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Corporate Counsel

Raleigh NC Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide timely and effective legal advice to firm on a wide variety of legal and compliance issues related to the development, manufacture, sale and marketing of firms pharmaceutical products. Will report directly to the role of General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. Advise on a wide variety of laws and standards related to firms U.S. pharmaceutical business, including to, the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, Anti-Kickback Act, PhRMA Code, False Claims Act, and federal and state transparency laws. Ensure that the companys promotional activities and interactions with healthcare professionals are conducted in a manner consistent with applicable laws, company policies, and industry standards. Provide effective training programs to ensure that employees are knowledgeable of and comply with applicable laws, policies, and industry standards. Ensure that appropriate policies, procedures, training, monitoring and auditing are in place to satisfy applicable laws and industry standards for an effective compliance program. Implement periodic risk assessments and audits to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and developing and implementing preventative and corrective action plans to mitigate any identified risk. Draft, review and negotiate a variety of contracts.

The candidate should have BA/BS and J.D. with 3 years relevant legal and/or compliance experience working in or for clients in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry. Admission to at least one U.S. state bar and licensed to practice law is required. Must have in-depth understanding of the Anti-Kickback Act, the False Claims Act, Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act; PhRMA Code; OIG Seven Elements; and federal and state transparency laws. Strong knowledge of industry compliance best practices, regulatory landscape, and pharmaceutical compliance training and monitoring programs is required. Prior experience working directly with pharmaceutical sales and marketing functions a plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-24

Senior Counsel, Employment

Phoenix AZ Senior Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide day-to-day legal advice and counseling on a broad range of employment issues, including hiring, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, government audits, HR practices, performance management, terminations, and others as requested. Oversee employment litigation working closely with the Companys litigation group, including responding to subpoenas, handling EEOC charges and state-level equivalent charges, Department of Labor issues, government inquiries, and workers compensation claims. Conduct and/or support internal and external investigations of complaints concerning violation of Company policies, laws and regulations. Monitor and interpret changes to and trends in government and legislative matters at the federal, state, and local level related to employment law issues. Determine company impact and advise legal management accordingly. Recommend and implement specific company responses to changes in governmental and legislative policies. Conduct legal research and draft corresponding documents and memos. Provide legal interpretations of laws and regulations. Draft and review legal documents and review proposed transactions to ensure maximum benefit to the corporation and minimum risk. Draft internal policies and assist with monitoring policy compliance. Render assistance and counsel to other departments, as assigned, on the meaning and application of the companys policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable law and consistency with company philosophy and goals. Research and evaluate risks relative to operational policies and processes. Assist HR in periodic review of employment-related policies and procedures. Perform independent special projects of a legal and confidential nature for the department or company, as assigned.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Member of a state Bar in good standing and eligible to register as in-house counsel in state of residence is essential. Must have 7-10 years' experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney in employment law. Experience working with Employee Relations and HR as a partner and resource is needed. Direct experience with employment-related laws concerning discrimination, harassment, compensation, benefits, accommodations/ leaves of absence, union/labor relations implications and workplace safety is essential.
Legal 7 - 10 Full-time 2019-06-24

Corporate Counsel

Scottsdale AZ Corporate Counsel Duties: Ensure timely, cost effective delivery of quality legal advice and counsel to support internal clients on a broad range of domestic and international legal issues. Establish and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure proactive legal involvement and solicitation of assistance. Participate in litigation matters and investigations as required. Advise management on legal matters in order to safeguard the organization against legal liability. Manage outside counsel when retained to (i) respond to high demand for legal services, (ii) address issues requiring special expertise and (iii) represent the Groups interests in litigation. Includes evaluating and developing strategy with respect to complex issues and resolving disputes through negotiation or litigation while minimizing adverse publicity and monetary exposure, maximizing recovery and preserving on-going business relationships with customers, vendors and other third parties. Adapting to the requirements of the Group and its stakeholders, including responding to and addressing the needs and requirements of other team members. Support Business Units, Functions and Regions with legal advice and representation necessary to achieve business objectives and minimize risk. Manage external legal counsel to ensure that the companys interests are protected and costs minimized. Deliver improved policies, procedures or documents aligned to the objectives of the Group Legal strategic work plan, striving for best practices. Provide timely, accurate, cost effective and well-organized advice to business clients within the Group. Support Code of Conduct compliance functions, in terms of policy setting, training, enforcement, and internal investigations. engage with business clients and become an integral part of the business and commercial processes of the Company.

