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Associate Counsel

| Chicago

Company Description

GoHealth has an ambitious mission: to improve the health care system in America. Achieving this mission relies on hiring and developing great people, which is why our team is our top priority. We encourage employees to do their best work through innovation and risk taking. Our environment is fun yet constructive, thanks to leaders whose doors are always open. And most importantly, we’ll never stop investing in you and your career.

Job Description

GoHealth is seeking an Associate Counsel to join our Legal Department. This individual will be reporting directly to the General Counsel, and he or she will primarily be responsible for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating basic commercial contracts and working with various departments within the organization to consult on their legal matters. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the drafting, reviewing, and negotiating of contracts and agreements
  • Assist with various corporate governance issues
  • Evaluate new products and programs for potential compliance issues, and oversee remediation when issues arise
  • Lead inquiries, or audits, as required by contract or regulation, including escalated consumer complaints, risk assessments and security audits
  • Perform legal research related to regulatory matters
  • Research unique legal issues impacting the organization
  • Support General Counsel in the dual role of Risk Manager
  • Assist in maintaining corporate records and keep abreast of legislative changes
  • Assist in managing various employment and labor law issues

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited institution are required
  • Minimum two years of experience working in a law firm
  • Member of at least one state bar
  • Excellent communication skills required in order to work effectively with internal leadership, and articulate compliance-related concepts to both, technical and non-technical staff
  • Understanding of regulatory frameworks of HIPPA, Medicare, and PPACA is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel is required
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills are required
  • Attention to detail is a MUST

Additional Information

 

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k match program
  • Medical, life, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages

Location

214 W. Huron Street , Chicago, IL 60654

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events. Gym Membership Subsidies
Company Sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives. Employee Referral Bonuses. Open Vacation Policy.

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