Legal Counsel – Commercial Transactions Attorney

  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.


Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.


This position is telework and may require intermittent time at one of our Mayo Clinic sites in AZ, FL, Rochester, MN or Eau Claire, WI.


Mayo Clinic has launched a bold, new strategic plan to expand its reach and help more patients by creatively leveraging innovative business partnerships, international relationships, virtual care, and digital platforms. The attorney filling this position will play a critical role in helping Mayo Clinic succeed in this endeavor.


This position will be responsible for leading health care business transactions while providing related legal advice and counsel for a world-class, non-profit, academic medical center and affiliated health care system. We are seeking an experienced, solution-oriented attorney who is comfortable leading legal work streams on highly complex transactions, collaborating with Mayo Clinic business partners and leaders to address challenging transactional issues, and taking ownership of a broad range of matters from inception to conclusion.


The position will manage complex technology transactions in support of Mayo Clinic’s strategic initiatives. Experience with health care transactions, complex data/privacy issues (including familiarity with agreements involving the use of health care data), mergers and acquisitions, and/or international business transactions is preferred.


This position requires a committed but humble leader who will coordinate across the Legal Department to deliver exceptional legal services and clear and concise counsel on complex questions throughout the life of a transaction. This position will retain and manage outside counsel and lead and participate in teams of attorneys and paraprofessionals.


Qualifications: Requires completion of law school and, preferably, five or more years of business transaction experience. A strong academic background, as well as excellent communication and writing skills, are required. Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple client relationships and understand and help meet their clients’ needs and business goals. Candidates should have sound legal project management skills, the ability to effectively lead teams, serve as a positive change agent, and delegate work in a fast-paced, team-based environment within a dynamic organization. Resumes must be submitted on-line with a cover letter.


Resumes must be submitted on-line with a cover letter.


  Requires a license to practice law in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, or Wisconsin.

  Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.