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Corporate Vice President And General Counsel

Company name

Olympus America Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Center Valley, PA

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Corporate Vice President and General Counsel The candidate will be responsible for day-to-day management of the law department, including budgeting, forecasting, technology migration, and managing outside counsel both domestically and outside the United States. Represent the Company in matters involving complex legal issues. Identify the need for, and develop policies which ensure compliance with the law. Ensure the delivery of quality, timely and cost efficient legal services throughout the organization. Develop and implement protocols, infrastructure and systems to manage legal matters as appropriate for a U.S.- based corporation which operates internationally. Understand and creatively apply technology to the practice of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Provide legal advice in areas of significant organization-wide impact, including the formulation of corporate strategic plans. Serve as principal legal advisor for the OCA Board of Directors and senior management, providing legal advice on a broad range of topics, including real estate, corporate/commercial, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, tax, insurance, financial services, employment, immigration, information technology, litigation, regulatory, compliance, ethics, and corporate governance. Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, and consumer products, including issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Educate the Board of Directors and the executive management team regarding changes and trends that could affect the ability to advance the Company’s mission. Minimize risk through the careful review, negotiation, drafting and administration of agreements and other legal documents. Provide direct support to the committees of the Board of Directors as assigned, including the Ethics Committee; provide legal advice on the content of the Ethics Code and Ethics Training. Should have 15 years of practice in a law firm or in-house litigation department. Must have JD degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law. Pennsylvania State Bar membership is a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to maintain a positive professional image are necessary. Proficiency of Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes is must.

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Auto req ID: 2902BR

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Hiring Coordinator
Olympus America Inc.
3500 Corporate Parkway
Center Valley, PA 18034-0610

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