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Danaher Corporation Commercial Legal Counsel - Americas (Remote Role) in Atlanta, Georgia



Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

What You'll Do!

  • As the Commercial Legal Counsel for the Discovery & Medical and Genomic Medicine teams, you will partner with leadership and their teams in the Americas to help identify opportunities to drive the business forward, e.g. negotiating and closing important commercial, direct sourcing and non-disclosure agreements.

  • Providing Legal & Compliance training to Discovery & Medical and Genomic Medicine teams in the Americas to help them identify and navigate risks that may arise during the course of doing business.

  • Applying legal and business judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal or compliance attention.

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating strategic business agreements and transactions.

  • Advising the business on compliance, privacy, antitrust, commercial disputes, and advertising / promotional matters.

    Who You Are!

  • Juris Doctor with excellent academic credentials from an accredited law school. Active bar membership in at least one US jurisdiction.

  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience; significant business law experience at a large law firm or corporate in-house legal department

  • Experience drafting, negotiating and closing commercial and supplier agreements/contracts in a regulated environment (e.g. sale and distribution agreements, supply and professional services procurement agreements etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in project prioritization, effectively managing multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • 15-25% travel.

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Experience in the healthcare or life sciences industry (including the application of privacy laws such as HIPAA and/or GDPR) preferred.

  • Experience engaging and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to influence adoption of business-oriented solutions.

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal and compliance issues quickly and effectively and ability to make well-grounded risk calls.

    At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

    The salary range OR the hourly range for this role is $100,000 - $130,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.