Sr Director, Group General Counsel
Denver, CO 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
2000 16th Street,Denver,Colorado,80202,United States of America

DaVita Venture Group (DVG) is the innovation arm of DaVita, focused on transforming care delivery to improve quality of life for patients around the globe. DVG will fund, develop and launch products, solutions and business models that improve care for patients suffering from kidney disease and related comorbidities as well as leading DaVita's growth through mergers and acquisitions. We are seeking a creative, passionate, and driven professional with a deep understanding of healthcare and corporate transactions to serve as Group General Counsel for DVG. The role will lead a small team of talented lawyers to support investments in across corporate venture capital investing, strategic partnership and M&A, as well as our pharmaceutical strategy team.

As Group General Counsel for DVG, you will work on high priority strategic initiatives as part of the DVG team, working directly with senior leaders to bring new and innovative solutions into our enterprise. In particular, you will provide legal support for:

  • DVG's venture capital investing in digital health startups, innovative care models, and life sciences companies
  • DaVita's M&A to drive core business expansion and innovation in white spaces
  • Enterprise-level pharma contracts
  • Stakeholder strategy (e.g., physicians, payors, health systems)
  • Partnerships with other healthcare companies to drive growth outside our core business

As part of the DVG team, you will work closely with a team of highly motivated individuals with consulting, banking, operations, startup, and clinical experience. You will be expected to effectively manage individual work streams and communicate analyses within the DVG team and with senior executives.

Here is what you can expect when you join DVG:

  • Fast-paced role within DaVita's innovation function, focused on driving new ways of doing things with external partners and creating the next generation of Kidney Care
  • Consistent exposure to DaVita senior leadership
  • A chance to help shape the next generation of healthcare for one of the largest healthcare services providers in the country
  • Performance-based rewards based on individual and team contributions
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation


  • Juris Doctorate degree with at least 10 to 12 years of work experience in corporate transactions / M&A / venture capital investing / tech transactions
  • At least one State Bar Admission and in good standing with the ability to waive into Colorado, if needed
  • Experience in life sciences or healthcare preferred
  • Strong communication skills: Ability to synthesize and convey complex legal and business issues with senior management
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to build credibility as a "peer" across all levels
  • Personal values in line with DaVita's core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment & Fun
  • Problem solving skills: Ability to structure ambiguous problems, think creatively, generate and test hypotheses
  • Management skills: Ability to drive multiple pieces of work forward simultaneously
  • High energy and ability to work in a very fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Desire to be part of a fun, innovative, and hard-working team

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

$161,300.00-$236,800.00 / year

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at

DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
10 to 12 years
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