Sr. Counsel – HCA Healthcare

Nashville, TN


Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Sr Counsel opening with HCA Healthcare today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.


HCA Healthcare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Job Summary and Qualifications

HCA Healthcare is seeking an in-house counsel in Nashville, Tennessee. Counsel will have primary responsibility for managing legal activities relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other strategic transactions. This position will report to the Vice President – Legal Development of HCA’s Legal Department and will work directly with HCA’s Development Group.

General Responsibilities

  • Lead legal support of M&A transactions, including coordination of legal strategy, risk management and due diligence
  • Draft and negotiate transaction agreements, including confidentiality agreements, letters of intent and definitive agreements
  • Manage transaction processes and drive continuous process improvements of such processes
  • Provide advice and counsel on legal aspects of transaction
  • Direct legal aspects of post-closing integration of acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Manage outside counsel support of transactions and serve as liaison between outside counsel and HCA’s Development Group
  • Supervise paralegal and other legal personnel

Education & Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in relevant experience in-house and/or law firm with M&A focus, and healthcare M&A preferred
  •  Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school & active membership in at least one state bar required

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