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Senior Counsel | Sharp HealthCare*
The Senior Counsel will serve as staff legal counsel for the Legal Affairs Department, will be responsible for managing ongoing legal projects and performing legal support functions and providing advice to Sharp HealthCare’s executive and service management, system services and entity-based leaders, functional and service line leaders, and other management and staff on a wide variety of matters. The Senior Counsel also will provide education to staff to ensure awareness of, and efforts are made for compliance with, applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, all with the goals of improving the quality, effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy of the health care operations and services of Sharp HealthCare and its affiliates. The Senior Counsel will be self-driven and take the initiative to proactively and timely handle assigned matters and serve as a valuable resource for the entire Legal Affairs Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as liaison between outside counsel and Sharp and its internal clients; manages outside counsel, including in connection with business litigation involving Sharp HealthCare or its affiliates.
  • Maintains and encourages excellent relationships, works collaboratively and engages in regular communication with the General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, and the Legal Affairs Department’s other attorneys, paralegals, executive assistants and other non-attorney staff.
  • Works and communicates effectively so as to minimize or eliminate duplicate efforts and keep outside legal costs at a minimum.
  • Extensive review, drafting and negotiation of contractual arrangements, including but not limited to: health care provider agreements, major affiliation agreements, professional service contracts, software and licensing agreements, consultant agreements, physician service agreements, transfer agreements, marketing, advertising, and speaker contracts, and other arrangements and documents that may be necessary to effectuate such relationships.
  • Works directly with senior executives, managers, and employees on operational issues including structuring contractual arrangements, providing practical day-to-day advice on operational issues, resolving issues that arise in existing contractual relationships, assisting with pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries, and identifying opportunities for and implementing process improvements.
  • Researches, interprets and applies federal and state laws, regulations, interpretive guidelines, advisory opinions, and case law relating to hospital operations, contractual arrangements and/or transactions, including, but not limited to, fraud and abuse, anti-kickback and Stark; performs legal research on legal issues relating to a variety of legal matters (including clinical-legal matters, peer review, contract issues/provisions, professional liability, licensing requirements, intellectual property/trademark/copyright, federal and state health care regulations, tax, and corporate governance), and prepares memoranda and opinions as necessary.

Counsel, Legal Affairs | NuVasive*
As Counsel, Legal Affairs, you will work within NuVasive’s Corporate Legal Team and be responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of contracts, including technology sale and service agreements, strategic supply agreements, and development and commercial collaboration agreements. In addition, this role will provide legal support for M&A, joint venture and strategic investment transactions, including due diligence efforts, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents and post-transaction integration activities. The successful candidate will be a process-focused, self-starter with excellent judgment who is able to prioritize and manage multiple competing responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. You must also enjoy working collaboratively with other members of the Legal Team, internal business partners, and outside counsel, and be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

  • Review, draft and negotiate contracts such as technology sale and service agreements, strategic supply agreements and development and commercial collaboration agreements
  • Provide legal support for M&A and other corporate transactions, including due diligence efforts, transaction documents and post-transaction integration activities
  • Support other legal projects as needed
  • Coordinate input on contractual matters from internal stakeholders such as corporate development, marketing, R&D, commercial, compliance and regulatory affairs
  • Provide practical, creative legal advice in a fast-paced environment

Commercial Contracts Counsel (remote) | Arena Pharmaceuticals*
Arena is seeking an experienced commercial contracting attorney with the drive to be part of our transformation as we continue executing global clinical trials of multiple compounds in a variety of indications and prepare for commercialization. The Commercial Contracts Counsel will have the opportunity to tackle a broad range of legal matters while focusing on commercial contracting needs across various projects and programs. In supporting the organization’s contracting needs, the Commercial Contracts Counsel will focus on drafting, negotiating, and managing processes related to agreements for services, consulting, technologies, and other critical business needs. The Commercial Contracts Counsel will also analyze legal issues and provide guidance as a trusted partner to the Commercial, Medical Affairs, Market Access, Finance, and Strategic Sourcing & Procurement functions, while frequently collaborating with other key stakeholders and functions.
This role will report to the Senior Corporate Counsel, who is a member of Arena’s Compliance, Legal, and IP Senior Leadership Team.

What You Will Dive Into:

  • Lead the drafting, review, and negotiation of a wide range of contracts typical for a clinical-stage biotech preparing for commercialization, with a focus on agreements for services, consulting, HCP and payer engagements, technology/licensing, partnerships, 3PL, manufacturing, research and collaboration.
  • Advise internal teams on contract interpretation, risks, and dispute resolution matters through clear, practical, and business-oriented guidance.
  • Maintain and update contract database and leverage other technologies to optimize contract negotiation and contract lifecycle management processes
  • Assist other contract attorneys in building in-house template library, updating playbooks to reflect new laws and trends, and maintaining a documented system of policies and procedures to ensure the consistent, timely delivery of high-quality agreements that balance risk mitigation with business needs.
  • Establish strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders from all internal departments and provide trainings to employees on Arena contracting policies, processes, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Finance, Accounting, Legal, and Compliance in operationalizing Source to Pay strategies and related contract functions.

Senior Counsel Research & Development | Johnson & Johnson
The Johnson & Johnson Law Department is currently recruiting for a Senior Counsel, R&D to provide legal support for US and cross-regional R&D contract matters focusing primarily on work originating within the Pharmaceuticals Sector and Johnson & Johnson R&D Procurement with responsibilities that include R&D related contract drafting, negotiation, training, and related legal guidance and support. You will be responsible for providing practical and timely legal guidance to the R&D organization and its contracting teams and support R&D Procurement related contract matters in North America and cross-regionally. The attorney will be responsible for providing legal contract support which will include negotiating, drafting, and reviewing various agreements, preparing, and updating contract templates, and providing guidance and training to a variety of contacting groups within Johnson & Johnson. The agreement types will include laboratory service agreements, product development and clinical supply agreements, engineering and device development agreements, flexible resource agreements, data sharing agreements, data license agreements, clinical and non-clinical research related vendor agreements, various master services agreements for cross-regional and cross-sector use, and other related documents and templates. Work will also include drafting and negotiating development and supply agreements in connection with collaboration, licensing and acquisition transactions and integration activities related to company acquisitions. Responsibilities may also include providing guidance and contracting support for government funded research related agreements. The attorney will be a point of contact for internal and external legal contract negotiations and will work closely with colleagues in the regulatory, patent, and litigation groups within the Johnson & Johnson Law Department. The attorney will also work closely with other regional procurement lawyers, and other professional associates as well as cross-functional teams including procurement, product development, regulatory affairs, healthcare compliance, privacy, finance, tax and other business functions to develop global policies and practices to facilitate consistent and efficient support for R&D. Work will be in a multi-disciplinary, diverse environment, and in close connection with other European, US, Latin America and APAC legal colleagues.


Associate General Counsel | Inscripta
Inscripta is seeking an independent, self-starter to fill a senior role on the Legal and BD Team as the company continues to grow. Expertise in transactional matters in the life sciences sector - including drafting, negotiating, and managing contracts and providing legal advice on a variety of contractual, supply, and marketing matters – will be key to this function. Prior experience of working in either a private or public high-growth technology or biotechnology company is highly recommended. This position reports directly to the General Counsel at Inscripta.

Responsibilities:

  • Assume a leadership role working directly with the Inscripta Commercial Team to prepare, review, and negotiating commercial terms and contracts with customers worldwide.
  • Work well in a team environment. This role will be part of a senior, high functioning and very collaborative legal and business development team with other experienced life sciences professionals.
  • Establish a strong relationship with internal stakeholders responsible for sales, marketing and commercial contracts.
  • Provide expert advice to the business on legal risks and issues touching the commercial strategy, sales initiatives, corporate collaborations and other business matters.
  • Field questions and resolves issues related to day-to-day transactional and business matters.
  • Assist legal support of the finance function, especially with expense planning.
  • Communicate in an open and balanced manner.

Senior Counsel | EDF Renewables North America
Corporate transactions attorney with demonstrated renewable energy expertise in the following areas of law: corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (including joint ventures and partnerships), project finance and procurement and construction. Special consideration will be given to candidates with wind, solar and battery storage energy industry experience.

Responsibilities: (including but not limited to):

  • Substantive experience drafting and negotiating deal documents (e.g., PSA, MIPSA, APA, etc.)
  • Lead negotiations, drafting, and critical review of agreements documenting transactions involving the sale or purchase of wind turbines, solar panels, battery storage, power, assets, EPC/BOP agreements, and related transactions for solar, wind and battery storage generating assets owned by the Company.
  • Lead the negotiation, drafting and critical review of financing and security agreements.
  • Manage due diligence process for acquisitions and in preparation for financing.
  • Support project development, operations, and maintenance and asset management businesses of company by providing legal counsel and advice in the normal course of business.
  • Prepare turbine supply and solar panel agreements, consulting services agreements, master services agreements, third party engagement letters, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Manage outside legal counsel engaged to represent the Company.

Associate Corporate Counsel | Dividend Finance
Dividend is seeking an associate corporate attorney with 3 to 5 years experience in vendor management, contract negotiation and drafting, and sales or business development support. This position presents the opportunity to work with many consumer lending business teams and colleagues throughout the organization’s legal, compliance, marketing, sales, business development and technology functions. Through interactions with various departments, this role will help to develop and maintain a strong contract and vendor management program, as well as support other areas of the business as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create best practices that align business needs with vendor services.
  • Ensure contract terms and conditions address primary business risk areas, such as indemnification, limitations of liability, and contract compliance, in the best interest of Dividend.
  • Develop and maintain a contracts management system to include an inventory of all vendor contracts and engagement with business owners during the contract lifecycle to ensure all milestones, including SLAs, termination/renewal notifications, and/or replacement decision dates are properly met.
  • Provide guidance to business partners on the development of Service Level Agreements and ensure meaningful remedies and recourse are included in all contracts.
  • Draft and update policies and procedures pertaining to vendor management.
  • Negotiate terms of select contracts within legal, risk, and financial parameters while ensuring vendor contracts meet all compliance regulations and internal policies.

