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Contracts Attorney - Project

Camarillo CA Contracts Attorney - Project The candidate will review contract documents and correspondence as part of the analysis of incoming contract requests and finalization. Create required changes, ensuring compliance with company requirements. Revise agreements and corresponding with different business units. Provide support for the management of company contracts. General legal guidance - Provide legal guidance and general business advice; contract renewal and negotiation supporting various business units.. Should be Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Should have 5+ years experience handling transactional matters as a practicing attorney in a law firm or in house, preferably at a publicly-traded company. Very detail-oriented; self-starter with good organizational/prioritization skills; a critical thinker who can solve complex problems. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to provide advice in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of business objectives and a risk/reward analysis. Experience in the media industry a plus. Juris Doctor Degree and admission to CA Bar required. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-10

Contracts Counsel

Redwood City CA Contracts Counsel The candidate will independently draft and review legal agreements across a number of key business areas. Will monitor, evaluate, and improve the Company's contract management system and contract policies, processes, and procedures. Assist with the management of contract workflows to ensure contracts are reviewed, negotiated, and executed in accordance with timelines set by Company business teams. Effectively communicate with business clients, other members of the Company's legal department, outside counsel, and opposing counsel to navigate and solve legal issues. Collaborate with business teams to approach and solve cross-functional legal and business issues, while mitigating risk to the Company. Partner closely with the Company's compliance team to ensure that the Company remains in compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and best practices applicable to the Company's business. Identify opportunities to partner with outside counsel and managing outside counsel's performance and access to the Company's business teams. Support the Company's legal department and provide assistance on special projects, including litigation matters, as needed. Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork. Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures. Regular and reliable attendance. Ability to be proactive and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with often competing priorities. Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously with defined timelines and prioritize when necessary. Work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Must have 1+ years experience practicing law in the corporate section of a law firm or the in-house legal department of a corporation. 1+ years experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements is required. Must have Licensed to practice law in a United States jurisdiction. Strong (top 33% of graduating class) academic credentials from a top (T50) U.S. law school is preferred. 3+ years of experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements involving laws and regulations applicable to healthcare clients (e.g., HIPAA/HITECH Act, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, etc.) is plus. Experience advising healthcare clients on United States and European privacy and data protection laws is desired.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-10

Real Estate Transactions Contracts Attorney

Marina del Rey CA Real Estate Transactions Contracts Attorney The candidate will draft, review, assist in the negotiation and finalize real estate transaction documents to include residential listing agreements, purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements, disclosures, addenda, amendments, and other real estate related forms in compliance with real estate regulations as applicable by state. Review offers and listing documents before submission and make sure each teammate has a template with the required and necessary language. Track transaction tasks, parties, and key dates, and communicate progress to team as issues and tasks are resolved. Communicate effectively with client, agent, and all service providers throughout escrow to ensure the customer is clear on current and next steps. (Walk client through every portion of the transaction from contract to close. Give guidance to sales team as to how the sale and purchase process works.). Responsible for daily/weekly follow up with Agent/Ops, mortgage, escrow, title and appraisal companies for status of completion on contractual items. Assist with scheduling and/or following up on contractually required reports (e.g., termite, appraisal, home inspection, and city required inspections/reports, if applicable). ay be required to attend inspections or appraisal if necessary. Review inspection reports, schedule and review vendor estimates in order to draft comprehensive requests in order to negotiate credits, price reductions, and repair work. Performs pre-audit of each property transaction file prior to close of escrow to confirm all documents have been returned fully executed. Manage and ensure all escrow transaction files are in compliance with company and department of real estate regulations as applicable by state. Ensures that all terms of the contract are followed through for a successful closing. Maintain organization of digital files and folders. Provide advice and counsel to management on real estate development and acquisition issues. Interact with internal business units, clients, and vendors to provide timely updates and counsel on legal and contractual issues, as necessary. Engage in advising internal clients on contract-related legal issues. Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required. Conduct basic legal and business research. Communicate regularly with CEO and COO to achieve established goals. Must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions without supervision. Timeliness in responding to client needs and turning documents promptly. Consistent follow-through and ability and flexibility to multi-task and effectively balance priorities and meet tight deadlines.

