Ribbon Health

Health enterprise API for data on doctors, insurance, costs, & quality

Legal Counsel

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About the role

We are looking for our first Legal Counsel to help build our Legal and Regulatory function at Ribbon. In this role, you will be instrumental in defining our path forward as a company, structuring critical new partnerships, leading cross-functional initiatives, and supporting our rapidly growing company to power every care decision to be convenient, cost-effective, and high-quality. 

What we look for at Ribbon

  • Passion and drive to simplify healthcare by building products that increase access to care and power every healthcare decision to be high-quality, cost-effective, and convenient
  • Commitment to Ribbon Health company values, working on an exceptional team, and building an exceptional company
  • Grit, hustle, desire, and a “get-it-done” attitude; strong comfort with a lean startup environment, where everyone is encouraged to participate in and contribute across all teams
  • Dedication to the creation of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where teammates are celebrated for their unique perspectives and work together to simplify healthcare for all

What We’re Looking For in this Role: 

  • Fiery passion for combining legal, regulatory, and technology efforts with a close cross-functional collaboration across all of the teams at Ribbon
  • Proven aptitude in navigating and driving complex partnership structures, licensing agreements, mergers & acquisitions, and other growth agreements
  • Critical thinking and an immense curiosity to help define a new market in an existing industry by developing organizational expertise in law, regulatory, and partnerships
  • Strong desire to work with a complex data and quantitative product with an aptitude for navigating new data acquisition and transfer structures
  • A “no task is too small or too big” attitude to provide advice and support across the entire organization, ranging from internal matters to external partnerships and anything else that comes Ribbon’s way

Your day-to-day at Ribbon:

  • Build and lead Ribbon’s new Legal function by driving our core legal priorities forward, designing new processes for Ribbon, proactively identifying potential problems and devising creative solutions and supporting our rapidly growing company 

  • Advise the company across multiple legal subject-matter areas including, healthcare and regulatory compliance, contracting, employment, intellectual property, corporate governance, risk and audit, as well as various other legal issues that may arise 

  • Drive Ribbon’s continued position as an industry leading data company through best practices in data licensing, acquisition, and beyond

  • Serve as the principal legal advisor and manage outside counsel on any corporate transactions by supporting due diligence, negotiation, preparation of term sheets, definitive agreements, financing documentation and closing processes

How we live out our values for our teammates

Our goal is to make this the best career decision any of us have ever made. We stand by our values to make it happen.


Run Toward Hard Problems |  We are motivated by the toughest challenges. We seek out hard problems that have the most impact and solve them to help those who need it most. We encourage our teammates to take ownership of outcomes that motivate them. Everyone at Ribbon has a say in our objective and key result (OKR) planning process for their teams and across teams. 


Put Your Team First |  We are a family. We are all happier and healthier when we take care of each other and put each other’s needs ahead of our own. We take care of you by offering fully covered insurance premiums on health, vision, and dental, a 401K plan match, and a flexible working policy that includes progressive family leave guidelines, flexible working schedules, and unlimited vacation.


Do What You Say |  We are honest with each other. We are accountable to each other. When we commit to accomplishing our goals, we make it happen. Every team member has the opportunity to own high-impact work at Ribbon.


Stay Hungry, Keep Improving |  We are humble. We will make mistakes, learn from those mistakes, and be better because of those mistakes Here, feedback is a gift and mistakes are learning opportunities. We have a thoughtful culture that focuses on giving and receiving regular positive and constructive feedback to help us support each other and make each other better. Also, speaking of “hungry” we offer plenty of snacks, food, and coffee.


Practice Habits of Excellence |  We measure our success by the process it took to get there. We will always do our very best and we are proud of the outcome because of it. At Ribbon, we focus on  how  we get things done by documenting and sharing our learnings, We are building the systems we need to scale our company and support our work for the long-term. 


Build With Empathy |  We are building the best healthcare experience for our users. When faced with a difficult decision, we do what’s best for people’s lives. This includes our team. Every Ribbon teammate shares working and lifestyle norms, and we hold each other accountable to respecting these norms so each person can balance work-life integration that works for them.



Ribbon Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on any basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, performance, and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us.

Why you should join Ribbon Health

Ribbon Health provides accurate and comprehensive data on doctors, insurance plans, and costs of care for healthcare enterprises via an API.

Ribbon Health
Team Size:50
Location:New York
Nate Fox
Nate Fox
Nate Maslak
Nate Maslak