ACC Focus on the San Diego Chapter - 07/11/2011 (Plain Text Version)
Job List - July 11, 2011
*IN HOUSE TRANSACTIONAL / COMPLIANCE / LITIGATOR
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.’s Legal Department is seeking an experienced attorney with a strong corporate transactional, regulatory compliance and litigation management background to serve as Attorney in a technology focused and global reach environment.
This pharmaceutical and medical devices company, named on the 100 Best Corporate Citizen list and as a Top Workplace Among Large Companies in its area, seeks an attorney with at least 6 years experience to advise its medical devices business on developing and executing programs and ensuring its business is operating in accordance with regulatory (including FDA) and health care laws. This attorney will also be the liaison between the business leaders and all of the Company’s in house regulatory attorneys that support that business. In addition to ensuring management is apprised of new matters in these areas, this attorney will have the chance to give legal advice and guidance on all aspects of the business including regulatory; research and development (R&D); medical affairs; sales and marketing and developing, maintaining and distributing promotional and other materials used with sales and the promotion of medical devices. This attorney will also be involved in best practices and managing outside counsel. Qualified candidates will have at least 6 years of legal experience working on FDA matters as well as experience with US drug/device marketing, advertising, and promotion regulations, reviewing and advising on healthcare professional and consumer advertising and promotion strategies and tactics and have an understanding of compliance and its importance in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Familiarity with healthcare compliance, rebates and discounts for medical products and government pricing and/or in medical device industry is a plus. If interested, you may confidentially contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Ref. # 872.
*IN HOUSE COUNSEL
Small commercial real estate firm in Irvine seeking a full-time entry level attorney with real estate experience dealing with shopping center and tenant leases and documents. This individual will be required to work independently overseeing lease administration. Working with Excel a must due to heavy reporting and lease deal tracking. Must be extremely detailed, organized, and resourceful; and must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to be proactive in keeping deadlines and deals moving forward.
Responsibilities will include preparation and updating of reports, reviewing leases, estoppels, and other legal documents, preparation and administration of amendments or addenda, working closely with client attorney and outside counsel, calendar, meetings, assisting with marketing and business development projects; handling daily and on-going projects, and keeping the company organized and on track. This position needs a flexible, organized, and extremely competent person. Must be comfortable changing direction frequently due to many different projects occurring simultaneously. A proactive approach and positive attitude are requirements for this role. Previous experience and excellent Word and Excel skills are required. To Apply: http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/lgl/2293948156.html
Job List, July 11, 2011
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*ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL – LITIGATION
Inside Edge Legal, an affiliate of Major, Lindsey & Africa, is currently recruiting for an Assistant General Counsel on a contract to permanent basis for our in-house client.The ideal candidate will possess 10+ years of litigation experience in a law firm and/or corporation, with strong preference for in-house litigation management experience in the areas of product liability involving medical devices, commercial contract disputes and other business litigation matters, including some IP. Primary Responsibilities include:
*COUNSEL, HEALTHCARE REGULATORY AFFAIRS (WIRELESS HEALTH)
The Senior Counsel, Healthcare Regulatory Affairs provides general legal counsel to all aspects of the Qualcomm Wireless Health (QWH) organization regarding the development and execution of various programs, as well as otherwise conducting business operations in conformance with applicable global healthcare laws, (i.e. HIPAA, HITECH, Stark, Health Reimbursement, Accountable Care Act, etc.) and regulations (i.e. FDA, CE, MHRA, etc.). The position advises and consults with stakeholders and project managers, including providing education regarding proactive measures and approaches for executing strategies and tactics in compliance with global healthcare regulations. The position updates the relevant organizational leaders on regulatory developments and communicates new developments to the affected business units. The ultimate responsibility of this position is to facilitate the business objectives of QWH by providing timely and effective legal support to all QWH functions, as well as minimizing potential legal exposure and risk. This position is responsible for rendering practical, timely, and high quality legal counsel and guidance to all QWH divisions and departments, including Regulatory, Sales and Marketing, R&D, and Medical Affairs. The position works closely with the Corporate Compliance Department to ensure compliance throughout the organization with regard to applicable global healthcare laws and regulations. One of the specific responsibilities is providing counsel on the development, maintenance, and distribution of materials used in connection with the sale and promotion of QWH's products and services. The position is