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Corporate - General Attorney in Berwyn, PA

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Company name

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Berwyn, PA

Date Last Verified

Oct 04,2017

Posted on

Aug 15,2017

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Staff Attorney RESPONSIBILITIES : The candidate will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions in company software license, on-demand, consulting and non-disclosure agreements. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating customer-facing agreements as requested. Consulting with stakeholders in sales, finance, consulting and other company work centers as well as outside legal counsel as necessary. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions in vendor, development partner and alliance agreements. Interpreting existing contracts as needed. Keeping current with company standards, trends and licensing models. Ensuring that company’s interests and corporate objectives are served. Participate in other projects as requested. Develop company policy and position on legal issues. Research regulatory trends, anticipate and guard company against legal risks. Guide managers and ensure compliance with rules and regulations. Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have a J.D. degree. 3+ years of legal experience either in-house or associate at a law firm preferred. 1+ years of experience negotiation vendor, partner and alliance agreements preferred. 1+ years of experience negotiating software license and/or SaaS, consulting and non-disclosure agreements preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Understanding of Intellectual Property and other recurring contractual issues relevant to IT and financial information services. Demonstrated contract drafting and negotiation skills. Knowledge of applicable contract laws required. Ability to apply professional concepts, experience and company objectives in order to resolve contract issues in creative ways. Ability to work without direct supervision. Ability to work in cross functional teams. Must possess good organizational skills. Must be results oriented. Must be customer focused. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SalesForce preferred. Builds Relationships: Fosters open dialogue and obtains shared commitment to proposals; shared ideas and information to promote mutual understanding, respect, and effective decision-making. Drives for Results: Acts to create opportunities for company or to avoid future problems; has the courage to act with incomplete information rather than simply thinking about it; maintains a focused commitment to achieving enterprise objectives. Knows the Business: Understands and applies knowledge of company’s business and processes to accomplish goals. Anticipates Customer Needs (internal and external): Establishes and maintains productive relationships with customers and partners, anticipating their needs. Learns Continuously: Expands own knowledge base to enhance performance; seeks development to increase strengths for current and future needs.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
50 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210