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Lead Litigation Counsel

Springfield MA Lead Litigation Counsel RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide strategic, creative and proactive legal support to all areas of the Company. Assist the various businesses with assessment of risk areas with their products, distribution and operations. Partner with outside counsel to ensure that disputes are being effectively and efficiently managed to deliver optimal outcomes for the Company, taking numerous considerations into account. Gain an understanding and provide strategic counsel with respect to the financial and non-financial impacts of disputes on the business.

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school, a member of the Bar in good standing (any state), and the ability to become licensed for in-house practice in Massachusetts (if not currently licensed in Massachusetts). Demonstrated academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and problem-solving mindset. In-depth understanding and experience (4+ years) at a law firm working on litigation/investigation matters (preference for experience in the financial services sector and/or plaintiff-side experience). Superior organizational, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Strong client-relationship skills and the ability to consult with and persuade at all levels. Committed focus on achieving superior results by working collaboratively as a member of a high performing team. Demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize constantly shifting tasks, organize and coordinate work while showing initiative, independence and impeccable judgment. Experience using technology and data analytics to assist with workflow management and strategic decision-making. A self-starting, business-savvy professional with a willingness to work hard, contribute to all types of projects and commit to continuous learning and improvement.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-26

Corporate Coverage Counsel

Boston MA Corporate Coverage Counsel Responsibilities: Provides in-house legal advice to the Company on liability insurance coverage matters involving a high degree of original and creative legal endeavor, evaluation of complex or novel issues, or vigorous adverse parties. Performs legal research and provides legal coverage opinions to claims personnel on commercial and personal lines liability coverage issues. Has ability to manage high paced and diverse workflow. Work with outside coverage counsel and provide oversight and legal advice on coverage litigation matters. For assigned states, keeps abreast of insurance coverage case law, trends and experience and prepares summaries for dissemination of information within the company on recent coverage cases and trends. Develops and presents training programs to internal claims departments and participates in roundtable conferences with claims personnel on legal coverage matters. Maintains current knowledge of legal issues and developments in the law. Performs other duties as assigned. Responsibilities may change and increase over time as business needs and individuals capabilities warrant.

Qualifications: Completion of law school with a JD Degree or L.L.B. Degree and admission to the bar of 1+ jurisdiction in the United States required. Generally requires 5+ years experience as a practicing attorney. Must have expertise in providing legal coverage advice on commercial and personal lines liability policies. Requirements include proven analytical skills, legal writing and communication skills, client focus, handling multiple priorities, attention to detail, familiarity with corporate operations and SBU objectives, and proven ability to build productive relationships with Company personnel as well as outside counsel and representatives of other companies and adversaries.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-25

Privacy And Transactions In House Counsel

Boston MA Privacy and Transactions In House Counsel The candidate will be responsible to focus primarily on transaction support, counseling and program support for global privacy and data protection compliance across the company. Negotiate data processing agreements with customers, partners and vendors to support firms sales, operations and compliance obligations. Analyze new and current laws and regulations and a dvise on privacy and security obligations to support business, sales, compliance, marketing and product teams. Work closely with cross-functional teams, including senior management, on privacy and security matters to support operations and new initiatives to foster awareness and ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations across the company. Assist in the continued improvement of firms global privacy program (e.g., policies, procedures, training programs, compliance programs, playbooks, etc.). Coordinate with outside counsel as necessary with respect to data protection and security matters. Undertake other projects as required as part of a small legal team.

The candidate must have 8-10 years of relevant experience, with a focus on privacy compliance, in-house counseling and agreement negotiations. Substantial knowledge of privacy and security laws and regulations, especially in the European Union, as they relate to a U.S. based technology company is needed. Deep experience partnering with and providing timely support to in-house business partners is required. CIPP certification is strongly preferred. Substantial experience with SaaS and software is beneficial. Relevant law firm and in-house experience (ideally at a fast-growing, global SaaS company) is essential. Degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials is mandatory.
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2019-05-20

Corporate Counsel

Boston MA Corporate Counsel Duties : Will work with the companys global Sourcing & Operations staff, the Director & Assistant General Counsel for Sourcing and Procurement, and other Legal teammates to negotiate procurement transactions, and develop and maintain improved and efficient company procurement contracting processes, including contract templates, playbooks and training. Support legal and business initiatives to streamline and scale the ways that it manages its procurement contracting globally and negotiates vendor agreements. Handle a variety of special projects as needed, including developing business efficiencies, and assisting other members of our legal team with transactions and the development of templates, playbooks and training across the companys many technology and other sales businesses. Perform other projects as assigned.

