Deputy General Counsel, CSS (Long Branch)

  • Long Branch, NJ

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Government



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Deputy General Counsel, CSS
Vacancy ID
2019-30602
Location
US-NJ-Plainsboro
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Legal
Overview

Responsibilities
The Deputy General Counsel, Codman Specialty Surgical will report to the General Counsel, U.S. and will have primary responsibility for handling or managing a variety of general corporate and commercial contracting matters and will provide advisory services to CSS leaders, including the division president as well as sales, marketing, regulatory, quality, clinical and product development leaders. The Deputy General Counsel, Codman Specialty Surgical will be expected to exhibit leadership and independent judgment, and to partner with CSS leadership, to execute on strategic priorities for the CSS division of the Company. The Deputy General Counsel, Codman Specialty Surgical must be adept at providing timely, pragmatic and effective legal support while managing potential legal exposure and risk.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include:
* Provide legal support for divisional sales, marketing, product development and clinical teams on a variety of contracting and promotional matters, including negotiating and drafting license, development and other strategic alliance arrangements, material transfer agreements, research agreements, clinical site agreements and evaluation agreements and conducting promotional collateral reviews;
* Partner with the professional education team to provide advice and counsel on HCP agreements and educational events;
* Provide transactional services to the corporate development team;
* Provide legal support for federal government contracting and GPO and IDN activities;
* Provide legal advice on regulatory, quality, reimbursement, compliance, litigation and employment matters;
* Manage external counsel as necessary to execute CSS division strategic priorities in a cost-effective manner within budget;
* Handle a high volume of legal work and respond promptly to crises and client demands efficiently and practically;
* Ensure that all work is accomplished with quality and responsiveness and in accordance with Integra LifeSciences values;
* Be a leader within the Law Department and a valued business partner to internal clients;
* Stay abreast of laws and developing external trends, and educate and train department staff and internal clients on important legal issues relative to areas of responsibility;
* Develop and maintain communication and collaboration with other Law Department members to ensure a seamless global service to the Company and the sharing of best practices; and
* Handle special projects as may be assigned by the General Counsel, U.S. and/or General Counsel from time to time.
Qualifications
Requirements include:
* Bachelors and Law Degrees from accredited institutions;
* Admitted to practice in New Jersey or ability to obtain admission for in-house practice in New Jersey;
* At least 7 years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department or both, including at least 2 years in areas of increased responsibility, preferably with medical device or other life sciences companies;
* A proven track record of successful project execution, matter management, coordinating teams, negotiating and drafting sophisticated agreements and handling significant and diverse issues in a fast-paced environment;
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
* Sound judgment combined with comfort and willingness to make decisions;
* Significant organizational skills and personal discipline necessary to maintain current accounting of all active matters, and to proactively and routinely update relevant internal and external stakeholders on matter status;
* Ability to work as part of cross-functional teams and effectively influence clients to solve problems;
* Comfort with dynamic change necessary to drive or support continuous improvements within the Law Department and for internal clients; and
* Willingness and capability to represent the Company in a professional manner and uphold the highest standards of ethical business practices and socially responsible conduct in all interactions with other employees, customers, suppliers, and other business associates of Integra LifeSciences.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Microsoft Office, LawTrac. Experience with other relevant applications a plus.

Requirements include: * Bachelors and Law Degrees from accredited institutions; * Admitted to practice in New Jersey or ability to obtain admission for in-house practice in New Jersey; * At least 7 years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department or both, including at least 2 years in areas of increased responsibility, preferably with medical device or other life sciences companies; * A proven track record of successful project execution, matter management, coordinating teams, negotiating and drafting sophisticated agreements and handling significant and diverse issues in a fast-paced environment; * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; * Sound judgment combined with comfort and willingness to make decisions; * Significant organizational skills and personal discipline necessary to maintain current accounting of all active matters, and to proactively and routinely update relevant internal and external stakeholders on matter status; * Ability to work as part of cross-functional teams and effectively influence clients to solve problems; * Comfort with dynamic change necessary to drive or support continuous improvements within the Law Department and for internal clients; and * Willingness and capability to represent the Company in a professional manner and uphold the highest standards of ethical business practices and socially responsible conduct in all interactions with other employees, customers, suppliers, and other business associates of Integra LifeSciences.


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