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Posted on October 27, 2021

POSITION: Senior Director, Corporate Counsel, Americas Privacy Officer

COMPANY: Incyte is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on finding solutions for serious unmet medical needs through the discovery, development and commercialization of novel medicines.

Job Summary (Primary function):

The Senior Director, Corporate Counsel, Americas Privacy Officer works closely with internal business partners to advise the business on  privacy and data security requirements, controls, and best practices for contracts, projects, products, and services in North and South America.  

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities):

  • Develop and execute the Americas Privacy Plan in connection with the development and implementation of technology, processes, products and services coupled with evolving privacy and data protection laws in North and South America.
  • Perform legal analysis of Americas Privacy Assessments ensuring appropriate contract language and transfer requirements are in place (as applicable).
  • Serve as de facto DPO in Americas (including managing Americas privacy incidents and responding to data subject requests).
  • Maintain/implement privacy language as needed for Americas contract templates.
  • Draft, develop, and implement data subject information notice and consent documents.
  • Assist US and Canadian Legal team members with review of data protection notices and contract language.
  • Remain current on existing and evolving North and South American countries’ privacy and data protection laws including but not limited to HIPAA, HITECH, CCPA/CPRA, PIPEDA, PHIPA, LGPD, PDPL and provide advice as needed to assigned business groups.
  • Assist/work with Global Privacy Officer, Data Protection Officers, and Cybersecurity with on data incident response, including assisting with preparation of required notifications pursuant to breach notification laws
  • Assist with the drafting of privacy and information security policies, procedures, training materials and the like.
  • Coordinate with outside counsel to advise clients on privacy and security matters.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency):

  • J.D degree as well as membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of applicable law practice experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or life sciences industry.
  • Significant experience in privacy and data protection, solid working knowledge of global data protection laws, liability issues, contract preparation and negotiation.
  • Knowledge of data classification, data mapping and data management methodologies desired.
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or other related certification strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate concisely to clients.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to flourish in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organization, project management, and prioritization skills.
  • High level attention to detail, professionalism, integrity and ability to maintain confidences while working with sensitive, confidential information.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

CONTACT: Nick Foschi, Director, Human Resources, nfoschi@incyte.com

APPLY: https://incyte.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1710308&&&nohd#


Posted on Octobber 27, 2021

POSITION: Senior Director/Director, Compliance Monitoring, Risk & Investigations

COMPANY: Incyte is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on finding solutions for serious unmet medical needs through the discovery, development and commercialization of novel medicines.

Job Summary (Primary function):

This position reports directly to Incyte’s Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for management and oversight of Incyte's Global Monitoring, Risk and Investigations function.  The role is located in Incyte’s global headquarters and is responsible for developing, managing and conducting Incyte’s Compliance Monitoring program, leading and enhancing Incyte’s Compliance Risk Assessment process and leading Incyte’s Compliance Investigations and related systems and reporting. 

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities):

  • Monitoring
    • Develop annual plans for monitoring activities based on risk assessments, results of current and prior audit and monitoring activities, outcomes from investigations, and other sources including regulatory and enforcement trends.
    • Develop and manage monitoring tools and processes.
    • Lead and manage data, transaction, and live monitoring activities.
    • Increase utilization of data analytics in monitoring approach and execution
    • Organize and evaluate facts and evidence and draw sound conclusions in relation to monitoring activities and processes.
    • Oversee maintenance of monitoring files, evidence, and other records.
    • Prepare timely, accurate, and complete reports with corrective action recommendations and follow-through with key stakeholders for implementation.
    • Develop, prepare, and manage periodic reporting of results to senior management.
    • Conduct analysis to understand factors contributing to potential policy violations, develop recommendations and assist with the design of controls and standards for identified gaps in monitoring activities.
    • Assist in the identification of compliance program enhancements, including training needs, policy updates and other improvements.
  • Risk Assessment
    • Develop, manage and maintain Incyte’s internal Compliance Risk Assessment and Product Risk Assessment processes.
    • Engage relevant business and legal stakeholders to conduct ongoing risk evaluations.
    • Prepare reports for business stakeholders outlining Risk Assessment results.
    • Assist in development of annual Compliance planning/objectives based upon risk assessment results.
    • Lead/Manage Risk Oversight Council by planning quarterly meetings, delivering updates to applicable team members, leading meeting with Chief Compliance Officer, and developing reports and deliverables to the Executive Team on behalf of the Risk Oversight Council.
    • Lead, Manage, and/or oversee Risk Management sub-groups that manage high risk activities or emerging risks (when applicable).
  • Investigations
    • Manage Incyte’s Compliance Investigations function by leading data gathering, interviews, and other fact-finding activities to understand the allegation or issue.
    • Manage Investigations System by performing timely updates to cases in the system and ensuring each case is properly documented.
    • Coordinate with applicable Incyte departments (including HR) to review evidence for each investigation and developing and documenting Compliance recommendation for each investigation.
    • Prepare reports summarizing Investigations activity for Incyte management, including Global Compliance Committee.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency):

