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Patent Litigation Paralegal

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Greenberg Traurig
Location: New York, NY US
Date posted: 10/19/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

Job Function Summary: The Senior Counsel is responsible for a variety of complex global legal matters, and is largely responsible for preparing and negotiating contracts for Coloplast Corp. This individual uses his or her broad legal background to collaborate with other legal and functional experts to ensure that material legal issues are identified, quickly and clearly communicated to senior management, and efficiently resolved.   Major Areas of Accountability:
Major functions are described below. Other duties may be assigned.   ·         Prepares and negotiates a wide variety of complex contracts and agreements ·         Provides advice and oversight to Corporate Contracting group within the business unit ·         Advises multiple business units on a wide range of legal issues and ensures that material legal issues are identified, clearly communicated to senior management, and efficiently resolved ·         Researches and provides guidance on various compliance issues ·         Assists in the implementation and coordination of legal compliance policies, procedures and training ·         Identifies, creates and implements best practices ·         Oversees the activities of outside counsel with matters ranging from transactional to litigation ·         Pursues continuous education on developments in the law relating to company business and conduct ·         Integrates with the business to provide sound, practical guidance and solutions   Essential Qualifications: ·         Juris Doctorate from accredited law school ·         Licensed attorney in State of Minnesota ·         4-10 years experience practicing corporate law ·         Previous experience in healthcare or medical device industry preferred ·         Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities ·         Must be proactive, flexible, responsive and resourceful ·         Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as member of a small team ·         Uses excellent business judgment to make decisions and provide advice that demonstrates an understanding of overall business objectives and the risk and/or rewards of each situation ·         Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate position and provide direction to questions from a variety of internal and external customers in a fast-paced environment ·         Exhibits exceptional written and oral communication skills ·         Work product presentation and communications must instill confidence of underlying quality in business environment

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