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Corporate Services Sr Legal Co

Primary Location: Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Additional Locations: RI-Woonsocket
**Office Based in Woonsocket, RI**

Join our dynamic team as our new Sr Legal Counsel for Corporate Services in at our Woonsocket, RI location.
The Sr Legal Counsel will provide legal guidance, interpretations, advice and recommendations for action to internal and external stakeholders and senior and executive management.

Fundamental Components:
The Senior Legal Counsel Corporate Services position will fill a critical legal need for the company by (i) providing focused legal counsel and advice on a range of matters and projects throughout the entire enterprise; (ii) supporting business owners with mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures and strategic collaborations; (iii) negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts and other agreements in connection with complex transactions and diverse vendor arrangements; (iv) managing pre-litigation disputes involving an assortment of transaction-related contractual issues for various business units; (v) assisting with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and drafting related disclosure; and (vi) interacting with all levels of colleagues, including senior management, peers and subordinates, on a mixture of commercial matters. In addition, the Senior Legal Counsel will effectively manage outside counsel and have primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining best practices and guidance materials in connection with certain subject matter.
Primary business areas to be supported by the Senior Legal Counsel Corporate Services will be Corporate Development, External Growth and Development, Transformation, and Finance.

Required qualifications:
  • Eight plus years of experience as a lawyer in a law firm and/or in-house corporate setting;
  • Experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing a wide variety of transactional agreements;
  • Senior-level experience in mergers and acquisitions;
  • Experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing joint venture and other collaboration agreements;
  • Experience drafting and negotiating private equity investments;
  • Experience researching and drafting disclosure that is responsive to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations.
  • Must currently be admitted to a state bar and in good standing.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Prior in-house experience in the health insurance industry strongly preferred.

    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD.

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

    Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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