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Counsel, Rapid Diagnostics Legal

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Min 4 yrs required


Lake Forest, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 17,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Food & Drug Administration >> Food & Drug Administration
Marketing Law >> Marketing Law
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Counsel, Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Legal Duties: Identify and resolve complex legal issues to support the operations of a global leader in the research, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests. With direct supervision from more experienced attorneys, will be responsible for providing legal counsel and helping the business identify and implement practical business solutions to achieve its goals. Develop knowledge of business and client areas supported. Draft, negotiate and review a wide range of agreements relating to sales, distribution, marketing, co-promotion, research and supply. Review marketing programs and promotional materials to ensure compliance with policies and applicable law. Advise and ensure that internal clients receive sound, practical and timely legal advice on a wide variety of assigned routine legal matters. Work independently on a variety of routine matters and collaboratively with other attorneys on more significant matters. Help direct the work of outside counsel, define project objectives and manage projects. May lead projects, both within the legal department and across a variety of functions. Advises legal department managers of project developments in a timely manner. Executes core job responsibilities in a timely manner. Generally advises Managers and Directors.Develops budgets for assigned legal matter with supervision from more experienced attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree, state Bar certification, 4+ years of relevant commercial legal experience. Record of success in drafting, negotiating and counseling clients on a range of commercial transactions. May have the following (a plus): Familiarity with U.S. laws relevant to manufacturing, sales and marketing of medical products and services, such as advertising, antitrust, privacy, and healthcare compliance. Familiarity with U.S. laws relevant to sales and marketing of products to health care professionals and reimbursement by government programs, including fraud & abuse, false claims, interactions with physicians and privacy. FDA, food law or other relevant industry experience. Generally 4+ years of relevant commercial legal experience. Developing proficiency in practice area.

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JOB ID: 30880415

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
100 N Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL 60045-2585
Phone: 224-667-4913