Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Assistant Senior Counsel/Senior Counsel Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Assistant Senior Counsel in our Deerfield office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.
As an Assistant Senior Counsel working on the Commercial Law team, you will be empowered to assist senior attorneys in advising on legal rights and obligations of the company and provide legal services and advice to clients under supervision of senior attorneys, and a typical day will include: POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES: Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, reviewing and advising on risks as required by the business. Revising contracts, and contract negotiation. Assist senior attorneys in providing legal service to clients on a broad array of complex issues relating to the company’s business with minimal direction Proactively review, analyze, and remain current on a broad range of federal and state legal matters and disseminate information appropriately May have responsibility for coaching or supervising more junior attorneys, paralegals and support staff on individual projects Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the company’s business, its people, products, markets, facilities, customers and competitors and utilizes that knowledge in providing guidance and counsel to internal clients Establish rapport and a working relationship with business unit management and personnel at all levels to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel Collaborate with colleagues throughout Global Legal, including serving on Virtual Practice Groups Identify training needs within the organization and assist in the development and presentation of training materials on relevant laws and legal/business issues Qualifications Qualifications Juris Doctor JD from an accredited university. A minimum 4 year of experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
Experience in drafting and negotiating software licensing and data hosting agreements preferred. Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Licensed to practice law – Illinois license preferable (other states considered). Must receive Limited Admission as House Counsel in Illinois within one year of hire, if not already admitted to practice in Illinois.
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days Community Outreach Programs Empowering Our People to Shine Learn more at takedajobs.com . Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. F or more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx No Phone Calls or Recruiters Please. Schedule
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
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As a wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TPUSA) is among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies in the United States. TPUSA was founded in 1998 to accelerate Takeda's global expansion into the U.S. market. Takeda's U.S. clinical development activities are conducted via Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc., which has a robust pipeline of compounds in multiple therapeutic areas including metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, central nervous system, respiratory and immunology, oncology and general medicine. Striving toward better health is at the center of everything we do. Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, but remains ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine.The spirit of our commitment extends to our employees, partners and the larger community.