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Anthem, Inc. Associate General Counsel in Chicago, Illinois


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

The Associate General Counsel, Technology Transactions will be responsible for supporting technology-focused transactions, including inbound and outbound technology and software licensing, sourcing and supply agreements for technology goods and services, including development services, as-a-service offerings, and outsourcing services.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform these essential duties:

  • Having a strong technical background, with experience in health care technology or the health care industry a plus.

  • Have experience with a broad spectrum of transaction types, preferably including vendor contracts, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and equity investments.

  • Be capable of handling complex, novel, high-value projects with broad organizational impact and moderate to a high level of risk.

  • Have strong experience with legal issues related to cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, blockchain, data rights, HIT, open-source software, and compliance with evolving privacy and information security laws and regulations as they pertain to transactional work.

  • Be able to work successfully with core partners in the company's Information Technology, Digital, and Procurement organizations, as well as liaising with groups such as Information Security, Tax, Finance and Corporate Development.

  • Provide advice and assistance to executives and management on corporate, legal and regulatory matters within the scope of the attorney’s job.

  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate legal projects.

  • Contributes to overall results of an SBU or CEE unit and/or department.

  • Uses professional legal concepts and principles to contribute to the development of the company's concepts and principles.

  • Routinely works on complex problems in which analysis of situations and/or facts require an in-depth evaluation of various factors.

  • Assesses and mitigates risk. Reports to management any identified business exposure and associated risks as well as mitigation techniques being utilized.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school.

  • Current license to practice law.

  • 9 years of specific industry and/or technical legal experience post licensure; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing outside counsel preferred.

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs, and financial education resources, to name a few. The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and Anthem approves - a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

    REQNUMBER: PS65094-Chicago-Chicago