Qualifications: JD degree from accredited law school; admission to state Bar associations, as required. 2-4 years of broad-based legal experience in law firm or corporate law department. Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or admissible based on in-house counsel admission rules. Advanced analytical, problem solving, decision making and coping skills. Strong understanding of corporate business needs, including finance and risk management. Strong oral and written communication skills including the ability to articulate complicated issues in a manner that others can understand. Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with global clients and customers. Advanced negotiation and project management skills. Global or regional work experience. Native Level English: Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Second Language Preferred, with a strong preference for Chinese, Hindi, German, Japanese or Spanish. Additional Bar Admission Preferred: a European Union jurisdiction, India, China, or a LTAM country. MBA or other advanced degree. Computer Programming Skills.
Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2019-06-24

Senior Trial Counsel - Insurance Defense

New Orleans LA Senior Trial Counsel - Insurance Defense The candidate will report to the Staff Legal Managing Attorney. Will handle complex and high exposure litigation. Serve in analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients. Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level of experience and expertise. Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legal and factual issues. Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Independently prepare and present witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions. Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients. Adviser to Managing Attorney, Assistant Managing Attorney, staff, clients and claims. Mentor staff, attend CLE seminars. Interacts with internal clients and Major Case Unit regularly. Level of work is highly complex, with high exposure.

The candidate should have a Law Degree. Must be licensed in Louisiana. Should be a Member in good standing of applicable Bar Association. Strong communication and computer skills essential. Significant, demonstrated understanding of claims and litigation essential. Should preferably have 15+ years of legal experience. Significant demonstrated trial and/or appellate experience needed. Mississippi License a plus. Must have expertise in respective practice area. Trial/appellate expertise is essential. Note: This is a remote position.
Legal 15 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-24

Senior Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense

Baton Rouge LA Senior Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense The candidate will analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients. Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level of experience and expertise. Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legal and factual issues. Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Independently prepares and presents witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions. Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients. Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise.

The candidate must have J.D. from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of Louisiana. Licensed member in good standing Bar assoc., licensed in state is critical. Experienced litigation attorney is essential. Strong communication and computer experience is needed. Jury trial experience is required. 7+ years law practice is critical. Legal practice the insurance defense industry is preferred. Mississippi Bar license is a plus.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-24

Senior Intellectual Property Counsel

New Haven CT Senior Intellectual Property Counsel Responsibilities: Define, design and implement IP strategy with respect to internal R&D pipeline, partners, competitors, and suppliers Develop and manage a multilayered strategic patent portfolio, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications worldwide, to create an intellectual property portfolio aligned with the strategy. Collaborate across departments to provide practical intellectual property advice in alignment with business strategies and objectives. Analyze and advise business on navigating identified IP risks. Stay abreast of a rapidly evolving technology, IP, and market landscape with respect to internal technical developments, competitive position, and FTO. Manage all aspects of global patent portfolio procurement, including pre- and post-grant proceedings, reissues, reexaminations and opposition practices, and adverse proceedings as they may arise. Independently provide global strategic direction to US outside counsel and foreign agents on patent filing and prosecution matters. Support intellectual property litigation (offense and defense), partnering with outside counsel, other in-house counsel and clients to efficiently achieve successful outcomes. Educate clients on important intellectual property issues and forge strong client relationships that leverage opportunities to identify, create and protect valuable intellectual property. Identify patentable inventions through frequent interactions with internal and external R&D project teams, facilitate the creation of appropriate patent protection strategies and execute on those strategies with guidance as needed. Collaborate and provide IP support for agreements (including MTAs, CDAs, research collaborations, and licensing agreements). Supervise Arvinas current patent attorney.