Legal Counsel, Portfolio Management | Realty Income
As Realty Income’s Legal Counsel, Portfolio Management you will be collaborating with and counseling our Asset Management Real Estate Operations (AMREO) and Development teams. You will be joining an established (and expanding) team of in-house attorneys and paralegals all working together to support operations and growth of a world-class REIT. Additionally, your team-based nature will extend to outside counsel, tenants, and third-party service providers.

Your Contribution to the Team will include:

  • Structure and negotiate various development projects including; build-to-suit, reverse build-to-suit, ground lease, and retail lease agreements.
  • Establish relationships with all levels of our organization, and our clients’ organizations.
  • Negotiate and oversee property dispositions of varying complexity, including portfolio sales
  • Counsel AMREO and re-development teams regarding title restrictions, lease interpretation, and other matters related to development and operation of assets.
  • Draft, negotiate, analyze and interpret REA documents and other title documents.
  • Draft, negotiate, analyze and interpret documents relating to condemnations, easements, rights of way, oil and gas lease agreements, and other agreements affecting title and access.
  • On a project-specific basis, supervise paralegals in connection with pending matters.
  • Consult with AMREO, Development and LA on various matters, including lease compliance, title matters, interpretation of lease terms, CAM issues and disputes, third-party requests, and resolution of issues with neighboring property owners. Draft appropriate documentation, conduct negotiations, and retain and supervise outside counsel when necessary.

Senior Counsel, Real Estate | Clearway Energy Group
The Senior Counsel, Real Estate will provide legal counsel and management of real estate matters relating to the business of Clearway Energy Group. This position can sit in San Francisco or Carlsbad, CA or be a remote position. This Senior Counsel, Real Estate will report to Assistant General Counsel.

Principal Responsibilities & Key Results:

  • Independently provide counsel to clients on matters relating to real property
  • Manage real estate deliverables for debt/equity financings and M&A transactions, including title curative efforts
  • Draft and negotiate PSAs, land options, lease options, easements, etc.
  • Conduct real property due diligence for transactions and development projects
  • Manage outside counsel, title insurance and surveyor relationships
  • Assist other attorneys or the General Counsel on projects as necessary

Senior Counsel, Regulatory | Freedom
Freedom is seeking an experienced financial services regulatory attorney to provide legal advice, support and strategic direction to the business with a particular focus on its consumer lending activities, both secured and unsecured. The ideal candidate will be comfortable operating with considerable latitude, possess a high level of integrity, initiative and professionalism and have a strong background in handling diverse legal issues, superior academic and professional credentials, and a business-oriented approach to resolving legal issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to product, marketing, sales and other cross-functional teams, serving as a leader and trusted advisor to the business on compliance with consumer protection laws and regulations, marketing and advertising, product development, data protection and privacy, licensing and related matters
  • Monitor local, state and federal regulatory requirements and developments and maintain industry knowledge relating to consumer lending and financial technology
  • Collaborate with team members to create and implement forms, processes and procedures to ensure consistent interpretation and application of legal requirements across functions and product areas
  • Partner with Compliance and Risk teams to ensure that appropriate risk management strategies are defined and in place for our lending and other financial products and services
  • Manage outside counsel and coordinate responses to and communications with other external parties (auditors, regulators, etc.)
  • Structure, draft and negotiate a variety of agreements, including marketing, advertising, partner, vendor, license, technology, confidentiality and other operational and commercial contracts

Corporate Counsel Commercial Contracts | Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.
The Corporate Counsel will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Affairs and will be responsible for providing legal support of the Company’s global contracts and commercial affairs. The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and interpreting a broad range of company agreements around the globe and will play a key role in the development, management and continuous improvement of the Company’s contract administration procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal and business advice, drafting and negotiation expertise for a broad range of commercial and operational agreements, including non-disclosure, material transfer, supply, manufacturing, equipment, software, leases, distribution, collaboration, development, clinical trial, pump training, and provider agreements with health insurance payors and administrators.
  • Works directly with and advises key decision-makers in contract negotiations and other business arrangements, including identifying and proposing solutions to key business issues and managing risk.
  • Provides legal support for the Company’s expanding international operations, proactively identifies related business and legal risks, and collaborate cross-functionally to offer risk mitigation strategies and creative solutions.
  • Provides input in the development, and helps implement and administer, process improvements and systems for administration of key Legal department responsibilities.
  • Works closely with contract administrators to monitor contract covenants, expirations and renewals on a monthly basis.
  • Continuously improves training and communications relating to relevant Legal department procedures.
  • Works cross functionally with other departments including members of regulatory, purchasing, finance, quality, IT, and other departments to ensure a smooth and agile contracts life cycle process and to ensure consistency with Legal response times and compliance with laws and regulations.

Corporate M&A & Finance Counsel | Cue Health Inc.
Cue Health Inc. is seeking to hire full-time Corporate M&A and Finance Counsel. The Corporate M&A and Finance Counsel will provide legal expertise in matters relating to the operation of Cue Health Inc. with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and financial transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Support merger and acquisition activity, strategic investments, and other corporate transactions, including conducting due diligence
  • Advise on corporate governance, investor relations, tax and treasury-related matters
  • Support financial transactions, including convertible notes and credit facilities
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state securities and corporate laws
  • Assist the General Counsel with Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings, and shareholders meetings, including preparing and drafting minutes, resolutions, approvals, etc.
  • Oversee global subsidiary management
  • Anticipate and guard company against legal risks
  • Guide internal stakeholders and ensure compliance with rules and regulations

General Counsel | Genalyte
We are looking to bring on an experienced General Counsel to advise Genalyte on legal matters and issues, protecting our legal interest, maintaining its operations within the scope established by applicable laws and regulations, the preparation and review of related documents and the maintenance of appropriate documentation for such activities.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Counsels on issues of strategic importance to the Company and, as appropriate, contributes to the corporate strategy planning process.
  • Counsels and advises senior management and the Board of Directors on matters relating to corporate governance and other relevant federal and state securities laws, regulations, and rules, and ensures that the Company has the appropriate infrastructure in place to comply with all applicable securities requirements.
  • Negotiates and drafts or oversees the drafting and review of contracts and agreements.
  • Handles complex legal issues related to contracts, leases, real estate, HR, regulatory, patent and related law activities.
  • Protects all forms of the Company’s intellectual property, including its patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights; assisting in the management of the Company’s IP portfolio.
  • Supervises the development and dissemination of compliance policies that will ensure that the Company is in compliance with all (Federal and States) laws, regulations and rules that may apply to the Company’s activities on a global basis; specifically working to ensure compliance with antitrust, corporate conduct, equal opportunity, environment, anti-corruption, consumer regulatory, and other laws, regulations, and rules.
  • Active championing of the Company’s ethics and integrity by, as much as possible, visibly and regularly educating Company employees on the Company’s compliance policy and overseeing the Company’s implementation of that policy.

Associate Counsel | Alliant
Under the supervision of the Assistant General Counsels, the Associate Counsel will be responsible for advising Alliant corporate departments and business groups on a broad spectrum of legal matters and for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a diverse range of contracts and other forms, in addition to other general corporate and compliance matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, drafts, negotiates, and advises on a wide range of contracts, including employment agreements, equity documents, independent contractor agreements, vendor agreements, client agreements, collaborative agreements, and confidentiality agreements;
  • Partners with multi-functional transactional teams, including corporate and business development, accounting, sales, and human resources, on company policy, process, and procedure development and legal compliance;
  • Assists internal and external legal counsel with providing guidance on legal matters, and anticipates, mitigates, and advises on any potential legal problems across corporate groups, client engagements, and third party relationships;
  • Advises Alliant corporate departments and business groups on privacy laws and regulations and related industry standards that impact Alliant, including coordinating and synthesizing advice from external counsel as needed;
  • Works with external counsel and internal business teams to respond to subpoenas and litigation discovery requests;
  • Supports merger and acquisition activity by collecting, reviewing, and preparing information for due diligence;

APD Senior Counsel (Remote) | DEA
DEA’s growing Alternative Project Delivery (APD) team is looking for a part-time or full-time APD Senior Counsel. The APD Senior Counsel oversees all contract administration and legal issues arising from APD pursuits and projects across the company and is accountable to the APD Executive Director. In addition, this individual may support the organizational and coordination needs of critical legal and risk management efforts on behalf of the Risk Management Group and General Counsel for the company. This individual interacts with the company’s Executive Leadership, General Counsel, Manager of Contracts and Risk Management, Business Unit Leaders, Project Managers and Project Contract Administrators on risk avoidance issues and is an advocate for the importance of this function in the company. This position can be in one of our offices or be based remotely. Periodic travel may be necessary to project office locations or when litigation, mediation or key negotiations are needed.

APD Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership to and mentors APD Contract Administrators.
  • Independently reviews contractual requirements for APD solicitations and RFPs.
  • Interprets/negotiates APD Teaming Agreements, Prime Contracts, and Subcontract Agreements for all Business Units.
  • Participates in APD Project Manager’s Project Status Reports (PMPSRs).
  • Helps construct, issue and respond to claims.
  • Establishes protocols for Project Managers to document, support, communicate and manage Change Orders (COs) and Equitable Adjustment Requests (EARs). Leads development efforts when necessary.
  • Participates in Green Teams (Go-No Go Decisions), Contract Review Teams (CRTs for final pricing and contract term acceptance) and executive-level meetings with contract counterparts to discuss contract terms and risk mitigation.
  • Coordinates claims and claims management with the General Counsel.
  • Educates Business Units and project teams in the areas of compliance, timely notification and potential financial impacts for failure to execute in accordance to contract terms.

