Tegria Lead Attorney - VP, Senior Corporate Counsel
Providence is calling for a VP, Senior Corporate Counsel to act as the lead attorney for Tegria in Seattle, WA.
ESSENTIAL POSITION PURPOSE
In late 2020, Providence, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, combined nine wholly- or majority-owned for-profit operating companies to form Tegria, a commercial organization designed to provide next generation technologies and services to the healthcare industry. Headquartered in Seattle with offices and teams throughout the United States and Canada, Tegria fields more than 2,500 strategists, technologists, service providers and scientists to deliver value for more than 550 customers.
Tegria currently focuses on three key growth initiatives—healthcare consulting and technology services, revenue cycle management solutions, and data and analytics platforms. Through these initiatives, Tegria helps healthcare organizations accelerate the technological, research, clinical, and operational advances necessary to build health for a better world.
As part of its growth plan, Tegria is seeking a lead attorney with 15 years of experience from a top-tier law firm and/or with in-house experience with an organization similarly situated to Tegria to join its senior executive management team. In this position, you will work very closely with the Department of Legal Affairs (DLA) and will report directly to the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of Providence.
You will support the Tegria senior executive management team and the CLO in performing a broad range of legal tasks, including:
Working closely with Tegria’s key stakeholders, including Tegria’s Governance Committee and various portfolio company boards, partners, other investment professionals and members of the organization’s investor relations and accounting, tax and finance teams in support of a broad range of activities including governance oversight and guidance, together with DLA’s M&A lead overseeing mergers and acquisition (M&A) activities, private equity or other third party investment activities with Tegria, general commercial contracting activities, and employee benefit and incentive plans related activities.
Acting as “general counsel” for Tegria, including its wholly- or majority-owned portfolio companies matters as needed, while coordinating with, and utilizing DLA’s specialist attorneys as appropriate.
Assisting outside counsel and DLA’s M&A lead with complex investment structuring.
Together with DLA’s M&A lead, review acquisition documents, due diligence evaluation materials, and other stockholder and investor related governance documents.
Collaborating with DLA’s M&A lead, business teams and outside counsel regarding transactions, compliance, private equity investment management, and regulatory matters.
Together with our Risk and Compliance and human resources teams, developing Tegria’s compliance manual policies and procedures and developing new policies/refining existing policies as necessary in conjunction with Providence’s Risk and Compliance function.
Work with Tegria’s portfolio of companies and DLA’s data privacy lead to build a data governance and security program and systems to ensure that sensitive data is controlled and regulatory compliance issues are identified and appropriately resolved.
Assisting with various investor relations duties, including regular investor communications.
In coordination with DLA’s litigation lead attorney, monitoring litigation and advising Tegria senior executive management team on the same.
In coordination with our head of labor and employment and human resources specialists, assisting with various HR/employment-related and benefits matters as they arise .
Assisting with tax issues as they arise.
In coordination with DLA’s regulatory and privacy specialists, provide guidance on regulatory issues relating to health care such as privacy, fraud and abuse laws, and nonprofit organization related issues.
In coordination with Providence’s CLO, planning for Tegria’s future legal needs, and recruiting, developing, and managing a team of legal resources to effectively address the same.
15 years of corporate legal experience in business transactions (M&A or private equity acquisitions). Preference for additional experience/exposure to private equity backed companies. Preference for experience/exposure to regulatory issues relating to the health care industry including privacy, fraud and abuse laws, and nonprofit organization related issues.
Experience with a mid- to large-size law firm or combination of practice with such a firm and in-house experience preferred.
Previous private equity and securities law experience strongly desired.
The position requires a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school, or the equivalent. Membership in at least one state bar is required.
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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
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