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Sr. Associate Counsel & VP UPMC Enterprises

  • Job ID: 526161808
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Management
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Legal
  • Department: Corporate Legal
  • Location: 6425 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15206
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


UPMC is seeking legal professionals to be considered for our Sr. Associate Counsel & VP UPMC Enterprises opening.  This individual will contribute to the success of our Enterprises team.  This role will provide effective legal counsel to assist in meeting the legal needs of a large, diverse health care delivery and finance system.


  • Provide high-level, proficient legal counsel to members of UPMC's senior leadership.
  • Coordinate legal resources within the department and with other UPMC in-house attorneys.
  • Provide oversight of department processes and procedures, including as to retention and oversight of outside counsel serving UPMC.
  • Carry out department level communication and satisfy system reporting requirements on behalf of the department.
  • Provide guidance with respect to contractual and commercial arrangements and prepare contractual and other legal documentation.
  • Provide legal and strategic advice with respect to start-up and early stage company formation, financing, operations and governance.
  • Represent UPMC and UPMC business units in structuring and negotiating research and licensing arrangements in connection with life sciences technology transfer.
  • Represent UPMC and UPMC business units in structuring and negotiating highly complex business transactions, such as equity financings and M&A transactions.
  • Provides transactional support, due diligence, investment monitoring, and analytical support to the Enterprises Division of UPMC.
  • Directing and managing significant system-wide legal functions.
  • Provides supervision and management of attorneys.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • J.D. Degree required.
  • Minimum 12 years experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Strong transactional experience.
  • Experience in technology and technology transfer.
  • Must demonstrate strong negotiating skills.
  • Must demonstrate strong legal analytical skills, communication skills, solid legal writing skills, and problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to independently handle unique, sensitive and complex legal matters, without supervision and oversight.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Member in good standing of the bar of a state, preferably Pennsylvania. Must secure Pennsylvania license within reasonable time of employment.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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