Barton Associates

Senior Corporate Counsel

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Job Location
US-FL-West Palm Beach


Are you searching for a career in one of the fastest growing industries in the US? Are you comfortable being surrounded by passionate and vibrant people who push you to be better? Are you dedicated to achieve, driven to succeed, and committed to excellence? If so, Barton Associates may have the perfect opportunity for you!


Barton Associates opened its doors in 2001. Today with over 800 employees in 10 offices we have established ourselves as a powerhouse in the healthcare staffing industry. With our massive and continued expansions, our Legal Team continues to grow with the rest of our company. Barton Associates is seeking an experienced attorney to join its in-house legal department. The role requires a strong legal and business acumen, a flexible and positive attitude, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external parties. The position reports to the company’s General Counsel (or such other individual as may be designated from time to time).


Some of the perks of working at Barton include:

  • Vibrant and energetic team environment
  • Consistent Monday- Friday schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Team events and fundraisers
  • 401k with match
  • Excellent health insurance (low deductible PPO, dental, vision) with discounted gym membership
  • Promote-from-within philosophy


The role includes a broad range of responsibilities, including to:

  • Advise General Counsel and company management on a variety of contractual and other legal matters
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts with the company’s customers and business partners (including supply agreements, master services agreements, statements of work, licensing agreements, and vendor agreements)
  • Research, analyze and advise General Counsel on legal/regulatory compliance issues, particularly healthcare, commercial, employment and government contracts laws/regulations
  • Assist with risk management assessments and strategies
  • Assist with the development and implementation of contract templates, internal policies and training programs, and various business and compliance initiatives
  • Assist with the management of litigation, government audits/investigations, and various business disputes that may arise from time to time
  • Assist with the maintenance of the company’s various state licenses, registrations, and filings
  • Partner with the company’s sales, finance, information technology, human resources and other teams to support all aspects of the business
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Legal Department team to accomplish departmental and corporate objectives
  • Work on other tasks and matters as may be assigned by the General Counsel or others from time to time


  • JD degree from accredited/recognized law school
  • Member in good standing of the Florida Bar (or ability to register with the Florida Bar as authorized in-house counsel)
  • 5+ years of legal experience in a private law firm or as in-house corporate counsel
  • Significant experience drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and/or litigating commercial disputes
  • Knowledge and experience related to the following is desirable: government contracts law; healthcare law; employment law; intellectual property law; and sales and procurement functions (preferably in the healthcare or staffing/recruiting industries)
  • Uncompromising commitment to professionalism, integrity, honesty, ethics, and confidentiality
  • Sound legal and business judgment; ability to think strategically and give practical advice appropriately considering legal risks and business objectives
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to gain trust of and work effectively with stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and service-based mindset
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Ability to present information and communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and anticipate and meet deadlines

Company Overview

Barton Associates specializes in providing the healthcare industry with best-in-class staffing services throughout the United States. Since its inception, Barton has prided itself on building exceptional relationships with both its clients and providers, all of which originates from their world-class training program and strong commitment to their employees.


Healthcare staffing is a nearly $25 billion industry in the United States and is projected to increase as the national physician shortage persists. As our industry continues its rapid growth path, Barton Associates is poised to grow along with it. In 2001, Barton Associates was founded in a small office in Massachusetts’ North Shore and has since expanded to have 10 offices across 7 states (Massachusetts, Florida, Connecticut, Texas, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Arizona) with more on the horizon.


Barton Associates is committed to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Barton Associates is an E-Verify employer in the United States. Barton Associates is committed to employing people with disabilities and accordingly will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Human Resources Department at "HR@bartonassociates[dot]com" or 978-513-7100.


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