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Litigation Attorney



Job Summary

The Division of TennCare is seeking a Litigation Attorney in the TennCare Eligibility Appeals Operations Group within the Division of Member Services. Under the general supervision of a Lead Attorney, a litigation attorney will represent the State of Tennessee at TennCare eligibility appeals proceedings. These proceedings will require Litigation Attorneys to draft pleadings, manage discovery, examine witnesses and argue before TennCare Administrative Judges. To obtain a just outcome, the Litigation Attorneys will work with Resolution Specialists, Litigation Assistants and Legal Assistants, as well as with appellants or appellants’ counsel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work data quality tasks in the Master Data Management (MDM) through resolution.
  • Work tasks in the Data Steward Queue in TEDS that are created by case workers/supervisors.
  • Correct person demographics if appropriate in source systems and complete necessary actions to complete a merge or unmerge if necessary.
  • Liaison with interagency divisions and technical support groups to ensure data quality is maintained throughout Member Services business units.
  • Utilize a variety of computer systems and databases in the support of the eligibility determination business process.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited college or university
  • Active License to practice law in Tennessee
  • Ability to foster and maintain cohesive working relationships
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Strong organizational skills necessary, including the ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage workload to meet specific timeframes and deadlines
  • Excellent writing and communication skills required
  • Ability to interpret and execute public policy

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and experience with Administrative Procedures a plus
  • Previous litigation experience a plus

Additional Information


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  • Date Posted: June 24, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Service Area: Government