Qualifications: JD Degree with 10+ years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, developing strategic patent portfolios, conducting patentability and freedom to operate analyses in biotechnology and/or pharmaceuticals either in-house, private practice, or both. Experience in active small molecule patent prosecution preferred. D. in chemistry, biomedical engineering or microbiology, or another discipline relevant to biopharmaceutical drug research and development is highly desired. Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Experience counseling clients in biopharmaceutical research and development programs. Highly collaborative with strong professionalism and interpersonal skills. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience with transactional work and licensing a plus. Public company experience preferred. Competencies Ability to develop pragmatic, business-centric approaches for managing intellectual property risks. Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to identify, analyze and render legal advice on complex intellectual property issues. A global business enterprise view, with recognition of the potential commercial implications of an intellectual property issue within a region or country. Clear potential to establish professional credibility with clients by delivering clear, concise and accurate advice, including the appropriate level of detail and anticipation of follow-up questions. Ability to balance legal and business considerations, prioritize activities, and execute efficiently Demonstrated ability to multi-task, problem solve, and operate in a fast-paced environment Influence business leaders as a trusted advisor and thought partner. Excellent professionalism and interpersonal skills with sound judgment and commitment to ethical conduct. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including proven ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from multiple departments at all levels of the organization. Ability to interface with outside counsel, vendors, collaborators, internal functions and all levels of management.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-24

Corporate Counsel, M&a

Seattle WA Corporate Counsel, M&A The candidate will support work on M&A and strategic investments. Must have a strong M&A and investments background and be able to manage large and complex transactions with tight deadlines, as well as research and advise on transactional and general corporate matters and work effectively with outside counsel. 4+ years of relevant M&A and investments experience as a corporate transactions attorney is required (and the ideal candidate will have 5-9 years of experience). Relevant experience with acquisitions and investments in the technology sector and/or start-up or early stage companies is preferred. Should have Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing in at least one State Bar. Must have 3+ years of major law firm experience. Experience with M&A and investments involving technology companies and startups is preferred. Familiarity with a wide variety of transaction types (e.g., public company, private company, stock purchase, asset purchase, cross-border, etc.) is preferred. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-24

Corporate Attorney, Employment and Compliance

Rutherford NJ Corporate Attorney, Employment and Compliance The candidate will be supporting the Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Employment, and Assistant General Counsel, Digital and Compliance, on various employment and compliance related initiatives, including fielding and resolving day to day inquiries from HR, managing and conducting ethics and compliance training, conducting investigations into ethics complaints, and supporting the Legal Department with other projects and initiatives. Will provide guidance and support to Human Resources with everyday questions and issues (e.g., FMLA, ADA, leaves of absence, wage & hour; employee relations issues, etc.). Investigates and recommends resolution for internal complaints, including those raised though the Companys reporting hotline. Keeps current on ever changing state and federal laws related to the employee/employer relationship (e.g., paid sick leave; prior wage history; criminal history inquiries; etc.), and informs and counsels Human Resources on same. Develops and conducts live training on various topics including harassment; cultural sensitivity; business ethics; etc. Manages reporting hotline and online ethics and compliance training program. Audits compliance with company processes and training initiatives. Assists on ethics and risk management reporting to global headquarters. Collaborates with Human Resources to provide updates to Companys employee handbook and other policies and procedures. Drafts and negotiates employment related agreements, and assists with contract review/negotiation for other commercial agreements as needed.

The candidate must have 3-5 years law firm or in-house counsel experience, with focus on employment law, investigations, and compliance. Should have Law Degree. Must have Bar Admission. Must possess organizational, oral and written communication skills, and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2019-06-24

Associate General Counsel - Employment Law

Mission Viejo CA Associate General Counsel - Employment Law Responsibilities: Advise HR department, field personnel, and workers compensation resources in a broad range of employment matters, including recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, employee relations, discipline, terminations, harassment, discrimination, disability, wage and hour compliance, and strategies for managing risk around employment matters. Perform all aspects of federal and state administrative agency (e.g., DFEH, EEOC, DOL, etc.) dispute process from start to finish, including investigation, drafting position statements, and attending mediations. Serve as the front line of defense in all pre-litigation employment matters, including demand letter response and communication with opposing counsel. Manage employment litigation and strategize with outside counsel in relation to same. Prepare and conduct employment law training programs for human resources and leadership in the client facilities/agencies. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally with all levels of management regarding complex employment legal issues. Work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities. Travel as needed, currently estimated as 35% or less.

