Major Lindsey & Africa is conducting a national search to find an Assistant General Counsel (Licensing) for the American Medical Association. The successful candidate will support the AMA’s mission-related and revenue-generating activities, including its CPT ® and Physician Masterfile licensing. S/he will work closely with management in assessing legal and business risks, provide guidance to stakeholders on legal, privacy, data protection and other applicable compliance requirements, and provide counsel and transactional solutions to management and employees on a variety of general corporate issues, strategic relationships and regulatory compliance.
The successful candidate will have a minimum 10 years of legal experience (with preference for a combination of top law firm and in-house experience), be licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois (or eligible for waiver), and will have significant experience in IP licensing (particularly data and content assets). This position will be located at the AMA’s headquarters in downtown Chicago, Illinois.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter in Word format to AMA-AGC@mlaglobal.com
Internal Number: O-2621516
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