees conducting sales work in the field and employees conducting at-home or in-person visits with members.

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