Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney - Assistant or Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel (Memphis, TN)

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: Memphis, TENNESSEE
Job Type: FullTime

Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney - Assistant or Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel (Memphis, TN) - 200000002D 



Description

 

This position is part of the Office of the General Counsel which represents The University of Tennessee, a statewide system of public higher education. The position will be based in Memphis where the University’s Health Science Center is located, but responsibilities may involve service to all campuses and institutes in the University system. This position will primarily be responsible for defending the University in litigation arising at the Health Science Center, including healthcare liability, other torts, breach of contract, and student and employee issues. This position may also assist with responding to complaints made to administrative agencies, and handling other matters related to the Health Science Center. The incumbent is expected to handle all aspects of litigation, including acting as lead trial counsel and usually will be the only attorney assigned to a matter.


 



Qualifications

 

Required Qualifications:  


JD from an accredited law school; Tennessee law license or eligibility for Tennessee license; minimum of five years of relevant litigation experience, including healthcare liability matters; strong academic record; and strong legal writing and oral communication skills. 


 

Preferred Qualifications:  


More than 10 years of litigation experience, including first-chair trial experience. 


 


Job
  Other Professional 
Primary Location
  US-Tennessee-Memphis 
Organization
  General Counsel 
Campus/Institute  University Administration 
Schedule
  Full-time 
Job Posting
  Feb 7, 2020, 9:43:15 AM 


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