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Our client, a dynamic global pharmaceutical company headquartered in New Jersey, is seeking an experienced commercial litigator to join their expanding legal function.
Responsibilities will include:
-Leading and managing a variety of complex commercial litigation matters. Substantive areas of responsibility may include, but will not be limited to: Securities, products liability, consumer class action, government health care program matters, antitrust, as well as, internal corporate investigations and government investigations (including allegations of federal, state, civil, administrative and criminal laws, domestically and abroad). -Provide strategic legal advice and direction to business and legal partners related to litigation and government investigations as necessary. -Engage in all aspects of litigation process -Act as a point of contact for both in-house and outside counsel and comfortable with senior executives -Responsibility for budget and cost containment on assigned matters
Qualifications: -Strong communication and inter-personal skills are essential -Must be detail oriented and demonstrate excellent organizational skills -Able to work independently and under time constraints in a fast paced and dynamic environment -Exceptional judgment and ability to assess risk -Seven to twelve years of relevant law practice covering a wide range of litigation and investigations for large companies, including civil and criminal matters. -Prior in-house counsel experience strongly preferred, ideally within the life sciences industry, but at a minimum working within a highly regulated industry. Candidates should have experience working for a major law firm prior to transitioning to in house. -Specific experience with False Claims Act, healthcare fraud and abuse laws and/or FCPA/UK Bribery Act highly desired.
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package, including equity, will be offered.
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