Requirements : The candidate should have 7 + years of experience with a leading law firm, as in-house counsel, or both drafting, negotiating and managing commercial transactions across a variety of technology and/or services agreements, including some experience with global data privacy regulation. Record of excellence and leadership in past jobs and academics, and of enthusiasm for learning. Strong business acumen, including ability to exercise good judgment about sensible business risks. Must also be able to work independently and creatively as a problem-solver. Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills including ability to collaborate with, train and influence a wide variety of legal and business colleagues. Active bar membership in a jurisdiction in which company operates. Preferably should have experience in-house, with procurement, both U.S. and global transactions, and scalable operations in global businesses. Willingness to be based in Bellevue, Washington, is preferred.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-20

Intellectual Property Counsel

Danvers MA Intellectual Property Counsel The candidate will handle duties that include: Management of trade secrets, Prosecution and maintenance of all domestic and foreign patent applications/patents, Prosecution and maintenance of all domestic and foreign trademark matters, Guidance on policy development with respect to intellectual property matters, Support and assistance on other contract and transaction matters in which Cell Signaling may engage, Guidance to relevant constituents on key intellectual property contracting issues, the protection and maintenance of in-licensed intellectual property, Management of intellectual property licensed from third parties, and IP law guidance and assistance to other colleagues in the Legal Department in in a highly collaborative and team-oriented fashion. Must have 7+ years of experience in patent prosecution as a lawyer, including foremost in patent application drafting and prosecution in the pharma and/or biotech fields in either a law firm or a pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, or biotechnology company settings. Must have Ph.D. degree in biological science, ideally in immunology, Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Should have extensive first-hand experience in developing and driving strategic IP procurement and management of global IP rights, including drafting & prosecuting patent portfolios, due diligence assessments, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity analyses, and risk evaluation and mitigation strategies. Must have experience and track record success prosecuting active and complex patent portfolios with respect to diagnostic and therapeutic moieties in development or in the commercial arena, and Strong knowledge of IP case law, rules and regulations. Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-18

Senior Corporate Patent Counsel

Billerica MA Senior Corporate Patent Counsel Duties: Take care of issues related to the drafting, filing, maintenance, defense and acquisition of Intellectual Properw (I.P.) rights. Analyze, describe and present complex IP situation to clients in a clear understandable and convincing manner. Prepare guidance to the different units within the company or collaboration partners related to Freedom to-Operate (FTO) and commercialization. Being part of the interface for EMD Serono Research in Billerica representing the US IP department. High knowledge in IP Legal regulations and rules including case law in the US. Provide strong advice on P issues related to agreements of all kind. external communication on a very high level as primary contact to Patent Offices, Courts and Law Firms. DevelopmenVAdaptation and Improvement of a Patent Strategy to support FTO for companys projects. Sound understanding of patent legislation and relevant case law with special emphasis on US Patent Law. Understanding the activities of the team / function / broader business unit I commercial environment Requires conceptual thinking in complex/completely new situations Adaptation, Development and implementation of a tailor made patent strategy for key business areas Act as a member of a site specific local research and development teams Participate in domestic and/or international contract and business development negotiations Strategic handling of the IP portfolio with regard to licensing, enforcement and maintenance IP and technical guidance of a homogenous team of experts; Assist to manage an interdisciplinary team in litigations and other IP related disputes. Managing a team of paralegals with regard to filing requirements and other formal patent duties often guided by strict deadlines. Management of an interdisciplinary projects and main Interface with Research and Development, Legal, Business Development, Regulatory Affairs. Management of the cooperation with international (IP) Law Firms around the globe. Communication In various facets as in negotiations, through presentations.

