Legal Counsel - Pharma

Bethlehem Permanent USD165,000 - USD185,000 per year
  • Exciting opportunity to join generic pharma client as Legal Counsel
  • Work directly with functional heads on a daily basis

About Our Client

Global pharmaceutical client.

Job Description

The Legal Counsel will be working closely with the business in Bethlehem, PA and will be responsible for handling the following:

  • Drafting, reviewing and management of contracts and agreements such as distribution, license, supply, purchase, service, business development and M&A agreements
  • Provide legal advice on a wide range of corporate issues including employment, competition law, and real estate
  • Assisting management with potential acquisition, divestment or joint venture projects and new business opportunities
  • Assisting management in reaching effective resolutions of disputes that could range across HR, Tax and Commercial matters, Manufacturing, Environment, etc.
  • Managing the execution of any litigation, arbitration or other dispute resolution mechanisms, including selecting and managing local outside counsel as needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a US Law School
  • Admission to US State Bar
  • 4-7 years of in-house experience with in a generic pharma or life sciences company
  • Must have experience drafting, negotiating and reviewing distribution, license, supply, purchase, service, business development and M&A agreements relating to a pharma/life sciences business
  • Ability to build strong, lasting and effective relationships with stakeholders as well as to cultivate and maintain the position of trusted advisor to business and other key functions
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate complex issues in practical ways and to influence internal managers and external counter-parties to get the right results
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and balance competing demands of working on multiple projects while working under minimal supervision

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Benefits
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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