Counsel

Aetna   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 50 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY**Office based in Woonsocket RI. Would also consider Blue Bell, PA, Hartford CT or Florham Park NJ**
Great new opportunity for Counsel position managing significant litigation matters in high-profile industry generating interesting legal work; opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment while developing a personal practice and reputation with clients; opportunity to develop as an in-house litigation professional by taking on substantive and administrative responsibilities raising candidate's profile within the CVS Health Legal department.

Fundamental Components:
The Counsel position will provide day-to-day legal support, and serve as a legal advisor to the Company on a variety oflitigation matters, including general commercial litigation, consumer litigation (individual and class action), FOIA matters, and arbitrations, among other types of litigation. Counsel will work on third party subpoenas and handle pre-litigation disputes, in addition to managing a portfolio of active litigation matters.

Counsel will handle multiple cases at a time and partner with business units and outside counsel to prepare case strategies. Counsel will be a part of the Litigation team at CVS Health that oversees litigation matters, including, arbitrations, government agency investigations, and commercial disputes. Counsel will develop, refine, and implement appropriate legal strategy for discovery, motion practice, and trial/hearing/settlement of cases or matters.


BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
* Minimum 5+ years litigation experience, preferably health care litigation and some in-house litigation experience.
* Ability to travel up to 15% of the time per business needs.
* Ability to manage outside counsel to achieve cost-effective results for the company.
* Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and concisely and work effectively and cooperatively on projects withbusiness executives and other lawyers.
* A strong intellect coupled with practical business judgment.
* Superior writing skills.
* Exceptional organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
*J.D. from ABA accredited law school


EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Legal/License To Practice Law is desired


FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Legal/Litigation/4-6 Years


ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This position will be open in Woonsocket, RI; Northbrook, IL; Hartford, CT; Bluebell, PA or Florham Park, NY

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations tocome.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people ofcolor, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.