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Senior Paralegal - (Remote/Flex 2 days in office)

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Home, PA
  • Legal
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 


* This position is located in Western PA and has a requirement of onsite up to 3 days a week as needed

The Paralegal position works under the supervision of attorneys of the law department conducting fact development, investigation and collection of relevant information to assist the attorney in issue identification or strategy development including gathering appropriate documents; monitoring particular legal or regulatory developments; engaging in research, cite check and retrieval of laws, policies and regulations; and developing information for reviews, reports, accreditation submissions, regulatory filings and court documents.  Responsibilities include performing a combination of functions using established procedures and applying knowledge about the operations of corporations to issues and projects assigned, interacting substantively with management at all levels on a regular basis and may interact with outside attorneys, consultants, governmental regulators and others when needed.   The paralegal is the designated professional position used by the attorneys of the law department to assist them in meeting work demands and is relied upon by the attorneys to perform certain administrative, research and analytical functions necessary to provide advice and service to the Corporation. 


  • Conducts fact development, investigation and collection of relevant information to assist the attorney in issue identification or strategy development as well as works with the Corporation’s managers to identify information to complete work related to reports, accreditation submissions, regulatory filings and court documents.  Gathers appropriate documents in preparation of correspondence, regulatory filings, reports and court pleadings.  Prepares summaries of factual issues.
  • Monitors particular legal or regulatory developments and engages in basic research, cite check and retrieval of laws, policies and regulations.  Reviews research materials for new laws and regulations.  Identifies and analyzes basic legal issues. Analyzes laws and regulations as they relate to the operations of the Corporation.  Monitors Corporation’s compliance with governance documents, major contracts, licenses and other agreements.
  • Develops information for reviews, reports, accreditation submissions, regulatory filings and court documents.  These documents are confidential and legal in nature and represent the Corporation’s responses to legal and regulatory requests for information.
  • Reviews contracts for specific provisions, identifies specific contracts or data required by the Corporation.  Prepares minutes, and other relevant corporate governance information.  Drafts corporate resolutions.  Prepares form documents and basic contracts and regulatory filings.
  • May handle or supervise administrative functions of the law department, such as performing litigation database functions and ensuring the law library materials are updated.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate with 5-10 years relevant work experience
  • High School Diploma / GED with relevant work experience substituted for education on a year-for-year basis (e.g. 4 years relevant work experience equals a Bachelor’s degree). 


  • Experience in corporate governance and/or transactional practice


  • Observe high standards of confidentiality consistent with all applicable laws, the standards of the law department and the requirements of the Corporation.
  • Handle with utmost integrity discreet and confidential  information is expected
  • Exercise good judgment regarding the disclosure of all information and materials to various recipients.
  • Highly disciplined and organized
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Client focused with strong business acumen.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to think strategically and act proactively to create strong trust and confidence with business units.
  • Strong innovative problem-solving capabilities.

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations.  The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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