Cambia Health Solutions

  • Associate General Counsel I or II

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland | US-WA-Seattle | US-UT-Salt Lake City
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  • Overview

    Associate General Counsel I or II (depending on experience) 

    Portland, Seattle or Salt Lake City


    Cambia Health Solutions, Inc., on behalf of itself and its nearly 40 affiliated entities, is hiring for an Associate General Counsel role within the Corporate Legal Services team.  This attorney will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel across multiple business units and contribute effectively toward accomplishing aggressive and innovative objectives.


    At Cambia, our values are fundamental to achieving our Cause of transforming the health care industry. They guide our actions and bring diverse perspectives together to improve the health care journey better for those we serve. All eight values are equally important and linked to the others: Empathy, Hope, Courage, Trust, Commitment, Innovation, Collaboration and Accountability. These values are not just words on paper - we live them every day.  In addition to candidates bringing these essential values to the table, we would also like to see some of the following skills:


    Responsibilities & Requirements


    • Knowledge and experience in general in-house or corporate counsel roles and corporate law or governance.
    • Experience with health insurance law, such as HIPAA, ERISA, Anti-Kickback laws, and the ACA.
    • Ability to work with dynamic and changing business objectives for our enterprise level businesses in tandem with flexibility and creativity to support our innovative start-up subsidiaries.
    • Corporate finance or commercial transactions experience a plus.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across business units and within seniority verticals.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide thorough analysis on legal issues with an eye toward business considerations and knowing how to balance those sometimes-competing interests.
    • Of course, be accountable and reliable to meet deadlines, and follow through on assignments.
    • Demonstrated competency to organize and manage large volumes of information and priorities and communicate resulting advice in an understandable way to business partners.

    Normally to be proficient in the competencies listed above:

    • Associate General Counsel I must be a graduate of an accredited law school, have a license in good standing to practice law in the state where the position is based or the ability to become licensed in a reasonable period of time. At least two years’ experience as an attorney in corporate, government, or law firm (or equivalent) experience which may be satisfied by excellent academic credentials and/or other experience/knowledge that demonstrates required skill set.
    • In addition, Associate General Counsel II must have at least three years’ experience as an Associate General Counsel I with a high-level performance rating or five years as an attorney in corporate, government, or law firm (or equivalent) experience which may be satisfied by excellent academic credentials and/or other experience/knowledge that demonstrated required skill set. Must be self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently or with others.

    Required Licenses, Certifications, Registration, Etc.:

    • Juris Doctor; highest academic credentials; admission and in good standing with United States (state) bar.

    General Functions and Outcomes:

    • Advises officers and employees, including those at distant sites, on general corporate legal matters.
    • Advises start-up product teams or entities on applicable state and federal laws and regulations concerning health care and health insurance law, as well as non-health care laws.
    • Collaborates with and advises internal clients on permissible alternatives for realization of and clearing barriers to company-defined goals and direction.
    • Advises internal clients on relative levels of risk entailed in alternative courses of action that are under consideration and offers additional alternatives where needed and available.
    • Manages conflict with an eye toward solution-oriented processes between and among Legal and other areas.
    • Responds to requests from various divisions of the corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates dealing with corporate legal matters.
    • Ensures that legal documents and contracts are legally sufficient, complete, well written, and understandable
    • Assures that the corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are adequately represented for legal issues including business policies and contracts
    • Fulfills responsibilities through effective use of available technologies.

    Additional General Functions & Outcomes for Associate General Counsel II:

    • Provides collaborative team work and mentoring of Associate General Counsels to improve and hone their skills and ensure that their performance is of the highest quality.
    • Selects outside counsel to represent on various matters and may manage outside counsel as well as the legal issue.
    • Performs other legal, administrative or management functions as directed by senior leaders in the department, including the Deputy General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer.

    Work Environment:

    • Some travel required.


    About Us

    At Cambia, we advocate for transforming the health care system. You aren’t satisfied with the status quo and neither are we. We're looking for individuals who are as passionate as we are about transforming the way people experience health care. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.


    Cambia’s portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access; and free-standing health and wellness solutions.

    We have over a century of experience in developing and providing health solutions to serve our members. We had our beginnings in the logging communities of the Pacific Northwest as innovators in helping workers afford health care. That pioneering spirit has kept us at the forefront as we build new avenues to improve access to and quality of health care for the future.



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