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Corporate Counsel

Company: Cityblock Health
Location: New York
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Cityblock Health is the first tech-driven provider for communities with complex needs-bringing better care to where it's needed most, block by block. Founded in 2017 on the premise that "health is local" and based in Brooklyn, we are backed by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs along with some of the top healthcare investors in the country. Our mission is to improve the health of underserved communities. Importantly, our solutions are designed specifically for Medicaid and lower-income Medicare beneficiaries, and we meet our members where they are, bringing care into the home and neighborhoods through our community-based care teams and Virtual Care offerings. In close collaboration with community-based organizations, local providers, and leading health plans, we are reorganizing the health system to focus on what matters to our members. Equipped with world-class, custom care delivery technology, we deliver personalized primary care, behavioral health, and social services to deliver a radically better experience of care for every member and community we serve. Over the next year, we'll grow quickly to bring better care to many more members and their communities. To do this, we need people who, like us, believe that everyone should have good care for what matters to them, in their community.-- Our work is grounded in a belief in the power of a diverse community. To close gaps in care and advance equity in the communities we serve, we have to start with making our own team diverse and inclusive. Our ways of working are characterized by creativity, collaboration, and mutual learning that comes from bringing together a community from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to ensure that every person on the Cityblock team, and every Cityblock member, feels supported and included as a part of our community. Our Values:

  • Aim for Understanding
  • Be All In
  • Bring Your Whole Self
  • Put Members First About the Role: You will be joining Cityblock's legal team at a critical point in the company's growth trajectory. You will report-in to one of two Senior Counsel (one degree of reporting from the General Counsel). We are seeking a deeply thoughtful, hardworking, emotionally intelligent, organized, and pragmatic attorney who is excited to become an in-house generalist with the opportunity to specialize as we grow. You are a self-starter eager to learn and bring a creative and solutions-oriented mindset to the daily challenges facing a fast-growing start-up. You are excited to support a mission-driven organization as it works to improve the health outcomes of traditionally underserved populations. You can effectively and diplomatically communicate and collaborate with colleagues across departments. Requirements for the Role:
    • Law Degree (J.D.)
    • At least 3-5 years of experience How We Define Success:
      • Support the legal team and business partners across multiple legal subject-matter areas, including contracting, insurance, real estate, corporate and board governance, and capital markets, as well as some support with healthcare and regulatory compliance, risk and audit, and various other legal issues that may arise from time to time--
      • Provide guidance and oversight for compliance-related activities across the organization
      • Resolve disputes between the business and third-parties--
      • Manage outside counsel--
      • Act as an internal subject matter expert on corporate structure and entity information.
      • Establish rapport and working relationships with business owners in order to build trust and facilitate the proactive use of in-house legal counsel. Nice to Have, But Not Required:
        • Significant contracting experience and some capital markets or securities regulatory experience.--
        • Experience working directly with business stakeholders--
        • In-house experience What We'd Like From You:
          • A resume and/or LinkedIn profile--
          • A short cover letter, please! Cityblock values diversity as a core tenet of the work we do and the populations we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. - We do not accept unsolicited resumes from outside recruiters/placement agencies. Cityblock will not pay fees associated with resumes presented through unsolicited means. Are you legally authorized to work for Cityblock in the United States? --*
            How did you hear about this job opportunity? --*
            Will you now or in the future require Cityblock to serve as a sponsor for employment (e.g., H-1B--visa--status)? --*
            Have you worked for Cityblock, or received an offer in the past? --*
            This question will help us to filter in-bound candidates who have worked for Cityblock before, or may have received an offer.-- Confidential Diversity & Inclusion Survey We take equal opportunity seriously here at Cityblock and are working to build a company that is as diverse as the communities we serve. Completing this survey is voluntary , but we hope that you will choose to answer. All responses are kept completely private - they cannot be seen by anyone reviewing your application, they are not used for or against your candidacy in any way.Because the EEOC identifying questions are limiting, we would like to provide more options to our candidates to self identify for their gender, race, and age. Our work here at Cityblock is grounded in a belief in the power of a diverse community. To close gaps in care and advance equity in the communities we serve, we have to start with building a diverse and inclusive team. Our ways of working are characterized by creativity, collaboration, and mutual learning that comes from bringing together a community from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to ensure that every person on the Cityblock team, and every Cityblock member, feels supported and included as a part of our community.-- Individuals seeking employment here at Cityblock are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. And, because we do business with the government, our recruiting and hiring practices must meet affirmative action and equal employment opportunity standards. Part of this is inviting applicants to self identify, which allows us to comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Thank you! Toyin, Iyah and Bay-- Co-Founders, Cityblock Health What age group do you belong in?
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            Other (Open Comment)
            U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Cityblock Health are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Are you Hispanic/Latino? Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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