As counsel, you will be responsible for providing a diverse range of legal support to our North America commercial team, which operates in a highly regulated medical device environment. The position is based in Beckman Coulter's headquarters in Brea, CA.
Working directly with executives and colleagues in the legal department, the successful candidate will provide the highest level of legal support to the North American commercial teams and other functional groups within Beckman Coulter.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform a wide variety of hands-on legal work, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements, as well as contribute to the training and supervision of company staff administering execution of standard agreements. The Counsel will develop a good understanding of the company's business and possess the ability to evaluate and balance both legal and business factors when providing advice. The Counsel will work closely with the company's commercial team by participating in business strategy meetings and providing legal and compliance guidance.
Periodic travel (10-20%) will be required.
Reviewing and negotiating commercial sales and other agreements, including agreements with group purchasing organizations, distributors and healthcare providers;
Providing legal guidance on various regulatory matters, including Anti-Kickback Statutes, False Claims Act, antitrust, rebating strategies, and transparency laws.
Providing training to North American commercial team;
Developing and improving legal department processes, forms and procedures;
Supervising the execution of standard agreements (confidential disclosure, BAA, evaluation);
Working with commercial team in development of contractual and business strategies;
Coordinating with legal colleagues and internal experts on intellectual property, regulatory and HR matters;
Advising marketing team in promotional and compliance matters; and
General day-to-day legal advice and special projects as assigned.
5 years of law firm and/or in-house experience in complex commercial and corporate transactions;
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage legal risks for complex transactions;
Exceptional drafting and negotiation skills;
Providing business oriented legal advice with demonstration of highest ethics and integrity;
Understanding of US fraud and abuse laws; and
Direct experience in healthcare/life science industry highly preferred.
Member of local law association
Strong written and verbal communications skills;
Strong relationship management skills: ability to build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of across the business;
Practical and able to effectively balance risk;
Extremely responsive, able to prioritize multiple projects and be client-service oriented in a fast-paced environment;
Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of employees; and
Ability to work in a matrixed, multidisciplinary organization.
Juris Doctor with excellent academic credentials from an accredited law school.
Active bar membership in at least one US jurisdiction.
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