Corporate Counsel

| Greater NYC Area

We are changing how health insurance works. Our goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent and human. We need your help to do so. We brought together leaders from top technology, service and healthcare companies to work side by side to disrupt health insurance. The result? Better people, better ideas, and better healthcare.

As Corporate Counsel, you will be a key member of the Legal team responsible for new market licensing, commercial contracting, employment matters and other corporate work. This position works with virtually every department at the company, spanning offices across the country. 

We operate in New York, California, Texas, New Jersey, Tennessee and Ohio, and next year will add Arizona, Florida and Michigan. We anticipate further geographic expansion and new product offerings, including in the Medicare Advantage market. You should be comfortable in an ever changing environment as we continue to grow!

Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft, edit and negotiate commercial agreements, including NDAs, BAAs, and vendor agreements of all kinds

  • Provide information on employment-related issues to Oscar personnel and help Oscar stay current with laws and regulations that assure a fair work environment

  • Coordinate and assemble Oscar’s applications for insurance licenses in new markets

  • Assist in project management of Oscar’s Medicare Advantage application and launch

  • Handle corporate governance and other corporate housekeeping matters, including preparing board and committee meeting agendas, meeting minutes, resolutions, and shareholder/board consents

  • Serve as a resource on matters of corporate law and governance

  • Become a company resource for contract related questions and processes; the business can rely on you and your expertise, and guidance

About you:

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school and at least 2 years of relevant experience at a law firm and/or in-house

  • Experience and understanding of corporate law and contract drafting and interpretation

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical abilities, particularly in developing conceptual understanding of new topics for yourself and others

  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership with strong work ethic and follow-through skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, with a proven ability to build strong interpersonal relationships

  • Detail-oriented and dynamic team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience in employment law

  • Experience working in the healthcare industry and knowing what a deductible actually is

  • Experience with startups

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we work to cultivate an environment where exceptional people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change healthcare -- an experience made whole by your unique background and perspectives.

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ([email protected]) to make the need for an accommodation known. 

Pay Transparency Policy: Oscar's Pay Transparency Policy ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

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Location

295 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012

An Insider's view of Oscar

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in the office super collaborative. I’ve never been at any company before where so many different departments work so closely together to accomplish the same vision and goals. It doesn’t matter if your team is member facing or not, the vision is the same - making health care simpler and easier to understand for our members.

Gabriela

Senior IT Technician

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We are striving to make a healthier life accessible and affordable for all. Everything we do is aligned towards solving that high-level problem and given the state of healthcare in the United States it is no easy task.

Isaac

VP, Engineering

What does career growth look like on your team?

As the product design director, it’s my responsibility to set the design team up for success. That means designers understand how they're performing now, how they're expected to grow and how they fit into the company’s future. At Oscar, one of our core values is 'powered by people' -- developing and growing our employees is what raises the bar.

Erin

Director, Product Design

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I believe accessibility is critical to effective leadership. Being accessible is not only about making time for your team, but also about fostering emotional and human connections with those around you. We have various forums in which I make myself accessible to the team, including an open door policy if anyone needs me for anything at anytime.

Sara

SVP, Product

What are some social events your company does?

Oscar does a great job of 'reading the room'. We have birthday celebrations and celebrate work anniversaries often. In addition, the "surprise & delight" events are always thoughtful, focusing on happiness, mental health, and just providing a plain old reason to take a breather. Nothing beats the company-wide camping trip over the summer though!

Blake

Recruiter II

What are Oscar Perks + Benefits

Oscar Benefits Overview

Great perks for every employee.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
In our NYC and LA offices.
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
In our Tempe, AZ office.
Stocked Kitchen
In our NYC and LA offices.
Some Meals Provided
Catered lunch three days per week in NYC and LA.
Happy Hours
In our NYC and LA offices.
Parking
For our Tempe, AZ office.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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