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Senior Counsel, Securities

Oscar Health

Oscar Health

Software Engineering, Legal
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Hi, we're Oscar. We're hiring a Senior Counsel, Securities to join our Corporate Counsel team.

Oscar is the first health insurance company built around a full stack technology platform and a focus on serving our members. We started Oscar in 2012 to create the kind of health insurance company we would want for ourselves—one that behaves like a doctor in the family.

About the role

The Senior Counsel, Securities is an important member of the Legal team responsible for driving and executing the organization’s compliance with public company obligations, including the Company’s SEC filings and insider trading, Section 16 and Regulation FD requirements. The Senior Counsel, Securities will counsel teams and leaders on SEC related legal obligations, advise on strategy, and provide thought leadership to further Oscar’s success in their area. The Senior Counsel, Securities will be a strategic partner to the Company’s Finance and Accounting, Compensation, and Investor Relations teams.

You will report to the SVP, Deputy General Counsel.

Work Location:

Oscar is a blended work culture where everyone, regardless of work type or location, feels connected to their teammates, our culture and our mission.

If you live within commutable distance to our New York City office (in Hudson Square), our Tempe office (off the 101 at University Dr), or our Los Angeles office (in Marina Del Rey), you will be expected to come into the office at least two days each week. Otherwise, this is a remote / work-from-home role.

You must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, or Washington, D.C. Note, this list of states is subject to change. #LI-Remote

Pay Transparency:

The base pay for this role in the states of California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington is: $228,000 - $264,000 per year. The base pay for this role in all other locations is: $205,200 - $237,600 per year. You are also eligible for employee benefits, participation in Oscar’s unlimited vacation program, company equity grants and annual performance bonuses.


  • Be the lead attorney for providing legal advice and support for our SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and Proxy Statement
  • Manage compliance with insider trading policy, Regulation FD, Section 16 and 10b5-1 programs, and other SEC and NYSE requirements
  • Provide strategic counsel for capital markets transactions
  • Partner with Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Investor Relations, Compensation and a variety of other business clients to solve complex business problems
  • Provide strategic and pragmatic guidance, advice, and engaging training programs to improve the business’s understanding of relevant public company legal and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain trusted relationships with leaders to ensure our needs are met and always evaluate opportunities for improvement
  • Analyze and distill complex legal issues into easily understandable content so that business partners can move corporate goals and objectives forward
  • Engage cross-functionally to ensure we have the systems, processes, and operations to support Oscar’s public company obligations
  • Develop metrics which demonstrate trends in the organizations’ public company activities
  • Lead the development, implementation and continual improvement of legal team processes and procedures that support public company obligations
  • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Attorney in good standing with J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
  • Law license in good standing and the ability to register as In-House Counsel in NY State (NY bar admission is not required)
  • 10+ years of relevant experience at a top tier law firm or in-house counsel

Bonus Points

  • Experience with startups
  • Experience working in the healthcare industry or insurance industry

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At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.

Pay Transparency: Final offer amounts, within the base pay set forth above, are determined by factors including your relevant skills, education, and experience. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits including: medical, dental, and vision benefits, 11 paid holidays, paid sick time, paid parental leave, 401(k) plan participation, life and disability insurance, and paid wellness time and reimbursements.

Reasonable Accommodation: Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

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