  • BA/BS degree required; Advanced Degree preferred.
  • 12+ years of relevant experience preferably in the bio/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of and experience with laws, regulations, and industry guidance that affect the pharmaceutical industry including federal and state government price reporting laws, fraud and abuse and anti-kickback statutes, OIG and PhRMA guidelines, state marketing compliance laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and other anti-bribery laws.
  • Experience independently planning, conducting, and overseeing complex auditing, monitoring, risk and/or investigation activities.
  • High level of discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive company matters.
  • Strong detail orientation and focus on quality work product.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize projects under tight deadlines.
  • Strong written, oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge and experience using Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong data analytics skills with the ability to summarize, analyze and communicate large, complex data sets.
  • Ability to travel 10-20%. 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

CONTACT: Nick Foschi, Director, Human Resources, nfoschi@incyte.com

APPLY:  https://incyte.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1774853&&&nohd#


Posted on October 13, 2021

POSITION:  Corporate Counsel / Asset Management Attorney

COMPANY:  PFM Asset Management LLC (PFMAM) is a leading provider of independent investment advisory services to governmental and not-for-profit organizations, with offices located throughout the United States.  PFMAM’s asset management business provides clients with investment advice and portfolio management services.

DESCRIPTION:  PFMAM is seeking an attorney to join the legal and compliance team to support the firm's investment advisory activities.  This role will provide legal support to PFMAM’s investment advisory operations.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Advising PFMAM senior management on regulatory initiatives;
  • Assisting with regulatory and internal reviews, exams, and audits;
  • Assisting with drafting and maintaining policies and procedures;
  • Maintaining current knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and monitoring regulatory developments to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance;
  • Preparing, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents or requirements with a focus on conforming to federal statutory requirements and company policies;
  • Reviewing responses to requests for proposals and company marketing/client information materials for conformity with law and company policies;
  • Assessing risks and providing advice concerning various issues and agreements arising within key operations of the companies and the corresponding administrative functions;
  • Providing training to company employees on legal requirements for conducting PFMAM’s business;
  • Reviewing and coordinating activities of outside counsel within assigned areas of responsibility;
  • Reviewing documents and electronic discovery in response to third-party subpoenas.

This position offers candidates a career with exposure to a variety of legal issues, while working with PFMAM leaders to serve as a trusted legal and business advisor.  We value independent workers and applicants who have a pragmatic approach to practicing corporate law within a diverse group of affiliates.  The successful candidate will help us properly prioritize our legal advisory responsibilities, and then be effective, efficient and practical in accomplishing them.  This position is expected to be located in Minneapolis, MN, Harrisburg, PA, or Philadelphia, PA (although other locations will be considered), is a hybrid position (3 workdays per week in the office and 2 workdays remote), and reports to the Chief Compliance Officer of PFMAM.  Occasional travel to various PFMAM offices may be required.

Qualifications and Preferred Skills:

  • Law degree with strong academic credentials;
  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing;
  • 4+ years of in-house legal department or law firm experience advising financial institutions;
  • Corporate governance experience preferred;
  • Experience advising investment advisors or investment companies concerning securities law, municipal securities, and regulatory requirements is preferred;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • The ability to work independently and manage a constantly changing workflow;
  • Comfort with and interest in working on a variety of legal matters;
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Strong commitment to client service.

If you are ready to experience the challenge, satisfaction, and reward of an opportunity with PFM, please apply here, or refer a qualified candidate.

PFM is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

PFM is an equal opportunity employer (EOE, M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug-free workplace.