Qualifications: Professional expertise at the level of a university degree in Organic Chemistry, Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and/or Biotechnology. Doctorate; PHD in Organic Chemistry, Biology, Medicinal Chemistry or Biotechnology. US patent attorney, European Patent Attorney or similar qualification. Solid professional skills in leading a patent department or a patent group in a law firm. Solid professional skills in managing and handling a complex IP porffolio. Strong academic background in Chemistry, mainly Organic Chemistry, Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and/or Biotechnology. Expert in US patent law and preferably a US patent attorney. Professional experience in drafting of patent applications, prosecuting, enforcing those and filing procedures including inhouse management of a IP portfolio with more than 50 patent families. knowledge of European patent law and the regulations in other jurisdictions Professionaf experience in an international environment Several years of professional experience in the IP business (> 5 years). Strong mature leadership and influencing skills. Fluent In English and preferably one other language (preferably German).
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-18

Corporate Counsel

Boston MA Corporate Counsel The candidate will handle complex legal matters, analyze legal (and business, where applicable) issues, draft legal documents, and negotiate matters and solve intricate problems using sound legal judgment and expertise, without supervision. Build and maintain client relationships with diplomacy and by providing insightful, timely, pragmatic, and proactive counsel without supervision. Prepare, initiate, advocate and effectively present legal points and recommendations to influence clients and to represent clients as legal counsel. Educate self and business partners on legal developments affecting business and provides innovative strategies to address those developments. Regularly interface with other in-house subject matter legal, government relations and compliance counsel for complex issues. Work on or lead project or cross-functional teams. Guide junior attorneys, paraprofessionals or administrative staff. Advise business areas on all aspects of product design and modification. Advise business areas on new and existing state regulatory requirements including e-commerce. Advise business area on operations issues impacting the life and annuity business. Review sales literature. Perform other duties as required.

The candidate must have J.D. and excellent academic credentials. Admitted to practice in at least one state is critical. At least 5-10 years relevant practice post Bar admission is necessary. Must have an in-depth knowledge of state insurance laws and experience relating to insurance regulatory examinations and a working knowledge of life, insurance, fixed and variable annuities, investment products and contracts law. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Legal 5 - 10 Full-time 2019-05-17

Healthcare Compliance Counsel

Acton MA Healthcare Compliance Counsel The candidate will join Legal Department and function as a key member of the team supporting the development, implementation and maintenance of a compliance program to promote understanding and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, industry standards and Company policies and procedures affecting medical device R&D, marketing, sale and reimbursement domestically and internationally. Compliance-related areas include to, Medicare and Medicaid issues, DME and pharmacy reimbursement, federal and state false claims, anti-kickback and anti-inducement laws and regulations, clinical research, HIPAA data security, the safeguarding of protected health information (PHI), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. and global transparency reporting, interactions with health care professionals and licensing. Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the Companys overall compliance strategy, compliance program and annual compliance work plan. Perform and document risk assessments and develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and controls to address risk areas. Conduct internal compliance monitoring and auditing of identified risk areas. Develop and apply tools and metrics to track and assess Company compliance with policies and procedures and the overall effectiveness of the compliance program. Provide reports, on a regular basis or as directed by the General Counsel/Deputy General Counsel, to keep the Compliance Committee and appropriate members of senior leadership informed of the operation and progress of the compliance program. Maintain current knowledge of the applicable federal, state, local and international laws, regulations, licensing requirements, industry standards and related trends affecting corporate activities and make necessary modifications to the compliance program and related policies and procedures. Develop, implement and deliver appropriate and effective compliance communication and training programs. Conduct, delegate, manage and resolve compliance investigations and implement corrective action and remedial measures. Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to business units in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and billing, pharmacy pricing and product formulary matters, clinical research compliance, organization and product-related data security with respect to PHI, U.S. and international interactions with health care providers and transparency reporting and other compliance issues affecting medical device companies operating globally. Performs other duties as required.

