Requisition No: 799749

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY – 50950183

Position Number: 50950183

Salary:  $64,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 05/29/2023

Requisition #799749



Head Quarters, Mary Grizzle State Office Building

Largo, Pinellas County, FL.

Annual Base Salary $64,000.00

Paid Bi-Weekly


Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan.  Health, vision, dental, ‎disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates. Paid vacation and ‎sick leave. Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and ‎Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).‎ Education and employment history must be verifiable. Please attach any credentials you claim (degrees, certifications, etc.) to your application.



  • A member in good standing with the Florida Bar
  • Florida driver’s license in good standing – Periodic travel is required
  • Successful completion of a Level 2 Criminal Background Screening and Due Diligence Process.



  • Employment experience working for the State of Florida


Provide counsel for FDVA Leadership in all relevant areas of law, including executive functions delegated by agency head;

Develop subject matter expertise to support agency mission, including but not limited to: health care regulation, employment law, real property, procurement matters, applicability of federal and state laws and regulations;

Provide legal support, as requested, for Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame, Florida Veterans’ Foundation, Florida Is for Veterans, d/b/a Veterans Florida;

Prepare and litigate cases in administrative and judicial venues including PERC, EEOC, FCHR, AHCA, DCF, circuit and appeals court, collective bargaining units, mediation/arbitration, and settlements; provide outside counsel support, as needed;

Perform agency rulemaking processes under delegated legislative authority, including rules to support Veterans Preference;

Provide real time legal consults for internal agency clients through calls, e-mails, or meetings; refer external client for services;

review legal documents such as health care designations, powers of attorney, DNRs, etc.; provide training;

Support public records requests, medical records requests, subpoenas, requests for production, other discovery, as needed;

Process wage garnishment orders through HR/BoSP; file Answers of Garnishee and motions statewide;

Perform agency contract and Memorandum of Agreement drafting and reviews;

Perform biennial reviews of agency policies and procedures;

Consult and assist with real estate transactions pertaining to Homes, office spaces, easements, and permitting, as needed;

Review proposed legislation, if requested;

Perform administrative tasks to track and report legal services performed within GCO;

Supervise Paralegal Specialist assignments in Largo Headquarters; and

Perform all other duties requested and assigned by General Counsel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of State government procedures; advanced computer and legal research skills; and excellent writing and editing, verbal, multimedia, and other communications abilities.


Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):

The Florida Bar and continuing legal education coursework that is relevant to FDVA’s mission and vision;

Florida driver’s license in good standing.

This position is in the Selected Exempt Service system.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY-SES – 64000234 1

Position Number: 64000234

Salary:  $65,000 annually

Posting Closing Date: 05/05/2023

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County.  If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!  Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its efforts and its vision To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.

Senior Attorney- SES

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Representation in administrative, civil and appellate proceedings in the state and federal courts, and in administrative tribunals.
  • Conducting varied litigation in both state and federal courts and administrative forums.
  • Representation, consultation and support to public health programs and agency officials enforcing state laws, rules and regulations.
  • Negotiation, writing and review of contracts, and memorandums of agreement for partnerships and/or relationships with other organizations and agencies, as developed by those agencies or the county health departments.
  • Review of subpoenas, court orders, record requests, and other correspondence which relate to the release of agency records.
  • Consultation and advice to human resources managers and agency management in personnel matters.
  • Consultation and advice to staff concerning the legal ramifications of potential and pending litigation, legislation, policy decisions, court decisions, and legal opinions of statewide impact.
  • Research and review of pertinent policies, procedures, regulations, and initiatives to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal law.
  • Training to staff on legal aspects of agency programs, operations and specialized legal subjects.
  • Liaison with the courts, attorneys, legal services programs, and other stakeholders within the legal community.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of legal terminology.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of juris prudence.
  • Knowledge of Florida laws and legal procedure.
  • Ability to provide legal counsel.
  • Ability to interpret state and federal legislation, laws and rules.
  • Ability to prepare and conduct litigation.
  • Ability to perform legal research.
  • Ability to conduct hearings.
  • Ability to relate one law or precedent to another case.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data.
  • Ability to prepare various legal documents.
  • Ability to prepare and present trial and appellate briefs, pleadings and oral arguments.
  • Ability to employ legal reasoning and to foresee possible legal problems.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.



