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Senior Counsel, Genomic Medicine Americas REMOTE

$160,000- $180,000
Posted May 29
Full Time
New York

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

What You'll Do!

  • Partnering with Genomics Medicine teams, with primary focus on the US, Canada and LATAM regions to negotiate strategic commercial, direct sourcing, R&D and services contracts, complex collaborations, and support manufacturing site matters to help drive the business forward. This includes supporting negotiation of global master sales agreements and/or distribution agreements with large customers and/or distributors and collaborating with Legal and Compliance colleagues, Intellectual Property team members and other relevant stakeholders in support of Genomics Medicines business priorities.
  • Providing Legal & Compliance training to the Genomics Medicine business teams to help them identify and navigate risks that may arise during the course of doing business.
  • Applying legal and business judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal or compliance attention. This includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating strategic business agreements and transactions, as well as work with business development in structuring, negotiating and closing of complex acquisitions.
  • Advising the business on compliance, privacy, antitrust, quality/regulatory and advertising / promotional matters, as well as supporting on HR matters as needed.
  • Managing/ supporting the management of disputes and litigation, while managing outside counsel to define budgets when brought in to assist.

Who You Are!

  • JD with excellent academic credentials from an accredited law school. Active bar membership in at least one US jurisdiction. Minimum of 8 years post qualification experience.
  • Significant business law experience at a large law firm or corporate in-house legal department, including but not limited to drafting, negotiating and closing complex business transactions in a regulated environment (i.e. purchase, sale and distribution agreements), preferably with experience gained in the healthcare or life sciences industry.
  • Strong project management and prioritization skills, ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate with senior management while also demonstrating the ability to work across all levels of the organization including multiple functional and business stakeholders.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

We will consider #Remote outside the Marlborough, MA area for well-qualified candidates.

The salary range OR the hourly range for this role is $160,000-$180,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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