Posted on October 6, 2021

POSITION: Corporate Counsel - M&A and Corporate Transactions

COMPANY: EPAM

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION:

You are sharp, driven, and inquisitive. You understand the challenges facing an acquisitive global company and solve problems with creativity. You are confident advising on a broad array of corporate and transactional issues and can manage multiple priorities. You thrive working with a collaborative team. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as Counsel – M&A and Corporate Transactions. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

This position may include a flexible or remote work arrangement, but the ideal candidate is located within commuting distance to an EPAM office such as Philadelphia (offices in Newtown (Bucks County), Center City, or Conshohocken), Boston, or New York. Periodic travel to the Philadelphia area will be expected.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support mergers and acquisitions activity, strategic investments, and other corporate transactions by working closely with the corporate development team. Draft and edit M&A documentation on tight deadlines. Ability to handle small, less complex M&A deals largely independently, with some support from other internal corporate legal team members
  • Lead legal due diligence for M&A and other strategic transactions
  • Support post-closing integration related activities
  • Support financial transactions, including credit facilities, and intercompany transactions
  • Draft and negotiate corporate contracts including confidentiality agreements and engagement letters
  • Drive continuous legal process improvements in corporate transactions. Develop standard procedures, templates, and forms useful for guiding and serving clients in M&A matters
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective working relationships with other groups involved in the M&A and corporate transactions processes
  • Provide high-quality consultative services and support to internal clients by reviewing and resolving complex day-to-day issues involving corporate governance, compliance, contracts, and other relevant areas, and by promptly turning around high-quality work product
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including external counsel.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • JD from an accredited law school with excellent academic credentials
  • Good standing with at least one state bar
  • Minimum 3 years of experience, including as a corporate associate in a top law firm and/or comparable in-house experience as an M&A attorney, with additional experience in general corporate matters
  • Experience leading due diligence for cross-border deals, familiarity with acquisition structures and earnouts, and ability to draft transaction documents for corporate transactions
  • Familiarity with US public company requirements relating to acquisitions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, especially when explaining contractual and legal issues to business clients
  • Ability to liaise with senior managers and proactively influence where appropriate
  • Sound and practical business judgment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage numerous projects under deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Expertise building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal clients
  • Ability to provide quick and efficient services with a strong work ethic
  • Responsive and friendly, service-oriented “can-do” attitude
  • Flexible team player, willing to work on a variety of matters.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance.

ADDITIONAL:

Depending on the position, EPAM employees may need to work at a client worksite or an EPAM office. To protect employees and help communities fight the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination is required to visit a EPAM office in the US, and many of our clients have similar policies in place. Due to this, a COVID-19 vaccination may be necessary and when applicable, specific details will be discussed during the interview process which may include providing proof of vaccination. For candidates with exceptional circumstances that prevent them from getting the COVID-19 vaccine, we will offer alternative reasonable accommodation, where possible, which should be coordinated by your recruiter and discussed directly with an HR Representative.

APPLY: https://www.epam.com/careers/job-listings/job.66923.corporate-counsel-m-a-and-corporate-transactions_usa


POSITION: Corporate Counsel - Employment Law (Americas)

COMPANY: EPAM

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

DESCRIPTION:

You are sharp, driven, and inquisitive. You are excited by the prospect of being a key player in supporting the employment law function at a fast paced and rapidly growing company. You are confident advising on a broad array of employment law issues and welcome the opportunity to stretch into new substantive areas and geographies. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as Counsel – Employment Law, Americas, working with our Associate General Counsel, Global Employment Law. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.
This position may include a flexible or remote work arrangement, but the ideal candidate is located within commuting distance to an EPAM office such as Philadelphia (offices in Newtown (Bucks County), Center City, or Conshohocken), Boston, or New York. Periodic travel to the Philadelphia area will be expected.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide high quality employment law support to HR, Talent Acquisition, and other client groups, focusing primarily on the US and Canada with exposure also to Mexico, Colombia, and other countries in Latin America
  • Advise on all areas of employment law, including as examples: compliance with federal and local laws (ex: FLSA, Title VII, ADA, FCRA), recruitment and hiring, compensation structures, restrictive covenants, contingent workers, leaves of absences and accommodations, investigations, discipline, terminations, and other day to day issues
  • Support expansion into new geographies by identifying threshold requirements and potential obstacles for hiring, and creating new employment agreements, policies, etc., that align both with business expectations and local laws
  • Manage litigation by overseeing EPAM’s position and strategy, external counsel, and spend
  • Review commercial agreements in the HR-space or which involve employee-centric terms
  • Proactively author and maintain country-specific Handbooks and other HR/employee-related policies, trainings, and templates
  • Stay abreast of the ever-changing employment law landscape and corresponding industry trends
  • Establish strong and effective working relationships with business partners in various disciplines
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts, including external counsel.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • JD from an accredited law school with excellent academic credentials
  • Good standing with at least one state bar
  • 3+ years practicing employment law at a top firm or comparable in-house environment involving both counseling and litigation. Multi-state and/or country experience is a plus
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, especially when explaining complex legal issues to business clients
  • Ability to liaise with senior managers and proactively influence where appropriate
  • Sound and practical business judgment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage numerous projects under deadlines in a fast-paced and demanding work environment
  • Expertise building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal business clients
  • Ability to provide quick and efficient services with a strong work ethic
  • Responsive and friendly, service-oriented “can-do” attitude
  • Flexible team player, willing to work on a variety of matters
  • Mix of counseling and litigation experience is a plus
  • Privacy experience, such as related to CCPA, and other state and federal frameworks is a plus
  • Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese is a plus.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance.

