The Staff Attorney will provide legal guidance to business and licensing contracts, domestic and international. Will advise internal clients on legal and business issues and the implications of alternative positions to enable informed business decisions. Interprets, negotiates and drafts complex contracts and related documents to support internal business partners. Provide advice to stakeholders regarding changes in the law, contract or other legal issues that may involve the company’s short or long-term strategic operations.
Interpreting, negotiating, and drafting complex contracts and related documents in support of AHIMA’s products and services – both as customer and buyer
Demonstrate ability to integrate and work well with legal, product management, marketing, sales management, IT and other internal business partners
Work cooperatively to provide quality service to clients. Engage with clients to work out any differences in a productive and timely manner.
Create new templates and update existing templates when needed. Draft, review, and redline a wide variety of contracts using existing templates, when available and balancing risk with business needs within agreed timelines. Services to be provided include legal research, drafting documents, Video/Skype and phone negotiations,
Provide timely responses to in-house clients, estimating timeframe for completion of projects. Track progress of projects and maintain communications with clients.
Escalate to Senior inhouse counsel as appropriate
Ensure compliance with U.S. and international laws and regulations dealing with user privacy, intellectual property, consumer protection, publishing and advertising.
Contribute to the development of projects such as the record retention plan, compliance programs, such as ADA compliance, and providing templates and legal resources for internal use.
Assist with a variety of other Association legal matters as needed.
Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school
Active license to practice law in Illinois
6+ years of experience, with at least 3 years as an in-house attorney, preferably in a healthcare or content licensing business.
Experience in a highly regulated environment preferred
Knowledge of issues relating to various areas of the law, including intellectual property licensing, technology, data privacy, GDPR, commerce, antitrust, litigation, contracts, insurance, and regulatory compliance.
Experience using contract management systems, using and developing templates.
AHIMA is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals. AHIMA represents more than 101,000 health information professionals. AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning.
AHIMA is recognized as the premier source of “HIM knowledge,” the respected authority for rigorous professional certification, and one of the industry’s most active and influential advocates in Congress.
AHIMA is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals. AHIMA represents more than 103,000 health information professionals. AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning. AHIMA is recognized as the premier source of “HIM knowledge,” the respected authority for rigorous professional certification, and one of the industry’s most active and influential advocates in Congress.American Health Information Management Association is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status.
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