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Staff Attorney

Overview

Jackson & Coker is a top healthcare staffing firm with nationwide reach, specializing in locum tenens (temporary staffing), locums-to-permanent and telehealth staffing. We work with healthcare organizations big and small to find the right physicians and advanced practitioners to provide quality patient care.

The Staff Attorney primarily involves heavy contract review, drafting and advising business partners regarding the negotiation of key standard and non-standard contracts along with related general business matters. The ability to efficiently triage and turn incoming agreements and non-contractual matters within requested timeframes is critical to the success of this role. Experience with a variety of vendor, service contracts and employment/independent contractor agreements is desired. Experience with temporary staffing industry, generally, and familiarity with healthcare staffing services in particular would be advantageous for this position, as would some experience with government contracts.

Additional Details:

  • Review, draft, and negotiate contracts

  • Support General Counsel in providing advice and counsel to executive leaders with a focus on contracts, general business and operational issues, human resources/employment, and regulatory compliance

  • Advise senior management on legal matters impacting day-to-day business operations

  • Work collaboratively with attorneys and corporate paralegals of affiliated and parent entities

  • Heavy focus on lead contract reviews, including prioritizing response times, collaborating on highlighting potential business risks and contractual terms that are outside corporate policy.

  • Maintain and assist with training associates on company standard templates

  • Work with business teams to collect information and prepare responses to subpoenas

  • Provide support for responses to regulatory inquiries

  • Coordinate legal holds and e-discovery

  • Occasional online research on federal and state statutes and regulations

  • Work with parent entity legal team to create, organize and maintain limited liability companies and professional corporations

Here’s Why The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ranks Jackson & Coker A Top 5 Mid-Sized Workplace:

Career longevity

Jackson & Coker is a nationally known and highly respected, industry-leading organization known for quality and service with a strong national and local presence. You will be working in an industry that will withstand the test of time in a prestigious field.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our beautiful corporate headquarters is equipped with a gym including exercise classes and a personal training staff, full-length pool and locker rooms with a sauna and steam room; several onsite restaurants at 25% off for associates; Starbucks; miniature golf course and game room; nail salon; dry cleaning and car wash services. Associates enjoy the convenience of our onsite health clinic where they as well as their families can be seen by a Physician or a Nurse Practitioner at no cost and receive free prescriptions.  Our childcare and virtual learning support is a huge bonus to our associates with growing families.  All associates are eligible for an array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance to name a few. We also have a company sponsored 401K plan with company matching funds.

Culture

Associate-led philanthropic committees support the causes important to our associates. Associate Networking Groups including the People of Color, Women's and PRIDE Networks.  We are a mission-focused company that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.

Requirements:

  • Attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to set clear expectations on workload and timing of completion of deliverables

  • Ability to multitask and be contemporaneously supportive of multiple customers

  • Ability to listen and willingness to learn

  • Ability to act as a business partner to the operations and not just a technical SME

  • Ability to keep information and activities confidential

  • Ability to organize projects and workloads and stay focused

  • Dependable, reliable, honest and respectful of others

  • General transactional/business contracting

  • Government agency contracting

  • Contract management

  • Legal department operations

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school

  • Member in good standing of the GA Bar (preferred)

  • 1 year of legal experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts

EEO Statement

Jackson & Coker is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.

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