The Senior Counsel will join an inclusive, service-oriented, globally dispersed legal and compliance team of approximately twenty attorneys, legal assistants and other professionals, supporting A Medical Technology Manufacturer-Mammotome's $1.5+ billion global business. The Senior Counsel also will support matters for other Danaher operating companies in the Diagnostic/IVD and Life Sciences markets.

This is a broad and often complex role spanning multiple legal disciplines and operating in a global environment. This role works directly with associates at all levels of the business, from individual contributors to senior leadership, in many different functional areas, including:
  • Business Units (product development, product management, etc.)
  • Commercial (sales and marketing)
  • Operations (supply chain, manufacturing, EH&S, real estate, etc.)
  • Compliance and Enablement (QRA/MAPPS, clinical affairs, etc.)

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Be a person of influence at the company, serving as one of the legal and compliance team's primary contacts globally.
  • Provide practical, solution-oriented approaches to a broad range of complex legal issues and risks, and then write and negotiate agreements addressing those issues and risks.
  • Partner with specialist attorneys and other professionals on IP, employment, regulatory, compliance, M&A, joint venture/strategic partnership, and other matters.
  • Manage disputes, including litigations.
  • Using Danaher Business System (DBS) tools, help the legal and compliance team identify, design and implement continuous process improvement initiatives, such as initiatives to improve the team's client service levels or streamline the its template agreements.

The essential requirements of the job include:
  • JD from an accredited U.S. law school and active bar membership in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction and 6+ years of experience with complex commercial and corporate transactions, including 3+ years' experience in a law firm transactional practice.
  • Ability to manage a global client base and calendar with the ability to balance numerous matters and prioritize effectively as business needs dictate.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with associates at all levels of the company, from most junior to most senior, employing a service-oriented, business-minded approach to the practice of law.

Preferred but not required:
  • Experience in the Diagnostic / IVD industry.
  • Experience in the medical device industry.
  • Experience with healthcare regulation, including: 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).