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Assistant General Counsel - Remote

Boston, Massachusetts
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Assistant General Counsel - Remote

About Thriveworks
Our mission at Thriveworks is to help people live happy, successful lives. We believe that everyone can benefit from working with a skilled and caring mental health professional. That's why Thriveworks was founded-to help those seeking counseling or coaching gain access to truly exceptional providers.

About the Job

The Assistant General Counsel works closely with Finance, HR, Clinical Operations, and other internal stakeholders to provide thorough and thoughtful legal research and recommendations on a broad variety of legal issues.

Key Responsibilities

Drafting and updating contract templates, such as confidentiality agreements, employment agreements and related documents, vendor and other third-party agreements.
Negotiation of company contracts, including property leases, third-party payer agreements, business-to-business (B2B) agreements and vendor agreements.
Researching legal and administrative requests from various departments to ensure compliance with state, federal, and local law.
Assisting with ethics and compliance programs, including the drafting and updating of corporate policies and SOPs.
Advising Thriveworks' business units regarding legal updates, best practices, and risk mitigation.
Supporting litigation issues and working with external counsel.
Supporting Thriveworks in its franchise offering, including annual state registrations, negotiation of new and renewal franchise agreements, and management of franchisee non-compliance.

Basic Qualifications

Law degree from an accredited law school and admission to the bar and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction in the United States.
2-3 years of work experience in a law firm or in-house counsel.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects, independently and collaboratively, while working under deadlines.
Ability to respond quickly and accurately to requests/inquiries from all levels of management and departments within Thriveworks.
Ability to develop creative, business friendly solutions to solve challenging issues in strategic deals, and to develop credibility and confidence as a trusted advisor.
Excellent communication skills, with a good sense of humor.
Thrive in a remote-only work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the healthcare industry and associated regulations (e.g. HIPAA) would be helpful, but not required.
Litigation experience is a plus, as well as familiarity with insurance and organizational risk management.


An amazing team culture
Professional development & advancement opportunities
401K with 3% employer match
Healthcare, Dental, Vision, and life insurance benefits
Professional EAP program for team member & household
Additional coverage options available such as: Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Accident Insurance

Successful Thriveworks employees believe in our mission to help people live happy, healthy lives. They also embody our core values, which focus on the ability and willingness to adapt, raise the bar, act with integrity, achieve our goals, and work well together. If you think you fit the bill and belong on our team, apply today!

Thriveworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our people are our most valuable assets. We embrace and encourage differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. We encourage and welcome diverse candidates to apply for any position you are qualified for to bring your unique perspective to our team.
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  • Job Reference: 662571925-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Thriveworks
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent