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UPMC is seeking legal professionals to be considered for our Sr. Associate Counsel & VP UPMC Enterprises opening. This individual will contribute to the success of our Enterprises team. This role will provide effective legal counsel to assist in meeting the legal needs of a large, diverse health care delivery and finance system.
Provide high-level, proficient legal counsel to members of UPMC's senior leadership.
Coordinate legal resources within the department and with other UPMC in-house attorneys.
Provide oversight of department processes and procedures, including as to retention and oversight of outside counsel serving UPMC.
Carry out department level communication and satisfy system reporting requirements on behalf of the department.
Provide guidance with respect to contractual and commercial arrangements and prepare contractual and other legal documentation.
Provide legal and strategic advice with respect to start-up and early stage company formation, financing, operations and governance.
Represent UPMC and UPMC business units in structuring and negotiating research and licensing arrangements in connection with life sciences technology transfer.
Represent UPMC and UPMC business units in structuring and negotiating highly complex business transactions, such as equity financings and M&A transactions.
Provides transactional support, due diligence, investment monitoring, and analytical support to the Enterprises Division of UPMC.
Directing and managing significant system-wide legal functions.
Provides supervision and management of attorneys.
Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
J.D. Degree required.
Minimum 12 years experience as a practicing attorney.
Strong transactional experience.
Experience in technology and technology transfer.
Must demonstrate strong negotiating skills.
Must demonstrate strong legal analytical skills, communication skills, solid legal writing skills, and problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
Must demonstrate ability to independently handle unique, sensitive and complex legal matters, without supervision and oversight.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: Member in good standing of the bar of a state, preferably Pennsylvania. Must secure Pennsylvania license within reasonable time of employment.
Internal Number: 526161808
A $21 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates more than 90,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.9 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.4 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid more than $800 million in federal, state and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation’s best hospitals in many specialties and ranks UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com.
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