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Associate Director and Senior Counsel

Company name

Boehringer Ingelheim

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Date Last Verified

Oct 22,2018

Posted on

Jul 20,2018

Years of Experience

6-8 yrs required


Ridgefield, CT
Practice Area
Antitrust and Competition >> Antitrust and Competition
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Associate Director and Senior Counsel The candidate provides legal support for the Oncology franchise and other products within the Specialty franchise which includes reviewing promotional materials and product labeling, anti-kickback and fraud and abuse issues, and legal advice on FDA, FTC and other regulatory agencies. Expert understanding of state and federal laws, regulations and policies in several specialized legal areas; strong working knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in at least one other specialized legal area; ability to interpret and apply such laws, regulations and policies to inform business activities. Has ability to apply law from several areas to complex business situations. Specialized legal areas within an attorney’s expertise may include: Intellectual Property, Regulatory, Trade, Compliance, Contracting, Environmental, Employment, Litigation and/or Antitrust. Influences clients by identifying and communicating to clients risks associated with complex business activities within lawyer's broad understanding of several specialized legal areas, which specialized legal areas may include: Intellectual Property, Regulatory, Trade, Compliance, Contracting, Environmental, Employment, Litigation and/or Antitrust; helps identify risks in areas outside lawyer's specialized legal area and provides value-added corporate law insight to evaluate risks effectively; provides training and business advice to clients on applicable legal issues within lawyer’s broad legal expertise. Partners with clients by considering immediate business/legal issues in a broader business context and identifying broader business purposes and objectives; proactively applies broad legal expertise to address both the specific business activity and influence the broader business purposes and objectives; developing alternative fact hypotheticals and legal solutions to clarify options and enable the achievement of successful business outcomes. Expected by business management to take the lead in negotiating on behalf of client to achieve solutions that attain business objectives. Confers with other in-house and outside counsel where appropriate. Also advises, partners with or engages in-house or outside counsel where appropriate. Manages (either directly or indirectly) administrative assistants, paralegals and other personnel within department. Mentors and/or trains paralegals, administrative assistants and/or other personnel within department. Takes on other departmental administrative responsibilities within the legal department consistent with the objectives of the legal department. Strong knowledge of national business environment in which client competes. Keeps current with evolving legal and business issues within lawyer’s broad expertise, promotes corporate policies and proactively monitors client’s business environment. JD degree from an accredited law school. Must have 6 - 8 years relevant legal experience; admission to at least one State Bar. Excellent oral and written communication skills are needed. Excellent organizational skills; demonstrates discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality of information is needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
Boehringer Ingelheim
900 Ridgebury Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877