ADDITIONAL:

Depending on the position, EPAM employees may need to work at a client worksite or an EPAM office. To protect employees and help communities fight the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination is required to visit a EPAM office in the US, and many of our clients have similar policies in place. Due to this, a COVID-19 vaccination may be necessary and when applicable, specific details will be discussed during the interview process which may include providing proof of vaccination. For candidates with exceptional circumstances that prevent them from getting the COVID-19 vaccine, we will offer alternative reasonable accommodation, where possible, which should be coordinated by your recruiter and discussed directly with an HR Representative.

APPLY: https://www.epam.com/careers/job-listings/job.66910.corporate-counsel-employment-law-americas_philadelphia-pa_usa


Posted on October 2, 2021

POSITION: Real Estate Attorney

COMPANY: Toll Brothers

LOCATION: Fort Washington, PA
 
Since 1967, Toll Brothers has been building luxury homes and communities in the best locations in the U.S. Today, we’re a Fortune 500 company operating in over 50 markets across more than 20 states. We’re the country’s premier luxury builder with the widest range of products in the industry, including traditional single-family homes, active adult, hi-rise condos, apartment rentals, urban redevelopment, and student housing.
 
From the homes we build to the talent we recruit, we know that to be the best, we have to work with the best. Toll Brothers is a place where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and where employees of all backgrounds are treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We believe every employee should feel safe to be their true and authentic self at work. Our employees are our family, and we strive to uphold the values that our founders instilled in us, creating an exceptional place to work that is inclusive to all.
 
Toll Brothers, America's leading builder of luxury homes, seeks an experienced Real Estate Attorney with six or more years of experience handling complex real estate transactions to join our team of top attorneys. This position is based at our corporate office in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
 
Don't miss this opportunity to join a growing Forbes 500 company in a multi-faceted role that will serve as the key legal advisor for multiple high-profile divisions of the Company.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Primary responsibilities will include representing Toll Brothers in real estate transactions throughout the country, including land acquisition, joint ventures, leasing and financing transactions. The in-house transactional lawyers work closely with senior management on our residential/mixed-use developments and support our regional operations. Toll Brothers currently operates in 24 states across the country.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes comprehensive medical/dental, 401(k) with a company match, discounted stock purchase, discounts on mortgages, homes, and much more!  Come see why Toll Brothers has been attracting and retaining some of the best professionals in the industry!
 
Toll Brothers is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions, policies, and practices are in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws. Toll Brothers will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person's sex (including pregnancy), age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender nonconformity, status as a transgender individual, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, family responsibility, armed services, or any other status protected by law.

APPLY ONLINE: https://jobs-tollbrothers.icims.com/jobs/16750/real-estate-attorney/login


Posted on September 29, 2021

Position:          Executive Director, Global Compliance

Department:    Compliance

Location:          Incyte Corporate Headquarters, Wilmington, DE

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. 

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary  (Primary function)

This position reports directly to Incyte’s Chief Compliance Officer and is responsible for management and oversight of Incyte's Global Corporate Compliance Program, including responsibility for Incyte’s ex-US affiliates and network of strategic partners and distributors.  The role is located in Incyte’s global headquarters and requires significant interaction with Incyte's Global and Regional Legal, Product Strategy, Information Technology, Medical Affairs, Product Strategy, Research and Development, and other company departments. This position will work to continuously enhance Incyte's Compliance program through application of best practices in the life sciences Compliance space. 

