Managing Legal Counsel

Title: Managing Legal Counsel – Remote

Location: Home


Job Description:

Our work matters. We help people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. We do not lose sight of that. It fuels our passion and drives every decision we make.

The Managing Legal Counsel provides tactical and strategic legal advice to internal clients, typically at the Director, Vice President or SVP level.


  • Provide tactical and strategic legal advice to internal clients within the company’s State Government Solutions business segment (primarily state Medicaid and Aids Drug Assistance Programs), administrative support functions or other areas as assigned
  • Provide legal and strategic support in connection with state procurement processes for pharmacy benefit administration services, analyze and negotiate service agreements, provide day-to-day advice on contract and other business risks, assist in dispute resolution, and other legal support as needed or assigned
  • Engage state agency counsel and representatives of state attorneys general offices as appropriate on various matters including but not limited to: proposal processes, contract negotiations, and support for Prime’s various positions on legal matters, etc.
  • Manage staffing, performance and development, and demonstrate Prime’s leadership expectations during interactions with direct reports, cross functional and external stakeholders
  • Provide client training on legal principles
  • Coordinate partnership with in-house and outside legal resources where appropriate
  • Provide mentorship to department staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Juris doctor degree
  • Current license to practice law
  • 10 years of experience practicing as an attorney or related legal experience in a contracting/transactional role, with a minimum of 5 years of experience as an attorney representing managed care companies or other health care clients
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without need for work visa or residency sponsorship

Additional Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to influence business clients and effect necessary change in policies or behaviors
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships among all levels of the organization
  • Financial acumen and familiarity with common business finance principles
  • 2 years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to distill complex concepts or situations into concise and compelling communications
  • Demonstrated expertise within one or more practice areas required by Prime’s business needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with pharmacy benefits, pharmacies and/or health benefit insurers
  • State or other public procurement processes
  • Experience with contracts

Minimum Physical Job Requirements

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Constantly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, talk and hear
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Reporting Structure

  • Reports to VP in the legal department

Potential pay for this position ranges from $165,600.00 – $264,400.00 based on experience and skills. Pay range may vary by 8% depending on applicant location.

To review our Benefits, Incentives and Additional Compensation, visit our Benefits Page and click on the “Benefits at a glance” button for more detail.

Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, family status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class under federal, state, or local law.