Qualifications: Law degree with a license to practice in the State of California. 5-7 years of employment law experience, either as in-house counsel or in a law firm setting. Healthcare law experience preferred. Experience in managing and responding to employment claims, including but not limited to allegations filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (and state equivalents), Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, and other similar agencies. Expert knowledge of US labor and employment laws and legal issues, including but not limited to FEHA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, NLRA, FMLA, and FLSA compliance. Proficient in writing and training.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2019-06-24

Attorney, Legal And Compliance

New York City NY Attorney, Legal and Compliance The candidate will be responsible for providing advice, guidance and opinions in all areas of regulatory and legal compliance affecting the Companies products, policies and procedures. The Attorney would provide assistance to the Vice President of Legal and Compliance in managing a comprehensive range of compliance, regulatory and legal services for group and its affiliates. The Attorneys primary job will be legal research, insurance policy research and development, keeping apprised of changes in the law, and assisting in the compliance process. Perform thorough and detailed legal research on applicable topics, providing guidance to various business partners. Assist in all areas of compliance including- being aware of changes in the law, assist in implementing changes, and updating internal policies and procedures. Provide legal support to minimize legal risk and ensure compliance on regulatory matters. Research and answer business operation questions. Assist in legislative bill screening. Aid in establishing policies and procedures consistent with established legal principles and requirements. Monitors and maintains current knowledge in legal and compliance matters relating to the insurance industry and pursues ongoing professional development to maintain current knowledge on best practices. Assist in coordinating regulatory compliance matters and ensures internal support as needed. Performs similar job-related duties as assigned.

The candidate must be Graduate of an accredited law school. Should have admission to the State Bar of Arizona or be able to qualify for In-House Counsel Admission. Experience in the Insurance Industry, Life and Health experience a plus. 2-4 year of legal practice is required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex legal concepts in clear and concise communication to business staff. Should have outstanding research and legal analytical skills.
Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2019-06-24
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# FNAA144713
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide timely and effective legal advice to firm on a wide variety of legal and compliance issues related to the development, manufacture, sale and marketing of firms pharmaceutical products. Will report directly to the role of General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. Advise on a wide variety of laws and standards related to firms U.S. pharmaceutical business, including to, the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, Anti-Kickback Act, PhRMA Code, False Claims Act, and federal and state transparency laws. Ensure that the companys promotional activities and interactions with healthcare professionals are conducted in a manner consistent with applicable laws, company policies, and industry standards. Provide effective training programs to ensure that employees are knowledgeable of and comply with applicable laws, policies, and industry standards. Ensure that appropriate policies, procedures, training, monitoring and auditing are in place to satisfy applicable laws and industry standards for an effective compliance program. Implement periodic risk assessments and audits to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and developing and implementing preventative and corrective action plans to mitigate any identified risk. Draft, review and negotiate a variety of contracts.

The candidate should have BA/BS and J.D. with 3 years relevant legal and/or compliance experience working in or for clients in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry. Admission to at least one U.S. state bar and licensed to practice law is required. Must have in-depth understanding of the Anti-Kickback Act, the False Claims Act, Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act; PhRMA Code; OIG Seven Elements; and federal and state transparency laws. Strong knowledge of industry compliance best practices, regulatory landscape, and pharmaceutical compliance training and monitoring programs is required. Prior experience working directly with pharmaceutical sales and marketing functions a plus.
 
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Senior Counsel, Employment
Refer job# RLXU144714
 