responsible for ensuring that regulating body-approved prescribing information for QWH products, global healthcare regulations, and other regulatory best practices are reflected in QWH's business activities. The position also manages outside counsel regarding appropriate marketing and promotion of QWH's products in around the world. Skills/Experience: Includes working closely with QWH business teams and regulatory affairs teams to develop creative legal strategies, plans, templates and processes for new business and commercial models, working with the business to translate new Healthcare legislation and regulations into market leading business models, and structuring, negotiating and closing of highly structured commercial alliances with key strategic partners and customers to achieve key business objectives. Additional responsibilities will include: developing a framework for the business to meet evolving global regulatory requirements, the structuring of complex distribution and sourcing agreements, advising on cutting edge legal issues being raised by the use and adoption of QWH products and services, advising the business on regulatory, privacy, antitrust and advertising/promotional matters, supply chain matters, assisting the business in structuring partner programs and defining legal strategies and policy for novel legal issues being raised by the use of QWH products and services. Candidates should have significant in-house counsel, and global healthcare regulatory experience with excellent academic credentials. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in global healthcare regulatory law and also should have familiarity with health care compliance, rebates and discounts for medical products, and government pricing. This position requires a J.D. degree from a nationally accredited law school and admission to practice law as well as 10+ years experience as counsel on US drug/device marketing and promotion. Other Skills and Qualifications: - Experience in developing global, medical device and service strategy based on the relevant legal regulatory environment. - Expertise in global healthcare advertising and promotional regulations. - Experience in reviewing and counseling on health care professional and consumer advertising and promotion strategies and tactics. - Ability to analyze and interpret efficacy and safety data. - Strong negotiation and decision-making skills. - Comfortable providing guidance to senior management with the ability to evaluate and articulate risk. - Advanced interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). - Demonstrated counseling skills for interacting with stakeholders at all levels of the organization. - Ability to work cross-functionally and build consensus among various stakeholders while maintaining a compliant approach. - Understanding of compliance and its importance in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. - Experience in telemedicine, ehealth, mhealth, wireless health preferred. To Apply: https://jobs.qualcomm.com/public/jobDetails.xhtml?requisitionId=1889275&page=jobSearch
*ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL
We are currently seeking a full time Assistant Corporate Counsel to join our team. This is a role will report to Corporate Counsel and is responsible for managing company product liability litigation and related matters.
*SENIOR COUNSEL – WEST REGION AND SOLAR
Reporting to the West Region General Counsel, the Sr. Counsel will handle an array of legal matters for renewable and conventional power plants in NRG’s fleet in the Western Region as well as for utility scale and distributed solar projects in California and the Southwest. Negotiation of power purchase agreements, EPC Agreements, and real property lease/purchase agreements. Provision of advice regarding land use and environmental matters as they arise in connection with the operation of existing assets. Counsel on acquisition, repowering, and/or development of additional generating assets. Counsel on structuring transactions as well as project financing. General commercial and corporate legal support including, among other things, review of contracts, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and confidentiality agreements. General support to the regulatory and governmental affairs teams, as well as for matters involving litigation, labor/employment, and commercial operations. Position Requirements:
*SENIOR COUNSEL – RENEWABLE ENERGY
BarkerGilmore has been engaged on an exclusive basis to identify a lawyer with a strong transactional background in the electric power industry to work as the lead lawyer for its booming renewable energy business located in Carlsbad, CA. This is a highly visible opportunity within a large law department. We are looking for a lawyer who has an impeccable background. Stellar academics are required and experience in renewable power is preferred. The GC is looking for a lawyer who can call their own shots. Ideally, the lawyer we are looking for will have five or more years of experience. Duties and Responsibilities:
San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) is looking for a highly qualified and motivated lawyer with experience in commercial transactions in the energy industry. The senior counsel will be responsible for providing legal support on a wide variety of SDG&E transactional matters including the drafting and negotiating of power and gas commodity purchase agreements, renewable resource contracts (solar, wind, biomass), agreements relating to procurement and energy efficiency programs and other general commercial contracts. External Qualifications: Five or more years of experience in commercial transactional law. Experience and understanding of the energy and regulated utility environment is a definite positive. The preferred candidate will have matriculated from an accredited, national law school and have experience at a well-established law firm and/or a corporate legal department. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to analyze complex business situations and develop recommendations which meet the company’s legal and business needs. The person must also have the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively to management, possess strong document drafting and negotiating skills and experience, and exercise independent judgment. We are seeking a team player. To Apply: http://www.goinhouse.com/job/senior-counsel-san-diego-ca-san-diego-gas-electric-company-2df3b0a5ca/?d=1&source=site_search
