Associate Corporate Counsel
Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for an Associate Corporate Counsel to provide top-tier professional legal services for a variety of corporate legal matters including complex commercial agreements spanning across all functions within the company, including, development agreements, manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, and service agreements. The successful candidate will build relationships with colleagues in the Legal Department and business leaders throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a rapidly growing and fast-paced environment, highly responsive, business-minded, practical, and team-oriented. This person will also have excellent legal judgment, decision-making, and problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to work self-sufficiently to prioritize and manage workload. Excellent legal, business, interpersonal, speaking and academic skills are required along with at least five years of licensed experience practicing corporate law, either in a law firm or in-house role. A law degree and good standing in a state bar are required, and the ability to become a member or authorized in-house counsel in the Florida bar is essential for this position. The position is based at the Arthrex world headquarters campus in Naples, Florida. Relocation assistance may be available along with Arthrex's incredible employee benefits and work culture. Join our talented legal team at a growing global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.
Main Objective: Responsible for protecting the organization's legal interests and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides advice and counsel to various internal functions and will draft, edit, negotiate, review and interpret complex commercial agreements spanning across all functions within the company, including, development agreements, manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, and service agreements.
- Assist in due diligence review, negotiation and documentation of mergers and acquisitions and key strategic transactions, as needed.
- Assist in the administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships.
- Assist with the management of the company's legal structure, including organizing and dissolving entities and providing ongoing compliance with local legal requirements and best practices.
- Manages the development and implementation of legal strategies relating to contracting activity.
- Provides timely advice and counsel to senior management by advising the business on laws, regulations, and company policies.
- May supervise legal support staff
- Up to 10% travel may be required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
Education and Experience:
Must be a graduate of an accredited law school with a minimum five years' experience as an attorney in corporate and transactional law within a law firm and/or in house setting. Must be admitted into and a member in good standing of a state bar. Experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical, or life sciences industry preferred.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:
Advanced writing, comprehensive reading, communication and research skills required.
Electronic based legal research experience required.
Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:
LEXIS/Westlaw, Excel, MS Office, PC, printer, copiers and other miscellaneous office equipment
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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