Essential Functions of the Job  (Key responsibilities)

  • Partner with business units to maintain an infrastructure that supports a company culture of compliance and recognizes that compliance is a collective responsibility of the all company employees.
    • Develop tools, processes and reports to support the business’s ownership of Compliance
    • Provide guidance to the business and integrate compliance controls into the scope of existing business practices company-wide.
  • Work with the Chief Compliance Officer to coordinate the development and implementation of Incyte’s internal Compliance processes to enhance and streamline policy, training, auditing, risk assessment, monitoring and investigation activities with a view toward global harmonization, automation and effective reporting.
  • Responsible for managing Incyte’s ABAC Compliance program including applicable policies and training as well as systems/processes used to support Incyte’s third party screening and diligence activities.
  • Coordinate with Incyte’s Internal Audit and Compliance Monitoring functions to develop plans for ex-US audit and monitoring activities   
  • Coordinate with Incyte’s Compliance Risk function to develop annual risk assessments and build new risk assessments to address business expansion. 
  • Responsible for Compliance support of Business Development activities (licensing, distributor and M&A arrangements) including due diligence, contract negotiation and ongoing support of compliance relationships with Incyte’s strategic partners (running quarterly compliance meetings, maintaining compliance charters and certifications, developing a plan for partner reports, etc.)
  • Oversee and lead Incyte’s regional/country compliance programs and manage regional/country compliance leads.  
  • Act as business facing Compliance lead for Incyte’s global, HQ-based functions including Global Medical Affairs, Development Operations, Publications and Global Product Strategy including responsibility for Compliance policies and training for these functions.   
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the Chief Compliance Officer, the Compliance Committee, and senior and executive management on the operation and progress of compliance efforts and initiatives, audit findings, investigation outcomes, and project status updates.
  • Assist in compliance investigations involving potential violations of compliance policies, laws or regulations and overseeing corrective action.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of various laws, regulations, and industry guidance that affect the corporate-wide compliance program, including federal and state government price reporting laws, state and federal privacy laws including GDPR, fraud and abuse and anti-kickback statutes, OIG guidelines, industry codes in relevant markets including PhRMA, EFPIA and JPMA, US state marketing compliance laws, FCPA, UK Bribery Act and other anti-bribery laws.


Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

  • Bachelor's degree required and Law degree preferred.
  • 10 or more years of pharmaceutical company compliance experience.
  • Proven record of accomplishment in the areas of global compliance best practices.
  • Knowledge of and experience with laws, regulations, and industry guidance that affect the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong public speaking skills and an ability to communicate in both verbal and written form with multiple stakeholders within and outside the company.  Proficiency in PowerPoint.   
  • Ability to lead and work effectively with cross functional teams and projects.
  • Strategic leadership capability, strong organizational awareness, sound judgment, strong business acumen and ability to make decisions with the input of appropriate input from multiple stakeholders. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment and to handle multiple complex and confidential tasks.
  • Positive attitude and flexible mindset consistent with Incyte’s company motto of “Solve On.”

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We Respect Your Privacy

Learn more at: http://www.incyte.com/privacy-policy

The Incyte hiring organization processes your personal data to manage your job application in order to enter into an employment relationship with you if you are the successful candidate.  During the process, you may be asked to respond to questions that will screen out your application if you do not meet certain objective criteria required by the job.   You can learn more about this process here.  You may have the right to access, delete, restrict, edit, move, or object to the use of your personal data. You may also have a right to report concerns to the authority responsible for data privacy in the country where the position is based or where you live or work. 

You can learn more about Incyte’s data protection practices here. By accessing this link you can learn about the types of personal data we collect, how we use it, whether collection and processing is optional, sources of the personal data we process, how it is shared, where it is stored or transferred to, how long we keep it, and contact information for Incyte, Incyte’s data protection officer, and your supervisory authority (if applicable).

Please contact privacy@incyte.com if you have any questions or concerns or would like to exercise your rights.

Contact:    Nick Foschi, Director, Human Resources at: nfoschi@incyte.com

Apply:  https://incyte.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1746542&&&nohd#


Posted August 26, 2021

POSITION: Chief Compliance Officer/Associate General Counsel (“CCO/AGC”)

COMPANY: Vertical Screen

Since opening in 1989, Vertical Screen has grown into one of the world's leading applicant screening and onboarding service providers.  The company’s CEO and founder actively maintains its corporate structure and innovative technologies, allowing each of its companies to continually attract, retain and service the world's largest and most respected organizations, corporations and government entities.  The Vertical Screen family of companies includes Business Information Group (BIG), which serves the financial services industry; Certiphi Screening, which serves the healthcare industry; and Truescreen, which focuses on the general business sector.  Vertical Screen’s sister company, Fieldprint, provides Livescan fingerprinting, remote Form I-9 Section 2 completion, and other remote services exclusively through BIG, Certiphi Screening, Truescreen, and directly to federal and state governments.  The Vertical Screen companies utilize technologically advanced resources to provide comprehensive and in-depth background screening; drug testing and occupational health screening; fingerprinting; DOT and other regulatory compliance services; on-boarding services; international screening; student screening; and vendor/contingent parties screening services.