The candidate Bachelors Degree and Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited US law school. Must be licensed to practice in California and in good standing with the California State Bar Association. Real estate license a plus. Should have 1+ year of relevant real estate law experience, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating real estate transactions and related contracts. Must have a working knowledge of all aspects of real estate law, including mortgage lending, survey and title practice, and entity formation and operation. Experience working on real estate transaction files or have 1+ years as a Real Estate Agent. Exceptional communication, client service, confidentiality, organizational, time management and detail-oriented skills required for the role. Highly skilled at keeping track and extreme organization of many files at once. Must have ability to reduce stress and bring peace and calming to the transaction. Experience advising companies in all aspects of real estate transactions and contracts. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to evaluate and determine appropriate legal course of action to meet business needs. Ability to build and maintain rapport with supervisors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts. Computer savvy and proficient with Microsoft (Word, Excel), Apple iOS and Internet applications. Exceptional drafting, proof-reading, and communication skills. Excellent organizational, time-management, analytical, and critical thinking skills. Great attention to detail and ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to exercise independent judgment and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with moderate supervision. Communicate effectively and professionally with outside parties. True team player. Strong ethical standards and high level of integrity and personal accountability. Must possess excellent English communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly and informatively. Legally permitted to work in the United States. Ability and willingness to work alternative schedules including weekends and on-call hours as needed. Must possess a current driver's license.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-07

Assistant General Counsel, Contracts

Redwood City CA Assistant General Counsel, Contracts Duties: Independently draft and review complex legal agreements across a number of key business areas. Effectively communicate with business clients, other members of the Company's legal department, outside counsel and opposing counsel to navigate and solve legal issues. Collaborate with business teams to approach and solve cross-functional legal and business issues, while mitigating risk to the Company. Partner closely with the Company's compliance team to ensure that the Company remains in compliance with laws, rules, regulations and best practices applicable to the Company's business. Build strong and collaborative working relationships with senior business leaders and their business teams in order to understand, support and implement business goals. Identify opportunities to partner with outside counsel and managing outside counsel's performance and access to the Company's business teams. Support the Company's legal department and provide assistance on special projects, including litigation matters, as needed. Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork. Support and comply with the company's quality management system policies and procedures.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. 3+ years of experience practicing law in the corporate section of a law firm or the in-house legal department of a corporation. 2+ years of experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements. Licensed to practice law in a United States jurisdiction. Demonstrated willingness to work hard and be versatile in response to new information and unexpected circumstances. Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship. Demonstrated ability to perform
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-04

Associate Contracts Counsel

South San Francisco CA Associate Contracts Counsel Responsibilities: Collaborate with business functions across the organization to draft and negotiate a wide variety of contracts including but not limited to master service agreements and work orders, consulting agreements, distribution, manufacturing and supply agreements, change orders and amendments, CDAs and other agreements common to a commercial pharmaceutical company; Manage the company's contract workflow processes, including systematic reviews of templates and playbooks, to incorporate best contracting practices and provisions; Communicate and present information to internal clients about all contract-related matters; Identify legal risks and issues in contract proposals, and suggest practical alternatives that accomplish business objectives while mitigating the identified risk; Develop and implement improvements to the contracting process and ongoing contract compliance; Monitor agreements throughout the contract life cycle for appropriate approvals, expirations, renewals, etc.; Advise internal teams on corporate contracting and procurement processes and make recommendations based on company policies and standards; Works with Legal department colleagues, Finance and other business functions to ensure that the overall procurement process is in compliance with legal requirements and industry best practices; Conduct trainings on contracting and procurement process, as appropriate; and Work on other legal projects as needed.

