Subject Matter: Genesis Searching for an Associate Counsel
Associate Counsel â€“ Litigation
Kennett Square, PA
Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation’s largest skilled nursing care providers with more than 400 skilled nursing centers and assisted living residences in 29 states nationwide. Genesis also supplies rehabilitation therapy to over 1,500 healthcare providers in 46 states. At Genesis, we offer our patients and residents outstanding clinical care, delivered by highly skilled practitioners in a warm and comfortable setting.
Position Summary: Genesis HealthCare is currently searching for an Associate Counsel specializing in patient care litigation based in our corporate headquarters in Kennett Square, PA.
Responsibilities: 1. Manage high volume of patient care and general liability matters filed against centers and corporate entities 2. Assist with discovery responses directed to centers and corporate entities 3. Assist with negotiation of settlements and preparation and review of settlement agreements 4. Conduct preliminary investigations regarding pre-suit matters 5. Conduct day-to-day monitoring of lawsuits and collaborate with outside counsel regarding litigation strategy and case value 6. Provide training to leadership and staff on litigation and risk management matters 7. Assign, oversee, and manage the activities of outside counsel (to include case strategy) 8. Perform all other duties as requested.
Educational Requirements: 1. Juris Doctorate is required. 2. Minimum 5 years experience as a practicing attorney, including experience in litigation management as in-house counsel, government attorney or a member of a litigation practice group in a law firm. 3. Experience in the long term care arena strongly preferred. 4. Admission to the state and federal courts of at least one jurisdiction in which Genesis conducts business.
To Apply: Send resumes to Kevin Souder, Sr. Corporate Recruiter, Genesis HealthCare
Firm/Company: Genesis Healthcare
Document Date: January 2013
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