The candidate should have J.D. from an accredited law school, currently in good standing with a state Bar association, plus 12 years experience developing and implementing compliance programs in the health care industry, preferably with a medical device company. Must have strong working knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework affecting the medical device industry domestically and internationally including Medicare and Medicaid; federal and state anti-kickback, anti-inducement, false claims and transparency reporting laws and regulations; HIPAA data security; the AdvaMed Code; standards established by CMS and DHHS-OIG for effective compliance programs; and international laws and regulations affecting patient data security, interactions with health care professionals and transparency reporting. Familiarity with financial, FDA quality/regulatory and human resources operations within a public medical device company is desired. Certification in Health Care Compliance optimal is preferred. Should preferably have Ability to demonstrate success balancing the need to effectively promote compliance and limit risk to the Company with the goal of supporting the creativity, enthusiasm and pace of internal business units as we grow the Company. Should preferably have Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate complex legal and regulatory issues effectively across the organization.
Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-16

Corporate Counsel-101985

Boston MA Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Represent the legal function as part of a team responsible for the full suite of environmental service offerings in the United States and related M&A, joint venture and financing projects, and may also have responsibility for various aspects of internal governance associated with the corporate secretarial function. Will encompass contract negotiations, due diligence, drafting of complex agreements and the provision of general advice related to environmental law.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a nationally recognized law school. Licensed to practice law and a state bar member in good standing. 5 - 8 years in a major law firm, with substantive transactional experience. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as well as a proven ability to negotiate and draft documentation for sophisticated commercial transactions, notably including complex service and outsourcing contracts. Adept at working with minimal supervision on multiple time-sensitive projects and dealing directly with business developers, senior management and finance, accounting and tax professionals. Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface with people at all levels by virtue of professional competence, personal integrity, and personal style. Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience: Admission to practice law in Massachusetts. Solid background in environmental law and regulation.
Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2019-05-15

Corporate Counsel

Burlington MA Corporate Counsel The candidate will play a key role in supporting firm's recently acquired MuleSoft business in structuring strategic commercial transactions, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. Negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations. Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection of firm. Should have Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools. Should have 6+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Should have familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Should preferably have substantive expertise in cloud computing contracting and related matters. Should preferably have substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-10
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Location : Somerville Massachusetts United States

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Legal Auditor
In-House,OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd.
Location : Canton, MA, United States

Legal Auditor The candidate join Litigation Management Group. Will be responsible for ensuring compliance with legal billing guidelines through the management and review of legal bills for claims. Reviews/audits all incoming invoices from outside ... + read more

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Lead Litigation Counsel
Refer job# IWST144233
 
Lead Litigation Counsel RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide strategic, creative and proactive legal support to all areas of the Company. Assist the various businesses with assessment of risk areas with their products, distribution and operations. Partner with outside counsel to ensure that disputes are being effectively and efficiently managed to deliver optimal outcomes for the Company, taking numerous considerations into account. Gain an understanding and provide strategic counsel with respect to the financial and non-financial impacts of disputes on the business.

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school, a member of the Bar in good standing (any state), and the ability to become licensed for in-house practice in Massachusetts (if not currently licensed in Massachusetts). Demonstrated academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and problem-solving mindset. In-depth understanding and experience (4+ years) at a law firm working on litigation/investigation matters (preference for experience in the financial services sector and/or plaintiff-side experience). Superior organizational, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Strong client-relationship skills and the ability to consult with and persuade at all levels. Committed focus on achieving superior results by working collaboratively as a member of a high performing team. Demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize constantly shifting tasks, organize and coordinate work while showing initiative, independence and impeccable judgment. Experience using technology and data analytics to assist with workflow management and strategic decision-making. A self-starting, business-savvy professional with a willingness to work hard, contribute to all types of projects and commit to continuous learning and improvement.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Coverage Counsel
Refer job# YSYU144218
 
Corporate Coverage Counsel Responsibilities: Provides in-house legal advice to the Company on liability insurance coverage matters involving a high degree of original and creative legal endeavor, evaluation of complex or novel issues, or vigorous adverse parties. Performs legal research and provides legal coverage opinions to claims personnel on commercial and personal lines liability coverage issues. Has ability to manage high paced and diverse workflow. Work with outside coverage counsel and provide oversight and legal advice on coverage litigation matters. For assigned states, keeps abreast of insurance coverage case law, trends and experience and prepares summaries for dissemination of information within the company on recent coverage cases and trends. Develops and presents training programs to internal claims departments and participates in roundtable conferences with claims personnel on legal coverage matters. Maintains current knowledge of legal issues and developments in the law. Performs other duties as assigned. Responsibilities may change and increase over time as business needs and individuals capabilities warrant.

