US-NJ, Senior Attorney- Corporate Functions Job 448424900A0-MZ
|Requisition ID 52840BR|
Title Senior Attorney- Corporate Functions
Job Category Legal & Compliance
Job Description Purpose
Provide legal counsel to global healthcare company on relevant issues involving application of U.S. law, regulations, and industry standards.
Acts as counsel for the Company on various corporate law matters, supporting client groups within the U.S. affiliate, and interacts with headquarters and other affiliates as required. May interact with government agencies, law firms, trade organizations and other external agencies. Reports to VP for Legal Affairs or Counsel Legal Affairs.
Keeps informed of new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the company, and assists with development of policies and training as needed. Maintain standard contract templates. Review and negotiate contracts including services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, consulting agreements and relates sales and marketing agreements. Provide legal advice and support for real estate transactions. Review, draft and negotiate agreements (including letters of intent, subleases, lease terminations, renewals, lease amendments and assignments and other ancillary documents). Advise on U.S. securities laws and provide legal support to corporate finance and treasury activities. Review and provide input to Annual Report and other filing and public announcements. Serve as primary legal counsel related to corporate governance matters for U.S. corporate entities. Assist in preparation of board and committee agendas, meeting materials and minutes, and resolutions. Support compliance with Company insider trading policy and insider trading laws including reporting obligations. Coordinate with outside counsel as needed in handling a range of general corporate matters, and related litigations and regulatory matters.
Occasional travel required, 10-20%.
* A J.D. with 6+ years relevant legal experience preferred. In-house experience preferred
* A State Bar admission required
* Experience with corporate governance matters and general contract laws
* Experience within the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry preferred though not required
* Strong problem-solving skills – demonstrates and exercises creativity and initiative
* Strong written and verbal communications skills – able to effectively collaborate and communicate with client groups within the company
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
Department LCA - LEGAL AFFAIRS
Position Location US - Plainsboro, NJ
State/Provinces US - NJ
Job/Position Country US
At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. That's why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry-leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. It's all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle – helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness
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