Chief Counsel in Alpharetta, GA

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)

McKesson   •  

Alpharetta, GA 30023

Industry: Healthcare


15+ years

Posted 27 days ago

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McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our missionby joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our companyand of healthcare. At McKesson, youll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry thats vital to us all.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Position Description

McKesson's well regarded General Counsel Organization is seeking a senior attorney to provide legal services as business unit counsel for parts of the McKesson Prescription Technology Solutions (MRxTS) business. MRxTS is a business unit of McKesson Corporation that provides innovative technologies that support retail pharmacies and manufacturers that ultimately enable patients to fulfill their prescriptions. This business supports our customers, with a comprehensive, expanded portfolio of solutions designed to help them drive business growth, realize greater business efficiencies, deliver high-quality care, enhance medication adherence and safety, and more effectively connect with other players in the pharmaceutical supply chain. This position will primarily support the CoverMyMeds and RelayHealth businesses within MRxTS.

McKesson is in business for better health. As a company working with healthcare stakeholders in every setting, McKesson is charting the course toward a stronger, more sustainable future for the entire industry.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting strategic relationships with payers and providers, and overseeing the contracting work for the business in these key initiatives. The position will be located in Columbus, Ohio or Atlanta, GA.

Critical Skills

  • Proven ability to counsel senior leadership addressing complex challenges with innovative solutions that reflect calculated risk
  • Strategic approach to negotiations and ability to identify critical issues from nice to haves
  • Track record of successful resolution of highly complex legal issues affecting a business
  • Deep experience working with payers and health systems and demonstrated experience in the regulated environments in which those stakeholders operate
  • Proven ability to work across teams and functions on enterprise projects
  • In-depth legal knowledge that allows for expeditious problem identification and resolution
  • Strong business acumen dealing with risk management and organizational savvy
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound clear legal advice to clients
  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects in an efficient and timely manner
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters
  • Proven ability and commitment to work both independently and collaboratively with numerous people at all levels throughout the company to drive alignment across many teams
  • Ability to work in fast-paced dynamic environment with quickly changing priorities

- Minimum Requirements

- 15+ years of experience providing legal counsel to clients.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Candidates with experience in the following areas will be strongly considered:

  • Software development and technology licensing
  • Healthcare regulations
  • HIPAA and state privacy laws


Juris Doctor Degree with excellent academic credentials. Candidates must be licensed to practice law and in good standing in the State of Ohio or the State of Georgia or have the ability to become licensed in-house counsel.

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Location: Atlanta, GA or Columbus, OH

Career level: P3

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities.

Valid Through: 2019-10-19