*SENIOR DIRECTOR, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
This new position, which reports to our SVP General Counsel, will be responsible for providing and managing legal services relating to Santarus’ intellectual property matters and other general legal matters. Specific responsibilities include: providing intellectual property related legal services to a number of in-house clients on a wide variety of matters, including: (a) patent prosecution; (b) trademark applications and maintenance; (c) research and diligence, including infringement, validity and enforceability analyses; (d) strategic partnering and license transactions; and (e) litigation. Providing other general legal support for a variety of other Company matters. Exercising independent judgment over complex matters, completing tasks with only limited supervision and demonstrating ability to take leadership role on key legal projects. Managing legal matters handled by outside counsel in accordance with budgetary and timing expectations. Qualifications: Law degree and minimum 5-8 years of relevant work experience at a law firm and/or company, preferably with exposure to life sciences/pharmaceutical/biotechnology matters. Life sciences related undergraduate or advanced technical degree. Registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Experience in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution, Hatch-Waxman and general patent litigation, trademarks and licensing arrangements. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with various functional departments. Ability to appropriately manage and prioritize diverse workload. Santarus is a specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in San Diego with three commercialized products and a diverse pipeline of products in development. Our core values of teamwork, integrity, ownership, productivity and quality guide our people and culture. Please apply through the Santarus website: www.Santarus.com
ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL
Associate GC in San Diego for an investment advisor company which serves as a full-service independent broker/dealer with branches throughout the United States. The person's primary function will be intake, processing and responding to customer complaints and regulatory inquires through investigating, researching and evaluating claims and inquiries. They will be reporting on disclosable events to regulatory agencies. This candidate will be expected to investigate, research and evaluate claims and inquiries; gather relevant documentation and information; prepare profit and loss reviews of accounts; analyze compliance issues; prepare written responses; report disclosable events to regulatory agencies; produce various communications to both internal and external audiences; performing a variety of administrative work in the due diligence department. Please send all resumes and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL / CHIEF CORPORATE COUNSEL
This position is Sempra’s primary securities lawyer. This is a very visible and highly regarded position. It reports directly to the General Counsel, is one of the GC’s main deputies, and interacts with him and senior management on a regular basis. The ideal candidate will be an expert in securities law, corporate governance, and the legal issues affecting a public NYSE-listed company. This candidate will work in close coordination with the Controller and his financial team to prepare the periodic and quarterly filings for all of Sempra’s business units. The Chief Corporate Counsel also reviews press releases and handles general disclosure issues. In addition, the candidate will work closely with Human Resources and the Corporate Secretary on a range of issues, including the annual report, proxy and shareholder proposals. If qualified, the candidate will also assist in equity and bond offerings, and some M&A and executive compensation issues. Required experience includes: graduation from an excellent law school; top academic credentials; at least 12+ years of public company securities experience and current hands-on securities experience; experience in a top tier law firm and also in-house in Corporate Finance or in the General Counsel’s office; licensed and admitted to practice law in California or able to register as in-house counsel in California. Please submit resumes (Word format preferred) to the attention of Deb Ben-Canaan via email to: email@example.com.
*PER DIEM CORPORATE COUNSEL
Law firm seeking diligent and responsible California licensed attorney for corporate counsel (per diem) placement within the offices of a potential client's office in South Orange County. Work will primarily include client-interface and litigation assessment. Ability to work well with all levels of staff. Must be motivated to "jump-in" and quickly learn corporation's business and receive direction from corporate client. Attorney must maintain and demonstrate proof of malpractice policy. To Apply: http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/lgl/2457091288.html
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