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Chief Legal Officer

UCare is seeking its new SVP, Chief Legal Officer (CLO) to provide legal advice and representation on a variety of business strategies and regulatory issues, coordinate use of external counsel, and provide executive sponsorship of the compliance program and internal audit function. The CLO will develop and lead UCare’s corporate legal strategy to promote and protect the organization.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage and services to more than 380,000 members. UCare is one of the country’s top health plans serving the Medicaid and Medicare population and is an employer of choice, receiving its eighth year designation as a Star Tribune Top Workplace.

The successful candidate must have a law degree from an ABA accredited school of law, membership in the Minnesota State Bar or eligibility for admission, and at least 10 or more years of senior leadership experience in the practice of law. Legal experience achieved in a health care setting, ideally experience within a health plan or insurance related organization is helpful.

For additional information, contact Werner Boel and Shirley Cox Harty at Witt/Kieffer via email at

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