Corporate Counsel - Hybrid Remote Work

Nashville, TN
Full Time
10-17-2021
Practice Areas: Health Care Acquisition Exp.: 2 - 3 Years
Description:
Upperline Health is looking for a Corporate Counsel to work directly with Upperline’s General Counsel to meet the wide range of legal needs of Upperline's healthcare mission. The Corporate Counsel will focus on healthcare transactional work to support the company's dynamic physician practice growth efforts and will also be exposed to an array of legal fields, including compliance, employment, real estate and litigation. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to review and draft agreements efficiently. This role presents an opportunity for personalized instruction from an experienced attorney within a collaborative team atmosphere, during an exciting phase of company growth. Candidates must be eager to tackle problems and tasks, both big and small, have exceptional attention to detail and be self-starters with the ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-changing growth environment.

The Corporate Counsel will work in Upperline's Nashville office with the option for hybrid remote work.

What You’ll Do
  • Manage the full cycle legal process of a high volume of physician practice acquisitions including:
    • Collaborate and partner with business development team to project manage deals
    • Review and manage due diligence materials
    • Draft purchase agreement, employment agreements and various related transaction documents
    • Assist general counsel in negotiating deal documents with opposing counsel
    • Liaise with operations, real estate, HR and finance teams to ensure smooth practice integration
    • Coordinate closing logistics
  • Contract review including, but not limited to real estate leases, employment agreements, business associate agreements, nondisclosure agreements, medical equipment and other vendor leases and purchase agreements
  • Draft and negotiate physician employment agreements
  • Assist with healthcare regulatory research and compliance trainings
  • Oversee contract tracking and management (real estate leases, employment agreements, vendor contracts, etc.) and inventories of litigation and compliance matters
  • Coordinate state entity filings and various other corporate governance matters
  • Work with the General Counsel to align the legal department's efforts with strategic mission of business team

Qualifications of the Corporate Counsel
  • Juris Doctor degree and license to practice law in Tennessee
  • 2 – 3 years of associate experience in a law firm
  • Healthcare acquisition experience in corporate practice group setting highly preferred
  • Demonstrated success prioritizing and meeting time-sensitive deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maturely interact across a broad spectrum of people, including multiple levels of management and physicians
  • Exposure to high-growth, early-stage startups is a plus

About You
  • Entrepreneurial: you crave responsibility and want to shape the vision and direction of the company
  • Self-starter: you have a bias towards action, flexibility and thrive in a fast-paced and evolving work environment
  • Problem solver: you have a talent for synthesizing complex projects, can independently translate high-level goals into actionable plans, and enjoy implementing process
  • Determined: you demonstrate servant leadership and roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to make things successful; you are persistent in overcoming obstacles and take calculated risk to overcome them
  • Naturally curious: you always look for ways to innovate and improve
  • Motivation: you seek to improve processes, products and services; demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and set challenging goals
  • Planning/Organizing: You are good at prioritizing a high volume of demanding tasks and goals and use your time and resources efficiently to set and achieve your goals and those on your team

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