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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. We’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Find the opportunity to build relevant career, be creative, and try new things with the support needed to be successful. Find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible.
What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!
We are seeking a talented transactional attorney to join the company as Counsel in Brea, CA or Remote.
The Counsel will join a lean, inclusive, service-oriented team of attorneys and legal assistants and report to the Assistant General Counsel. This is a broad, often complex and interesting practice with significant opportunities for personal and professional growth.
This role will work directly with executives and associates at all levels of the business, participating in leadership meetings and supporting multiple functions, including: Business Units (product development, product management and clinical affairs), Commercial (sales and marketing), and Operations (supply chain, manufacturing, real estate and others).
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Serve as the legal department’s primary contact for the Counsel’s clients, managing a full calendar of diverse meetings and requests
Provide practical, solution-oriented approaches to a broad range of legal issues and risks, and then structure, write and negotiate agreements addressing those issues and risks
Partner with specialist attorneys and other professionals on IP, regulatory and compliance matters
Supervise legal assistants and other associates on standard agreements, such as NDAs
Manage pre-litigation disputes
Using Danaher Business System (DBS) concepts, work with legal department colleagues to identify, design and implement continuous process improvement initiatives, such as initiatives to improve the department’s client service levels or streamline the department’s template agreements.
The essential requirements of the job include:
Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and 3 or more years of experience in a law firm transactional practice, including experience with complex commercial and corporate transactions in
Active bar membership in good standing in at least one US jurisdiction;
Up to 25% travel to HQ in Brea, CA and other company sites when possible in the future
It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
Expertise in the Diagnostic / IVD industry
Understanding of IP and healthcare law regulation preferred but not required. Focus regulatory areas include fraud and abuse (e.g., anti-kickback), FDA for medical devices, data use and privacy (e.g., HIPAA, GDPR) and anti-corruption (e.g., FCPA).
Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs enhance life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.
Work hard and with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of Danaher's 67,000 associates across the globe, the possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.
We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an engaging workplace. To learn more, read about our associates on our Careers Blog or contact one of our recruiters.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R1137770
About Beckman Coulter Diagnostics
We are committed to advancing healthcare for every person by applying the power of science, technology and the passion and creativity of our teams to enhance the diagnostic laboratory’s role in improving healthcare outcomes. Our diagnostic systems are used in complex biomedical testing, and are found in hospitals, reference laboratories and physician office settings around the globe.
An operating company of Danaher Corporation since 2011, Beckman Coulter is headquartered in Brea, Calif., and has more than 11,000 global associates working diligently to make the world a healthier place.
We offer a unique combination of people, processes and solutions designed to help clinical laboratories and healthcare networks elevate their performance and advance patient care.
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