Software Licensing/Transactional Attorney | FICO
Join our dynamic and growing legal team with a world-class analytics company. A Data Analytics Company solutions support smarter fraud, risk, marketing and customer management decisions for thousands of businesses worldwide. You’ll build strong relationships with internal and external customers, utilizing your legal expertise to provide practical advice while achieving business results.

What You’ll Contribute:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of information technology agreements (sales, SaaS, service, subcontract, software, procurement, non-disclosure) for assigned internal and external clients.
  • Review and negotiate terms to be consistent with FICO policies and procedures.
  • Support sales/business teams on opportunities, including support of the RFP process and contract terms requiring approval.
  • Provide contract review coordination across businesses (product, services, finance) in support of clients.
  • Support department for contract template revisions, contract interpretation and translation, as requested.
  • Protect FICO from unnecessary contract liabilities, damages and penalties.
  • Identify red flag risk areas, working with business team to seek appropriate approvals.

Corporate Counsel (remote) | MilliporeSigma
As Corporate Counsel for Life Science, you will serve as the Legal business partner globally for Quality & Regulatory concerns arising in the business and as a core resource to our Trade Compliance, Environmental Health & Safety, Hazard Communications & Chemical Regulations, and Quality Services teams. You will provide a full range of legal support for these groups, including providing guidance to management and local units on relevant legal and business matters, reviewing, evaluating and advising internal clients on process and operational improvements, identifying and mitigating risk, drafting and negotiating various agreements, managing and/or coordinating adverse regulatory or governmental actions, coordinating and managing outside counsel as necessary, and advising and training colleagues and internal clients on related legal issues and best practices. You will also provide support for related direct Procurement matters. Remote/flexible working arrangement is possible, with with preferred locations near our sites in Burlington, MA; Philadelpha, PA; Carlsbad or Temecula, CA; Tempe, AZ; St. Louis, MO; Milwaukee or Madison, WI.


In-house Counsel | National Funding
National Funding, a stable and growing finanical technology company located in San Diego, is looking for an In- house consel. Reporting to Corporate Counsel this role will focus on managing state court litigation, enforcing judgments across the United States with the assistance of outside counsel and representing National Funding in bankruptcy matters with the primary goal of recovering of defaulted business loans.

General overview of responsibilities:

  • Oversee the filing and handling of state court collection actions on defaulted business loans
  • Provide internal legal direction and supervision for recovery and collection law suits
  • Manage and oversee national network of attorney’s representation of National Funding in other states and direct the enforcement of judgments in those states
  • Review, analyze and represent National Funding in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings to allow National Funding to best recover on any bankruptcy claims
  • Review, analyze and handle an adversary proceedings or contested matters, including but limited to avoidance actions and lien stripping motions
  • Coordinate and direct post-judgment enforcement within the state of California

Regulatory Attorney - Banking Services | Intuit
Come join our amazing team of leaders, learners and world-class legal and compliance professionals. We’re part of an amazing team bringing financial services offerings to market to power prosperity for our customers all over the world! We’re seeking a Regulatory Attorney for Banking Services to guide the company as it exponentially grows its banking services offerings.

How you will lead:

  • Work directly with Products Attorneys and the broader Compliance team to lead our overall regulatory compliance environment with respect to financial sector issues such as consumer protection, credit reporting and fair lending, payment systems, digital currency, open banking, anti-money laundering, licensing, and continuously monitor and promote our compliance posture throughout the lifecycle of our banking services offerings (e.g., marketing, sales, risk operations, partner management, complaint handling, litigation, collections, etc.).
  • Develop policies consistent with our enterprise principles and that span our entire Intuit ecosystem.
  • Partner with our exam management team to serve as the legal point of contact for examination oversight, audits, submissions, and regulatory communication.
  • Partner with Global Corporate Affairs to comment on pending legislation and shape thought leadership in the external environment.
  • Support entity governance (e.g., entity board meetings preparation, Control and Audits oversight), to properly maintain corporate structure for regulat

General Counsel | NuZee, Inc. DBA Coffee Blenders
General Counsel is responsible for overseeing, managing, and updating the corporation’s complex corporate, purchase and sales agreements, regulatory, compliance, and other legal matters. This role includes providing legal counsel to company officers, the executive team, and senior management. Resumes should be submitted to shana@nuzeeusa.com.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties and responsibilities are those considered to be essential but do not represent all job functions that may be required to be performed by this position. Other comparable duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Managing an organization's legal matters on various corporate and trust matters.
  • Develop and lead corporate legal strategy to promote and protect the company's matters.
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management and executive team by evaluating discussions, decisions, or courses of action.
  • Provide general counsel on issues such as ownership of shares, various corporate entities, contracts, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), property interests, SEC reporting, government regulations, licensing, trademarks, patents, and employment.
  • Structure, draft, review, and negotiate a variety of corporate, real estate, regulatory and other transaction documents.
  • Oversee the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals, strategies, and priorities.
  • Maintain proper corporate interactions with the relevant local, state, and federal governmental bodies, legislatures, and the community at large.
  • Advice Officers and other senior management on a variety of issues such as demand letters, disputes, contracts, agreements, regulations, trademarks, etc.
  • Work in collaboration with an external legal team.

Division Counsel, Genetic Sciences Division | Thermo Fisher Scientific
The Division Counsel will serve as the counsel and member of the Executive Leadership Team for the Genetic Sciences Division (GSD) of Thermo Fisher Scientific. The Senior Corporate Counsel will provide management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, own the legal function for the division, coordinate all legal compliance and regulatory requirements and coordinate the work of external counsel. Efficiency in this role requires a full understanding of the Genetic Sciences Division’s product lines and commercialization strategies, as well as a detailed validated understanding of commercial contracts and intellectual property law. This role requires a change agent, committed to continuous process improvement and identifying possibilities. This individual resolves their practices and procedures with a focus on simplicity and ease of use and leads and/or gives to the development of new processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assume ultimate responsibility for ensuring that division conducts its business in compliance with federal, state, local and international laws and regulation
  • Work with GSD and Life Sciences Commercial leadership teams, Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporate Legal (including international attorney teams, HR Legal, IP Attorneys, Compliance, Government Contracts and Regulatory); Lead attorneys for Divisions and the VP & General Counsel for Life Sciences Solutions Group.
  • Serves as central point of contact for the legal needs of the GSD Business.
  • Draft and negotiate agreements with large industry-leading pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, research and manufacturing companies, government entities, research institutes and also start-ups that enable GSD to sell products and perform services; exploit opportunities based on technology owned by our Company or third parties; purchase raw materials and services, and resolve commercial or other legal disputes.
  • Perform analysis on legal rights, obligations, and strategies to help GSD and the Company achieve its commercial goals and objectives.

Associate General Counsel | Viasat, Inc.
We’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities:
Viasat, Inc. seeks an experienced attorney for its in-house legal department in Carlsbad, California, to work with Viasat’s Global Enterprise and Mobility Systems division. The successful candidate will be able to work at all levels of the Company and grow into a leadership position. You will focus primarily on providing strategic business and legal guidance in the area of commercial transactions for new and innovative products and services related to the company’s fast growing platform technology-based business — negotiating, drafting, and analyzing a wide variety of sales, internet advertising and sponsorship, digital media, platform commercial, platform integration, strategic alliance, and service agreements. You must be diligent and proactive, show excellent business judgment and strategic thinking, along with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team environment. Specifically, the right candidate will be able to:

  • Provide strategic business and legal advice to help develop a comprehensive, long-term approach to our relationships with key partners and the commercial aspects of our products and programs.
  • Undertake drafting, negotiation and advisory responsibilities for Viasat’s platform products, commerce partnerships and business development teams.
  • Draft and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including complex sales and services agreements, platform commercial agreements, platform integrations, internet advertising and sponsorship agreements, digital media agreements, and strategic alliance agreements, all consistent with Company policies and risk tolerance.
  • Review global products, features, platforms and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies for products across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Provide advice to all levels of the Company in all areas, including Operations, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Engineering, and Business Development, advising on legal issues and risks, deal structures, negotiation strategy, and company policies and procedures, and communicating legal concepts in a way that non-lawyers can understand.

Director, Legal Transactions | Jack In The Box, Inc.
Jack in the Box Inc. is seeking a Director Legal Transactions to be responsible for providing legal support services and counsel for corporate transactions related to contracts, agreements and regulatory filings, franchise disclosures and agreements, financing matters, mergers and acquisitions with the franchise system, or otherwise, and working on other general corporate transactions in a fast-paced environment.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and approves complex real estate transactions, including drafting and approving lease and purchase agreements and acquisition related documents, such as amendments, restrictive covenants, and utility easements.
  • Analyzes and interprets property and lease documents to determine rights and remedies available to the Company.
  • Drafts, reviews, and negotiates contracts for the Company, including, service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, confidentiality agreements, statement of work agreements, agreements for goods and order forms. Partners and advises with internal management and staff to assist in the negotiation of various contracts.
  • Prepares and drafts organizational documents for new corporate entities.
  • Plays a support role in strategic corporate transactions (such as franchise acquisitions and credit facility amendments), including due diligence, and drafting and negotiating relevant transaction documents.
  • Provides practical and strategic legal advice and guidance on corporate transactions and all aspects of third-party licensing agreements (inbound and outbound); manages outside counsel activities, as required.
  • Provides a wide range of franchise legal advice, counseling, and support services cross-functionally and to senior leadership, including Operations and Development teams.

Associate IP Counsel | Thermo Fisher Scientific
When you are a part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you will be supported in achieving your career goals. As a part of Thermo Fisher’s Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization team, you will enable biotech and large pharma customers to deliver breakthrough medicines to patients.

