• Corporate Counsel (Transactional)

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
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    Corporate Counsel (Transactional)


    Heartland Dental is looking to expand our team!  As a Corporate Counsel at Heartland Dental, you must be capable of handling a substantial amount of work in a fast-paced, dynamic in-house legal department.  We are looking for a flexible team player who is professional and service-oriented at all times.


    Heartland Dental proudly supports 850+ dental offices and more than 10,000 team members across the country. We are hard-working, fun-loving and fast-growing – looking for our next perfect fit!


    This Corporate Counsel position will play a critical role supporting the Legal Department’s work-flows and pro-active projects. 


    Below is an overview of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position:

    • Provide wide-ranging, timely day-to-day advice on acquisition matters and other corporate transactions as needed
    • Interface with and supervise outside counsel on transactional matters
    • Provide other in-house legal services as needed, including credit agreements, real estate agreements, provider agreements, vendor agreements and other commercial contracts
    • Assist with securities related issues and ensure compliance with applicable securities laws
    • Conduct legal research as needed
    • Respond to day-to-day inquiries from internal stake-holders on a wide-range of legal subjects and consult with other in-house attorneys as needed
    • Work on special projects to support the work of the Legal Department and the needs of the Company
    • Work with a contract management system and develop meaningful reports and dashboards
    • Respond to multiple and changing priorities as part of the daily workflow
    • Provide timely turnaround on requests for legal review of contracts


    Minimum Requirements:

    • D. from an accredited law school
    • Member in good standing of State Bar (Illinois preferred)
    • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience at a medium or large law firm
    • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills;
    • Commitment to expeditious, high-quality service to internal customers and the dedication to work the hours it takes to meet those expectations;
    • Ability to collaborate well with attorneys and colleagues;
    • Possess integrity and a strong moral and ethical compass;
    • Ability to proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues, and to develop creative and business focused legal advice and solutions
    • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to travel within the U.S., as needed (occasional to moderate travel)



    • Familiarity with federal and state healthcare laws;
    • Experience developing and refining contract processes, as well as developing templates to enhance standardization and systemization;
    • Significant experience drafting transactional documents and commercial contracts;

    We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.


    Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.


    We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.


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