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Senior Legal Counsel or Assistant General Counsel - M&A and Business Development

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Dr. Reddy's "Good Health Can't Wait" By joining Dr. Reddy's, you will contribute to making the breakthroughs of tomorrow a reality today! From making medicines more affordable to discovering innovative treatment options to satisfy unmet medical needs, we are dedicated to helping people lead longer and healthier lives. We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals ready to inspire, ready to make a difference for---their---community and---every---community.Diversity, Equity & Inclusion At Dr. Reddy's, we are deeply committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and is valued for their contributions to the team.--- We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the role and are open to exploring candidates with a less traditional background.---Job DescriptionJob SummaryWe are looking for an experienced corporate transactional attorney to join its Global Legal and Compliance ("GLC") Team, as Senior Legal Counsel or Assistant General Counsel - M&A and Business Development. This role will support M&A and Business Development in North America and Europe. The attorney will work closely with Corporate Development and Business Development teams across the globe including supporting domestic and international M&A, complex in and out-licensing, collaborations and alliance management. This role will be key in driving Dr. Reddy's strategic goals. Title will depend on years of experience. Roles & Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for leading, coordinating and managing acquisition and divestiture deal activities, including drafting and negotiating the letters of intent, term sheets, purchase agreements (asset, stock, merger, etc.) license agreements, development agreements, collaboration agreements, and similar.
  • You will be responsible for identifying and resolving complex legal issues that arise in M&A and licensing matters.
  • You will be responsible for advising senior management and cross functional teams on legal and commercial issues arising in connection with transactions.
  • You will be responsible for driving robust due diligence processes, including external legal support, to identify, assess and communicate legal and deal risks and implement appropriate risk mitigation.
  • You will be responsible for providing advice in connection with the planning and implementation of integration plans.
  • You will be responsible for working with internal teams of subject matter experts including finance, IP, tax, HR, Digital Process Excellence, compliance, data privacy and more.
  • You will be responsible for working with Global Legal and Compliance Department to implement and improve processes.
  • You will be responsible for proactively identifying opportunities to for the legal and business teams.
  • You will be responsible for providing clear and concise advice to internal stakeholders.
  • You will be responsible for providing innovative ideas in complex areas of law and business.
  • You will be responsible for providing mentorship to colleagues.
  • This position is in a hybrid capacity (3 days onsite, 2 days remote).
  • Travel Requirement: Approximately 20%.QualificationsEducational qualification: Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school in the United States; member of at least one state bar in good standingMinimum work experience: 5 to 8 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm and/or in-house with a life science companySkills & attributes:
    • Significant mergers and acquisitions transactional experience required.
    • Substantial experience drafting and negotiating complex pharmaceutical licensing and collaboration transaction required.
    • Experience managing and leading transaction teams.
    • Life sciences experience a significant plus.
    • Experience with drafting and negotiating complex pharmaceutical licensing agreements.
    • Excellent legal analysis skills.
    • Effective, concise communicator.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and act decisively.
    • Familiarity with specialized subjects that arise in transactional matters, including securities laws, tax, IP, antitrust, employment, data privacy, regulatory and technology.*Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of U.S. or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.Additional InformationOur Work CultureAsk any employee at Dr. Reddy's why they come to work every day and they'll say, because Good Health Can't Wait. This is our credo as well as the guiding principle behind all our actions. We see healthcare solutions not only as scientific formulations, but as a means to help patients lead healthier lives, and we're always attuned to the new and the next to empower people to stay fit. And to do this, we foster a culture of empathy and dynamism. People are at the core of our journey over the last few decades. They have been supported by an enabling environment that buoys individual ability while fostering teamwork and shared success. We believe that when people with diverse skills are bound together by a common purpose and value system, they can make magic.Equal Opportunity EmployerAn Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.For more details, please visit our career website at!/

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