Qualifications: Completion of law school with a JD Degree or L.L.B. Degree and admission to the bar of 1+ jurisdiction in the United States required. Generally requires 5+ years experience as a practicing attorney. Must have expertise in providing legal coverage advice on commercial and personal lines liability policies. Requirements include proven analytical skills, legal writing and communication skills, client focus, handling multiple priorities, attention to detail, familiarity with corporate operations and SBU objectives, and proven ability to build productive relationships with Company personnel as well as outside counsel and representatives of other companies and adversaries.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Privacy And Transactions In House Counsel
Refer job# NVON144127
 
Privacy and Transactions In House Counsel The candidate will be responsible to focus primarily on transaction support, counseling and program support for global privacy and data protection compliance across the company. Negotiate data processing agreements with customers, partners and vendors to support firms sales, operations and compliance obligations. Analyze new and current laws and regulations and a dvise on privacy and security obligations to support business, sales, compliance, marketing and product teams. Work closely with cross-functional teams, including senior management, on privacy and security matters to support operations and new initiatives to foster awareness and ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations across the company. Assist in the continued improvement of firms global privacy program (e.g., policies, procedures, training programs, compliance programs, playbooks, etc.). Coordinate with outside counsel as necessary with respect to data protection and security matters. Undertake other projects as required as part of a small legal team.

The candidate must have 8-10 years of relevant experience, with a focus on privacy compliance, in-house counseling and agreement negotiations. Substantial knowledge of privacy and security laws and regulations, especially in the European Union, as they relate to a U.S. based technology company is needed. Deep experience partnering with and providing timely support to in-house business partners is required. CIPP certification is strongly preferred. Substantial experience with SaaS and software is beneficial. Relevant law firm and in-house experience (ideally at a fast-growing, global SaaS company) is essential. Degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials is mandatory.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# UQQJ144141
 
Corporate Counsel Duties : Will work with the companys global Sourcing & Operations staff, the Director & Assistant General Counsel for Sourcing and Procurement, and other Legal teammates to negotiate procurement transactions, and develop and maintain improved and efficient company procurement contracting processes, including contract templates, playbooks and training. Support legal and business initiatives to streamline and scale the ways that it manages its procurement contracting globally and negotiates vendor agreements. Handle a variety of special projects as needed, including developing business efficiencies, and assisting other members of our legal team with transactions and the development of templates, playbooks and training across the companys many technology and other sales businesses. Perform other projects as assigned.

Requirements : The candidate should have 7 + years of experience with a leading law firm, as in-house counsel, or both drafting, negotiating and managing commercial transactions across a variety of technology and/or services agreements, including some experience with global data privacy regulation. Record of excellence and leadership in past jobs and academics, and of enthusiasm for learning. Strong business acumen, including ability to exercise good judgment about sensible business risks. Must also be able to work independently and creatively as a problem-solver. Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills including ability to collaborate with, train and influence a wide variety of legal and business colleagues. Active bar membership in a jurisdiction in which company operates. Preferably should have experience in-house, with procurement, both U.S. and global transactions, and scalable operations in global businesses. Willingness to be based in Bellevue, Washington, is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Intellectual Property Counsel
Refer job# RTZV144105
 