What will you do:

  • As a member of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s IP Department, you will have the opportunity to belong to a team of hardworking group of individuals supporting pharma services businesses by:
  • Integrating with the research and development teams to learn about our manufacturing processes, and product development while identifying key IP opportunities and capturing innovation
  • Growing your understanding of cutting-edge technologies related to the cell and gene therapies markets including increasing your understanding of competitor product offerings and services as well as new market entrants
  • Performing risk evaluation for internal process development including due diligence assessments, IP analyses, infringement and validity analyses including mitigation strategies
  • Engaging with a global IP Department and Legal Department and helping us become one of the most admired legal organizations
  • Growing and developing with us to enable and support our customers

Legal Counsel, Transactional | Genomatica
Genomatica is seeking a Transactional Attorney who thrives in a fast-paced, cutting-edge, innovative and collaborative R&D. business development, and commercial business environment. Primary responsibilities include (a) drafting and negotiating a wide variety of complex agreements with both technical and commercial terms and (b) being a point of contact for contractual issues supporting the commercial sales, business development, R&D, corporate development and administrative functions. The successful candidate will have demonstrated: success in legal, technical and business environments; experience in identifying issues in contracts, especially IP and technology licensing related contracts; experience in negotiating IP, technical and commercial contract terms; independent and creative thought; ability to provide pragmatic solutions to legal and commercial business issues; and ability to multi-task on projects across diverse legal areas; skills required to work collaboratively with outside counsel and the various functions of the business requiring legal support.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Draft and negotiate (and/or support negotiations) legal documents of varying complexity typical of a technology company with an extensive biotechnology or chemical R&D organization and commercial operations primarily out-licensing its technology as well as sales, including license, collaboration, and service agreements, MTAs, NDAs, Term Sheets, MOUs and LOIs, software licenses and other IT-related agreements, bio-product sales, supply and/or distributor agreements, and various contract/vendor service agreements.
  • Advise Genomatica teams on contract interpretation, dispute resolution, IP ownership and other legal risks.
  • Assist with developing policies, best practices, contract management processes and contract templates.
  • Mentor and advise teams on the preparation, negotiation and execution of form-based documents.
  • Provide counseling and legal risk assessment on a variety of legal matters in support of the business units, including antitrust, product liability, pricing strategies, liabilities and risk mitigation.

Legal Counsel | Dassault Systemes
As a member of our North American Legal team, you will support our sales and services organizations in the Americas. You will actively manage, draft, and negotiate complex commercial agreements, particularly sales, services, and license agreements for commercial software products. You will coordinate and manage contractual relationships with external customers, partners, and suppliers through completion. You will act as an advisor on legal issues arising in the course of the Company’s business, including issues related to contract interpretation, intellectual property, corporate policy, and regulatory compliance.

What will your role be?

  • Primary responsibilities are drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex software license agreements, services agreements, vendor contracts, IP licenses, and nondisclosure agreements and ensuring that such contracts are executed in compliance with company policy and applicable laws and regulations.
  • You will interact with management and senior customer personnel on enterprise-level matters requiring coordination across organizational lines, as well as provide leadership to internal teams and stakeholders in formulating partnering strategies and plans, and in defining the legal risks associated with such plans.

Product Counsel | Intuit
Working as a member of the Products Legal Team, you will be responsible for partnering with multiple innovative product teams around the world to ensure that Intuit’s banking as a service and money movement products are structured to achieve our strategy while complying with applicable regulations in multiple jurisdictions. You will partner closely with product management, business development, engineering, design, marketing, compliance and operations teams. You will provide legal advice and counseling on a wide variety of matters, including data privacy and protection, mobile, product liability, IP and regulatory compliance. Many of these matters will be in the FinTech area, including payments, stored value and deposit products. You may structure, draft, negotiate and advise upon various complex transactions with minimal direction and supervision. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of regulations in the financial services area, including FCRA, GLBA, and state payments laws.


Sr. Corporate Counsel, Corporate Affairs | Tandem Diabetes Care
Sr. Corporate Counsel, Corporate Affairs will report to the Vice President & General Counsel and be responsible for legal oversight of the Company’s corporate governance and public company reporting obligations and provide legal support for key agreements and corporate transactions. This individual will be an integral member of the Legal Department and operate independently in a dynamic environment to support the growing and diverse legal needs of the business. Works directly with and advises key decision-makers in contract negotiations and other business arrangements, including identifying and proposing solutions to key business issues and managing risk.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, stock incentive plan administration, drafting transactional documents, license agreements and contract management.
  • Successfully manages a variety of corporate governance and securities issues for the Company, and exercises sound legal and practical judgment in advising in-house clients on a variety of legal issues. 
  • Primary role in preparing, reviewing and advising on all company SEC filings, including related transaction documents, proxy statements, periodic reports, registration statements, Section 16 filings, and similar corporate records.
  • Assists in scripting for investor calls and preparation of executive management for participation in the calls.
  • Assists in reviewing and drafting public disclosure and corporate communications including earning releases, press releases, and social media.
  • Assists with mergers, acquisitions, investments and other strategic transactions including coordinating internal teams and due diligence activities.
  • Drafts and reviews board books, minutes and resolutions for Board and Committee meetings and actions.
  • Creation, implementation and ongoing management of subsidiaries including board resolutions, filings, creation of bank accounts, and analysis of legal and financial considerations arising from the subsidiaries location or any intellectual property owned or managed by the subsidiary.
  • Works directly with and advises key decision-makers in contract negotiations and other business arrangements, including identifying and proposing solutions to key business issues and managing risk.

Associate Attorney Sr. | Qualcomm Incorporated
This opening is for a lawyer that will be a key player responsible for providing legal advice to Qualcomm Ventures on a wide range of matters. This lawyer will support all aspects of Qualcomm Ventures’ transactions, including term sheet drafting, diligence, definitive agreement review, portfolio management advice (e.g., shareholder and board matters) and portfolio exits (including IPOs, SPACs and acquisitions).  This lawyer will need to work independently on new and follow-on financings for Qualcomm Ventures’ global portfolio. In addition to working with the other Qualcomm lawyers that support Qualcomm Ventures, this attorney will also need to manage outside counsel where appropriate for international transactions and help support Qualcomm’s finance, marketing and tax groups in their roles in monitoring investments and supporting Qualcomm Ventures’ investment managers. In addition, this lawyer will be a member of Corporate Legal’s M&A team and will help support acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and strategic investments through involvement in diligence, negotiations and interfacing with the various internal transaction and integration teams. All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.


Head of Compliance | PhaseBio
An exciting new opportunity has opened up for a Head of Compliance to provide proactive and collaborative legal support in connection with PhaseBio’s products and act as a legal advisor to our commercial, medical affairs, and regulatory teams. Reporting to the Company’s Head of Legal, this individual will be only the second lawyer at an exciting, fast-growing and innovative company, with many opportunities to grow their career with the company. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of U.S. healthcare laws (Canada and Europe experience is a plus), including the FDCA, and laws related to the research and development, manufacturing, quality, regulatory, sales, and marketing of pharmaceutical products (including healthcare fraud and abuse laws).  The ideal candidate will also have a general legal background and training, including experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial contracts. This work will include providing practical, solutions-oriented legal advice and counsel, identifying and communicating risks to leadership, ensuring ongoing commercial compliance, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and agreements, and providing legal review as part of the medical review and promotional review committee processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and counsel on a day-to-day basis to ensure the Company is in compliance with applicable FDA regulations, advertising and promotion, fraud and abuse, privacy, and anti-bribery laws and regulations, interactions with patients, healthcare professionals and other external parties, state law compliance and reporting requirements, and other aspects of federal and state laws and regulations governing clinical research, clinical development, manufacturing and commercialization of the Company’s product candidates.
  • Design, implement, monitor and enforce a Company-wide compliance program and associated policies and procedures in order to promote and reinforce a culture of ethical business conduct, principles and practices, in conformity with the OIG Compliance Program Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (OIG Guidance) and industry best practices.  Experience and familiarity with GDPR and privacy requirements also strong preferred.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive compliance training program for employees and designated third parties on applicable compliance policies, laws and regulations, including any new developments or updates that may impact the Company’s compliance program.
  • Serve as the lead legal resource for the Company’s medical, clinical development, commercial and regulatory teams.
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts and agreements, including clinical trial agreements, commercial contracts, third party vendor agreements, consulting and other agreements, informed consent forms and advising on fair market value (FMV) metrics.
  • Monitor and advise on new and proposed legal and regulatory developments, market trends and best practices in the areas of healthcare compliance, FDA, privacy, and emerging regulatory risk areas to ensure the Company’s continued compliance.

Director, Legal Services | ICW Group
The purpose of this job is to manage Staff Counsel, Panel Counsel and provide other litigation and claim legal advice and services to all areas of the company. The Director, Legal Services will provide direction and oversight to legal services activities and implement litigation strategies. This position exists to drive and support the Legal departments operational efficiency.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Directs the day-to-day operations of personnel providing litigation and legal services on tort liability and workers compensation matters.
  • Manages staff attorneys and support staff providing litigation and legal services on tort liability and workers compensation claims.
  • Manages office locations, billing, and matter management systems.
  • Manges and assists in the selection and retention of outside panel counsel representing the company, including the creation of litigation guidelines.
  • Manages staff and outside counsel performance audits.
  • Addresses any unforeseen events, defines, and analyzes issues, provides legal opinion on solutions and risk mitigations.
  • Defines department objectives to optimize efficiency and achieve performance goals set in accordance with company expectations.
  • Manages attorney bill review and works with software vendors regarding the same.
  • Implements and measurers key performance metrics related to staff and outside counsel performance.
  • Provides litigation services to protect the company from legal risks.
  • Litigates tort cases and workers compensation cases in state and federal courts or in administrative hearings or arbitrations.
  • Represents the ICW Group and related entities before administrative boards and court trials.
  • Handles premium audit disputes in courts or administrative hearings.

Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property | NuVasive
NuVasive’s laser focus on innovation demands a resourceful, responsive, hard-charging, proactive, adaptable, and dedicated individual. Our Team strives to be the consummate business partner with particular attention to innovation capture, risk assessment, and best-in-class processes and procedures. In this role, you will develop and manage aspects of NuVasive’s intellectual property portfolio with a focus on patent, trademark, and copyright protection, as well as analyzing intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreements.

