Associate Commercial Counsel

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About Wheel
Wheel is bringing the future of work to healthcare. Wheel is a first-of-its-kind enterprise that provides healthcare clients access to a flexible workforce of virtual care clinicians, and the tech-enabled infrastructure required to mobilize it rapidly and compliantly to improve patient access to care. Our mission is to change the way healthcare works by putting clinicians first, because happier clinicians make healthier patients. We’re headquartered in Austin, Texas, and recently named one of Built In Austin’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2020. Wheel is venture-backed by top investors with a track-record of growth-- and we’re ready to build an amazing team with top-tier talent like you! Check out a recent Crunchbase article about Wheel's growth.

Responsibilities
- Lead legal negotiations for commercial transactions and partner with the sales team to close transactions in a timely and efficient manner.
- Draft and review a variety of complex commercial agreements, including SaaS, MSAs, and Telehealth Collaboration Agreements.
- Consider all legal and regulatory considerations relevant to contracting for health care software and services, including but not limited to fraud and abuse, HIPAA, and corporate practice of medicine.
- Iterate on and improve the current contracting process.
- Use the experience gained from supporting commercial transactions to help define business terms and structure deals in the most optimal way.
- Develop, maintain and refine legal templates.
- Serve as Legal point of contact for sales team, handling new contract requests, renewals, amendments, and expansions.
- Provide thoughtful and practical business and legal advice to drive development of relationships with Wheel clients, partners, and vendors. Represent Wheel in external meetings and negotiations alongside the sales team.
-Identify and explain agreement terms and associated risks to business stakeholders and interpret contract requirements, obligations and risk assessment or exposure, and advise accordingly
- Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, commercial and other laws, regulations, and developments to be able to give the most effective advice.

Requirements
- At minimum 5 years out of law school
- Health law specific commercial contracting experience
- Health tech or health system experience preferred
- Top law firm experience preferred
- High degree of professional ethics and integrity
- Strong and effective document drafting and negotiating skills with excellent oral and written communication skills
- Practical business acumen, driving pragmatic business-oriented solutions
- A highly approachable, collegial and collaborative approach
- Accountable and proactive self-starter, comfortable working independently
- Ability to manage and prioritize workload and multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
- J.D. from accredited U.S. law school
- Member of the bar in any US jurisdiction with the ability to practice in-house in Texas

Wheel continues to maintain its commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable work environment and believes pay transparency is an important component. We are reviewing our internal policies and practices to ensure this is enabled for all employees, regardless of where they are located. In the meantime, this role can be performed remotely, with the exception of Colorado on a temporary basis. Colorado-based candidates will resume consideration in Q1 2022.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
At Wheel, we know we will go further together by celebrating diversity and that starts by honoring each of our unique lived experiences. We look for a diverse pool of applicants including those from historically marginalized groups: women, people with disabilities, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or gender non-conforming, first and second-generation immigrants, veterans and people from different socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to ensuring a safe work environment where employees are not discriminated against based on age, race, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that believes in health, equity, equality, and prosperity for all so we can succeed in changing the way healthcare works.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • RubyLanguages
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Location

2330 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 300, Austin, TX 78704

What are Wheel Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Wheel also provides 4 weeks of paid leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

As a virtual care solution company, we offer employees access to free telemedicine visits-- up to 5 per year!

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