Experience: J.D. from an accredited law school required. Admitted to practice in at least one state, preferably CA, and in good standing. At least 5 years combined relevant professional experience in a law firm and/or in-house, with significant experience at a biotech or pharmaceutical company. Strong strategic and critical thinking skills, with the ability to effectively identify and mitigate legal and compliance risks. Ability to Independently draft, negotiate, and administer contracts. Experience establishing and administering effective and efficient Contract Management systems. Ability to work successfully towards strict deadlines, as well as independently on multiple, simultaneous assignments. Effective communicator with diverse audiences, including senior leaders, in a manner that generates confidence and support for legal guidance and recommendations. Able to develop close, trusting relationships across the business, characterized by a high-level of collaboration and mutual respect. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to give compelling trainings and presentations to internal and external audiences. PC literacy required; MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-01

Senior Contracts Counsel

San Diego CA Senior Contracts Counsel The candidate will perform duties : Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts, including master services agreements, work orders, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements and license agreements independently, as well as in coordination with internal and external counsel (depending on the complexity of the matter); Working collaboratively with key stakeholders (including senior management, internal clients, intellectual property and finance) to understand business needs and ensure contracts reflect and are consistent with those needs; Advising internal clients on contract interpretation, dispute resolution, risk allocation and other legal matters in a pragmatic way that results in actionable business advice; Advising and providing mentoring and oversight of junior attorneys and contract specialists on the preparation, negotiation and execution of high-volume contracts, documents and agreements and providing; Leading initiatives to improve contract processes, including by reducing cycle times and increasing efficiency; Assist in the the development of form and template agreements, fallback provisions and guidelines; Educating internal clients regarding contract policies and processes; Engaging and manage outside legal counsel on contracts matters; Representing function on cross-functional initiatives and collaborate with other members of the legal department on internal initiatives.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school and a minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience at a law firm and/or pharmaceutical/biotech company, with a strong preference for at least 5 years in-house with a pharmaceutical/biotech company. A life science undergrad degree is highly desirable. Must have deep understanding of, and experience drafting and negotiating, standard agreements used in the pharmaceutical industry and familiarity with international regulatory processes for pharmaceutical products, and laws and regulations governing clinical trials, and marketing and commercialization of pharmaceutical products preferred.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-06-29

Contracts Manager Or Associate Commercial Counsel

Palo Alto CA Contracts Manager or Associate Commercial Counsel Duties: Interacting with internal and external customers on an as needed basis, performing administrative tasks in support of the Legal Department; reviewing, revising, and in some cases negotiating a variety of commercial agreements under the direction of the Head of Legal; and conducting legal research and writing either independently or under the supervision of an attorney, as appropriate for the role. Will also be expected to provide sound, timely and useful legal advice related to commercial agreements and product improvements. Will also assist with general legal operations including the creation of SOPs and legal tools, language audits, drafting amendments, privacy by design and other compliance initiatives, and working cross-functionally on special projects. . Review, revise, and negotiate commercial contracts in accordance with company standards. Liaise with internal/external stakeholders regarding document and deliverables requests. If appropriate to the role, provide legal guidance to internal customers on commercial matters. Conduct legal research on directed topics (e.g. Privacy, Contracts, Tax, etc.). Assist Head of Legal in drafting contracts, SOWs, amendments, and exhibits templates, as well as creating SOPs, policies, legal tools, and conducting language audits. Assist in the creation of in-house presentations and legal educational materials; and performance of special cross-functional projects involving HR and Compliance. Implement and maintain department process improvements, workflows, and document controls. File documents, maintain contract management system, assist with signature process. Assist with registering the company for payment, supplier, and provider portals. Assist with legal analysis, due diligence, contract template branding.