  • Draft new patent applications targeting technologies across NuVasive’s expansive portfolio of products and systems
  • Maintain docket and drive patent prosecution
  • Conduct freedom-to-operate analysis and effectively communicate results to leadership
  • Think strategically in developing the US and international patent portfolio
  • Drive business engagement and strive to become a key business resource
  • Perform patentability studies and provide actionable analysis
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions for the purpose of generating IP
  • Provide analysis of competitor IP and landscape analysis
  • Provide trademark legal support to business partners
  • Provide legal support in contract-related matters
  • Support M&A activities
  • Conduct IP training for various groups across NuVasive

Senior Counsel, Innovation Law | Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is seeking a Senior Counsel to join BMS’ San Diego research and development site where world class scientists explore novel biology and target concepts, including discovery and early development of complex biotherapeutics, aiming to transform patients’ lives through science. The attorney will support clients across multiple functional areas to build and leverage BMS’ intellectual property interests, with a focus on biotherapeutic products. Responsibilities include providing strategic counsel on all facets of intellectual property law, including procurement, enforcement, freedom to operate, and business development, as well as legal counsel to the Research & Early Development organization. The attorney will work closely with clients in various functions in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment and will collaborate with other in-house and outside attorneys to accomplish BMS objectives.


Senior Corporate Counsel | 6sense
As Senior Corporate Counsel at 6sense, you will be an integral part of the legal team, in our fast-paced and high-growth organization with terrific customers and a creative, dedicated, fun and talented team. This is a great opportunity for someone with a corporate law firm background looking to make the transition to an in-house role or to accelerate an existing in-house career with a rapidly growing company. We are looking for a sharp-minded, enthusiastic, results-oriented and resourceful individual who wants to be part of a close and collaborative legal and compliance team in a dynamic, SaaS-based marketing and analytics company. Required: Corporate experience advising on general corporate and finance matters for private and public companies, international expansion and oversight, and transactional experience. Significant experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, technology-based SaaS agreements, and merger/acquisition and financing documents. Required: A positive, team and solutions-oriented attitude.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and support with corporate transactions, including strategic advice on deal structures and deal documents, coordinating due diligence efforts and effective management of outside counsel.
  • Assist with corporate growth strategies including international expansion, coordination on structuring, tax, stock plans, employment policies, privacy and related issues and oversight of corporate compliance for affiliates and related entities; drafting of letters of intent, definitive transaction agreements and ancillary agreements.
  • Advise on investor relations, communications strategies, required notices and disclosures, including supporting the General Counsel in communications with the company's directors, advisory board, investors and employees.
  • Assist with customer agreements, working closely with the sales team (at all levels) and our customer base as we grow our pipeline.
  • Negotiate NDAs, vendor contracts, consulting agreements, partnership agreements, MSAs, DPAs and other related contracts, and provide strategic advice on behalf of the company.
  • Possess a practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving to effectively counsel internal clients by providing them with clear and concise advice and creative solutions on timelines to meet business needs.

Senior Patent Counsel | Johnson & Johnson
The Johnson & Johnson Law Department is recruiting for a Senior Patent Counsel to be based out of World Headquarters in New Brunswick, NJ or La Jolla, CA. This position primarily supports the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Representing and advising Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical businesses and R&D units in the areas of patent law and strategy
  • Patent preparation, patent prosecution, and counseling in the biotechnology area
  • Conducting third-party IP diligence
  • Providing oversight of contractual corporate relationships
  • Experience in contract drafting and negotiation is desired

Counsel, Privacy & Compliance | Edelman
Edelman provides public relations counsel and strategic communications services which enable our clients to build strong relationships and to understand and impact upon attitudes and behaviors. We are a client-focused enterprise, comprised of a collaborative network of strategic communication professionals and the processing of personal data is a critical priority in our business. As Counsel, you'll play an important role in Edelman’s global privacy ecosystem by helping to lead implementation of its global privacy program and shepherd its evolution. You'll serve as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact for colleagues regarding privacy matters and collaborate with, other members of the privacy team, including the General Counsel, Global Chief Privacy Officer and Global Compliance Officer to ensure ongoing compliance with company, client and legal policies and requirements. You will guide teams in the development and implementation of compliant data-driven products and services and work closely with the Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer and his team. We are looking for someone with expertise in privacy compliance, project management and digital technology, as well as strong communication skills to effectively communicate compliance requirements while advancing the best interests of the business. This role requires the ability to work effectively across multi-functional teams in order to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other partners in a large and decentralized organization.


Director, Corporate Counsel, Genetic Sciences Division (remote) | Thermo Fisher Scientific
Perform the critical tasks of drafting, reviewing, negotiating, helping close, and maintaining signed commercial and intellectual property agreements supporting the non-clinical business units within the complex and dynamic Genetic Sciences Division (GSD) of Thermo Fisher Scientific, a global industry science leader. Work with business team members to refine and execute on business strategies. Draft and negotiate agreements with large industry-leading pharmaceutical, agricultural, biopharmaceutical, research and manufacturing companies, research institutes and also start-ups that enable the business units within GSD to sell products and perform services; exploit opportunities based on technology owned by our Company or third parties; purchase raw materials and services, and resolve commercial or other legal disputes. Support the Division Counsel, coordinate with intellectual property counsel and regional counsel and work with others in the Life Sciences Legal Department to provide guidance to the business executives as well as global team members on a range of substantive legal areas. Manage a team consisting of 1-4 junior attorneys and legal assistants that support the business. Manage outside counsel resources when necessary.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as central point of contact for the non-clinical business units of GSD, support and provide legal expertise to enable the business to grow.
  • Draft, negotiate, and, if appropriate, seek approval for the execution of a range of commercial contracts, including third parties OEM and supply contracts, technology in-licenses, out-licenses, technical collaborations, joint development agreements, quality agreements, term sheets and other commercial agreements of varying complexity, as needed.
  • Seek and provide appropriate guidance and involvement of/to other relevant functions, such as regulatory, intellectual property, licensing, business development, purchasing, accounting, sales, product management and marketing, and facilitate the approval of the appropriate management.
  • Manage junior attorneys and legal assistants supporting the business.
  • Draft contract amendments and negotiate directly with external customers, interfacing with internal counsel as required.
  • Perform analysis on legal rights, obligations, and strategies to help the Company achieve its commercial goals and objectives.
  • Participate in due diligence and other activities relating to M&A and integration activities.
  • Develop new and update existing contractual documents and constantly work with the business on improving processes to ensure efficient support.
  • Train internal clients on risk management and how to effectively engage with the Legal team.

Corporate Attorney | ROHM Semiconductor
ROHM Semiconductor has a great opportunity for a developing to career level Corporate Attorney to serve as an in-house counsel handling a variety of legal matters and projects. Qualified applicants have been responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives. The attorney will provide senior management with effective advice on ROHM Semiconductor strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. The corporate attorney is directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating critical business dealings and contracts. This position may be filled in one of our multiple locations - Santa Clara, CA; Southern California (ideally able to operate from our Otay location), or Novi, MI.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates and administrates various commercial contracts and agreements.
  • Handles and manages disputes and litigations.
  • Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters.
  • Acts as key attorney/legal advisor on all major business transactions.
  • Evaluates the merits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of ROHM, works with the appropriate executive(s) to define a strategic defense and approves settlements of disputes where warranted.
  • Research, anticipate and guard ROHM against legal risks.
  • Interacts with other ROHM group attorneys and in-house clients.
  • Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations (IP, compliance issues, data privacy, trade secrets, labor, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, and patents).
  • Structures and manages ROHM’s internal legal function and staff as applicable.
  • Oversees the selection, retention, management and assessment of all outside counsel.
  • Attend company meeting
  • Handles and manages patent prosecution in US in collaboration with outside IP counsel and ROHM group engineers
  • Advises on legal aspects of ROHM’s financing, including evaluating and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities.

Patent Attorney | Erasca
Reporting to the Senior Director of Intellectual Property, the Patent Attorney will serve as a key member of the growing intellectual property and legal team and will play a key role in developing global strategies and managing day-to-day intellectual property efforts to support multiple discovery, preclinical and clinical phase programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying inventions, patent drafting, and prosecution related to Erasca’s discovery, preclinical and clinical phase programs.
  • Identifying opportunities for expanding Erasca's IP position in consultation with members of various business groups within Erasca.
  • Conducting strategic IP analysis and due diligence on the patent portfolios of competitors and potential licensors/collaborators for patentability and freedom-to-operate.
  • Collaborating with the other members of the IP department in connection with developing Erasca’s global IP strategy.
  • Managing and working directly with external IP counsel, ensuring that activities are completed in accordance with budget and time expectations.
  • Actively and effectively partnering with stakeholders across all phases of research, development, and CMC to build value for patients, shareholders, and employees.
  • Exercising independent judgment over assigned IP matters, completing such tasks with little or no supervision, and taking a leadership role on assigned projects.

Senior Counsel | Western Alliance Bank
Finance/Senior Finance Counsel works with the bank’s and its affiliates’ (collectively, the “Company’s”) business partners, executives, and other Legal Department staff to provide legal advice, counsel and support with respect to a wide variety of matters, but primarily the Company’s lending business, credit administration and special assets work. Finance Counsel/Senior Finance Counsel should have an advanced level and broad spectrum of commercial finance experience (including loan origination and enforcement), demonstrate exceptional communication skills, critical thinking and judgment, and ability to become a trusted legal and business advisor within the Company.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support (structuring, diligence, negotiation, etc.) on broad spectrum of commercial finance transactions, including among others, commercial real estate, equipment finance, resort finance, technology, life sciences, software and emerging technology, other middle market financing, venture debt, and bridge loans.
  • Autonomously handle routine and complex business transactions, including drafting and negotiating legal documents.
  • Advise on special assets and collection matters, and support and advise the Company’s Special Assets department.
  • Manage litigation involving the Company, including evaluating the merits of court cases, defining strategic defenses and negotiating and documenting settlements of disputes when warranted.
  • Direct or participate on strategic teams to develop and implement Company products and initiatives.
  • Advise the Company regarding compliance with laws and regulations applicable to commercial bank lenders.
  • Oversee the work of outside counsel for various engagements on behalf of the Company.
  • Advise the bank with respect to compliance with applicable lending laws and regulations.
  • Handle both complex and routine transactions, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and agreements.
  • Advise on the development of credit and lending policies, procedures and quality control programs.

