VP of Legal



United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023

SteadyMD is a technology company and healthcare provider that powers high-quality telehealth experiences for its partners, including fast-growing digital healthcare companies, labs, pharmacies, large employers, and Fortune 100 companies like Amazon, AmerisourceBergen, and Abbott. SteadyMD initially launched in two states: California and Missouri. By 2018, the company was licensed, operating, and providing care in all 50 states. We’ve raised over $60 million in funding from top tier investors including Lux Capital, Pelion Ventures and AB Health Ventures.

We are currently seeking an experienced and talented Vice President of Legal to join the executive team and report to the CFO. In this role, you will have a wide variety of responsibilities from ensuring company compliance in a consumer-friendly manner to actively participating in business development negotiations and corporate structure discussions to managing general corporate governance. This is a hybrid role which is located in St. Louis, MO.

At SteadyMD, we value what diverse teams can accomplish together, and we honor each of our unique lived experiences. We look for a diverse pool of applicants, including those from historically marginalized groups, and we are committed to ensuring a safe work environment that is distinctly anti-discriminatory against any person. This is one of the reasons we are ranked #81 on Forbes’ America’s Best Startup Employers List. We know the value of building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

  • Broad-based legal experience and the ability to provide solutions oriented oversight and leadership for all legal needs of the company including managing and directing all general corporate matters, litigation, corporate governance, compliance, privacy strategic transactions, partnerships, mergers and acquisitions (including diligence and negotiations), enterprise sales, regulatory matters, public company reporting, risk management, employment, equity, contracts and intellectual property.
  • Experience working with leadership teams in venture backed companies to scale and grow the business.
  • Continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of legal support for the entire organization, including assisting in developing and building legal department systems, process and tools.
  • Advise in various legal matters, included but not limited to, conducting research, maintaining compliant employment agreement templates, and reviewing vendor agreements and NDA’s.
  • Handle legal requests from the organization, prioritizing and providing timely responses.
  • Own the relationship with outside counsel across all functions of the business.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Expertise in telehealth laws and regulations, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, fee-splitting laws, Corporate Practice of Medicine, and HIPAA.
  • 10+ years of practice at a law firm or in-house, with experience in commercial contracting and healthcare regulatory law preferred.
  • Experience with commercial contracting and negotiation.
  • JD degree from an accredited law school in the United States.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas and concepts in a clear and accessible manner.
  • Comfortable operating at both strategic and detailed levels, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and long-term goals.
  • Thrives in ambiguous startup environments with rapid change.
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly gain expertise in new industries and business types.
  • Capable of independently solving problems or working with minimal guidance.
  • Competitive Compensation. The annual salary range for this role is $190,000 - $225,000 depending on experience, plus equity and participation in the company bonus program.
  • Fast-paced Startup Environment. An environment that is focused on disrupting the status quo and challenging conventional professional norms. We are focused on the results you can achieve, not how many hours you spend at a desk.
  • Complimentary Lemonaid Primary Care Membership. So that you can experience what we have to offer and be able to speak first-hand about what the future of medicine will look like.
  • Company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance. Also includes Basic Life and ADAD offerings.
  • 401k with Match & Parental Leave Benefits offered to all full-time employees.
  • Unlimited PTO. We trust our employees to make the right decisions for the business, and we also recognize that means taking time to take care of yourself.