Are you an experienced attorney passionate about being part of a team dedicated to supporting the mission of Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK)? If so, the Office of General Counsel has an exciting opportunity for you!
We seek an Assistant General Counsel II who has broad experience supporting Risk, Compliance, Human Resources, Professional Liability, and Intellectual Property disputes.
You will be responsible for the following:
Legal consultation: Respond to, evaluate and offer opinions concerning legal issues raised by clinical, administrative, and business staff.
Legal research/response: Research and respond to complaints, issues raised by patients, families, physicians, external legal counsel, and MSKCC staff/departments
Insurance and claims administration: Manage the provision of information regarding individual practitioners insurance coverage and claims history. Ensure adherence to appropriate and timely insurance carrier notification.
Professional Liability, General Liability and miscellaneous litigation: Manage a litigation case-load involving potential/actual professional liability, general liability, and automobile claims and various commercial disputes. Have direct involvement with clinicians and outside counsel in the development of case strategy. Represent and/or assist in the representation of physicians and other MSK staff in legaland licensure actions. Oversee subpoena responseswith relevant hospital departments/services. Conduct legal and medical research, in-house investigations on occurrences and claims and collaborate across legal practice groups.
Intellectual Property (IP) litigation: Support team with intellectual property litigation matters, including administrative proceedings; assist with discovery, outside counsel management, and legal expenses management.
HR Legal & Regulatory: Support team with employment law matters, including litigation, administrative proceedings and internal investigations.
Maintain and enhance professional growth and development through professional associations to stay abreast of changes and trends in field of expertise and to assist with quality improvement.
A Juris Doctorate, member of the New York bar, and a minimum of 4 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, preferably in a law firm.
Healthcare, science, or clinical trial experience is a plus.
Strong computer and software proficiency.
Internal Number: 2021-46993
About Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.