Qualifications: For the Contracts Manager: JD Degree or L.L.M. with relevant Bachelor's degree is required, with license in 1+ jurisdiction preferred; For the Associate Commercial Counsel: JD Degree and a license to practice law in California is required. Knowledge of U.S. contract law fundamentals and legal drafting standards. Knowledge of privacy and state, federal, and foreign data protection laws. 1-3 years of experience negotiating IP licensing language related to scientific R&D (patents, and related rights). 2-5 years of experience drafting and negotiating a high volume of MSAs, CDAs, DPAs, CTAs, etc. in a jurisdiction in which licensed or under attorney supervision. Highly skilled in MS Office, G-Suite, Apple computer products, and DocuSign. Proficiency in salesforce.com or other contract management systems. Strong organizational skills: attention to detail and accuracy as well as time management. Issue-spotting, in-depth analysis, and problem-solving skills. Initiative, teamwork, and customer-service orientation are critical Confidentiality, discretion, and high privacy awareness Independent, with excellent judgment in collaborating with others and the chain of command. Strong affinity for, skill with, and ability to teach others about technology. Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, ambiguous work environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality. Eagerness to build legal knowledge and skills in a variety of subject matter areas. Willingness to take on novel challenges as needed to support the company's success.
Legal 1 - 5 Full-time 2020-06-27

Lead Compliance Counsel - Government Contracts And Political Activities

San Francisco CA Lead Compliance Counsel - Government Contracts And Political Activities The candidate will be responsible for: Assist in the design and implementation of company-wide government contracting compliance programs and initiatives. Advise on the company's compliance with international and U.S. federal, state, and municipal government contracting and procurement laws, rules, and regulations. Develop and communicate compliance policies, processes, and training. Strong collaboration with clients, with other teams within Legal, and with cross-functional teams across the company, including HR, sales, commercial and product teams, to coordinate compliance programs and initiatives. Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives. Must have J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar. Should have 5+ years of compliance experience, including with the Federal Acquisition Regulations, FedRamp, and international government procurement regimes. Either in-house and/or at a global law firm experience. Experience with internet, technology, or telecommunications companies preferred. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-06-15
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Senior Military Contracts Manager
In-House,Collins Aerospace
Location : Irvine, CA, United States

Senior Military Contracts Manager Responsibilities: Work closely with office of the general counsel to draft, analyze, and negotiate statements of work, terms and conditions, data requirements, etc. to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and c... + read more

jul 07, 2020


Director Legal Counsel -Operations and R&D Counsel
In-House,DexCom, Inc.
Location : San Diego, CA, United States

Director Legal Counsel -Operations and R&D Counsel Duties: Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of Operations, R&D and IT-related agreements, including strategic licensing transactions, technology platform licensing, R&D collaborations and other ... + read more

jun 30, 2020


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Contracts Attorney - Project
Refer job# HMKL150440
 
Contracts Attorney - Project The candidate will review contract documents and correspondence as part of the analysis of incoming contract requests and finalization. Create required changes, ensuring compliance with company requirements. Revise agreements and corresponding with different business units. Provide support for the management of company contracts. General legal guidance - Provide legal guidance and general business advice; contract renewal and negotiation supporting various business units.. Should be Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Should have 5+ years experience handling transactional matters as a practicing attorney in a law firm or in house, preferably at a publicly-traded company. Very detail-oriented; self-starter with good organizational/prioritization skills; a critical thinker who can solve complex problems. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to provide advice in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of business objectives and a risk/reward analysis. Experience in the media industry a plus. Juris Doctor Degree and admission to CA Bar required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Contracts Counsel
Refer job# OQWW150447
 
Contracts Counsel The candidate will independently draft and review legal agreements across a number of key business areas. Will monitor, evaluate, and improve the Company's contract management system and contract policies, processes, and procedures. Assist with the management of contract workflows to ensure contracts are reviewed, negotiated, and executed in accordance with timelines set by Company business teams. Effectively communicate with business clients, other members of the Company's legal department, outside counsel, and opposing counsel to navigate and solve legal issues. Collaborate with business teams to approach and solve cross-functional legal and business issues, while mitigating risk to the Company. Partner closely with the Company's compliance team to ensure that the Company remains in compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and best practices applicable to the Company's business. Identify opportunities to partner with outside counsel and managing outside counsel's performance and access to the Company's business teams. Support the Company's legal department and provide assistance on special projects, including litigation matters, as needed. Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork. Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures. Regular and reliable attendance. Ability to be proactive and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with often competing priorities. Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously with defined timelines and prioritize when necessary. Work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Must have 1+ years experience practicing law in the corporate section of a law firm or the in-house legal department of a corporation. 1+ years experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements is required. Must have Licensed to practice law in a United States jurisdiction. Strong (top 33% of graduating class) academic credentials from a top (T50) U.S. law school is preferred. 3+ years of experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements involving laws and regulations applicable to healthcare clients (e.g., HIPAA/HITECH Act, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, etc.) is plus. Experience advising healthcare clients on United States and European privacy and data protection laws is desired.
 
