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Manager, Contracts and Litigation Associate

Company name

Santen Inc

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

5-6 yrs required


Emeryville, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Manager, Contracts and Litigation Associate The candidate will provide project management oversight for all contract and litigation matters. Will draft and review agreements, with main responsibility for commercial agreements, e.g., Services/Consulting Agreements, Vendor Agreements, Distributor Agreements, Sales Agreements, IT/Logistics Service Agreements, Equity Purchase Agreements, Joint Development Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Option Agreements, and Confidentiality Agreements with attorney oversight. Manage Santen’s Conga Novatus contract system and implement work flows for efficient internal and external approval of commercial contracts. Develop/update templates/forms as appropriate for most current business activities of the Company. Track commercial contract review and associated analytics to drive towards an optimized process. Provide internal training regarding contract procedures to commercial team. Manage, update, and administer rights to public and private legal department intranet. Conduct e-discovery collection and support as necessary for litigation. Perform other duties as needed as assigned by management. Must have 5-7 years of combined experience in a large law firm or corporate legal department, or a comparative organization, as a paralegal or equivalent role. Should have demonstrated commercial contracting experience. Should have demonstrated client service orientation: able to recognize and respond quickly to urgent situations, with sound judgment in escalating critical matters as appropriate. Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including presentation capabilities are needed. Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry laws, including the relevant codes, guidelines, rules and regulations is preferred. Litigation experience is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Santen Inc
6401 Hollis Street
Suite 125
Emeryville, CA 94608

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