Overview: The Associate Counsel is primarily responsible for providing legal support to the Company and its affiliated facilities (the “Facilities”) with respect to contract review and negotiation, strategic transactions and day-to-day operations. The Associate Counsel reports to the Deputy General Counsel and works directly with Operations, Development and other corporate departments across the Company.
Company: Acadia Healthcare (Nasdaq: ACHC), founded in 2005 and headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, is the largest stand-alone behavioral health company in the U.S. Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to their patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs. Acadia operates a network of over 250 facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico with more than 23,000 employees serving approximately 70,000 patients daily.
Experience: 5+ years relevant experience, preferably in a position involving the negotiation and drafting of M&A, commercial contracts, or other type of complex transactions. Training at an Am Law 200 firm is considered a clear advantage. Some experience providing counsel to healthcare systems/providers preferred although not required.
Location/Relocation: Franklin, TN (located outside of Nashville).
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