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Practice Area Lead Attorney, Business Transactions

We Are Hiring

Practice Area Lead Attorney, Business Transactions

102 St Thomas Woodmont - Nashville, TN

This role can office out of any of the below locations:

1. St. Louis, MO

2. Austin, TX

3. Milwaukee, WI

4. Detroit, MI

5. Indiannapolis, IN

6. Nashville, TN

7. Wichita, KS

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Practice Area Lead Attorney with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to provide executive leadership, direction, guidance and assistance as the primary source of legal expertise to the business transactions practice area.  

Responsibilities:

  • Leads, develops and implements best practices, education and direction related to the business transactions practice area.
  • Ensures organizational activities and strategic matters meet legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Provides leadership, direction, guidance and assistance as the primary source of legal expertise for complex and routine legal issues related to the business transactions practice area, including but not limited to: major transactions, joint ventures, corporate matters and related legal matters.
  • Provides managerial oversight and authority for a team of attorneys and collaborates with the Shared Services Group, paralegals and other administrative staff assigned to specific projects.
  • Collaborates with and provides legal counsel and advice to ministry senior executives per the request of the organizations legal leadership.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Attorney obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensure required relevant to state in which work is performed
Education:
  • Juris Doctorate degree required
Work Experience:
  • 5 years of experience as licensed, practicing attorney required.
  • 15 years of experience as an attorney representing complex and multi-site health systems or hospital systems with ten years of experience in a law firm specializing in health law transactions and at least four years as a partner.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 362794
Category: Legal
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Legal Services
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Nashville, TN

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