Exciting new opportunity for Counsel to manage significant litigation matters in high-profile industry generating interesting legal work; opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment while developing a personal practice and reputation with clients; opportunity to develop as an in-house litigation professional by taking on substantive and administrative responsibilities raising candidate's profile within the CVS Health Legal department.
The Counsel will be a member of the CVS Health Litigation Team, managing health benefits litigation matters for the Aetna business unit including ERISA cases, bad faith litigation and consumer class actions. The Counsel will also have certain subject matter and/or administrative responsibilities depending on their prior experience.
The majority of the Counsel's time will be spent developing and implementing case strategy, directing discovery requests and strategy, communicating with and engaging clients throughout the lifetime of the matter, coordinating with outside counsel and identifying business process improvements based on litigation experiences.
The Counsel will work directly with clients, colleagues throughout the Legal department, outside counsel, government affairs and corporate communications as appropriate. May also deal with external stakeholders including Employer Plan Sponsors, government agencies and opposing counsel.
Minimum of 6 years of legal/ litigation experience.
Significant experience in managing health benefits litigation matters is required.
Prior in-house litigation experience is preferred.
Will consider managing litigation at law firms experience if lacking in-house litigation experience.
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Legal/License To Practice Law is desired
Functional - Legal/Litigation/7-10 Years
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
This position will be open in Woonsocket, RI; Northbrook, IL; Hartford, CT; Bluebell, PA or Florham Park, NY
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.
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