General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer/Head of Legal,Healthcare
Our client, The American Medical Association (AMA) , one of the most renown organizations in the world, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the executives in their search for a world class General Counsel. This attorney will manage a team of professionals and will report directly to the EVP and CEO of the organization. The current GC is retiring, so this new executive will take the baton and lead the function.Ideally, this attorney will reside in Chicago, but the executives will consider a remote location for the right candidate (with significant time spent in Chicago for the first year).
The ideal candidate will have sophisticated legal experience in the healthcare or healthcare association work. An excellent foundation in a law firm earlier in a career is a plus. Commercial experience is required. This attorney will have the ability to work successfully in a heavily matrixed environment and work effectively with physician leaders nationally, representing different specialties and/or state medical societies. S/he will have strong business acumen with the ability to partner effectively with internal and external clients to further the mission of the organization. Strong communication written and verbal skills and a high EQ are a must. Our client is looking for a legal executive who possesses a strategic and effective style – not one that high highly combative, but rather productive and solution-oriented.
The General Counsel will work closely with the AMA’s Board of Trustees (BOT), the CEO, the House of Delegates, AMA Councils, and senior AMA staff on all legal and regulatory matters affecting the AMA and its members. This legal executive will attend all BOT and House of Delegates meetings involving the organization’s business and will also work with AMA Councils, Sections and business unit leaders across the AMA. Other responsibilities include:
Solutus Legal has been selected as the exclusive representative on this search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.
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