As a Corporate Counsel at Heartland Dental, you must be capable of handling a substantial amount of work in a fast-paced, dynamic in-house legal department. We are looking for a flexible team player who is professional and service-oriented at all times.
This Corporate Counsel position will play a critical role supporting the Legal Department’s work-flows and pro-active projects.
Heartland Dental proudly supports 900+ doctor-led dental offices and more than 14,000 team members across the country. We are hard-working, fun-loving and fast-growing – looking for our next perfect fit!
Below is an overview of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
Management of malpractice matters relating to supported doctors
Provide day-to-day advice on pre-litigation matters
Respond to day-to-day inquiries from internal stake-holders on a wide-range of legal subjects, research, and consult with other in-house attorneys as needed
Interface with and supervise outside counsel as needed
Support with contract review and preparation as needed
Research specific issues to respond to internal legal questions
Participate in HIPAA compliance activities, implementation and training
Assist with development of scalability efforts and templates for Legal Team
Work on special projects to support the work of the Legal Team and the needs of the Company
J.D. from an accredited law school
Member in good standing of State Bar (Illinois or Missouri preferred)
Minimum 4 years of relevant experience (malpractice litigation) at a law firm
Must have a working knowledge of malpractice and litigation matters
Ability to collaborate well with attorneys and colleagues
Be fully accountable and able to exercise sound judgment
Ability to proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues, and to develop creative and business focused legal advice and solutions
Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to travel within the U.S., as needed (occasional to moderate travel)
Healthcare industry experience
Real estate experience
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