Assistant General Counsel - Life Sciences (Remote In-House Attorney)
Ready to take that next step? This is an incredible opportunity to elevate your career and become an integral part of the legal leadership team of a multinational conglomerate in the healthcare industry. Latitude is looking for an exceptional attorney with deep experience representing life sciences companies and with strong leadership EQ. This is a fully remote in-house position serving as lead counsel for the life sciences division and reporting directly to the General Counsel. Successful candidates must have a solid understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements impacting life sciences/pharmaceutical companies and be skilled at providing legal counsel as well as serving as a trusted business advisor.
As the lead attorney for the life sciences business units, you will be responsible for managing all legal matters for the businesses, including:
Handling FDA submissions, reports, communications with the FDA, product recalls, and reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts including vendor, manufacturing, clinical trial/research, and other agreements
Advising business teams on legal and regulatory risks impacting their business
Providing commercial legal support and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
Partnering with the General Counsel and other legal team leaders to strengthen the legal department, and support the ongoing legal affairs of the corporation
Basic Requirements for the Assistant General Counsel - Life Sciences (Remote In-House Attorney):
7+ years of experience at a top U.S. law firm or in-house legal department
Significant experience representing life sciences and/or pharmaceutical companies, handling legal and regulatory requirements, including FDA submissions, product recalls, and other regulatory matters
Excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school
Impeccable legal and business judgment, and strong leadership and management skills
Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
Licensed to practice law and in good standing in state of residence
Outstanding professional references
Position Details of the Assistant General Counsel - Life Sciences (Remote In-House Attorney)
Type of role: Permanent
Location: Remote (WFH with domestic travel on occasion)
Compensation: Pay: The salary range for this role is $230,000 to $260,000, plus eligibility for a bonus. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location.
Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) and generous leave policies.
Confidentiality Latitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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