Sr Corporate Counsel - Procurement-Real Estate (Remote)

  • Apria Healthcare
  • Remote
  • Apr 13, 2022
Full time Health Care Purchasing-Procurement Real Estate

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Executes the Company's legal program.
  • Reviews and revises corporate policies and manuals.
  • Responsible for being aware of proposed and existing legislation affecting the Company and working with others in the legal department to communicate new legal developments to appropriate company personnel.
  • Provides legal advice and assistance to field and corporate management staff on questions involving the more complex company legal issues in a specific area of expertise. 
  • Prepares training materials and memoranda in a specific area of expertise. 
  • Conducts presentations to and prepares educational materials for corporate and field personnel, including management and sales employees, regarding applicable laws and regulations in a specific area of expertise.
  • May conduct or participate in litigation and assist in the administration of outside counsel relationships.
  • Drafts the more complex agreements and documents, which may include revenue-producing contracts, stock or asset purchase agreements, real estate leases, equipment purchase or technology licensing agreements and other operational documents.
  • May assist with the preparation or review of SEC filings and documentation related to financial transactions and corporate governance documents.
  • Ensures project deadlines and performance standards are established and met.
  • Confirms that productivity standards are met.
  • May supervise Corporate Counsel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May manage all middle management of the department and may be responsible for the performance management, hiring, and discipline of middle management within the department.

Education and/or Experience

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • J.D. (or equivalent) degree is required.
  • Eight years of related experience is required.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • A law degree (Juris Doctor or equivalent) and admittance in good standing to a State Bar is required.
  • Must be entitled to practice law in the jurisdiction where employed.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Reliable, motivated and strong work ethic with proactive approach and flexibility.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, effectively communicating sound legal advice coupled with a strong understanding of business needs.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while maintaining high quality and performance under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently as well as be a member of a project team, be self-motivated, manage high volume of work, prioritize effectively, meet numerous deadlines and repeatedly shift between assignments/projects.
  • Ability to problem solve and provide guidance to direct reports and other internal company clients.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills with strong attention to accuracy and follow-up.
  • Ability to manage direct reports with varying professional backgrounds in a manner that elicits strong performance results and increases efficiency.

 

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications and common computer equipment and office hardware. 
  • Strong research skills using Lexis or Westlaw

 

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

 

Mathematical Skills   

  • Should possess sufficient mathematical skills to support business-oriented legal work.

  

Other Skills

  • Specific experience and skills may be required in the context of specific legal specialties.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written (e-mails/letters/memos) and verbal (telephonic and in-person), are a must.
  • Interpersonal and virtual skills are critical – must be internal-customer oriented, a team player, and able to balance multiple projects and their respective deadlines.
  • Tech-savvy and proficient in digital communication such as Ring Central, Microsoft Teams, etc. a plus.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous healthcare or other related experience either at a law firm or corporate environment.