Senior Legal Counsel

MicroVention-TerumoAliso Viejo, CaliforniaFull Time

Senior Legal Counsel Working for a company voted Great Places to Work - 2022 , the Senior Legal Counsel assists in the management of corporate legal matters domestically and internationally for a globally focused, high growth, medical device company.

What You'll Be Doing You will be involved in strategic legal counseling, litigation management, contract negotiations and drafting, and providing advice and counsel on legal issues related to the regulatory and compliance framework applicable in the medical device industry (FDA, ADVAMED, FCPA, etc.). Provide legal advice to the headquarters and to the various business functions internationally, including HR, Sales, Procurement, Clinical, Quality and Regulatory.

  • Draft, review, negotiate, and amend complex agreements in support of the company’s clinical development programs, procurement, and other business matters
  • Negotiate with sophisticated counterparties, such as hospitals, teaching institutions, and clinical research organizations
  • Assist in the management of commercial, employment, and product liability litigation matters
  • Advise and counsel on corporate, regulatory, litigation, and other business matters
  • Draft and negotiate various commercial contracts such as sales and service agreements, consulting agreements, distribution agreements, etc.
  • Support and advise the company’s Clinical Research and Compliance teams and other business units
  • Anticipate internal/external business and regulatory issues and provide applicable legal advice
  • Advise and consult with stakeholders to identify critical legal issues and assess potential legal options and business risk mitigations
  • Closely align with other members of the Legal department and client groups to provide consistent advice across the company
  • Assist with the continuous development and improvement of the Legal Affairs team and its processes

The Skills/Experience Needed for the Role

  1. JD from an ABA accredited law school
  2. Minimum of seven to ten (7-10) years of relevant in-house experience
  3. Assume primary responsibility for protecting the company against legal risks associated with clinical and regulatory matters.
  4. Ability to effectively collaborate and demonstrate broad business and sound legal judgment

How to Stand out from the Crowd

  1. Current California Bar membership in good standing preferred; will consider qualified in-house California counsel
  2. Medical device, pharmaceutical or other healthcare-related experience with a focus in clinical trials, regulatory, compliance and related subject matter highly desirable
  3. Background in employment counseling and litigation
  4. Combination of law firm and in-house experience
  5. Effective management of outside counsel
  6. Prior management experience
  7. Experience with Legal Operations and desire to lead the department in adoption of processes and systems to streamline and create efficiencies

Salary Range $123,318 - $172,645 (Compensation could be higher based on education, experience and skill sets)

MicroVention Perks

  • 15 Days of PTO, 12-13 Paid Holidays, and offices closed last week of December (paid).
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $10,000/Year
  • On-Site/Hybrid/Remote Work Schedules
  • Focus on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Programs

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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