Senior Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide day-to-day legal advice and counseling on a broad range of employment issues, including hiring, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, government audits, HR practices, performance management, terminations, and others as requested. Oversee employment litigation working closely with the Companys litigation group, including responding to subpoenas, handling EEOC charges and state-level equivalent charges, Department of Labor issues, government inquiries, and workers compensation claims. Conduct and/or support internal and external investigations of complaints concerning violation of Company policies, laws and regulations. Monitor and interpret changes to and trends in government and legislative matters at the federal, state, and local level related to employment law issues. Determine company impact and advise legal management accordingly. Recommend and implement specific company responses to changes in governmental and legislative policies. Conduct legal research and draft corresponding documents and memos. Provide legal interpretations of laws and regulations. Draft and review legal documents and review proposed transactions to ensure maximum benefit to the corporation and minimum risk. Draft internal policies and assist with monitoring policy compliance. Render assistance and counsel to other departments, as assigned, on the meaning and application of the companys policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable law and consistency with company philosophy and goals. Research and evaluate risks relative to operational policies and processes. Assist HR in periodic review of employment-related policies and procedures. Perform independent special projects of a legal and confidential nature for the department or company, as assigned.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Member of a state Bar in good standing and eligible to register as in-house counsel in state of residence is essential. Must have 7-10 years' experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney in employment law. Experience working with Employee Relations and HR as a partner and resource is needed. Direct experience with employment-related laws concerning discrimination, harassment, compensation, benefits, accommodations/ leaves of absence, union/labor relations implications and workplace safety is essential.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# SAUU144715
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Ensure timely, cost effective delivery of quality legal advice and counsel to support internal clients on a broad range of domestic and international legal issues. Establish and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure proactive legal involvement and solicitation of assistance. Participate in litigation matters and investigations as required. Advise management on legal matters in order to safeguard the organization against legal liability. Manage outside counsel when retained to (i) respond to high demand for legal services, (ii) address issues requiring special expertise and (iii) represent the Groups interests in litigation. Includes evaluating and developing strategy with respect to complex issues and resolving disputes through negotiation or litigation while minimizing adverse publicity and monetary exposure, maximizing recovery and preserving on-going business relationships with customers, vendors and other third parties. Adapting to the requirements of the Group and its stakeholders, including responding to and addressing the needs and requirements of other team members. Support Business Units, Functions and Regions with legal advice and representation necessary to achieve business objectives and minimize risk. Manage external legal counsel to ensure that the companys interests are protected and costs minimized. Deliver improved policies, procedures or documents aligned to the objectives of the Group Legal strategic work plan, striving for best practices. Provide timely, accurate, cost effective and well-organized advice to business clients within the Group. Support Code of Conduct compliance functions, in terms of policy setting, training, enforcement, and internal investigations. engage with business clients and become an integral part of the business and commercial processes of the Company.

Qualifications: JD degree from accredited law school; admission to state Bar associations, as required. 2-4 years of broad-based legal experience in law firm or corporate law department. Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or admissible based on in-house counsel admission rules. Advanced analytical, problem solving, decision making and coping skills. Strong understanding of corporate business needs, including finance and risk management. Strong oral and written communication skills including the ability to articulate complicated issues in a manner that others can understand. Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with global clients and customers. Advanced negotiation and project management skills. Global or regional work experience. Native Level English: Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Second Language Preferred, with a strong preference for Chinese, Hindi, German, Japanese or Spanish. Additional Bar Admission Preferred: a European Union jurisdiction, India, China, or a LTAM country. MBA or other advanced degree. Computer Programming Skills.
 
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Senior Trial Counsel - Insurance Defense
Refer job# BORC144716
 
Senior Trial Counsel - Insurance Defense The candidate will report to the Staff Legal Managing Attorney. Will handle complex and high exposure litigation. Serve in analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients. Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level of experience and expertise. Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legal and factual issues. Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Independently prepare and present witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions. Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients. Adviser to Managing Attorney, Assistant Managing Attorney, staff, clients and claims. Mentor staff, attend CLE seminars. Interacts with internal clients and Major Case Unit regularly. Level of work is highly complex, with high exposure.

The candidate should have a Law Degree. Must be licensed in Louisiana. Should be a Member in good standing of applicable Bar Association. Strong communication and computer skills essential. Significant, demonstrated understanding of claims and litigation essential. Should preferably have 15+ years of legal experience. Significant demonstrated trial and/or appellate experience needed. Mississippi License a plus. Must have expertise in respective practice area. Trial/appellate expertise is essential. Note: This is a remote position.
 
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Senior Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense
Refer job# PIIK144717
 
Senior Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense The candidate will analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present defense strategies on behalf of clients. Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies without supervision because of level of experience and expertise. Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients and claims on legal and factual issues. Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established office procedures. Responsible for the prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases. Independently prepares and presents witnesses and evidence at trials, judicial and administrative hearings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolutions. Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients. Attend continuing legal education seminars in order to maintain high level of professional expertise.

