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Position Announcement: Associate General Counsel, Transactions

Wednesday, February 15, 2017  
Posted by: Diana Villagran
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Give your leadership true impact with Presence Health.


Combine your professional skills and leadership abilities to inspire excellence and

enhance the lives of others. Build a career of substance and significant impact with

Presence Health, the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois. Dedicated to

providing quality, compassionate care, our mission-based team is focused on serving

the physical and spiritual needs of our patients. Offering an environment where

passionate, committed individuals make a meaningful difference, we are seeking

an individual with the people skills and professional ability to step into this important role:


Associate General Counsel, Transactions

Chicago Loop office location



As the primary counsel for Presence Medical Group, the confident self-starter we select

for this vital position will report to the Senior Associate General Counsel, Transaction.

Demonstrating excellent follow-through, this consummate professional will perform

high-level legal services for Presence Health and all of its affiliates, and assume significant

responsibility for physician-related and other strategic contract, transactional, and regulatory

issues. This individual will assist in supervising and directing the work of legal interns and

other internal and external legal resources, and work collegially with other attorneys in the

Presence Health Office of Legal Affairs. Additional responsibilities include:


• Providing legal analysis and review, including the identification, analysis, and

resolutions of regulatory issues arising in connection with contracts transactions

and other matters including stark, false claims, anti-kickback and tax exemption

• Coordinate the provision of legal services for and analysis the Presence Medical Group

• Coordinating and managing significant portions of physician and other transactions:

due diligence, document review, identification/resolution of issues, and approvals/closing.

• Engaging in education and effective communication regarding legal issues and developments.

• Assuming responsibility for legal aspects of transactions from start to finish, including preparation/review of legal regulatory filing and governance resolutions documentation

for mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other significant transactions/agreements.

• Collaborating with outside legal counsel on regulatory or other legal issues related to transactional matters.

• Developing creative and appropriate transaction structures that address the best

interests of Presence Health and comply with applicable laws.


Required Credentials:  

• Current licensure as an attorney in the state of Illinois or eligibility to practice as

an in-house counsel in Illinois

• Bachelor’s degree and juris doctorate (J.D.)

• Five or more years of full-time experience practicing healthcare law, and/or a

background as an attorney with a law firm recognized for expertise in healthcare law

• Experience with a wide variety of health law and other legal issues related to the

operation of a health system

• Demonstrated strength in the identification, explanation, and resolution of legal issues

• Ability to manage multiple legal demands encompassing a wide variety of issues

in a timely manner

• Ability to effectively prioritize and communicate with clients and others regarding

the status of multiple projects

• Excellent written/verbal communication and analytical skills



Preferred Credentials:  

• In-house experience with a hospital or health system


Realize the full extent of your abilities with Presence Health, and enjoy the rewards of

helping to lead an organization with the vision to make a positive impact. Take this

outstanding opportunity to excel at your true calling. Learn more and apply today at:



Equal Opportunity Employer


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