Associate General Counsel

Anthem   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 38 days ago

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Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.


This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.


Preferred locations:  New York City or Indianapolis but may work at an office location or remotely.


The Associate General Counsel has in-depth legal knowledge of the Medicare Advantage program area to provide advice and recommendations to executives and management on complex matters that have a broad organizational impact and counsel on risk management. Partners with clients to drive strategic outcomes and decisions impacting the East coast region.


 Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Researches applicable legal principles and precedents and consults with outside counsel on legal strategies on particular issues. 
  • Uses legal theories and best practices to contribute to development of company's concepts and goals and to achieve enterprise objectives in an original and highly effective way. 
  • Reviews a wide variety of Medicare Advantage documents and drafts contractual agreements.
  • Provides expertise based on a combination of law practice experience, and advanced legal and business knowledge. 
  • Collaborates with other members of the team and department, provides timely briefings to senior level business and legal management. 
  • Confers with other senior leaders members as applicable.
  • Works on complex and multifaceted problems in which analysis of solutions and/or facts require an evaluation of intangible variables.
  • Develops methods, approaches and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. 
  • Works collaboratively with other legal staff on active cases, though such leadership is subordinate to the main technical focus of this role. 
  • Assesses and mitigates risk. 
  • Manages high-level organizational risks.


Requires a JD; current license to practice law; 9 to15years of specific industry and/or technical legal experience post licensure including experience in managing outside counsel; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Knowledge of Medicare Advantage important.