American Well: Senior Commercial Counsel
75 State St.,
Boston, MA 02109



American Well, a leading telehealth platform in the US, is seeking a highly motivated and professional individual with expertise in managing, performing and negotiating the legal aspects of commercial transaction. At American Well, we believe digital care delivery will transform healthcare. Our mission is to connect and enable providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. We do this by partnering with our clients to deliver video visits over mobile and web. We have doctors, therapists, and specialists on staff to help people get care when and where they need it most.

Brief Overview:

The Senior Commercial Counsel will play a critical role in the Legal department. This individual will work closely with American Wells worldwide sales and operational teams, helping those teams achieve their goals in intelligent and practical ways.

Specifically, the Commercial Counsel will:

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and negotiate a wide variety of complex commercial contracts with customers, suppliers and business partners, all in keeping with the company's business and legal priorities
  • Focus on negotiating SAAS technology contracts with large, sophisticated health system and health plan clients
  • Anticipate potential legal and business risks and support mitigation of those risks with practical guidance and solutions
  • Provide input on playbooks and strategies for effective and efficient contract processes
  • Supervise outside counsel as needed
  • Build positive and influential relationships across the company


  • Juris Doctor degree and active member of the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Strong legal analysis, negotiation and writing skills
  • Experience counseling business clients on commercial contracts and relationships
  • Strong client management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with members of senior management with the ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders
  • Adaptable, optimistic and willing to drive a significant workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Minimum of 5 years in-house experience at a technology company required

Your Team:

The goal of American Wells in-house legal team is to minimize risk, facilitate transactions and ensure compliance. By listening, advising, working collaboratively and problem solving, we help our employees make the effective and thoughtful decisions needed for American Well to continue to grow and mature.

Key Areas of Focus for the Legal Department include:

  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial transactional support
  • Corporate transactional support
  • Managing intellectual property portfolio
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Shareholder relations

Working at American Well

American Well is changing how care is delivered through online and mobile technology. We strive to make the hard work of healthcare look easy. In order to make this a reality, we look for people with a fast-paced, mission-driven mentality. Were a go-getter culture that prides itself on quality, efficiency, smarts, initiative, creative thinking, and a strong work ethic.Our corporate headquarters are located in downtown Boston at 75 State Street in the heart of the city. In addition to the opportunity to build the future of healthcare technology and a great location, we offer:

  • Unlimited Personal Time Off (Vacation time)
  • 401K match
  • Competitive healthcare, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Free gym access on-site
  • Prime office space with views overlooking all of Boston
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks