Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for an associate to join its Healthcare Practice Group.  The Los Angeles office is seeking an associate with a minimum of five years’ experience in health law, including the following:

  • Experience preparing and negotiating services and other agreements in the healthcare setting, including, for example, professional and clinical services agreements, management services agreements, coverage agreements, medical directorship agreements, nondisclosure agreements and vendor-related agreements.
  • Understanding of healthcare fraud and abuse matters, and experience with friendly-PC and foundation models in California, the prohibition on the corporate practice of medicine (and other healings arts), and the relationships between providers and commercial payers.
  • Experience working with a broad range of healthcare clients, including hospitals, pharmacies, physician practices, telehealth companies, home health providers, laboratories and MSOs, as well some exposure to other clients that operate in the healthcare space (e.g., vendors that provide services and support to providers and payors, businesses providing unique solutions to industry problems).
  • Experience working on healthcare transactions, drafting transaction documents, and preparing, filing and maintaining basic corporate documents for healthcare providers.

Optimally, the attorney could handle smaller transactions and routine corporate work and drafting with minimal supervision. Strong analytical and writing skills are required.  Candidates must have a JD and our preference is for candidates with active and good standing membership in the California State Bar. 

We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Deverie Hart, Senior Manager, Lawyer Talent Acquisition, West Coast; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample (10 pages max). We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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