Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by MDLIVE (Company) to conduct a search for a Chief Legal Officer position.
Overview: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and based in Chicago, the Chief Legal Officer (“CLO”) is a key member of the executive leadership team responsible for ensuring that MDLIVE has the proper legal controls in place to effectively grow the organization. This role manages all legal aspects of the Company, provides strategic legal guidance and recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Leadership Team to promote growth, innovation, operational efficiencies and maximum profitability while minimizing risk.
Company: Founded in 2009, MDLIVE Inc. is a pioneer in the digital delivery of high-quality, convenient, cost-efficient on-line care for medical, dermatological and behavioral health conditions. The Company is on a mission to fix our broken health care system. MDLIVE provides consumers, health plans, health systems and self-insured employers with 24/7/365 access to its network of board-certified doctors and licensed therapists via secure online video, and phone through the MDLIVE service and technology platform. Registered users can receive an on-line consultation through the Company’s HIPAA and PHI-compliant, secure, cloud-based platform from home or on the go.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible legal experience, including at least five years of in-house management experience with companies operating in the healthcare industry (healthcare regulatory, compliance and commercial/contracting experience required). Strong business acumen and commercial contracting orientation is also required.
Relos: Yes,this is a national search. Up to 25% domestic travel required.
Bar: Licensed to practice in Illinois or admitted to a State Bar of any US State or the District of Columbia and eligible to be admitted to the Illinois Bar under the in-house exception Rule 716.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.