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Anthem, Inc. Legal Counsel Senior in New Haven, Connecticut


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Legal Counsel Sr.

This position will sit onsite in an Anthem office with the possibility for remote.

Responsible for completing a variety of routine and non-routine legal assignments and intermediate level projects independently and using professional legal concepts and principles in accordance with company and departmental objectives to solve challenging, or legal issues in practical ways. Works autonomously with regular collaboration and reporting to management. At this level the associate has developed a specific technical depth and/or breadth of organizational and industry legal issues.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • R epresent the organization in legal duties.

  • May research legal principles and precedents, consult with outside counsel, draft and execute legal documents, gather relevant case related information using multiple sources and methods.

  • Contributes to overall results of an SBU or CEE unit and/or department.

  • Serves as a strategic partner with assigned clients.

  • Provides legal solutions to a wide range of difficult or new problems.

  • Develops recommendations and solutions that are thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives.

  • May support the development of other attorneys and paralegals by providing guidance on technical and tactical procedures for lower level attorneys.

  • Manages outside counsel on a variety of matters.

  • Assesses and mitigates ris k .

  • Reports to management any identified business exposure and associated risks as well as mitigation techniques being utilized.


  • Requires a JD; current license to practice law; 6 years of specific industry and/or technical legal experience post licensure; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Desired expertise is experience with medicare/medicaid

  • Litigation experience would be required

  • Bilingual in Spanish would be an asset but not required

  • Possibility of travel may be required.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.