  • Membership in good standing with the Florida Bar and two years of professional experience in the practice of law.


  • Prior experience as a government attorney in Florida

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

The Mid-County Center of the Florida Department of Health located at 8751 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33771

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

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Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department’s VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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Senior Healthcare/Privacy Attorney


Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. We hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism, and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

Our Corporate Legal department provides timely and cost-effective legal services of the highest caliber. The Senior Healthcare/Privacy Attorney manages and advises stakeholders with respect to legal/regulatory risk associated with the Pharmacy’s business units, retail locations, and warehouse operations. Ideal candidates have exceptional writing, listening, analytical and problem-solving skills. They are detail-oriented and have interpersonal and negotiation skills to work productively when faced with challenging work situations, confidentiality, and time pressures.

What you’ll do

  • provide legal advice on regulatory, transactional, legislative, agency enforcement, and other healthcare/pharmacy related legal and compliance issues, and develop and recommend solutions
  • review, evaluate, draft and negotiate healthcare/pharmacy contract terms
  • interact with regulatory agencies to resolve concerns and administrative enforcement actions
  • participate on project teams as a subject matter expert

Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • Member of a state bar association
  • 4 years of Pharmacy Law or 7 years of general Healthcare Law practice experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor and Board Certification in Healthcare Law
  • member of a state bar association with eight or more years of pharmacy, privacy, and/or general healthcare law practice experience
  • bar admission and member in good standing in one state where Publix operates
  • knowledge of overall Publix organization and various business area operations
  • knowledge of company and business area policies and procedures
  • ability to supervise others

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Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches (“MSPB”) is a primary care-focused, multi-specialty physician group practice serving Palm Beach and Broward counties in Florida. MSPB is a value-based care focused, integrated healthcare delivery system committed to providing comprehensive, high-quality care with respect and integrity for its patients and the community. MSPB has approximately 85 providers, spread across 25+ offices and offers primary care, cardiology, neurology, hematology/oncology, concierge medicine and laboratory services.


The General Counsel/Compliance Officer is responsible for overseeing the legal and corporate compliance functions for the company and its affiliated entities. As the hands on, in-house legal executive, the General Counsel/Compliance Officer will be the strategic legal advisor for senior management and the Board of Directors of the Company across a full range of legal matters including: corporate governance; commercial transactions, including M&A and due diligence; contract review and negotiations; real estate leases; federal and state regulatory compliance; provider relations and insurance contracting; HIPAA privacy matters; fraud and abuse compliance, including reviews under Stark and anti-kickback laws; risk management; and employment issues. As a member of the senior leadership team, the General Counsel/Compliance Officer will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a work environment focused on delivering high quality patient care and one that fosters respect, open communication, collaboration and teamwork.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts and other legal documents, including, merger, acquisition and other corporate transaction documents, independent contractor and consulting agreements, employment-related agreements, confidentiality, real estate leases, vendor agreements and license agreements.
  • Advise senior leadership on contract status, legal risks and business terms of transactions.
  • Assist in the review of payor contracts.
  • Participate in the development of corporate policies, procedures and programs to efficiently manage the Company’s activities and mitigate risk.
  • Proactively address rapidly evolving legislative environment, including changes in laws and regulations, regulatory focus areas and industry best practices that may affect the Company and its affiliates.
  • Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights with respect to any malpractice issues.
  • Perform legal due diligence with respect to any mergers or acquisitions prior to finalization of transaction.
  • Negotiate with opposing counsel on acquisition transactions.
  • Ensure the Company conducts its business in compliance with various healthcare laws including those on privacy, FWA, including Stark, Anti-Kickback statutes.
  • Administer all aspects of the Company’s corporate compliance program.
  • Investigate and resolve any compliance or risk concerns in an effort to mitigate the Company’s liability.
  • Provide counsel for legal aspects of practice operations including informed consent, medical records, privacy and patients’ rights issues.
  • Act as Corporate Secretary for Board of Director meetings; maintain appropriate corporate records for all Company entities.
  • Provide oversight and leadership for all legal needs of the Company, including those of internal stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively and manage outside counsel, as needed.



