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Associate General Counsel

Emory University

For more information and to apply, visit the Emory Human Resources website at http://emory.hr.emory.edu/careers.  Resumes must be submitted no later than October 13, 2017. 

Emory’s Office of the General Counsel seeks an Associate General Counsel to work directly with Emory Healthcare and Emory University leadership.  Primary responsibilities will include client counseling on a wide range of employment matters, working with outside counsel to manage litigation and the handling of EEOC and other agency charges. Secondary responsibilities will include counseling clients on general healthcare operational issues, managing other litigation and handling other operational, and transactional legal work on behalf of the Emory entities, as well as participation on Emory Healthcare and University committees as the legal advisor.  Candidate must have significant employment litigation experience.  Experience in healthcare law strongly preferred, as is the capacity to work effectively in a highly collaborative in-house environment.  Candidate must be capable of working with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment, work well in a team, have good judgment, client counseling and decision-making skills, and must possess the ability to expand into areas outside his or her primary area of expertise.  Collegiality and a sense of humor are valued. Active membership in Georgia Bar (or becoming active member within one year), excellent academic credentials, and a minimum of five years' employment law experience is also required.  Previous experience with academic medical centers, physician group practices and/or higher education preferred.

For more information and to apply, visit the Emory Human Resources website at http://emory.hr.emory.edu/careers.  Resumes must be submitted no later than October 13, 2017.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Provides legal advice and assistance on Emory University and Emory Healthcare legal matters.    

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an ABA accredited law school.  Minimum of five years of related experience.  Member, in good standing, of the State Bar of Georgia, or ability to become member within one year.