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Director Associate General Counsel

Company name

Orthofix, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2019

Valid Through

Nov 25,2019

Posted on

Jul 05,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Lewisville, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Health Care >> Health Care
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Director, Associate General Counsel
The candidate will handle and prioritize multiple complex legal projects at the direction of the Company’s Chief Legal and Administrative Officer. Will provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, and privileges of the organization while protecting the organization's rights in contract negotiations, settlements and litigation. Provide a full range of legal advice and services and may concern one or more areas such as commercial law, contracts law, securities regulation, litigation, employment law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance. Working closely with business clients, including senior executives, to influence strategy and the adoption of new ideas and/or approaches to improve business processes. Providing strategic guidance to the business on marketing, sales and distribution practices. Educating and counseling business unit management on legal issues. Negotiating, drafting and interpreting contracts with firm's strategic business partners and with distributors of firm's products. Drafting, structuring, interpreting and negotiating contracts. Interpreting terms and conditions of contractual relationships and advising business on rights and obligations thereunder. Determining whether desired terms and conditions comply with applicable laws and regulations, including antitrust laws, anti-kickback laws and other fraud and abuse laws. Developing and maintaining an excellent understanding of the federal and state regulatory environment in which firm's businesses operate, as well as the operational details of our businesses. Assisting with firm's SEC compliance and filings. Assisting on acquisitions or other strategic business partner alliances. Managing complex healthcare transactional matters, regulatory matters and other legal issues. Ensure corporate policies are current and develops new ones. Identify gaps in existing policies and initiate changes and revisions to policies. Prepare and deliver training programs designed to enhance compliance and avoid litigation. Retain and manage outside counsel providing specialized services to the company in a cost-effective manner. Review and comment on marketing and advertising materials and corporate communications. Study proposed and existing legislation, review business practices and policies, and advise management of potential risks. Coordinate and assist in representation of the company in legal disputes and litigation. Regular attendance required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an accredited Law School of recognized standing, have excellent academic credentials, and have been admitted to at least one state bar jurisdiction (TX preferred). 5+ years legal experience required. Prior in-house experience in the Medical Devices (or Health Care) field coupled with significant law firm experience will be preferred. Must have working knowledge of Health Care and Medical Device laws and regulations.

Additional info

Ref OFX19105

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orthofix, Inc.
3451 Plano Parkway
Lewisville, TX 75056

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