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Corporate - General Attorney in Cambridge, MA

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Apr 07, 2021

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Cambridge, MA, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel
Duties: Support of a diverse caseload, including development of action plans and communication of issues, status, case developments and litigation risks. Caseload will include product liability and general commercial litigation, and providing assistance to other in-house-counsel on other matters, as needed. Supervise the collection and production of documents, preserving all privileges. Effectively manage outside counsel spend. Analyze complex situations, develop and communicate strategies and carry them out. Maintain detailed knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment and current developments in those areas. Advise senior Legal management of developments and risk areas. Resolve disputes with other companies or individuals through negotiation or mediation with or without the involvement of outside counsel. Participate in cross-functional teams throughout the Company. Devise novel solutions to problems. Know when to escalate issues internally and with outside counsel. Perform other duties as requested.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Excellent academic credentials, including a BA/BS and JD degree from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in a US state, and either in good standing in New Jersey or able to obtain a NJ limited license for in-house counsel. 3-5 years of legal experience. Demonstrate values and commitment to compliance on a consistent basis. Proficiency with Word, Powerpoint and other corporate standard software - required.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience for a pharma/biotech company, FDA or other relevant governmental agency, or for a law firm working on healthcare-related matters. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated, able to work independently, reliable, responsive, and accountable to deliver results. Sound judgment and commitment to ethical conduct. Ability to develop, present and follow-through on innovative solutions.
Team player with a commitment to developing strong collaborative relationships with legal colleagues, clients and cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to understand legal principles and compliance, as well as business requirements. Commitment to proactively identifying opportunities for improvement and engaging with appropriate stakeholders to propose solutions. Solution-oriented; business-oriented. High level of professionalism. Proven ability/interest in working across a broad range of subject matter areas. Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities simultaneously and still meet high quality and timeliness standards under pressure, with a sense of urgency.

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