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Real Estate Transactions Contracts Attorney
Refer job# RECA150418
 
Real Estate Transactions Contracts Attorney The candidate will draft, review, assist in the negotiation and finalize real estate transaction documents to include residential listing agreements, purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements, disclosures, addenda, amendments, and other real estate related forms in compliance with real estate regulations as applicable by state. Review offers and listing documents before submission and make sure each teammate has a template with the required and necessary language. Track transaction tasks, parties, and key dates, and communicate progress to team as issues and tasks are resolved. Communicate effectively with client, agent, and all service providers throughout escrow to ensure the customer is clear on current and next steps. (Walk client through every portion of the transaction from contract to close. Give guidance to sales team as to how the sale and purchase process works.). Responsible for daily/weekly follow up with Agent/Ops, mortgage, escrow, title and appraisal companies for status of completion on contractual items. Assist with scheduling and/or following up on contractually required reports (e.g., termite, appraisal, home inspection, and city required inspections/reports, if applicable). ay be required to attend inspections or appraisal if necessary. Review inspection reports, schedule and review vendor estimates in order to draft comprehensive requests in order to negotiate credits, price reductions, and repair work. Performs pre-audit of each property transaction file prior to close of escrow to confirm all documents have been returned fully executed. Manage and ensure all escrow transaction files are in compliance with company and department of real estate regulations as applicable by state. Ensures that all terms of the contract are followed through for a successful closing. Maintain organization of digital files and folders. Provide advice and counsel to management on real estate development and acquisition issues. Interact with internal business units, clients, and vendors to provide timely updates and counsel on legal and contractual issues, as necessary. Engage in advising internal clients on contract-related legal issues. Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required. Conduct basic legal and business research. Communicate regularly with CEO and COO to achieve established goals. Must be able to independently manage sophisticated real estate transactions without supervision. Timeliness in responding to client needs and turning documents promptly. Consistent follow-through and ability and flexibility to multi-task and effectively balance priorities and meet tight deadlines.

The candidate Bachelors Degree and Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited US law school. Must be licensed to practice in California and in good standing with the California State Bar Association. Real estate license a plus. Should have 1+ year of relevant real estate law experience, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating real estate transactions and related contracts. Must have a working knowledge of all aspects of real estate law, including mortgage lending, survey and title practice, and entity formation and operation. Experience working on real estate transaction files or have 1+ years as a Real Estate Agent. Exceptional communication, client service, confidentiality, organizational, time management and detail-oriented skills required for the role. Highly skilled at keeping track and extreme organization of many files at once. Must have ability to reduce stress and bring peace and calming to the transaction. Experience advising companies in all aspects of real estate transactions and contracts. Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to evaluate and determine appropriate legal course of action to meet business needs. Ability to build and maintain rapport with supervisors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts. Computer savvy and proficient with Microsoft (Word, Excel), Apple iOS and Internet applications. Exceptional drafting, proof-reading, and communication skills. Excellent organizational, time-management, analytical, and critical thinking skills. Great attention to detail and ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to exercise independent judgment and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with moderate supervision. Communicate effectively and professionally with outside parties. True team player. Strong ethical standards and high level of integrity and personal accountability. Must possess excellent English communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly and informatively. Legally permitted to work in the United States. Ability and willingness to work alternative schedules including weekends and on-call hours as needed. Must possess a current driver's license.
 
