Corporate Counsel

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
Waltham, MA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

Corporate Counsel

Key Responsibilities:        

  • Draft and negotiate contracts and contract amendments, including CDAs, manufacturing agreements, supply agreements, quality agreements and various other agreements
  • Interpret existing contracts and advise on contract interpretation issues
  • Assist in the drafting of term sheets, collaboration, licensing and other agreements to support business development activities
  • Assist with due diligence reviews to support business development activities
  • Update and review contracttemplates
  • Assist in the drafting, review and revision of intercompany agreements
  • Assist senior members of the legal department with other legal needs of the company as necessary and contribute to the overall legal function
  • Appropriately triage a heavy workflow, setting appropriate priorities with internal clients and delivering results efficiently
  • Ensure internal clients receive sound, practical and timely legal advice and support
  • Foster strong working relationships with internal clients, while balancing legal risks

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • JDdegree from an accredited law school with a license to practice law
  • Highly developed written and oral communications skills, with the ability to clearly articulate recommendations and options about complex legal issues
  • A 2nd, 3rd or 4th yearassociate with experience at a large law firm
  • Experience drafting complex agreements
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize and weigh business and legal risks, lead strategically and advance innovative solutions
  • Strong business and legal acumen, with the ability to identify and diagnose legal problems and articulate creative and practical solutions and alternatives
  • Ability to draft concise and effective contractual documents
  • Ability to work independently on complex projects
  • Ability to interface with outside counsel, vendors, collaborators, all internal departments and all levels of management

Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.

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