10 days old

Director Legal Counsel

Parsippany, NJ 07054
Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Director, Legal Counsel reports to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and will primarily have responsibility for managing general litigation matters, focusing on complex commercial, product liability, antitrust, employment, environmental, and assisting on other matters as needed.

 

  • Oversee and actively manage and defend/prosecute Companys portfolio of general litigation matters, focusing primarily on complex commercial, product liability, antitrust, employment, environmental and other matters as needed.
  • Work with legal department personnel to facilitate and coordinate production of discovery documents and electronically stored information.
  • Serve as liaison between internal business personnel and external counsel for purpose of defending and/or prosecuting litigation including witness preparation and background investigation.
  • Review and manage litigation budgets and external counsel expenditures.
  • Assist in preparation of internal litigation reports and securities filings reporting on material litigation.
  • Prepare and organize responses to subpoenas and government inquiries.
  • Engage in case assessment for settlement or alternative dispute resolution.
  • Other projects and duties as required/assigned.
Qualifications
  • 7+ years of litigation experience, which experience should include foundational training at an Am Law firm.
  • Bar Admission: Admitted in good standing to the bar of at least one state and eligible for admission to the New Jersey bar as in-house counsel.
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from a nationally recognized and preferably top-ranked, ABA accredited law school.
  • Top academic credentials.
  • Admitted in good standing to the bar of at least one state and eligible for admission to the New Jersey bar as in-house counsel.
  • Minimum of 6 years of civil litigation experience, which experience should include foundational training at an Am Law firm.
  • Extensive experience in discovery and electronically stored information (ESI).

Preferred

  • Civil trial experience as is pharmaceutical/life science industry experience.
  • Pharmaceutical/life science industry experience.

 

Function
Legal & IP
Sub Function
Legal
Reports To

SVP and General Counsel, Global Litigation, Legal II (US Generic/Canada)

Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-07

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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