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Staff Attorney - Insurance Services Division

  • Job ID: 124161419
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Standard Business Hours
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Legal
  • Department: Health Policy
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $38.63 to $65.44 / hour


Our UPMC Corporate Legal team is recruiting a Staff Attorney with excellent credentials. This is a regular, full-time position that is based out of the US Steel Tower in downtown Pittsburgh.

The Staff Attorney will provide effective legal counsel by helping to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse health care financing and delivery system.  UPMC, a large integrated health care delivery system and insurer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, operates more than 30 academic, community, and specialty hospitals, 600 doctors' offices and outpatient sites, employs 3,600 physicians, and offers an array of rehabilitation, retirement, and long-term care facilities. 

This is a junior attorney position. The successful candidate will be part of a legal team supporting UPMC’s Insurance Services Division.  He or she will have exposure to a broad range of legal areas and transactions.  If this sounds like a fit for you, apply online today!


  • Subject to supervision and oversight of senior UPMC attorneys, provide counsel to managers and staff throughout UPMC and address and resolve legal issues as they arise on a daily basis, such as in the areas of regulatory and health insurance law.
  • Responsible for legal research, preparing legal documentation, and providing legal guidance within the organization with respect to non-complex contractual and business arrangements and compliance with legal requirements (including federal and state health care laws and regulations, as applicable).
  • Review and recommend changes to corporate policy to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Subject to supervision and oversight of senor UPMC attorneys, provide legal counsel and legal services as identified below to UPMC's corporate departments and to those divisions and business units to which the Staff Attorney is assigned, which may include interaction as necessary with senior leadership of such areas.
  • Apply general legal knowledge in areas that may include: federal and state health care laws and regulations (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid, licensure, accreditation, behavioral health, etc.), corporate law, taxation,  insurance, commercial and finance; and begin to develop specialized legal knowledge in one or more of such areas.
  • Perform special project assignments for senior UPMC attorneys.
  • Provide guidance with respect to contractual arrangements and prepare contractual and other legal documentation.
  • Under supervision of more senior attorneys, may be responsible for one of more of the following: assistance in representing UPMC business units in hearings and proceedings at the administrative level; assistance in representing UPMC business units in moderately complex business arrangements; performance of discrete tasks in more complex litigation or business transactions or special projects
  • Apply legal knowledge, analysis and judgment to identify alternative approaches and their relative merits and recommend solutions to routine and less complex legal problems.



  • J.D. Degree is required.
  • Must demonstrate legal analytical skills, communication skills, legal writing skills, and problem solving ability.
  • Pennsylvania license or obtain such license within six (6) months of date-of-hire required.
  • Insurance experience is preferred, although not required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Pennsylvania Attorneys License

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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