LOCATION: Warminster, PA, or Mt. Laurel, NJ Locations (with potential travel to either location.)

RELOCATION: No. Local candidates strongly preferred.

DESCRIPTION: The CCO/AGC provides oversight and guidance on all compliance issues.  In addition, this role identifies key business risks and legal requirements as well as partners with various departments to meet business needs.  The CCO/AGC also provides legal advice on a variety of matters related to compliance.

Essential Functions:

Manage all compliance and regulatory requirements from the legal/business perspective and provides legal oversight of risk management.

  • Counsel and advise the organization on a variety of compliance issues.
  • Apply deep understanding and knowledge of consumer reporting, privacy and data protection laws, including but not limited to: The Fair Credit Reporting Act and states’ equivalents; Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act; Drivers Privacy Protection Act; General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and similar data protection laws; Recently enacted U.S. privacy laws including in California, Virginia, and Colorado.
  • Review and advise on relevant compliance developments and updates (including new laws, filed complaints, court opinions, agency advisory guidance), summarizing, and discussing with Operations and senior management, when appropriate, to ensure compliance.
  • Assess and develop proposed compliance updates/process revisions that are necessary based on legal or regulatory changes.
  • Manage special compliance projects as they arise; work with cross-functional teams, including IT and Operations, on continual product and process improvement and regulatory compliance.
  • Review and summarize all internal investigations on new litigation matters, including reviewing all case documents, communications, dispute communications, and other information provided by Operations and develop a complete summary of case background.
  • Communicate with outside counsel on matters related to all litigation, including discussions on legal theories/strategy, coordination of questions from outside counsel to internal staff, and coordination of all discovery requests in litigation matters (including determining what information we have, what information we need to provide, and what information could be relevant to assist in our defense of each matter).
  • Review all documents and communications related to litigation matters, including all court filings, response filings, memorandum and communications from counsel, and all documents and information being provided as part of discovery responses.
  • Utilize understanding of technology development and experience to advise engineers and developers on process improvements and automations.
  • Research and identify legal requirements and risks in key business activities and with litigation activity.
  • Research any necessary legal or compliance issues based on internal or client questions, and draft responses to such questions.
  • Draft and review writings or compliance alerts for clients, including News to Note, Legislative Alerts, White Papers, Compliance Alerts, and responses to individual inquiries from clients.

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary, based on years of experience, and comprehensive medical/prescription/vision benefits, dental benefits, life insurance, paid time off/holidays and 401K match.

EXPERIENCE: Five or more years of related consumer reporting law experience.  Experience with technical competencies a plus.

BAR: Must be licensed and admitted in good standing to practice law in Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey (one of those jurisdictions can be admission through an in-house corporate counsel license.)

APPLY AT: https://jobline.acc.com/job/chief-compliance-officer-associate-general-counsel-warminster-pennsylvania-49858/hash/b79ac9702ab34a04cef5c44473d151c3


Posted August 24, 2021

POSITION: Senior Staff Counsel

COMPANY: defi SOLUTIONS

LOCATION: King of Prussia, PA

POSITION PURPOSE: This is an opportunity for a highly motivated commercial attorney, who will be responsible for providing timely and effective legal support and counseling to a growing technology solutions company in the lending industry.  In doing so, the Counsel will, among other things, negotiate and draft a wide range of complex, commercial agreements and advise on related regulatory and risk management matters.  This position will report directly to the Chief Legal Officer.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with cross functional teams to support the delivery of legal services related to our broad & expanding portfolio of lending solutions.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements to meet business and legal requirements, including client agreements, partner agreements, group purchasing agreements, etc.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, finance, and other departments to analyze business, regulatory and legal contract terms.
  • Assist in the management of contract documentation flow, approvals, reporting and archiving consistent with internal processes.
  • Develop creative and compliant solutions to resolve complicated business challenges and customer disputes.
  • Negotiate with key clients, partners and vendors.
  • Provide ongoing counseling regarding (and efficient implementation of) various corporate policies, initiatives and/or programs.
  • Cooperate across departments and to achieve optimal results while minimizing risk.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Critical Competencies:

  • Proven ability to independently lead and execute all facets of challenging engagements with highest integrity and ethics – from preliminary/conceptual advice, through structuring, negotiating, drafting, closing, and any subsequent conflict resolution.
  • Highly polished and effective negotiation, communication, listening and drafting skills, including those suitable for interaction with senior managers and executive leadership within our organization and with senior management of key customers.
  • Demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with multiple teams simultaneously, some of whom may be located outside of the U.S.
  • Proven ability to identify and initiate needed actions and follow-up.
  • Innovation in design and delivery of legal strategies and solutions to support ever-evolving business objectives.
  • Experience with monitoring and improving processes through ongoing optimization efforts, technology enhancements, and business partner feedback.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and, and potentially from time-to-time, internationally.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 4 years of commercial law experience in a well-regarded law firm or in-house legal department.
  • U.S. law degree (J.D.) required.
  • Admitted to practice law in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (or ability to obtain Pennsylvania Limited In-House Corporate Counsel License).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the lending industry
  • Experience dealing with highly regulated and complex compliance industries
  • Experience working at a private equity owned firm
  • We are looking for someone who is willing to identify gaps, recommend and implement solutions, and jump in wherever necessary.

Travel: Potential to travel up to 10%.

APPLY AT: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=f218e7f2-6ec8-49f7-9b36-b73b5a6c9007&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=409506&lang=en_US&source=CC4

defi SOLUTIONS partners with captives, banks, credit unions, and finance companies of all types and sizes to allow lenders to focus and transform their operations.  The company’s comprehensive suite of originations, servicing, and analytics solutions together with technology-enabled processing services creates a flexible, configurable, and scalable platform that addresses lenders and borrowers ever-evolving needs.  defi SOLUTIONS combines the expertise of defi SOLUTIONS and the former Sagent Auto Lending with the backing of Warburg Pincus, Bain Capital Ventures and Fiserv.

defi SOLUTIONS is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Posted August 18, 2021

POSITION: Legal Counsel, Employment and Litigation

COMPANY: Wawa, Inc.

LOCATION: Wawa, PA

DESCRIPTION: Serve as the primary supporting attorney to the Assistant General Counsel, Employment and Litigation in the management and counseling of the employment and litigation legal affairs of the Company.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Support the Assistant General Counsel, Employment and Litigation and other attorneys in the management and counseling of the employment, litigation and pre-litigation legal affairs of the Company.
  • Represent the Company in employment and other litigation matters in front of various federal, state, and local agencies or courts including drafting position statements, propounding and responding to written discovery and subpoenas, taking and defending depositions, drafting summary judgment motions and preparing for trial.
  • Advise corporate clients concerning all applicable laws, regulations, policies and practices that involve the employment relationship.
  • Provide legal advice in connection with internal employment-related investigations.
  • Provide legal advice in connection with the Company’s unionized workforce including collective bargaining and unfair labor practice charges.
  • Develop and conduct continuous training for management and non-management level employees on various legal issues (e.g., ADA, FMLA, hiring, EEO, etc.).
  • Oversee litigation hold/preservation processes in litigation matters, including drafting of litigation hold notices.
  • Direct and supervise outside counsel handling employment or other litigation, including devising case strategy, establishing a budget and serving as liaison for investigations, discovery, and other litigation-related tasks.
  • Counsel operations and corporate clients on general commercial matters and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide legal advice to operations regarding various compliance issues including customer banning, citations and subpoenas.
  • Interpret contracts, laws, rulings and regulations and render opinions to Company management, HR professionals and other attorneys as needed.
  • Review and negotiate contracts and other legal instruments of the Company, specifically the acquisition of technology and services, severance agreements and consulting agreements as requested by the People Team.
  • Provide research, legal advice and other legal assistance to Company management, HR professionals and the other attorneys as needed.
  • Support the Assistant General Counsel in maintaining complaint e-discovery and document retention policies and processes.
  • Monitor legislative, regulatory and litigation trends in employment and commercial laws, anticipate legal risks and provide cost-benefit analysis when identifying risks.
  • Review and draft corporate policies and procedures, including the Company policy handbook, and update existing policies and procedures as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to manage and resolve litigation in a way that meets Company strategies
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Analyze information and effectively propose solutions
  • Strong critical thinking, research, writing, and organization skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-up
  • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively negotiate
  • Handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Align and collaborate across organizational boundaries

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited establishment
  • Member of Pennsylvania or New Jersey bar in good standing
  • At least five years of employment litigation experience, preferably obtained in a large law firm setting or employment litigation boutique
  • Experience in representing a national retailer or retail organization preferred
  • Experience in handling labor union matters and commercial litigation preferred

TO APPLY: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2684148855/?refId=aUYCsZ%2FYd6P%2FL8WaPXAHlg%3D%3D&trackingId=ckTy9ylKvyOfj61kx%2Bc7Xg%3D%3D

Wawa will provide reasonable accommodation to complete an application upon request, consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation, please contact our Associate Service Center at asc@wawa.com or 1-800-444-9292.


