In-House Impactful Role for Law Firm Litigators (Chicago or D.C.) - Strong Compensation
Major Lindsey & Africa is conducting a national search for the American Medical Association which has created a new and impactful role, an Assistant General Counsel (Litigation) who will develop, oversee and manage impact litigation before state and federal courts, including state’s Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. S/he will also advise on strategy that advances the AMA mission. The AGC will be responsible for representing the interests of physicians and their patients in the courts, will identify and develop cases, and will analyze existing and proposed legislation and regulations, as well as court decisions of interest to the AMA.
The successful candidate will have a minimum 7 years of legal experience (with at least 5 years appellate or motion practice litigation experience, including preparation of briefs on healthcare related matters, constitutional questions and other complex issues), be licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois or in D.C. (or eligible for waiver), with outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills and a focus on practical outcomes. The position is located at the AMA’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois (or potentially in Washington, D.C.).
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