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Assistant General Counsel, Contracts
Refer job# EZCQ150408
 
Assistant General Counsel, Contracts Duties: Independently draft and review complex legal agreements across a number of key business areas. Effectively communicate with business clients, other members of the Company's legal department, outside counsel and opposing counsel to navigate and solve legal issues. Collaborate with business teams to approach and solve cross-functional legal and business issues, while mitigating risk to the Company. Partner closely with the Company's compliance team to ensure that the Company remains in compliance with laws, rules, regulations and best practices applicable to the Company's business. Build strong and collaborative working relationships with senior business leaders and their business teams in order to understand, support and implement business goals. Identify opportunities to partner with outside counsel and managing outside counsel's performance and access to the Company's business teams. Support the Company's legal department and provide assistance on special projects, including litigation matters, as needed. Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork. Support and comply with the company's quality management system policies and procedures.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. 3+ years of experience practicing law in the corporate section of a law firm or the in-house legal department of a corporation. 2+ years of experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements. Licensed to practice law in a United States jurisdiction. Demonstrated willingness to work hard and be versatile in response to new information and unexpected circumstances. Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship. Demonstrated ability to perform
 
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Associate Contracts Counsel
Refer job# MVRS150373
 
Associate Contracts Counsel Responsibilities: Collaborate with business functions across the organization to draft and negotiate a wide variety of contracts including but not limited to master service agreements and work orders, consulting agreements, distribution, manufacturing and supply agreements, change orders and amendments, CDAs and other agreements common to a commercial pharmaceutical company; Manage the company's contract workflow processes, including systematic reviews of templates and playbooks, to incorporate best contracting practices and provisions; Communicate and present information to internal clients about all contract-related matters; Identify legal risks and issues in contract proposals, and suggest practical alternatives that accomplish business objectives while mitigating the identified risk; Develop and implement improvements to the contracting process and ongoing contract compliance; Monitor agreements throughout the contract life cycle for appropriate approvals, expirations, renewals, etc.; Advise internal teams on corporate contracting and procurement processes and make recommendations based on company policies and standards; Works with Legal department colleagues, Finance and other business functions to ensure that the overall procurement process is in compliance with legal requirements and industry best practices; Conduct trainings on contracting and procurement process, as appropriate; and Work on other legal projects as needed.

Experience: J.D. from an accredited law school required. Admitted to practice in at least one state, preferably CA, and in good standing. At least 5 years combined relevant professional experience in a law firm and/or in-house, with significant experience at a biotech or pharmaceutical company. Strong strategic and critical thinking skills, with the ability to effectively identify and mitigate legal and compliance risks. Ability to Independently draft, negotiate, and administer contracts. Experience establishing and administering effective and efficient Contract Management systems. Ability to work successfully towards strict deadlines, as well as independently on multiple, simultaneous assignments. Effective communicator with diverse audiences, including senior leaders, in a manner that generates confidence and support for legal guidance and recommendations. Able to develop close, trusting relationships across the business, characterized by a high-level of collaboration and mutual respect. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to give compelling trainings and presentations to internal and external audiences. PC literacy required; MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
 
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Senior Contracts Counsel
Refer job# TLXA150328
 
Senior Contracts Counsel The candidate will perform duties : Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts, including master services agreements, work orders, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements and license agreements independently, as well as in coordination with internal and external counsel (depending on the complexity of the matter); Working collaboratively with key stakeholders (including senior management, internal clients, intellectual property and finance) to understand business needs and ensure contracts reflect and are consistent with those needs; Advising internal clients on contract interpretation, dispute resolution, risk allocation and other legal matters in a pragmatic way that results in actionable business advice; Advising and providing mentoring and oversight of junior attorneys and contract specialists on the preparation, negotiation and execution of high-volume contracts, documents and agreements and providing; Leading initiatives to improve contract processes, including by reducing cycle times and increasing efficiency; Assist in the the development of form and template agreements, fallback provisions and guidelines; Educating internal clients regarding contract policies and processes; Engaging and manage outside legal counsel on contracts matters; Representing function on cross-functional initiatives and collaborate with other members of the legal department on internal initiatives.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an ABA-accredited law school and a minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience at a law firm and/or pharmaceutical/biotech company, with a strong preference for at least 5 years in-house with a pharmaceutical/biotech company. A life science undergrad degree is highly desirable. Must have deep understanding of, and experience drafting and negotiating, standard agreements used in the pharmaceutical industry and familiarity with international regulatory processes for pharmaceutical products, and laws and regulations governing clinical trials, and marketing and commercialization of pharmaceutical products preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Contracts Manager Or Associate Commercial Counsel
Refer job# DMPO150315
 
