Senior Corporate Counsel – Mergers & Acquisitions

POSITION ID: CORPM&A 1315
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LOCATION: New Jersey
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Our client, a global pharmaceutical company, is seeking a Mergers & Acquisitions attorney to work in the New Jersey headquarters and 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;

REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Four-Year College Degree
  • JD from an accredited law school

Experience:

  • 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

Professional Skills:

  • 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 ability to supervise outside counsel on substantial and diverse matters; the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with client teams from many disciplines.
  • The ability to advise clients regarding business tactics and strategies while assuring compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

Salary commensurate with experience. Bonus eligible positon.

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