Intellectual Property Counsel The candidate will handle duties that include: Management of trade secrets, Prosecution and maintenance of all domestic and foreign patent applications/patents, Prosecution and maintenance of all domestic and foreign trademark matters, Guidance on policy development with respect to intellectual property matters, Support and assistance on other contract and transaction matters in which Cell Signaling may engage, Guidance to relevant constituents on key intellectual property contracting issues, the protection and maintenance of in-licensed intellectual property, Management of intellectual property licensed from third parties, and IP law guidance and assistance to other colleagues in the Legal Department in in a highly collaborative and team-oriented fashion. Must have 7+ years of experience in patent prosecution as a lawyer, including foremost in patent application drafting and prosecution in the pharma and/or biotech fields in either a law firm or a pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, or biotechnology company settings. Must have Ph.D. degree in biological science, ideally in immunology, Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Should have extensive first-hand experience in developing and driving strategic IP procurement and management of global IP rights, including drafting & prosecuting patent portfolios, due diligence assessments, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity analyses, and risk evaluation and mitigation strategies. Must have experience and track record success prosecuting active and complex patent portfolios with respect to diagnostic and therapeutic moieties in development or in the commercial arena, and Strong knowledge of IP case law, rules and regulations.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Patent Counsel
Refer job# JAFK144111
 
Senior Corporate Patent Counsel Duties: Take care of issues related to the drafting, filing, maintenance, defense and acquisition of Intellectual Properw (I.P.) rights. Analyze, describe and present complex IP situation to clients in a clear understandable and convincing manner. Prepare guidance to the different units within the company or collaboration partners related to Freedom to-Operate (FTO) and commercialization. Being part of the interface for EMD Serono Research in Billerica representing the US IP department. High knowledge in IP Legal regulations and rules including case law in the US. Provide strong advice on P issues related to agreements of all kind. external communication on a very high level as primary contact to Patent Offices, Courts and Law Firms. DevelopmenVAdaptation and Improvement of a Patent Strategy to support FTO for companys projects. Sound understanding of patent legislation and relevant case law with special emphasis on US Patent Law. Understanding the activities of the team / function / broader business unit I commercial environment Requires conceptual thinking in complex/completely new situations Adaptation, Development and implementation of a tailor made patent strategy for key business areas Act as a member of a site specific local research and development teams Participate in domestic and/or international contract and business development negotiations Strategic handling of the IP portfolio with regard to licensing, enforcement and maintenance IP and technical guidance of a homogenous team of experts; Assist to manage an interdisciplinary team in litigations and other IP related disputes. Managing a team of paralegals with regard to filing requirements and other formal patent duties often guided by strict deadlines. Management of an interdisciplinary projects and main Interface with Research and Development, Legal, Business Development, Regulatory Affairs. Management of the cooperation with international (IP) Law Firms around the globe. Communication In various facets as in negotiations, through presentations.

Qualifications: Professional expertise at the level of a university degree in Organic Chemistry, Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and/or Biotechnology. Doctorate; PHD in Organic Chemistry, Biology, Medicinal Chemistry or Biotechnology. US patent attorney, European Patent Attorney or similar qualification. Solid professional skills in leading a patent department or a patent group in a law firm. Solid professional skills in managing and handling a complex IP porffolio. Strong academic background in Chemistry, mainly Organic Chemistry, Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and/or Biotechnology. Expert in US patent law and preferably a US patent attorney. Professional experience in drafting of patent applications, prosecuting, enforcing those and filing procedures including inhouse management of a IP portfolio with more than 50 patent families. knowledge of European patent law and the regulations in other jurisdictions Professionaf experience in an international environment Several years of professional experience in the IP business (> 5 years). Strong mature leadership and influencing skills. Fluent In English and preferably one other language (preferably German).
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# VEYI144039
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will handle complex legal matters, analyze legal (and business, where applicable) issues, draft legal documents, and negotiate matters and solve intricate problems using sound legal judgment and expertise, without supervision. Build and maintain client relationships with diplomacy and by providing insightful, timely, pragmatic, and proactive counsel without supervision. Prepare, initiate, advocate and effectively present legal points and recommendations to influence clients and to represent clients as legal counsel. Educate self and business partners on legal developments affecting business and provides innovative strategies to address those developments. Regularly interface with other in-house subject matter legal, government relations and compliance counsel for complex issues. Work on or lead project or cross-functional teams. Guide junior attorneys, paraprofessionals or administrative staff. Advise business areas on all aspects of product design and modification. Advise business areas on new and existing state regulatory requirements including e-commerce. Advise business area on operations issues impacting the life and annuity business. Review sales literature. Perform other duties as required.

