full time legal

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Hi, we're Oscar. We're hiring an Associate Director to join our Legal team.

Oscar is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform and a relentless focus on serving our members. We started Oscar in 2012 to create the kind of health insurance company we would want for ourselves—one that behaves like a doctor in the family.

About the role:

You will be an essential member of the Legal team responsible for counseling regional teams on statutory/regulatory obligations, advising on provider contracting questions, and providing experience to further Oscar's success. You will work with Oscar's Market P&L teams.

You will report to the Associate General Counsel. This is a remote role, you will work remotely in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, or Washington... Note, this list of states is subject to change.


  • Analyze and distill complex legal issues into easily understandable content so Oscar can move corporate objectives forward.
  • Be a subject matter expert on regulatory and industry developments, including identification and assessment of regulatory developments and related risks/opportunities
  • Provide daily legal advice related to Oscar's Individual and Small Group lines of business, including broker/agent administration, corporate licensure, and state exchange obligations
  • Be legal advisor on matters before state and federal regulatory bodies, including product and network filings
  • Provide expertise to further the implementation and continuous improvement of company and legal team processes
  • Draft, revise, review, and negotiate agreements with provider organizations and networks


  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
  • Law license in good standing and the ability to register as In-House Counsel in NY State (NY bar admission is not required)
  • 3+ years of relevant post-law school counseling experience at a law firm and/or in-house

Bonus points:

  • Experience with startups
  • A drive for learning and improvement
  • Experience providing counsel to Third Party Administrators and Utilization Review Administrators

Life at Oscar:

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, and we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, and volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant's disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team (accommodations@hioscar.com) to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

COVID-19 vaccine requirements for in-person work:

To protect the health and safety of our employees, we require any employee conducting in-person work* to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date.

If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or protected religious reasons, please reach out to our Benefits team at accommodations@hioscar.com to submit an accommodations request.

  • Note: In-person work includes: employees required to work from our offices (either full-time or part-time), employees conducting sales work in the field and employees conducting at-home or in-person visits with members

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