/Your Talent. Our Vision./At Anthem, Inc.,it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we willdrive 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 location:California but open to other Anthem locations.
/Please note we have one position to fill at either the//Legal Counsel Sr, Associate General Counsel or Associate General Counsel Sr. level//pending applicant's background and qualifications./
Provide legal support to the Grievances and Appeals Department regarding the resolution of disputes from members and providers, and work on mitigating the regulatory and litigation risks arising from those disputes. Regularly interact with state regulators in connection with member grievances and provider disputes, including in particular in California. Provide legal advice to business partners regarding G&A processes and the implementation of related enterprise-level and state-specific initiatives. Assist with the resolution of grievances sent to Anthem leadership. Participate in meetings with customers, including employer groups, regarding G&A issues. Responsibilities may also include legal support for additional service operations functions. Responsible for leveraging in-depth knowledge of a legal specialty or area of law to provide advice and recommendations to executives and management on highly complex matters which have a broad organizational impact and high level of risk. Partners with clients to drive strategic outcomes and make complex decisions. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Carries out research of legal principles and precedents and consults with outside counsel on legal strategies on particular issues. Uses professional legal theories and best practices to contribute to development of company's concepts and principles and to achieve enterprise objectives in an original and highly effective way. This position is regarded as an expert in its area of expertise due to the combination of advanced legal and business knowledge. Provides general and detailed instructions for more junior members of the department and concise, timely briefings to senior level business and legal management. Confers with other senior leaders including ELT members. Works on extremely 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. Provides ad hoc work direction and supervision to other legal staff regarding support on active cases, though such leadership is subordinate to the main technical focus of this role. Assesses and mitigates risk on even the most difficult and challenging issues. Manages high-level organizational risks.
Requires a JD; current license to practice law; 15 years 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.
/Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2016 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran./
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Title: Legal Counsel Sr., Assoc General Counsel, or Associate General Counsel Sr. - 136782
Requisition ID: 136782
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