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Senior Counsel - Litigation

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Important Update: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaiser Permanente is moving to a virtual recruitment process including telephone and video interviews to help ensure the health and safety of our employees, candidates, and communities. Also, some hiring activities may be delayed or suspended in certain geographic areas and job categories. For more information on Kaiser Permanentes response to COVID-19, visit our Resource Center .

From acquisition of products and services, real estate transactions, and new ventures to union grievances, provider operations, and liability claims, this group encompasses all of Kaiser Permanente's legal and government counseling and provides cost-effective legal support across all functions.

Senior Counsel - Litigation

Location: Oakland, CA Job Number: 942672 Date posted: 03/02/2021 Submit Interest Description:

As a member of the Litigation Group, this attorney will manage and advise on non-medical malpractice litigation matters. The Senior Counsel will have a broad litigation practice supporting Kaiser Permanente-s operations as an integrated delivery system in California and the eight other jurisdictions where Kaiser Permanente operates. In light of increasing healthcare regulation and enforcement, Kaiser Permanente particularly welcomes applications from candidates with expertise in managing government investigations and enforcement actions, class actions, white collar matters, and other high-risk or high-profile litigation.


Essential Responsibilities:

- Advise complex organizations within KP enterprise-wide, across multiple legal business entities
- Advise Health Plan & Hospitals leadership regarding False Claims Act matters, government investigations, complex business disputes, managed care litigation, privacy lawsuits, class actions, and high-profile cases with potentially significant reputational and business impact.
- Practice also may include some management of single plaintiff employment litigation matters. Basic Qualifications:

Experience - Minimum eight (8) years of complex litigation experience (excluding workers- compensation and medical malpractice), preferably including prosecution or defense of False Claims Act cases and/or other criminal claims, trial experience, and class action experience. Education - Juris Doctorate required.
License, Certification, Registration - Applicable bar license or willingness to obtain such license within two years.


Additional Requirements: - Successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in most or all of the above-referenced areas.
- Excellent academic and professional qualifications.
- Excellent references.
- Solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), and sharp analytical skills.
- Demonstrated qualities consistent with the Department-s preferred operating style, i.e., mutual respect, fairness, honesty, ethical behavior, independent, creative thinking while operating as a team member.
- Superior writing and analytical skills based on substantial experience advising complex organizations. Preferred Qualifications:
- Substantial litigation experience in prosecuting or defending major healthcare clients in False Claims Act cases and/or similar civil or corporate criminal/white collar matters.
- Substantial complex litigation experience in the health law field (excluding workers- compensation and medical malpractice).
- Trial experience.
- Significant class action experience.
Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE Executives|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Director/Senior Director Department: Po/Ho Corp - Natl Legal Litigation - 0308 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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