Aetna Associate Counsel in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 52682BR


Office based in Hartford, CT

In this Legislative Analysis Unit position, the Associate Counsel, under the supervision of Counsel, will analyze, interpret, and communicate requirements of newly enacted state and federal laws, regulations, and other legal guidance that impact Aetna's businesses and services.

Fundamental Components:The successful candidate for this Associate Counsel position will work in the Legislative Analysis Unit under the supervision of Counsel. Monitor state and federal legislative activity for impact to Aetnas businessesAnalyze recently enacted state and federal laws, regulations, and other legal guidance and determine their applicability to Aetnas products and servicesResearch and interpret laws and translate legal requirements into plain language for internal business clientsProvide legal guidance to business clientsComplete ad hoc projects.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:Admitted to practice law in at least one state and in good standing of applicable bar association(s).1-4 years of post-bar experience in a law firm and/or in-house/corporate setting that includes: Contract negotiations or drafting ; Assisting with regulatory issues and/or Corporate and transactional issues.Demonstrated excellent problem-solving skillsWillingness to embrace technologyExperience demonstrating legal acumen, drafting, and analytical skills requiredExperience demonstrating strong written and verbal communications skills requiredExperience with federal or state laws concerning health care and/or consumer directed businesses and consumer directed technology is preferred.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a JD.


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We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Job Function: Legal