 

 

Posted on July 16, 2021

POSITION: Corporate Counsel

COMPANY:  International SOS is the worldwide brand of a diverse group of companies that are in the business of saving lives and protecting a global workforce from health and security threats by delivering customized health, security risk management, and well-being solutions. The group of International SOS companies began as AEA International in 1985 in Singapore to provide emergency medical assistance services in Southeast Asia. Today, the company’s 250 operating companies bring a worldwide reach and human touch to: medical assistance, security, evacuation, travel and consulting services around the globe. International SOS is a trusted partner to the majority of the Fortune Global 500, governments, educational institutions and NGOs.

LOCATION: Trevose, PA

DESCRIPTION: The Corporate Counsel position will support International SOS Assistance, Inc. headquartered in Trevose, PA, providing health and security services to the business and scholastic traveler.

In this role, you will serve as legal advisor to the Assistance business line in the US: provide proactive legal support for commercial and vendor transactions; manage and negotiate client contracts, vendor contracts, and strategic partnership agreements; and support contract administration. You will oversee outside counsel for employment and commercial litigation matters and bring your data privacy experience to bear in a fast-paced commercial environment.

The Work You'll Be Doing:

  • Draft and negotiate complex commercial contracts in support of commercial transactions, review commercial terms for RFP and tenders;
  • Respond to escalations of commercial terms and guide contract manager(s) from Commercial Services. Provide training and updates to playbook;
  • Ensure all Stakeholders fully understand Contract requirements;
  • Support contracting strategies relative to amendments of terms and conditions, draft SOWs and contract amendments;
  • Develop supportive relationships and manage expectations of key internal and external (customer) stakeholders;
  • Collaborate with Commercial Services, Sales, Operations, Finance, HR, Quality, Group Legal;
  • Oversee outside counsel for litigation and agency matters;
  • Draft NDA agreements, employment and independent contractor agreements, conduct due diligence and participate in integration of new entities, as required;
  • Respond to Quality audits, complete HIPAA compliance reports;
  • Advise on health and welfare and employee benefits;
  • Support corporate governance and record keeping, as needed;
  • Recommend and drive process changes to enhance efficiency.

Your Required Work Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience at a law firm or in-house legal department, with a minimum of 3 years negotiating contracts;
  • JD with excellent law school credentials;
  • Licensed to practice in PA or CA, preferred, or be eligible for licensure as a registered in- house counsel.

What You'll Bring To The Table:

  • Ability to influence stakeholders to comply with competing commercial processes;
  • Solid understanding of contract drafting, negotiation, and procurement;
  • High level of PC literacy (especially Microsoft Office suite), business writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Commercial acumen, as well as knowledge of commercial contracts law;
  • Conceptual and process thinking, decision making, attention to detail, ability to evaluate options, and learn new commercial processes;
  • Working knowledge of data privacy and data processing, preferred;
  • Familiarity with employee benefits/compensation, a plus.

What’s In It For You?

A competitive base salary commensurate with experience, 401k, a comprehensive medical/dental/vision plan, parental leave and paid time off.

What Are You Waiting For?  Apply now by submitting your resume to Heather.Lorditch@InternationalSOS.com.


Posted on July 8, 2021

POSITION: Real Estate Counsel

COMPANY: PREIT Services, LLC

LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Draft and negotiate in-line, outparcel and anchor leases and related documents, operating agreements, service contracts, management agreements, and related documents.
  • Provide legal services to the Leasing, Operations, Accounting, Acquisitions, Asset Management, Lease Administration and Property Management departments.
  • Interface with outside counsel in handling specialized legal issues on behalf of the company.
  • Research leases and other legal documents.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • J.D. degree and active Pennsylvania bar membership required.
  • Not less than three years of legal experience as a real estate lawyer representing a national or regional landlord in leasing retail space or representing a national retailer in leasing activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and accurately, both orally and in writing, with management and Company personnel, outside counsel and lenders.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.

APPLY: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/626631?source=ccp&jobFeedCode=PennsylvaniaRealEstateInvestmentTrustPREIT&returnURL=https://www.preit.com

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