The candidate must have J.D. from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of Louisiana. Licensed member in good standing Bar assoc., licensed in state is critical. Experienced litigation attorney is essential. Strong communication and computer experience is needed. Jury trial experience is required. 7+ years law practice is critical. Legal practice the insurance defense industry is preferred. Mississippi Bar license is a plus.
 
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Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
Refer job# TTDY144718
 
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel Responsibilities: Define, design and implement IP strategy with respect to internal R&D pipeline, partners, competitors, and suppliers Develop and manage a multilayered strategic patent portfolio, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications worldwide, to create an intellectual property portfolio aligned with the strategy. Collaborate across departments to provide practical intellectual property advice in alignment with business strategies and objectives. Analyze and advise business on navigating identified IP risks. Stay abreast of a rapidly evolving technology, IP, and market landscape with respect to internal technical developments, competitive position, and FTO. Manage all aspects of global patent portfolio procurement, including pre- and post-grant proceedings, reissues, reexaminations and opposition practices, and adverse proceedings as they may arise. Independently provide global strategic direction to US outside counsel and foreign agents on patent filing and prosecution matters. Support intellectual property litigation (offense and defense), partnering with outside counsel, other in-house counsel and clients to efficiently achieve successful outcomes. Educate clients on important intellectual property issues and forge strong client relationships that leverage opportunities to identify, create and protect valuable intellectual property. Identify patentable inventions through frequent interactions with internal and external R&D project teams, facilitate the creation of appropriate patent protection strategies and execute on those strategies with guidance as needed. Collaborate and provide IP support for agreements (including MTAs, CDAs, research collaborations, and licensing agreements). Supervise Arvinas current patent attorney.

Qualifications: JD Degree with 10+ years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, developing strategic patent portfolios, conducting patentability and freedom to operate analyses in biotechnology and/or pharmaceuticals either in-house, private practice, or both. Experience in active small molecule patent prosecution preferred. D. in chemistry, biomedical engineering or microbiology, or another discipline relevant to biopharmaceutical drug research and development is highly desired. Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Experience counseling clients in biopharmaceutical research and development programs. Highly collaborative with strong professionalism and interpersonal skills. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience with transactional work and licensing a plus. Public company experience preferred. Competencies Ability to develop pragmatic, business-centric approaches for managing intellectual property risks. Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to identify, analyze and render legal advice on complex intellectual property issues. A global business enterprise view, with recognition of the potential commercial implications of an intellectual property issue within a region or country. Clear potential to establish professional credibility with clients by delivering clear, concise and accurate advice, including the appropriate level of detail and anticipation of follow-up questions. Ability to balance legal and business considerations, prioritize activities, and execute efficiently Demonstrated ability to multi-task, problem solve, and operate in a fast-paced environment Influence business leaders as a trusted advisor and thought partner. Excellent professionalism and interpersonal skills with sound judgment and commitment to ethical conduct. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including proven ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from multiple departments at all levels of the organization. Ability to interface with outside counsel, vendors, collaborators, internal functions and all levels of management.
 
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Corporate Counsel, M&a
Refer job# SEFO144719
 
Corporate Counsel, M&A The candidate will support work on M&A and strategic investments. Must have a strong M&A and investments background and be able to manage large and complex transactions with tight deadlines, as well as research and advise on transactional and general corporate matters and work effectively with outside counsel. 4+ years of relevant M&A and investments experience as a corporate transactions attorney is required (and the ideal candidate will have 5-9 years of experience). Relevant experience with acquisitions and investments in the technology sector and/or start-up or early stage companies is preferred. Should have Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing in at least one State Bar. Must have 3+ years of major law firm experience. Experience with M&A and investments involving technology companies and startups is preferred. Familiarity with a wide variety of transaction types (e.g., public company, private company, stock purchase, asset purchase, cross-border, etc.) is preferred.
 
