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American Heart Association Senior Attorney in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


Attorneys on our team work across a broad array of legal matters, and as such must bring with them a solid and diverse base of experience. In this role, you will be responsible for exercising knowledge in all “legal” trades by providing sound legal advice, opinions, services, and documents to support the decisions, plans and activities of National Center staff and departments. This position is located at the National Center of the American Heart Association.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide general legal support for across a range of programs and departments

  • Research legal issues and prepare legal opinions

  • Build effective relationships with our key players in the business units

  • Attend strategic meetings, providing legal input and guidance to your Legal teammates on intakes received related to a specific business area

  • Interpret, draft, revise, negotiate, and approve form contracts, leases, intellectual property licenses and other legally binding instruments.​


  • 5+ years of related experience as an Attorney in contract drafting and negotiation with working knowledge of intellectual property law, regulatory compliance issues, employment law, technology security issues, and health law

  • Experience working as an Attorney with in a Corporate Legal Department

  • Analytical thinking and preparing clear and concise documents, and proven skill at legal research and drafting.

  • Effective oral and written communications, negotiating, and interacting with persons at all levels in the AHA, business, government and the public.

  • Working with diverse clients and a substantial workload while providing timely and relevant legal support with the ability to meet established deadlines

  • Interact with internal and external legal customers positively and effectively

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-4293

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Legal