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Healthcare Transactions Associate

DJR García is a Sacramento-based boutique law firm focusing on health and wellness providers. We are seeking an attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in healthcare law and/or corporate law. Preference is for candidate with experience in provider representation, advising on federally-qualified health center regulations, Medi-Cal reimbursement issues, fraud and abuse, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and False Claims Act.  We are also interested in candidates with experience with general nonprofit corporate law, tax-exempt entities, cannabis/other medicinal therapy providers, and broader wellness practitioners.  Any experience with licensed California cannabis operators also favorable. Major law firm experience preferred; in-house experience with major healthcare entity or government experience would be considered. Candidate must have excellent writing skills, high academic credentials, and substantial experience with healthcare or commercial contracts. Candidate must be licensed to practice in California.

Qualified candidates should email resume, writing sample, and a brief cover email to info@djrgarcia.com.

Essential Functions

  • Handle incorporation and limited liability company formation from start to finish
  • Support practice group leader in transactions and lead paralegals/support staff in deal support
  • Have extensive experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts with a particular emphasis in physician contracting, health reimbursement contracting, vendor agreements, administrative support service arrangements, and corporate startup agreements
  • Experience working on healthcare transactions, drafting transaction documents, and preparing, filing, and maintaining basic corporate documents for healthcare providers
  • Strong analytical and writing skills required
  • Excellent references and academics a must

Basic Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate and licensed to practice law in California
  • Minimum 3-5 year’s experience practicing law
  • Good standing with the California State Bar
  • Willingness to be cross-trained across broader health and wellness fields

Preferred Qualifications

  • Major law firm experience or in-house experience with healthcare provider
  • Experience in or knowledge of the California cannabis industry
  • Tax or tax-exempt legal analysis a significant plus

Supervisory Responsibility
This position will have no direct reports but will supervise paraprofessional staff on transactions.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to walk up and down a short staircase and be capable of working in an energetic urban environment with ambient noise from neighboring roads and businesses.

DJR García complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), and all applicable state and local fair employment practices laws and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Consistent with this commitment, the Company will provide reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees if the reasonable accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job unless doing so would create an undue hardship.

Travel Requirements / Remote Working
No travel is expected for this position. Periodic remote working arrangement with approval from the supervisor will be considered.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
There is no visa or H-1B sponsorship.

DJR García is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DJR García provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.