Contracts Manager or Associate Commercial Counsel Duties: Interacting with internal and external customers on an as needed basis, performing administrative tasks in support of the Legal Department; reviewing, revising, and in some cases negotiating a variety of commercial agreements under the direction of the Head of Legal; and conducting legal research and writing either independently or under the supervision of an attorney, as appropriate for the role. Will also be expected to provide sound, timely and useful legal advice related to commercial agreements and product improvements. Will also assist with general legal operations including the creation of SOPs and legal tools, language audits, drafting amendments, privacy by design and other compliance initiatives, and working cross-functionally on special projects. . Review, revise, and negotiate commercial contracts in accordance with company standards. Liaise with internal/external stakeholders regarding document and deliverables requests. If appropriate to the role, provide legal guidance to internal customers on commercial matters. Conduct legal research on directed topics (e.g. Privacy, Contracts, Tax, etc.). Assist Head of Legal in drafting contracts, SOWs, amendments, and exhibits templates, as well as creating SOPs, policies, legal tools, and conducting language audits. Assist in the creation of in-house presentations and legal educational materials; and performance of special cross-functional projects involving HR and Compliance. Implement and maintain department process improvements, workflows, and document controls. File documents, maintain contract management system, assist with signature process. Assist with registering the company for payment, supplier, and provider portals. Assist with legal analysis, due diligence, contract template branding.

Qualifications: For the Contracts Manager: JD Degree or L.L.M. with relevant Bachelor's degree is required, with license in 1+ jurisdiction preferred; For the Associate Commercial Counsel: JD Degree and a license to practice law in California is required. Knowledge of U.S. contract law fundamentals and legal drafting standards. Knowledge of privacy and state, federal, and foreign data protection laws. 1-3 years of experience negotiating IP licensing language related to scientific R&D (patents, and related rights). 2-5 years of experience drafting and negotiating a high volume of MSAs, CDAs, DPAs, CTAs, etc. in a jurisdiction in which licensed or under attorney supervision. Highly skilled in MS Office, G-Suite, Apple computer products, and DocuSign. Proficiency in salesforce.com or other contract management systems. Strong organizational skills: attention to detail and accuracy as well as time management. Issue-spotting, in-depth analysis, and problem-solving skills. Initiative, teamwork, and customer-service orientation are critical Confidentiality, discretion, and high privacy awareness Independent, with excellent judgment in collaborating with others and the chain of command. Strong affinity for, skill with, and ability to teach others about technology. Ability to contribute in a fast-paced, ambiguous work environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and collegiality. Eagerness to build legal knowledge and skills in a variety of subject matter areas. Willingness to take on novel challenges as needed to support the company's success.
 
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Lead Compliance Counsel - Government Contracts And Political Activities
Refer job# XAGA150150
 
Lead Compliance Counsel - Government Contracts And Political Activities The candidate will be responsible for: Assist in the design and implementation of company-wide government contracting compliance programs and initiatives. Advise on the company's compliance with international and U.S. federal, state, and municipal government contracting and procurement laws, rules, and regulations. Develop and communicate compliance policies, processes, and training. Strong collaboration with clients, with other teams within Legal, and with cross-functional teams across the company, including HR, sales, commercial and product teams, to coordinate compliance programs and initiatives. Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives. Must have J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar. Should have 5+ years of compliance experience, including with the Federal Acquisition Regulations, FedRamp, and international government procurement regimes. Either in-house and/or at a global law firm experience. Experience with internet, technology, or telecommunications companies preferred.
 
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