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Counsel - Insurance Contracts and Regulatory

Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

Job Location: 200 Park Ave: New York, NY or 881 Elkridge Landing Road: Linthicum Heights, MD

 

Role Value Proposition: 

We are seeking a highly motivated attorney to join the company’s legal department.  The Corporate Counsel will handle a broad range of legal responsibilities for Versant Health, a national managed vision care company.

 

  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft and negotiate a variety of customer and provider agreements and amendments, including contracts with health plans, employers, and eye care professionals.
  • Maintain and update form contracts.
  • Research and provide advice on legal matters pertaining to Medicare Advantage, Medicaid Managed Care, and state health insurance laws.
  • Review marketing materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

 

Required:

  • Law degree (J.D. or equivalent) and bar admission required with a minimum of 4 years of relevant legal experience with a national law firm.
  • Significant experience drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts.
  • Ability to handle complex legal matters with minimal oversight while escalating significant issues in a timely fashion.
  • Sound judgement, a high degree of professionalism, and an ability to prioritize and adhere to deadlines.
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and persuasively with a variety of internal stakeholders (corporate business partners, team members, functional colleagues, etc.), works collaboratively and builds effective partnerships.

 

Preferred:

  • Prior experience advising managed care, health care or insurance carriers.
  • Experience with process improvement in the design and implementation of contract lifecycle management.

 

Travel

Minimal (<5%)

 

Business Category

Legal Affairs – U.S. Insurance Law

 

Number of Openings

1

 

 

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 

MetLife:

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: New York City