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Our client, a multinational, specialty pharmaceutical company seeks a Director: Legal Affairs to join the team. This position is at the company's U.S. headquarters located in Central New Jersey.
This is an opportunity to work in a high-performing team with exposure to business leaders, provides support for merger & acquisitions, joint ventures, investments and other strategic transactions, as well as provide employment law counseling and other general legal advice to the businesses.
Corporate Transactions – Assist with mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, including conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiating agreements
Corporate Governance and NYSE Compliance – Assist with corporate governance and NYSE listing requirements; assist with subsidiary management
Corporate Finance and Tax – Assist with financing transactions, such as debt offerings and intercompany transactions
Provide general corporate support to business units (contracting, vendor/customer disputes)
Advise on employment-related matters
Experience either working in a pharmaceutical or related business on general corporate issues; an understanding of the corporate environment
Experience working with senior management is preferred; demonstrated ability to work well with and relate to company personnel at all levels
Other tasks as team requires
Juris Doctor degree and authorized to practice law in a state in the U.S. required
At least 5+ years of law firm and/or in-house experience required
Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
Skilled in drafting and negotiating contracts with licensing / deal experience helpful
Familiarity with U.S. securities laws, compliance and corporate disclosure matters
Familiarity with executive compensation and corporate governance rules
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
Confident team player who is highly collaborative and flexible
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