Extensive knowledge of laws and standards governing the delivery of healthcare by providers

  • Experience in broad range of transactional work, including drafting and negotiating various types of transaction agreements
  • Proven ability to advise senior management on complex commercial matters and risks
  • Strong understanding of corporate laws and healthcare compliance
  • Prior experience in mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence
  • Proven ability to make sound legal judgments and decisions. Ability to quickly assess potential problems and provide effective resolutions
  • Self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain high-volume, high-quality workflow while handling multiple priorities and objectives
  • Superior communication skills in both written and verbal presentation
  • Well-developed negotiation, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Dependable, strong work ethic; high degree of ethics, personal integrity and use of sound judgment



  • Juris Doctorate (JD) from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the Florida Bar
  • At least 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry as in-house counsel or outside counsel – advising on a broad range of health law and corporate legal matters



Competitive compensation plan with an excellent benefits package including paid time off, health benefits, and 401k.


Please submit all resumes to


AMERICAN HEALTH ASSOCIATES, INC. is a premier clinical laboratory servicing over 3500 long-term care facilities. AHA is the fastest growing independent laboratory in the nation, currently offering services in DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA and WDC. By investing in technology and a skilled work force, we can offer a superior program focused on serving the long-term care industry.

Description: CCO will advise the Board of Directors and senior management of the Company on compliance matters and provide guidance around advancing company-wide ethics and compliance initiatives. CCO will monitor and evaluate the company’s business operations for compliance matters and concerns, including compliance with various payor rules and federal and state regulatory systems.


South Florida headquarters. Remote work nationwide. Travel required to company’s South Florida headquarters: initial months likely require significant time spent at headquarters. Thereafter only periodic travel to South Florida required.


– At the most senior levels, report, communicate, research laws, regulations, requirements, regulatory audits and/or exams.
– Refine and advance the company’s suite of policies and procedures in light of changing law, new vulnerabilities, and new lines of business entered into by the company.
– Lead initiatives to ensure sound implementation of policies; educate and train all company personnel to create a company-wide “culture of compliance.”
– Work alongside company operational heads to identify areas of heightened risk and compliance vulnerability, and to develop and implement response plans in light of findings.
– Oversee licensing and accreditation in various jurisdictions.
– Serve as the company’s Privacy Officer and spearhead the continued implementation of industry best practices to guard protected health information.
– Lead the company’s HIPAA compliance efforts alongside the company’s Data Security Officer.
– Respond to and investigate matters of concern raised by employees to company reporting hotline, and other alleged violations of company policies and procedures, or applicable law.
– Lead responses to external inquiries and audits, working alongside company leadership and relevant company personnel.
– Oversee internal reviews and engaged third party audits in various aspects of the company’s business.
– Regularly report to the Board of Directors and company leadership on compliance progress, status, and matters of concern as they arise.


– Must be strategic, creative, and agile.
– Ability to work effectively with, influence and get consensus across functional units and at all levels in organization, as well with external parties.
– Work efficiently with a high attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
– Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to build and maintain positive work relationships and effectively interface across the organization.
– Ability to enthusiastically support and promote the goals of our organization and its clients.


– BA or BS required, J.D. or M.A. in healthcare administration or compliance preferred.
– Minimum of 7 years health care, regulatory, ethics, compliance, or privacy experience.
– Experience in the clinical laboratory or mobile diagnostics industry.
– Experience leading a compliance team in a business with multi-state operations.
– In-depth knowledge of Medicare health plan operations, reporting and audits including CMS Program Audits.


We are proud to offer a competitive compensation plan with an excellent benefits package including Vacation and Sick paid time off, Group Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, Vision Plans and more.

Interested and qualified applicants please email any questions and resumes to:

American Health Associates is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Seeking Health Attorney


Small boutique Firm in Northeast Orlando suburb seeks attorney for transactional or litigation healthcare work.

Send resume and cover letter to: or fax: (407) 331-3030.

