Description:

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life? At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative and collaborative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Join us and Apply today!

What you will be doing
As of August 24, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all U.S. team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen’s policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.
  • The position is “office-flex”, meaning that it is a hybrid of in-office (Conshohocken, PA) and remote work capabilities.
  • This is a position within the Legal Department that is held by a lawyer with strong legal skills and the ability to deliver business-oriented, effective and efficient legal services, project management, and strategic counseling on significant business or corporate matters or in a particular specialty practice area (e.g., litigation, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, privacy law, health law, technology law, or employment and labor law)
  • The lawyer in this role is responsible for the delivery of effective legal services to his or her clients
  • In this role, the lawyer is required to be adept at handling legal projects, matters, and issues and should demonstrate technical legal skills and expertise sufficient to undertake customary and/or recurring projects, matters, and issues with minimal supervision in most instances
  • The lawyer in this role should have the capability to demonstrate project management skills because the Senior Counsel role often requires the lawyer in this role to take on mixed legal and business responsibility for, and project management of, contracts or other matters that the client group wants to pursue
  • The Senior Counsel should be able to represent AmerisourceBergen and his or her relevant client groups on customary business contracts or other matters
  • The Senior Counsel may be required in these situations to have an integral role in both legal and business negotiations
  • The Senior Counsel should demonstrate decision-making capability and should be proficient in being able to make business-oriented yet legally compliant recommendations to his or her clients
  • The Senior Counsel is expected to solve a range of straightforward problems, analyze possible solutions and assess each using standard procedures
  • The lawyer in this role should be able to juggle multiple matters and effectively multi-task and prioritize tasks to ensure that work is completed in a timely and efficient matter
  • The Senior Counsel is expected to effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably
  • The lawyer in this role is expected to seek out and accept developmental opportunities

What your background should look like
  • Must have a minimum of 4 to 8 years of experience as a lawyer combined with expertise in one or more specialty areas of legal practice (e.g., litigation, antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, contracts and commercial law, securities law, privacy law, health law, technology law, or employment and labor law)
  • The lawyer in this role should have sufficient expertise in those areas of legal practice that are necessary to provide legal counsel effectively to his or her clients
  • Law Degree - must be a graduate of an accredited law school and admitted into the state bar
  • The lawyer in this role is comparable to a senior associate or counsel in a law firm and is a lawyer who can do sophisticated work as an individual contributor (with minimal guidance and oversight from his or her manager in most instances) and/or supervise and project manage other individual legal professionals to do the work
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and legal procedures
  • Working knowledge of corporate law including SEC regulations and document preparation, litigation, anti-trust laws, nuisance law, court and regulatory agency (FTC and FDA) procedures, and contract negotiation and preparation
  • The lawyer in this role has the expertise and background to be comfortable supervising outside lawyers engaged to work on matters for AmerisourceBergen, including outside lawyers from law firms used by AmerisourceBergen for assignments in the lawyer’s area of practice for AmerisourceBergen.
  • In this role, the lawyer is expected to build knowledge of ABC’s businesses and industry policies and practices.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent judgment and ability to resolve complex issues effectively
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to follow and interpret legal trends
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint