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Legal Counsel

Company name

Lonza Group Ltd

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 12,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Morristown, NJ
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Counsel
The candidate will provide general legal services at an exciting global company with U.S. offices located is needed New Jersey, Maryland, and Georgia and manufacturing facilities in a number of other locations. Provide legal review, advice, and support on a broad range of legal matters including contracting, licensing, transactional and general corporate matters across Pharma & Biotech and Consumer Care businesses, with a primary focus on company’s Pharma & Biotech segment. Work closely with all business functions and actively assist company in achieving business objectives. Supervise outside counsel and related budgets, as needed. Identify areas of company risk and make proposals for and lead implementation of mitigation strategies. Position would have significant responsibility for a diverse range of commercial, legal, and compliance matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. and 5 years of general commercial transactional experience at a major law firm or corporate in-house legal department. Admission and membership in good standing to the bar of at least one state is required. In-house legal department experience preferred. Life sciences and FDA compliance experience a plus. Experience and practical skills in commercial transactional matters is needed. Should have excellent judgment and ability to operate in a fast paced, small legal department on a broad range of commercial and legal matters with a primary focus on negotiating complex contractual arrangements with customers and vendors, typically in connection with services and goods. Ability to act independently and as part of a team is needed. Ability to provide solution- oriented, practical guidance in working with business management is required. Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with colleagues, outside counsel, business partners and other stakeholders. Excellent analytical skills and people skills are essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lonza Group Ltd
412 Mt. Kemble Ave.
Suite 200C
Morristown, NJ 07960

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