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Corporate Attorney, Employment and Compliance
Refer job# SLTX144720
 
Corporate Attorney, Employment and Compliance The candidate will be supporting the Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Employment, and Assistant General Counsel, Digital and Compliance, on various employment and compliance related initiatives, including fielding and resolving day to day inquiries from HR, managing and conducting ethics and compliance training, conducting investigations into ethics complaints, and supporting the Legal Department with other projects and initiatives. Will provide guidance and support to Human Resources with everyday questions and issues (e.g., FMLA, ADA, leaves of absence, wage & hour; employee relations issues, etc.). Investigates and recommends resolution for internal complaints, including those raised though the Companys reporting hotline. Keeps current on ever changing state and federal laws related to the employee/employer relationship (e.g., paid sick leave; prior wage history; criminal history inquiries; etc.), and informs and counsels Human Resources on same. Develops and conducts live training on various topics including harassment; cultural sensitivity; business ethics; etc. Manages reporting hotline and online ethics and compliance training program. Audits compliance with company processes and training initiatives. Assists on ethics and risk management reporting to global headquarters. Collaborates with Human Resources to provide updates to Companys employee handbook and other policies and procedures. Drafts and negotiates employment related agreements, and assists with contract review/negotiation for other commercial agreements as needed.

The candidate must have 3-5 years law firm or in-house counsel experience, with focus on employment law, investigations, and compliance. Should have Law Degree. Must have Bar Admission. Must possess organizational, oral and written communication skills, and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
 
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Associate General Counsel - Employment Law
Refer job# YTYQ144721
 
Associate General Counsel - Employment Law Responsibilities: Advise HR department, field personnel, and workers compensation resources in a broad range of employment matters, including recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, employee relations, discipline, terminations, harassment, discrimination, disability, wage and hour compliance, and strategies for managing risk around employment matters. Perform all aspects of federal and state administrative agency (e.g., DFEH, EEOC, DOL, etc.) dispute process from start to finish, including investigation, drafting position statements, and attending mediations. Serve as the front line of defense in all pre-litigation employment matters, including demand letter response and communication with opposing counsel. Manage employment litigation and strategize with outside counsel in relation to same. Prepare and conduct employment law training programs for human resources and leadership in the client facilities/agencies. Communicate clearly, concisely and professionally with all levels of management regarding complex employment legal issues. Work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities. Travel as needed, currently estimated as 35% or less.

Qualifications: Law degree with a license to practice in the State of California. 5-7 years of employment law experience, either as in-house counsel or in a law firm setting. Healthcare law experience preferred. Experience in managing and responding to employment claims, including but not limited to allegations filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (and state equivalents), Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, and other similar agencies. Expert knowledge of US labor and employment laws and legal issues, including but not limited to FEHA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, NLRA, FMLA, and FLSA compliance. Proficient in writing and training.
 
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Attorney, Legal And Compliance
Refer job# FWLX144722
 
Attorney, Legal and Compliance The candidate will be responsible for providing advice, guidance and opinions in all areas of regulatory and legal compliance affecting the Companies products, policies and procedures. The Attorney would provide assistance to the Vice President of Legal and Compliance in managing a comprehensive range of compliance, regulatory and legal services for group and its affiliates. The Attorneys primary job will be legal research, insurance policy research and development, keeping apprised of changes in the law, and assisting in the compliance process. Perform thorough and detailed legal research on applicable topics, providing guidance to various business partners. Assist in all areas of compliance including- being aware of changes in the law, assist in implementing changes, and updating internal policies and procedures. Provide legal support to minimize legal risk and ensure compliance on regulatory matters. Research and answer business operation questions. Assist in legislative bill screening. Aid in establishing policies and procedures consistent with established legal principles and requirements. Monitors and maintains current knowledge in legal and compliance matters relating to the insurance industry and pursues ongoing professional development to maintain current knowledge on best practices. Assist in coordinating regulatory compliance matters and ensures internal support as needed. Performs similar job-related duties as assigned.

The candidate must be Graduate of an accredited law school. Should have admission to the State Bar of Arizona or be able to qualify for In-House Counsel Admission. Experience in the Insurance Industry, Life and Health experience a plus. 2-4 year of legal practice is required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex legal concepts in clear and concise communication to business staff. Should have outstanding research and legal analytical skills.
 
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