United Healthcare Jobs – Associate General Counsel

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that’s on the rise. We’re expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Protect the organization’s rights in contract negotiations, disputes, settlements and litigation
  • Manage all aspects of defensive litigation and arbitrations involving the company; provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to health care; may provide legal counsel in connection with internal investigations, subpoenas, and responses to government inquiries
  • Provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization
  • Provide a full range of legal counsel and advocacy related to all commercial and government healthcare insurance lines of business and provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to health care
  • Acquire and leverage deep knowledge of the industry and the specific business practices of the healthcare benefits business within UnitedHealth Group to advise senior business leaders
  • Actively manage and supervise vendors and outside counsel on state and federal litigation, arbitration, mediation and settlement
  • Work collaboratively with other areas of the Legal Department, including engagement with the Clinical, Transactional, Contracting, Regulatory and Compliance teams

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts
  • Well-developed written and verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Good standing in one or more jurisdictions
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
  • Strategic thinker with experience evaluating and determining legal course of action to meet business needs
  • 7+ years of complex commercial litigation experience with law firm or in-house legal department managing all phases of litigation

Job Details:

Company:  UnitedHealthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hartford, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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