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ProfileSenior Counsel Product Liability The candidate provides analysis and advice on legal and policy issues; anticipates and guards against legal risks facing the company; develops and recommends policy and position on legal issues; keeps the company and/or business units compliant by anticipating and helping to circumvent problems; counsels clients and keeps them up to date on new business laws and regulations; provides advice on suits against the corporation; ensures that all standard operating procedures are current, accurate and complete and are being audited at least annually; and develops appropriate legal policies, procedures and guidelines. Manage a large portfolio of complex Product Liability litigations and some other litigation as assigned (Employment, commercial, consumer fraud or other). Coordinate outside national and local counsel in management of cases. Work with company management and other personnel in support of litigation. Review and advising operating companies on sensitive labeling, marketing, and liability issues and providing related training. Participate in external activities relating to product liability and litigation such as IADC, DRI, ATRA, and PLAC. Must have Juris Doctor degree and admission to and in good standing with one State Bar. Should have 10+ years of experience in defense of complex litigation. Significant experience handling all aspects of pre-trial case preparation and management including discovery, witness preparation, writing and review of major briefs, selection and preparation of experts is required. Significant experience with e-discovery issues and document production is needed. Experience in large scale mass tort type matters, particularly MDLs and state coordinated proceedings is an asset. Pharmaceutical and medical device product liability experience is preferred. In-house experience with a pharmaceutical or medical device company is a plus. Trial experience is helpful.
Requisition ID: 3876180611
Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
1 Johnson Johnson Plaza
New Brunswick, NJ 08933