Legal Counsel, Corporate | Splunk
We are seeking an experienced Legal Counsel, Corporate to support Splunk’s corporate legal functions, with a primary focus on SEC reporting, corporate governance, and global subsidiary maintenance, and evolving responsibilities depending on your interests and the business’ needs. You will have both a meaningful role in a growing legal department and an opportunity to develop professionally with the support of a collaborative and experienced team. The role reports to Splunk's Senior Director, Corporate Legal and is based in Splunk’s corporate HQ in San Francisco (location flexible). To succeed, the role requires you to be highly collaborative with a positive demeanor and a sense of humor; you’ll need to demonstrate high EQ and a strong history of successful cross-functional collaboration; we need a self-starter with intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment with perseverance and resourcefulness; we’re also looking for candidates with a high degree of accountability and professional drive; a growth mindset with flexibility and desire to work on a variety of legal matters, learn and have a meaningful impact are must-haves.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advise on securities law and related general corporate matters
  • Be responsible for ensuring compliance with obligations under federal securities laws and Nasdaq rules and regulations, including preparation and filing of Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statements, and other SEC filings and reports
  • Support the annual stockholder meeting process, including preparing D&O questionnaires, coordinating proxy solicitor, transfer agent, and proxy mailing activities as well as meeting logistics
  • Support the Splunk Office of the Corporate Secretary, including coordination, preparation and distribution of agendas, resolutions, consents, minutes, and other materials for Board of Directors and committee meetings, as well as assisting with director onboarding
  • Assist with investor matters, including review of announcements, press releases, investor presentations and other investor communications
  • Stay current on corporate governance trends and best practices and SEC and Nasdaq developments, including research or benchmarking projects
  • Assist with subsidiary maintenance for all domestic and international subsidiaries
  • Assist with ESG governance and reporting initiatives
  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures, and lead and assist with the corporate legal team’s efforts in conducting periodic employee trainings on matters related to compliance and securities law, including insider trading, related party transactions and Regulation FD
  • Develop and implement standardized templates and processes for repeatable transactions that will advance and scale Splunk’s business
  • Work collaboratively and responsively with a broad range of colleagues across functions, ensuring good relationships between legal, finance, human resources and operations to facilitate a coordinated team approach.

Senior Legal Counsel, Portfolio Acquisitions | Realty Income
As Realty Income’s Senior Legal Counsel, you will be the lead attorney on assigned transactions and collaborate with Portfolio Acquisitions in acquiring a variety of real estate assets. Your day to day may include but not limited to; bulk assets, international assets, and development projects, for the Company’s rapidly growing real estate portfolio. A track record in leadership will be crucial to your success as you will supervise Real Estate Paralegals and attorneys. Experience in working with external law firms, managing necessary legal services, and in conjunction with outside counsel and third-party service providers. You will also Collaborate with Company’s interdisciplinary team of professionals to devise an optimal acquisition approach and provide effective legal advice to the Company’s executives. Lastly, you will ensure internal and external compliance requirements for assigned transactions are achieved and address auditor inquiries as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, analyze, manage, negotiate, document and close wide range of multifaceted acquisition transactions, including bulk asset acquisitions and a variety of transaction structures (e.g., asset, corporate, merger, etc.).
  • Coordinate with the Corporate Paralegal for assignment of real estate assets to Company subsidiary as necessary for acquisition transactions.
  • Supervise assigned Real Estate Paralegals and collaborate with interdisciplinary team to devise optimal approach in context of assigned transaction.
  • Review, draft, negotiate and approve documents for a broad variety of real estate acquisitions e.g., confidentiality agreements, heads of terms, correspondence, sale and purchase agreements, escrow instructions, lease agreements, deeds of variations, reversionary leases, or other document abstracts, amendments, assignments, development agreements, certificates of title, TR1s, closing documents, business entity documents, transaction summaries, etc.
  • Attend director meetings with Crestbridge, coordinate execution of documents, and assist with entity management responsibilities.
  • Analyze transactions and structuring on transactions in the UK and other countries as necessary.

Vice President, Assistant General Counsel | Sharp HealthCare
The Sharp HealthCare Legal Affairs Department (“Legal Department”) is responsible for the provision and management of the legal services and affairs for Sharp HealthCare and its affiliated hospitals, health plan, medical foundation, and other subsidiaries and businesses (collectively “Sharp”). The Vice President and Assistant General Counsel (“AGC”) reports to the Senior Vice President and General Counsel (“GC”); manages, directs, supervises, coordinates and performs general operational-related legal services for Sharp, including its hospitals, medical foundation and their related operations, activities and businesses; acts as a key strategic legal advisor, counselor and business partner to Sharp’s executive leadership and senior management teams, including at Sharp’s hospitals and system services; has direct oversight, supervision and reporting responsibility for the Legal Department’s attorneys, paralegals and other staff, whose primary role is the performance of legal services and support for Sharp. As a part of his/her role, the AGC helps to assure (either directly or through supervision of others in the Legal Department) that legal and regulatory issues and developments are communicated to and understood by the appropriate constituents, and that the legal perspective is integrated into Sharp’s strategies, initiatives, business plans, transactions, policies and practices. S/he also identifies and helps to mitigate legal risks, and to protect Sharp from undue or significant legal exposure, liability and financial loss, while facilitating the achievement of strategic and operational goals, objectives and initiatives. The AGC proactively supports the GC, and communicates regularly with the GC and Legal Department as a whole. S/he is aligned with the GC on the functional structure and strategic direction of the Legal Department, and works closely with the GC to realize the objectives and goals of the Legal Department. S/he also maintains excellent working relationships with the other members of the Legal Department.



 

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Patent Attorney | KIOXIA America Inc.*
KIOXIA America Inc., formerly Toshiba Memory America Inc., is looking for a patent attorney or patent agent with semiconductor and storage experience. As a member of the intellectual property team, this attorney will work on a broad range of IP-related matters including managing the company’s global patent portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain KAI’s intellectual property protections and processes, including patent applications, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and research agreements, publications and intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreement.
  • Manage the KAI patent program, including harvesting patent applications, reviewing invention disclosures, managing outside counsel and overseeing the drafting and filing of patent applications/responses to official correspondence from the USPTO, managing patent awards, tracking the status of all applications.
  • Maintain strong communication with and provide support to the IP team in Japan, UK and Israel, especially as it relates to patent prosecution.
  • Evaluate the validity of third party patents and potential infringement of KAI products of valid third party patents.
  • Review and draft corporate legal documents, with a focus on IP-related provisions.
  • Train and educate company employees on relevant laws and regulations.
  • Assist in all other IP related matters as necessary, including data privacy matters.

Vice President & Associate General Counsel | Skyworks
Under the direction of the SVP, General Counsel, the VP & Associate General Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs will support the General Counsel in leading the legal function and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the policies set by the General Counsel and the organization. Manages a wide range of commercial and compliance aspects of the Legal department on a day-to-day basis, guides and develops the staff, monitors the department’s implementation processes and strategies and is responsible for providing legal advice to the General Counsel and to the organization. This is a high-visibility, leadership position within the Legal Department of a sophisticated multinational S&P 500 corporation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees the development of Skyworks’ commercial legal team providing support and direction to the business in an effort to ensure that all plans and actions are consistent with internal policies and applicable law.
  • Provides legal assistance to the General Counsel and other members of the executive team by analyzing and recommending strategies and/or practical solutions to achieve business goals while maintaining acceptable level of risk (e.g., negotiating key contractual provisions, overseeing operational compliance with laws, including import/export and environmental matters, and assisting with complex litigation matters).
  • Collaborates with all operational units to coordinate common work initiatives and develop efficient workflow processes, policies and guidelines.
  • Oversees the commercial law team and advises the organization in structuring and negotiating a variety of commercial transactions, including customer and vendor-facing contracts, sourcing/procurement, real estate, environmental/facilities, technology transactions, acquisitions, financings, securitizations and investments.
  • Manages litigation, regulatory inquiries and dispute resolution, including selecting and supervising outside counsel and implementing litigation and settlement strategies.

Commercial Contracts & General Operations Attorney | Silicon Valley Bank
SVB is currently seeking candidates for the position of Counsel or Corporate Counsel (depending on experience) to provide legal support for a number of general operational areas, including Sourcing & Procurement, Facilities, Human Resources, Legal Process and Marketing. The successful candidate must have strong commercial contracts experience; practical business judgment; and the ability to identify and grasp facts and issues quickly, triage and focus priorities, manage and communicate with multiple stakeholders, and act effectively in a very fast moving and dynamic environment. Prior in-house experience is preferred but not required; prior in-house experience at a financial institution is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Serving as lead attorney supporting SVB's Sourcing and Procurement team, including responsibility for review and negotiation of all outbound vendor contracts, working in conjunction with SVB's internal contracts team and overseeing external counsel when necessary.
  • Serving as lead attorney supporting to SVB's Facilities team, with responsibility for all legal matters relating to SVB's facilities.
  • Providing support for general HR operations, including advising on policies, procedures, forms and compliance matters, both domestically and internationally.
  • Serving as lead attorney overseeing all legal process matters, including levies, garnishments and subpoenas.
  • Serving as lead attorney overseeing and intellectual property, trademark and brand protection in close partnership with SVB’s Marketing team.

Corporate Counsel | VinFast US
To achieve our aggressive growth, we are seeking experienced legal professionals to join our newly forming legal team located in Irvine. If you have at least 7-10 years of experience, love a fast paced environment, and want the opportunity to make an impact quickly send over your resume or CV.

