Sanofi Group Sr Corporate Counsel, M&A in Bridgewater, New Jersey
The candidate must provide legal support to the Global Mergers & Acquisition Group on a variety of strategic transactions.
Major Areas of Responsibility Include:
Evaluating, structuring, negotiating, drafting and providing advice on complex legal transactions such as product, business or company acquisitions or divestitures both domestically and internationally;
Interacting with and advising corporate senior executives in multiple jurisdictions concerning legal and business issues that have a direct effect on the success of the company;
Responsibly identifying and analyzing legal and business risks and proposing appropriate solutions;
Ensuring that clients are kept abreast of all relevant legal developments in their areas of business; and
Contributing to the achievement of corporate strategy.
Four-Year College Degree
JD from an accredited law school
Minimum of five years’ experience in the mergers & acquisitions department of a major law firm
Pharmaceutical industry experience a plus
Admission to a State Bar
The candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills; the ability to draft and negotiate a wide variety of sophisticated contracts; the ability to work independently and effectively with limited supervision; the ability to exercise independent judgment; and ability to advise and cogently explain and discuss complex matters with clients.
The candidate must have a thorough understanding of legal principles applicable to many areas of practice, including a number of the following: supply, manufacture and distribution agreements, leases, corporate finance, business transactions (M&A), licensing, U.S. securities regulations and state corporate laws.
The candidate must have the ability to supervise outside counsel on substantial and diverse matters; the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with client teams from many disciplines.
The candidate must have the ability to advise clients regarding business tactics and strategies while assuring compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and regarding pending federal and state legislative and regulatory proposals impacting the Company’s operations generally.
The candidate must maintain the highest ethical standards and respect confidentiality of company matters.
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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