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Assistant General Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Wayne, PA

Date Last Verified

Jul 21,2017

Posted on

May 12,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will be responsible for providing timely and effective legal support to the business, its executives and management, regarding contractual, regulatory, and risk management matters. Reporting directly to the Associate General Counsel, works in conjunction with colleagues to support the management of legal affairs of the company, supporting one or more business units. Reviews and negotiates contracts and legal instruments of the Company. Reviews marketing and sales collateral for compliance with applicable legal, regulatory and ethical standards. Provides legal advice to management on a variety of commercial and corporate transactional subjects, including advice regarding contracts, healthcare laws and regulations, acquisitions and divestitures, intellectual property, labor and employment, and other matters. Interprets contracts, laws, rulings and regulations and clearly and effectively explains complex issues to the General Counsel and the Associate General Counsels as well as Company management and executives. Anticipates potential legal issues and develops strategies to reduce risk and avoid litigation and disputes. Provides research, legal advice and other legal assistance to the General Counsel and the Associate General Counsels. Works on and develops creative solutions to complex legal issues in a manner that balances competing interests/concerns and advances the goals of the Company.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree. Pennsylvania Bar License, or ability to obtain Pennsylvania Limited In-House Corporate Counsel License required. Must have 4 years of experience in a top law firm or in-house legal department focusing in contract law, Intellectual Property, licensing agreements, regulatory compliance and hands on legal counsel to organization leadership. Experience providing legal advice to large corporate organizations, and experience with fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, and other rules and regulations applicable to medical device companies are preferred.

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