Responsibility and accountability for various legal inquiries including those regarding:

  • VinFast USA licensing, permits, filings, projects, and work requirements including the development of showrooms and service facilities. Will also be responsible for the Company’s legal compliance as it relates to all state and federal regulations and associated governing agencies. Will deliver results in the most time and cost-effective manner possible.
  • Interface and collaboration with third-party law firms while serving as a liaison with parent company's international legal team.
  • Interaction and relationship building with the US leadership team, identifying and satisfying their needs for legal assistance and counsel.
  • Development of legal processes, policies, and procedures that will support the goals and objectives of the US business and result in the best use of the company’s legal and financial resources.
  • Perform and coordinate legal activities to obtain business licenses and permits including dealer’s licenses related to the establishment of showrooms and service centers throughout California and the other target market states.
  • Additionally, the Corporate Counsel will be responsible for daily matters that require legal attention and interaction with key US leaders on specific projects.

Senior Legal Counsel & Legal Counsel | Alteryx, Inc.
Drafts, negotiates and interprets sales and purchase contracts, licensing and other agreements, counseling business leaders on risk, deal structuring and negotiation strategy. Advise on compliance with contractual responsibilities, company policies and applicable laws/regulations. Advises on privacy, real estate, employment, industrial, technology, procurement and intellectual property matters. Manages external counsel. Manages corporate governance program, including drafting policies, training employees, overseeing worldwide legal entities, and creating and maintaining accurate records. Supports human resources, corporate procurement, IT, finance, treasury and risk management activities. Conducts or assists in internal investigations.

  • Recognized subject matter expert with specialized knowledge in the function. Manages large projects or processes. Limited oversight from manager. Coaches, reviews and delegates work to lower level professionals. Problems faced are difficult and often complex. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.
  • Provides solutions to a variety of advanced complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. May be the in-house expert on specific technologies or within the job function area. Complete understanding and wide application of advanced technical principles, theories and concepts in a specialized field.
  • Possess broad knowledge of professional field and other related functions.

Product Counsel | Autodesk
Autodesk is seeking an experienced product counsel to provide day-to-day legal support to key product groups developing modern cloud services and robust professional tools for the AEC industry. You will partner with the business and technology teams to ensure product readiness, create scalable compliance strategies, and meet customer needs. You must be a results-driven self-starter possessing exemplary leadership, communication, collaboration, and influencing skills. You must have a proven track record of succeeding in dynamic environments with a practical, business-oriented approach to an evolving legal landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact on all legal issues for several key product teams within the Autodesk AEC Design Solutions group
  • Partner with associated business functions on all aspects of the business, including marketing, corporate development, and business models
  • Participate as a proactive business partner to leaders within the organization and build a trusted advisor relationship; engage with product team members at all levels, including executives, product management, software engineers, researchers, data scientists/data analysts, and marketing
  • Understand the strategic initiatives, product roadmap and release cycles of product features and functions
  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of inbound contracts including software development agreements, software license agreements, open source software licenses, evaluation agreements, and other vendor agreements
  • Support product readiness and release by identifying and driving resolution of issues related to intellectual property matters, privacy, data security, machine learning/AI, marketing, competition, and other legal and regulatory issues
  • Collaborate with and support legal colleagues responsible for negotiating outbound agreements for products
  • Assist in the review of marketing materials and public announcements
  • Contribute to developing, improving and implementing contract policy, process, and templates
  • Advise on adherence to Autodesk corporate policies. Develop and present relevant training materials. Communicate new laws or policies as required
  • Support M&A activities for specified product areas, including due diligence reviews, advising on transaction structure, execution, and integration matters, with a focus on intellectual property and go-to-market issues. Assist with drafting and negotiation of transaction documents as appropriate

Junior In-House Private Credit & Corporate Counsel | Pathway
Primarily participating on and supporting legal team relating to the following types of transactions and matters:

  • Private credit debt financing documents, including leveraged buyout loan transactions.
  • Private market limited partnership agreements relating to primary and secondary investments in private equity and credit funds and co-investments (as part of M&A transactions) with sophisticated counterparties.
  • Fund-of-funds agreements and advisory contracts with Pathway investors and clients.
  • Assist in advising on issues relating to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
  • Assist in advising on certain securities laws, corporate governance matters and company policies and procedures.
  • Provide legal guidance to investment, compliance, accounting and tax professionals, often regarding complex legal and business issues.
  • Advise on a wide range of general contracts, including NDAs, vendor and service provider agreements, IT-related agreements, etc.
  • Assist on special projects, including contract review and updates of Pathway’s database of investment partnership agreements and investor agreements.
  • This position reports to the General Counsel.

Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment | Rivian
Counsel and represent Rivian on labor and employment law issues, including those under state and federal laws governing EEO, wage & hour, leave of absence, retaliation and whistleblower, and other labor and employment law matters. Provide legal, strategic and business guidance to Rivian’s People Team (HR), including with respect to recruiting, voluntary and involuntary terminations, and investigations. Evaluate and communicate legal risks associated with complaints, grievances, charges, employer practices, and other legal matters

Responsibilities:

  • Defend and represent the Company in matters before federal and state agencies, including the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), NLRB, EEOC, OSHA and DOL
  • Draft policies, handbooks, agreements and position statements, and implement controls throughout the organization with respect thereto
  • Handle cross-disciplinary legal matters in collaboration with regulatory and business attorneys and other professionals and paraprofessionals
  • Engage with outside counsel to efficiently deliver legal expertise and guidance when needed
  • Prepare legal documents, memoranda and other forms of communication regarding transactional or legal advice
  • Provide legal counsel to middle management, senior management and executives on complex legal issues that have a significant impact to the organization
  • Counsel leaders and management on relevant changes in the law, including state and local laws and regulations that impact Rivian’s facilities and operations
  • Handle multiple legal matters in collaboration with other attorneys and paraprofessionals

Attorney, IP & Contracts | Taco Bell
Taco Bell is looking for a transactional attorney to join its Contracts and IP Team within the Legal Department. While this position will directly report to the Director, Legal, he/she will provide legal support to all the departments within the RSC as well as to Taco Bell’s international teams. The successful candidate will have a passion for providing world-class support by collaboratively working across business units and championing Taco Bell’s unique Live Más culture. He/she will be a high energy and detailed-oriented individual who is self-directed and able to easily adapt to multiple and changing priorities as well as a high volume of work, often under quick deadlines.

The Day-to-Day:

  • The day-to-day responsibilities will include the following:
  • Reviewing and approving local store marketing efforts in collaboration with a cross-functional committee, including the identification and mitigation of IP-related issues
  • Preparing, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of contracts including but not limited to domestic marketing and licensing agreements, IT agreements, master service and/or product agreements and statements of work
  • Working closely with Taco Bell’s various business units, including Marketing and IT, etc., to understand the scope of their various projects and identify potential risks that will need to be addressed in order to support their contract needs
  • Providing legal guidance to achieve business objectives while minimizing legal risks and liability
  • Counseling clients on all matters related to contracts and working collaboratively with clients and department peers to develop solutions and provide a competitive advantage to the brand
  • Using strong analytical skills throughout the contract negotiation process to protect the brand’s assets and reputation
  • Effectively communicating to help drive alignment with clients and other business partners

Contracts Counsel | Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is seeking an attorney with experience in contract law, contract drafting and negotiations. Reporting directly to the Senior Counsel, this attorney will work on a broad range of commercial contracts and related matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and interpret a wide range of commercial agreements in support of various company departments, including confidentiality agreements, vendor/supplier contracts, consulting agreements, master service agreements, manufacturing agreements, and licensing agreements.
  • Draft and review amendments to governance documents and corporate policies.
  • Keep informed of new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the company, and assist with the development of policies and training as needed.
  • Handle other demands and projects related to contracts and compliance.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the company’s products, services and business model.

Sr. VP General Counsel | CalAmp
Currently, we are seeking a Sr. VP, General Counsel & Secretary with at least 12 years of experience, based in Irvine, California. This is an exciting opportunity for those who align with our core values (Inclusion, Innovation, Execution, Customer Success) and for those who desire to build, sell, and/or support connected solutions and services.

Responsibilities:
In this newly created position, reporting to the CEO, you will be the lead member of CalAmp’s legal team and will manage day-to-day operations of the company’s legal functions. You will be responsible for interfacing with both internal and external constituents and playing a key role in CalAmp’s growth.

  • Provide general legal advice and counsel to CalAmp’s executive management and functional leaders
  • Advise Board of Directors on legal matters and corporate governance issues
  • Serve as member of CalAmp’s SEC Disclosure Committee
  • Draft, negotiate and advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts including distribution agreements, vendor agreements, supply agreements, licensing agreements (technology or data/content), hosting services agreements, NDAs and consulting agreements
  • Participate in enterprise risk management function by establishing policies and business processes to minimize risk of legal liability; analyze risk exposure of potential new contracts and/or business
  • Oversee company’s regulatory compliance programs, including FCPA, export controls, conflict minerals and privacy laws
  • Provide corporate transactional support, including corporate financings and mergers & acquisitions legal due diligence
  • Mentoring staff attorney.
  • Oversee contracts administration function.