Attorney for Health Practice

Law Firm: Your Insurance Attorney

Your Insurance Attorney seeks health insurance law associate attorney with 2-3 years of experience. The candidate should have passed the Florida Bar. The candidate should preferably have experience including health care, health insurance law, medical billing issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Legal Research
  • Draft pleadings i.e. complaints, responses to MTD, MSJ etc.
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Prepare and attend Depositions
  • Prepare and respond to discovery and deal with discovery issues
  • Attend court hearings
  • Development of novel causes of action in healthcare claims
  • Escalate and resolve the day-to-day issues at related to healthcare litigation
  • Collaborate with staff to ensure deadlines are met


  • Strong project management and time management skills, including abilities to multi-task, focus on details, and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with ambition, accountability, urgency, toward effective action
  • Strong ability with Microsoft Office Suite programs (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Education / Specialized Knowledge Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate Degree
  • Healthcare Industry experience: 2+ years (Preferred)
  • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Please email any questions and resumes to

Associate – Health (Transactional) – Miami

Law Firm: McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Description: McDermott Will & Emery LLP has been recognized as the Top Firm to Work For in both The American Lawyer and Vault 2022 rankings. That’s because we put your career on the fast track from day one, helping you hone your legal skills through meaningful work and powerful mentorship.

As part of our ongoing commitment to be #AlwaysBetter for our people, clients and communities, we have created a culture of belonging that champions your individuality and authenticity as both a person and a lawyer. From our top-rated summer program to our award-winning professional development offerings and industry-leading wellness initiatives, we support you through every stage of your life and career—so you can live a life you love both in and outside of the office.

The Health Industry Advisory group is seeking two associates 2nd- 6th year to join our Miami office.

Applications should be submitted via our web apply portal. Questions can be directed to Voula Gaiser, Lateral Associate Recruiting Manager, at

Job Requirements:
• 2-6 years of experience working with clients in the health care industry and/or experience in Corporate transactions
• Excellent analytical and writing skills, along with a strong academic background
• Must be admitted to practice in FL

We continue to prioritize the health and safety of our McDermott workforce. Consistent with that commitment, in light of the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread of COVID-19, we require that members of our McDermott workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

At this time we are not asking you to provide any information about your current vaccination status, whether you would seek a medical or religious accommodation to the policy, or for any other medical information. We are only notifying you of the policy if you are interested in moving forward with the application process.

*Policy applies to locations where local ordinances do not prevent COVID-19 vaccination mandates.

McDermott Will & Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/ Female/ Disabled/ Veteran)

Health Care Regulatory and/or Transactional / Attorney Opening (Miami)

Law Firm: Polsinelli PC (Inc)
Description: Polsinelli has one of the largest, most successful, health care practices in the U.S. with 22 offices. The firm currently seeks a healthcare attorney to join our national healthcare team in Miami. Interested candidates must possess a high level of academic achievement, solid law firm experience and superb writing, analytical and communication skills. Detailed knowledge of the industry and regulatory landscape is required, with current knowledge of changing impacts to the health care business. The ideal candidate will possess 4+ years of healthcare experience; consulting, compliance or other practical and operational experience is preferred. Polsinelli is particularly interested in candidates who have the ambition, drive and team-orientation to help grow our practice, both in Miami and nationally, and to play a key role supporting clients’ needs and goals.

For addition information, please email J. Everett Wilson, Managing Partner of Polsinelli’s Miami Office at

Associate Attorney (Remote)

Law Firm: Southern Health Lawyers, LLC
Description: Southern Health Lawyers, LLC, is a nationally-recognized boutique health law firm focusing on corporate and regulatory matters for healthcare providers. We have an immediate opening for an associate (preferably with 2+ years of experience) representing various healthcare clients in a broad range of regulatory, compliance, operational, investigatory and transactional matters. Litigation experience is also a plus. Qualified candidates must be self-starters and willing to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Preference for candidates licensed in Alabama, Florida or Georgia, but open to other state bars and candidates are not required to reside in the same city as one of our firm’s offices. Virtual opportunities are available. This position is perfect for an attorney with young children who desires the boutique feel and culture of our firm, as we understand that family is very important…it is to us, too. If interested, please send your resume to

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