Corporate, Employment/HR, General Commercial/Contracts Law
Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by NorthStar Anesthesia to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel, to be located in either its Washington D.C. office or its Irving, Texas headquarters. NorthStar is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiters managing this search at NorthStarAGC@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to NorthStar will be routed back to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Company Overview: NorthStar Anesthesia is one of the largest anesthesia management companies in the United States. The Company is headquartered in Irving, Texas, with a robust regional presence in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Texas, and the Southeast through its partnerships with hospitals, surgery centers and clinics. NorthStar runs successful anesthesia programs at over 120 facilities in 19 states with approximately 2,000 providers.
Position Overview: NorthStar seeks an experienced attorney to provide advice and support on a wide range of legal and business matters. The Associate General Counsel will be primarily responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of complex commercial contracts. NorthStar seeks a deal facilitator who has a creative, flexible, and highly practical approach to solving problems and getting deals done. The ideal candidate will have excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills, outstanding interpersonal communication skills, a strong understanding of business principles, and extensive experience interacting with business executives to provide timely, practical advice. The AGC will also assist with a wide variety of ancillary matters, including dispute/litigation management, corporate entity management, employment agreements, and HR/employment counselling and investigations. This candidate will thrive in an environment of rapid change, and easily handle shifting priorities.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus commensurate with experience.
Experience: 7+ years of legal experience with a focus on complex contract drafting and negotiating, and extensive experience providing practical business advice to clients in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have experience in a corporate legal department within the healthcare industry.
Relos: Local candidates are strongly preferred.
Bar: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
About NorthStar Anesthesia
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