The candidate must have J.D. and excellent academic credentials. Admitted to practice in at least one state is critical. At least 5-10 years relevant practice post Bar admission is necessary. Must have an in-depth knowledge of state insurance laws and experience relating to insurance regulatory examinations and a working knowledge of life, insurance, fixed and variable annuities, investment products and contracts law. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Healthcare Compliance Counsel
Refer job# GJPY144005
 
Healthcare Compliance Counsel The candidate will join Legal Department and function as a key member of the team supporting the development, implementation and maintenance of a compliance program to promote understanding and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, industry standards and Company policies and procedures affecting medical device R&D, marketing, sale and reimbursement domestically and internationally. Compliance-related areas include to, Medicare and Medicaid issues, DME and pharmacy reimbursement, federal and state false claims, anti-kickback and anti-inducement laws and regulations, clinical research, HIPAA data security, the safeguarding of protected health information (PHI), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. and global transparency reporting, interactions with health care professionals and licensing. Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the Companys overall compliance strategy, compliance program and annual compliance work plan. Perform and document risk assessments and develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and controls to address risk areas. Conduct internal compliance monitoring and auditing of identified risk areas. Develop and apply tools and metrics to track and assess Company compliance with policies and procedures and the overall effectiveness of the compliance program. Provide reports, on a regular basis or as directed by the General Counsel/Deputy General Counsel, to keep the Compliance Committee and appropriate members of senior leadership informed of the operation and progress of the compliance program. Maintain current knowledge of the applicable federal, state, local and international laws, regulations, licensing requirements, industry standards and related trends affecting corporate activities and make necessary modifications to the compliance program and related policies and procedures. Develop, implement and deliver appropriate and effective compliance communication and training programs. Conduct, delegate, manage and resolve compliance investigations and implement corrective action and remedial measures. Provide subject matter expertise and guidance to business units in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and billing, pharmacy pricing and product formulary matters, clinical research compliance, organization and product-related data security with respect to PHI, U.S. and international interactions with health care providers and transparency reporting and other compliance issues affecting medical device companies operating globally. Performs other duties as required.

The candidate should have J.D. from an accredited law school, currently in good standing with a state Bar association, plus 12 years experience developing and implementing compliance programs in the health care industry, preferably with a medical device company. Must have strong working knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework affecting the medical device industry domestically and internationally including Medicare and Medicaid; federal and state anti-kickback, anti-inducement, false claims and transparency reporting laws and regulations; HIPAA data security; the AdvaMed Code; standards established by CMS and DHHS-OIG for effective compliance programs; and international laws and regulations affecting patient data security, interactions with health care professionals and transparency reporting. Familiarity with financial, FDA quality/regulatory and human resources operations within a public medical device company is desired. Certification in Health Care Compliance optimal is preferred. Should preferably have Ability to demonstrate success balancing the need to effectively promote compliance and limit risk to the Company with the goal of supporting the creativity, enthusiasm and pace of internal business units as we grow the Company. Should preferably have Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate complex legal and regulatory issues effectively across the organization.
 
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Corporate Counsel-101985
Refer job# GMGV143981
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Represent the legal function as part of a team responsible for the full suite of environmental service offerings in the United States and related M&A, joint venture and financing projects, and may also have responsibility for various aspects of internal governance associated with the corporate secretarial function. Will encompass contract negotiations, due diligence, drafting of complex agreements and the provision of general advice related to environmental law.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a nationally recognized law school. Licensed to practice law and a state bar member in good standing. 5 - 8 years in a major law firm, with substantive transactional experience. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as well as a proven ability to negotiate and draft documentation for sophisticated commercial transactions, notably including complex service and outsourcing contracts. Adept at working with minimal supervision on multiple time-sensitive projects and dealing directly with business developers, senior management and finance, accounting and tax professionals. Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface with people at all levels by virtue of professional competence, personal integrity, and personal style. Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience: Admission to practice law in Massachusetts. Solid background in environmental law and regulation.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# RFTN143921
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will play a key role in supporting firm's recently acquired MuleSoft business in structuring strategic commercial transactions, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. Negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations. Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection of firm. Should have Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools. Should have 6+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Should have familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Should preferably have substantive expertise in cloud computing contracting and related matters. Should preferably have substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client.
 
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