Director, Senior Trademark Counsel | Western Digital
An American Computer Hard Disk Drive Manufacturer and Data Storage Company is an industry-leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. An American Computer Hard Disk Drive Manufacturer and Data Storage Company’s trademarks, logos and slogans are valuable assets that distinguish our products from those of our competitors. An American Computer Hard Disk Drive Manufacturer and Data Storage Company’s global Trademark & Brand Protection team focuses on protecting and managing its trademark portfolio and enforcing against unauthorized or improper use of those assets. This role will be responsible for the Company’s strategic development of its worldwide trademark portfolio, oversee trademark licensing and transactional work, and provide support for the Company’s brand enforcement program. The position reports to the Company’s Director responsible for non-APAC Brand Enforcement and Trademark Prosecution. Responsibilities include working with business teams and outside counsel to create and implement a strategic framework for developing, maintaining and controlling use of the Company’s trademark portfolio. Additionally, this attorney is expected to know and learn developments in trademark prosecution rules/laws and advise on strategic trademark and brand initiatives globally. This position will also be responsible for continuing the Company’s reputation as a leader in trademark portfolio development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Develop and manage the Company’s strategy for global trademark preparation, filing and prosecution of trademark applications.
  • Counsel and collaborate with internal clients on strong trademark/product name selection, including attendance at key marketing, product development and kickoff meetings.
  • Advise internal clients on trademark clearance results, risks of adoption for proposed new marks, and measures to mitigate risk.
  • Register new marks (classes, description of goods/services) using clear criteria for registration of marks.
  • Respond to office actions issued by global Trademark Examiners to allow the Company to obtain trademark registrations for pending marks. Requires coordination with APAC Trademark/Brand Enforcement attorney to ensure consistent arguments.
  • Ensure the Company has the right to use its trademarks by maintaining and understanding data/information on countries where the Company’s products are distributed, sold and serviced.
  • Protect the Company’s right to enforce its brand and trademarks by maintaining data/information on countries where the Company faces counterfeit or infringement risks.
  • Oversee procedures for gathering evidence of use of WD trademarks worldwide to maintain validity of WD trademarks.
  • Maintain understanding and knowledge of WD products and services.
  • Manage outside counsel on worldwide trademark oppositions and cancellations to protect enforcement rights/ avoid brand dilution.
  • Promote awareness of the Company’s trademark portfolio and usage guidelines by training employees and authorized third parties (e.g., marketing firms, social media firms, promoters).
  • Collaborate with global brand protection leads to establish a strategy and evidence for expanding well-known status of WD trademarks and collaborate with APAC Brand Enforcement/Trademark Counsel to ensure consistency in strategy for APAC and rest of world.

Corporate Counsel (remote) | Weedmaps

We are looking for a Corporate and Transactional Counsel to join our amazing Legal team! Our Legal Department takes an active role in guiding the direction and structure of our strategic initiatives, products, and commercial arrangements. We’re a team of generalists who all bring deep knowledge in our areas of expertise but handle the breadth of legal issues that Weedmaps encounters. You’ll focus your efforts on a wide array of corporate and commercial matters, including securities, corporate governance, acquisitions, investments, and commercial transactions. And you’ll collaborate with business partners throughout the organization to help them navigate the complex legal landscape at the intersection of technology and cannabis.
 
The Impact You'll Make:
  • Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret commercial agreements (with a focus on SaaS and other technology agreements) with our vendors, partners, and customers.
  • Provide tactical and strategic advice to Weedmaps business leaders on corporate finance and securities law matters, and manage corporate governance and administration for Weedmaps and its domestic and international subsidiaries, including preparing Board of Director materials and corporate resolutions, managing local filings, and administering corporate records.
  • Assist in creating and improving processes, agreements, document templates and policies.
  • Advise business partners on business and legal issues and risks, company policies, and business strategy.
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Company and product team regarding new product offerings and functionalities in light of rapidly changing applicable laws.
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues.
  • Conduct research regarding legal and compliance issues affecting the Company’s businesses, translating complex laws and regulations into practical advice and solutions.
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Company on all matters relating to data privacy and security, including data of users, consumers, employees and third-parties, the negotiation and drafting of data privacy agreements, data privacy requirements for websites, social media, apps, connected products, e-commerce, customer relationship management and the Company’s various products and services, and all laws relating to data privacy and security in the various jurisdictions in which the Company operates, including the US, Canada and the EU.

Corporate Legal Counsel | Skyworks
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is seeking a talented lawyer to join the Skyworks legal team as a Commercial Counsel. This position is based in Irvine, California. The successful candidate will be able to work collaboratively as part of a small, fast-paced legal team, effectively managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, and/or provide assistance with, a wide variety of corporate and contractual matters, including, but not limited to the following:
  • Draft, review, and negotiate agreements in support of the company’s sourcing and procurement function, including agreements with foundries and other semiconductor manufacturing suppliers
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts in support of Skyworks’ sales organization and business units, including purchase agreements, channel partner agreements and other customer-facing agreements
  • Draft, review and negotiate corporate contracts in support of Skyworks’ defense and aerospace business, including managing applicable FAR/DFAR flow-down provisions
  • Advise internal clients on a variety of legal matters stemming from the business and commercial operations
  • Manage outside counsel when necessary in connection with commercial litigation
  • Develop and deliver internal training and educational seminars involving corporate code of conduct and other compliance matters

Senior Counsel, IP | AbbVie
The Senior Counsel, IP reports directly to the IP Section Head supporting AbbVie’s aesthetics and eye care franchises. Responsibilities include advising the company on IP issues, developing and coordinating IP strategy, and supervising outside counsel. This position works on a broad spectrum of IP issues, and specific duties include drafting and prosecution of patents, domestic and international, patentability, freedom-to-operate and validity opinions, patent oppositions, collaboration and licensing agreements, IP due diligence and M&A support, and litigation support.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage and prosecute docket of multiple patent portfolios.
  • Communicate with research and development teams regarding identification and development of IP supporting new products.
  • Advise commercial teams on all aspects of pharmaceutical and patent law, including exclusivity periods, potential launch dates, etc.
  • Support M&A teams regarding IP due diligence and IP-related transaction support.
  • Manage external counsel, including work product, budgets, and invoices.
  • Communicate key matters and issues to VP, Intellectual Property.

Counsel, IP | AbbVie
The Counsel, IP reports directly to the IP Section Head supporting AbbVie’s aesthetics and eye care franchises. Responsibilities include advising the company on IP issues, developing and coordinating IP strategy, and supervising outside counsel. This position works on a broad spectrum of IP issues, and specific duties include drafting and prosecution of patents, domestic and international, patentability, freedom-to-operate and validity opinions, patent oppositions, collaboration and licensing agreements, IP due diligence and M&A support, and litigation support.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage and prosecute docket of multiple patent portfolios.
  • Communicate with research and development teams regarding identification and development of IP supporting new products.
  • Advise commercial teams on all aspects of pharmaceutical and patent law, including exclusivity periods, potential launch dates, etc.
  • Support M&A teams regarding IP due diligence and IP-related transaction support.
  • Manage external counsel, including work product, budgets, and invoices.
  • Communicate key matters and issues to VP, Intellectual Property.

Corporate Counsel | Pacific Dental
The role works under the supervision of the Sr Corporate Counsel, and with general oversight by the Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel. The Corporate Counsel will work closely with attorneys and paralegals in the Legal Department, dental professionals, operations leaders and administrative support staff and with other business functions in the organization, to provide legal and related support integral to the organization's operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and close equity transactions (which involve opening different dental offices or entire regions in various jurisdictions) with coordination between operations partners and dental partners or high-level business partners. This will include working with the tax and finance team to structure complex transactions
  • Draft and manage other corporate transactions, including acquisitions, financings, asset and stock sales, corporate governance and other contracting matters
  • Draft, negotiate, manage and advise business teams with respect to complex services contracts, including software licensing, software as a service agreement, work orders, outsourcing arrangements, externship affiliation agreements, vendor agreements and renewals, non-disclosure agreements, provider agreements, insurance contracts and other commercial agreements
  • Perform on-line research and conduct electronic filings on legal and business related matters
  • Key advisor to various business departments on legal initiatives, general compliance matters and proposed actions and policies. Requires strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to spot issues that are important to the organization
  • Manage various legal projects to successful completion. This includes large multiple transaction initiatives and implementation of broad new legal structures for the organization. Must be able to handle multiple ongoing projects in a timely manner to meet deadlines
  • Formation and maintenance of legal entities, including all necessary annual and regular corporate filings and business licensing on behalf of a multi-jurisdictional company (California, Delaware, Colorado, etc.)
  • Handle confidential information with the highest degree of care
  • Effectively interact and communicate with the organization’s management, other internal clients and outside counsel
  • Research, anticipate and guard the PDS against legal risks

Counsel, Legal | Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly organized lawyer to join our in-house legal team as a close, trusted business partner, providing advice on a wide variety of legal issues

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

What You’ll Do:

  • Review, negotiate and draft a wide variety of commercial agreements, including SaaS transactions and software licenses, intellectual property agreements, content development and acquisition agreements, and professional services agreements
  • Assess legal risk and advise on legal issues and risks for game, platform, publishing, informational technology, and other teams across the business
  • Work closely with and provide legal guidance to the business teams supporting them in developing business strategies
  • Respond promptly to a wide range of legal requests from across the business
  • Collaborate with international legal colleagues to provide global guidance on diverse legal issues

IP/Commercial Counsel | Arbonne

The IP & Commercial Counsel is a junior to mid-level attorney who demonstrates a passion for learning, Arbonne products, and our business. The IP & Commercial Counsel will take the lead in building a comprehensive intellectual property monitoring and compliance program to defend and protect our core brands, trademarks and other valuable IP, provide legal support to our product development and marketing departments in the product commercialization process, and actively administer contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, events contracts and statements of work. Functional business knowledge is a must, as well as a desire to monetize IP assets and work collaboratively to initiate new processes and continually improve company efficiencies. Work will involve building processes to field internal and external inquiries regarding IP licensing and ongoing monitoring and evolution of such processes. Must be able to apply knowledge of contracts law, negotiation, dispute resolution, and business administration.

Director, Corporate and Securities Counsel | Grocery Outlet
As the Director, Corporate & Securities Counsel you will work with legal and other departments on public company matters and required SEC filings, including responsibilities for preparation and filing of the company’s proxy statement, reports on Form 8-K, Section16 filings, Regulation FD compliance, preparation of forward-looking statements and disclaimers, Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, periodic legal support for investor relations, and related securities and corporate governance matters. The Director, Corporate & Securities Counsel will report to the CAO & General Counsel.

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