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Danaher Corporation Counsel - Remote Considered in Fenton, Missouri

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We are seeking a talented transactional attorney to join the company as Counsel in Brea, CA or Remote will be considered.

The Counsel will join a lean, inclusive, service-oriented team of attorneys and legal assistants and report to the Assistant General Counsel. This is a broad, often complex and interesting practice with significant opportunities for personal and professional growth.

This role will work directly with executives and associates at all levels of the business, participating in leadership meetings and supporting multiple functions, including: Business Units (product development, product management and clinical affairs), Commercial (sales and marketing), and Operations (supply chain, manufacturing, real estate and others).

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Serve as the legal department’s primary contact for the Counsel’s clients, managing a full calendar of diverse meetings and requests

  • Provide practical, solution-oriented approaches to a broad range of legal issues and risks, and then structure, write and negotiate agreements addressing those issues and risks

  • Partner with specialist attorneys and other professionals on IP, regulatory and compliance matters

  • Supervise legal assistants and other associates on standard agreements, such as NDAs

  • Manage pre-litigation disputes

  • Using Danaher Business System (DBS) concepts, work with legal department colleagues to identify, design and implement continuous process improvement initiatives, such as initiatives to improve the department’s client service levels or streamline the department’s template agreements.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and 3 or more years of experience in a law firm transactional practice, including experience with complex commercial and corporate transactions;

  • Active bar membership in good standing in at least one US jurisdiction

  • Up to 25% travel to HQ in Brea, CA and other company sites when possible in the future

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

  • Expertise in the Diagnostic / IVD industry

  • Understanding of IP law and healthcare regulation preferred but not required. Focus regulatory areas include fraud and abuse (e.g., anti-kickback), FDA for medical devices, data use and privacy (e.g., HIPAA, GDPR) and anti-corruption (e.g., FCPA).

Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates’ lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs enhance life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

Work hard and with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. As part of Danaher's 67,000 associates across the globe, the possibilities for growth and development are unparalleled.

We believe that creativity and innovation thrive when the most diverse set of voices are heard, and that’s why we’re taking concrete steps to ensure that we’re fostering an engaging workplace. To learn more, read about our associates on our Careers Blog (https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/blog) or contact one of our recruiters.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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