Job Details

Vice President, Associate General Counsel

Company name

Fresenius Kabi AG

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 07,2020

Valid Through

Apr 21,2020

Posted on

Sep 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 18 yrs required

Location

Lake Zurich, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Vice President, Associate General Counsel
The candidate assists in protecting the company's legal interests and maintain its business within the law. Provides hands-on counsel to all levels of the company, including its executive staff, and assists in managing the operations of legal department. As a trusted advisor, partners closely with the business and with department colleagues to support and advance corporate strategies and goals. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, and provides legal counsel, assistance and representation to diverse parts of the company, and across a broad range of substantive matters and areas. Negotiates, drafts and concludes complex legal transactional documents including, as needed: agreements with customers, suppliers and other alliance partners; M&A transactions; and product licenses. Identifies and finds solutions to legal issues affecting the company’s relationships and practices in a manner that supports the company's business interests and advances its goals, with creativity as needed and appropriate. Collaborates with and provides clear advice, strategic direction and guidance to clients on a variety of matters. Interacts well with and advises senior executives, international colleagues and all other levels of management. Presents the legal voice on various cross-functional teams in diverse areas throughout the company. Assists in the formulation and implementation of policies and practices. Manages outside counsel and other vendors effectively and efficiently, and consistent with applicable budgets. Considers the impact of federal and state laws, regulations and developments affecting the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, including US anti-kickback, government pricing, anti-bribery/anti-corruption and antitrust laws. May manage attorneys in several legal specializations. Fulfills such other duties and responsibilities as appropriate and required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and be licensed/eligible to practice in-house in Illinois. Must have 18+ years of relevant legal experience including in-house. Significant and diverse practice in life sciences, including general corporate and commercial, litigation, IP and other legal areas, required. Experience managing professional staff is needed.

Additional info

Ref. #: R000708

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fresenius Kabi AG
Three Corporate Drive
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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