General Counsel

  • WittKieffer
  • Binghamton, NY, USA
  • Sep 01, 2020
Full time Executive Legal

Job Description

WittKieffer has been retained by United Health Services, located in Binghamton, NY, to identify the organization's next General Counsel.

United Health Services is a regional not-for-profit health care system serving the Greater Binghamton region in Upstate New York.  With net revenue approaching $1 billion, United Health Services is comprised of four hospitals, an assisted living facility, home care, and United Health Services Foundation.   With more than 6,300 employees across multiple sites, United Health Services is one of the largest employers in the region.  The system has more than 500 medical staff and 60 locations throughout the region.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of United Health Services, the General Counsel will be an integral, contributing member of the senior management team and will effectively lead the legal division for the system.  S/he will play a key role in achieving the goals outlined for the system, serve as a strategic advisor for a wide range of legal and regulatory projects, and manage the legal resources in a manner that supports the overall priorities of United Health Services.  The General Counsel will be a highly strategic, proactive attorney who is well-versed in the business dynamics and regulatory environment of the healthcare industry.

The ideal candidate will be a highly engaged and entrepreneurial executive with a strong health law background.  Candidates should possess a law degree from an ABA accredited school of law and have membership or be eligible for membership in the New York State Bar.  Candidates should have a strong track record of success supporting a health system.

Please direct all inquiries, nominations and applications to Werner Boel and Keshia Harris through the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by clicking here.  For additional information, please contact Keshia Harris via email at kharris@wittkieffer.com.