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Sr Corporate Attorney

Posted Jan 16
Full Time
RemoteDurham, North Carolina
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Labcorp is looking for a highly motivated individual with deep and broad experience in negotiating and executing commercial, complex collaboration, licensing, and development agreements and other strategic transactions for the Precision Medicine, Specialty Testing, Liquid Biopsy, and Oncology business units. Experience in a biotech or life sciences, diagnostics or pharmaceutical sector either as an outside counsel or an in-house counsel is preferred


  • Negotiate and execute complex collaboration, partnership, licensing, commercial, quality, and development agreements and other strategic transactions

  • Develop strategies and solutions for these matters and broader business strategies in close collaboration with other Labcorp stakeholders

  • Be a trusted defender and advocate of the company and its interests, and a valued counselor to the business

  • Work with Labcorp business development and scientific teams to establish company policies and procedures relevant to collaborations with pharmaceutical companies for FDA approved companion diagnostics

  • Collaborate with Labcorp litigation, patent, sourcing and procurement and other groups within legal to identify and resolve legal issues related to precision medicine

  • Manage and coach paralegals supporting transactional activities for performance, career growth and development including review of any legal issues arising from the transactional activities

Listed responsibilities are an essential but not exhaustive list of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs


  • Law degree (JD from accredited law school)

  • Typically requires a minimum 10 years of relevant legal experience

  • Current license to practice law in a US state

  • Undergraduate or advanced degree in science is preferred but not required

  • Experience in a biotech or life sciences, diagnostics or pharmaceutical sector either as an outside counsel or an in-house counsel is preferred

  • Experience in exercising good judgment in selecting methods and evaluating criteria for obtaining actionable practical solutions and business-oriented results

  • Ability to think and act quickly and decisively

  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective business partner, particularly to a commercial team

  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • An outstanding ability to explain legal matters to business and technical leaders across all departments

  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional judgment and strong tactical skills

  • Ability to quickly gain the confidence of other Labcorp stakeholders

  • Adept at balancing multiple, competing priorities while delivering timely results

  • Must be able to take on new subject matter areas and quickly develop expertise and build credibility

  • Must be able to quickly learn and understand the company’s technology with enough detail to understand transactional risks and opportunities

  • Remote candidates will be considered

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