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Corporate Counsel

Corporate Counsel

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The Corporate Counsel will report to the Acting General Counsel and will interact daily with senior management and other company personnel on a broad spectrum of internal functions, including contract and regulatory compliance, finance, sales, product management, engineering, human resources, and professional/consulting services. 

**The focus of this role is:  business contract law**

**healthare experience is REQUIRED** **Software as a service SaaS** is required as well.


  • Lead, manage, and develop the legal function for DrFirst.
  • Consistently anticipate, provide timely evaluation, propose mitigation strategies for, and advise management of potential risks in contractual, regulatory, compliance, intellectual property, employment, and other legal areas.
  • Develop, implement, improve and review legal and compliance procedures and training.
  • Coordinate and implement corporate governance initiatives.
  • Serve as a compliance officer assuring regulatory compliance in all matters.
  • Contribute to the management of litigation, disputes, and investigations providing timely guidance to management of potential liabilities and mitigation strategies.
  • Draft, negotiate and review commercial contracts, including but not limited to, agreements relating to direct licensing, distribution, consulting, confidentiality and other business and legal documents.
  • Develop and oversee productive relationships with outside counsel, where necessary, to efficiently manage the company’s global business needs and relationships.



The candidate should have at least 3 years of experience to include, but not limiited to the following: 

  • Negotiating a diverse range of commercial, media and intellectual property agreements with clients, and suppliers, procurement departments.
  • Working on compliance programs, including the drafting of policies and procedures, creating and organizing training.
  • Working with external legal counsel to maximize these relationships in a cost-effective manner.
  • Risk management experience.
  • Health care regulatory compliance, especially HIPAA would be great but is not required

    Corporate governance, securities, and mergers & acquisitions

The position also requires an understanding of financial principles applicable to a large and growing corporation; excellent legal and business writing skills; the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues, clients and senior management; a high customer service ethic; and the ability to collaborate and build productive relationships with colleagues and clients both internally and externally. Role is located in Rockville, MD at corporate headquarters.

Physical Requirements:

  • 80% Desk/phone work
  • 20% Standing