Posted Apr 21

Senior Counsel

Cleveland Clinic
Beachwood, OH Full Time


Licensed attorney that leads a practice group within the Law Department and/or serves as the legal advisor to a business unit of the Cleveland Clinic both through direct legal practice and the supervision of internal staff and outside counsel. This position will focus on cyber security, information technology and contract review


Ensures that timely responses are provided to requests for legal advice in the attorney's assigned area whether by Senior Counsel or by other members of the pertinent practice group.

Advises, mentors and guides attorneys and other staff members working within the attorney's areas of responsibility.

Delegates matters when necessary.

Participates in budget processes and manages outside counsel on matters falling within the attorney's areas of responsibility in a cost-effective manner.

Maintains expertise in assigned subject matter areas.

Advises and trains appropriate members of the department on legal developments impacting the attorney's areas of expertise.

Actively seeks out opportunities to bring the organization into compliance with those areas of the law.

Other duties as assigned.


Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.) from ABA accredited law school.


Member in good standing of the Ohio bar or ability to become a member of the Ohio bar within a reasonable period of time.


Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


Over ten years comparable experience in the substantive legal area of law that is designated as the attorney's area(s) of expertise, preferably in both a law firm as well as an in-house setting.

Ten years successful experience managing internal staff as well as outside counsel preferable.

Minimum two years experience in a healthcare setting highly desirable.

Experience in Information Technology, Cyber Security and contract review preferred


Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.

May require periods of sitting, standing and the ability to walk to various locations to attend meetings.

Must have normal or corrected vision to normal range and be able to clearly communicate verbally by phone.


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