Staff Attorney (REF6615A)

  • 8717 W 110th St, Overland Park, KS 66210, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

ProPharma Group is an industry leading, single source provider for regulatory compliance, pharmacovigilance, and medical information services across the full development lifecycle for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Operating around the world with offices in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States, ProPharma Group’s fully integrated service offerings will provide clients with a comprehensive suite of global support services that are required to be competitive in today’s dynamic markets. We build successful long-term relationships with clients by providing leading industry knowledge, experience, and proven processes.

Job Description

This Staff Attorney will support general business operations by acting as a liaison between the company and its various entities including but not limited to outside counsel and clients.  This position will review, revise and track a wide variety of agreements for the company and provide legal guidance as necessary.

Essential Functions Include:

  • With outside counsel, consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits.)
  • Research, anticipate and guard company against legal risks.
  • Preparing and filing government documents.
  • Assist in the negotiation and writing of contracts for business operations, and ongoing interactions, insurance matters and other agreements and correspondence on legal matters as required.
  • Track and monitor the status of agreements and contracts.
  • Advise managers within the company and work alongside employees in Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Brand Communication, Sales, Corporate Alliances.
  • Manage various projects and deadlines.
  • Advise executives on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various opportunities and ongoing operations.
  • Provide general legal counsel and offer counsel on a variety of legal issues.
  • Translate and explain legal language.
  • Liaise with insurance providers to review insurance issues requiring legal expertise.
  • Ensure legal objectives are met.
  • Research unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes.
  • Keep updated on legislative and regulatory changes that may affect the company and its affiliates. 
  • Minimize risks and maximize legal rights. 
  • Review advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements. 
  • With outside counsel, develop solutions to complex legal questions.
  • Act as a legal consultant and liasion in any legal matters, mediations, arbitrations and hearings.
  • Interface with, coordinate and/or assist outside legal counsel on specific matters.
  • Draft letters and correspondences on behalf of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.
     

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have:    

  • Must have completed Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
  • Must be a member of good standing of the state’s bar association.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in-house or with a private law firm.
  • Corporate law experience. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with outside legal counsel.
  • Proficient in legal research.
  • Able to work with others in various geographies and different time zones.
  • Analytical and logical thinking.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Limited travel required.

Additional Information

  • All candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
  • ***ProPharma Group does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters/third parties. Please, no phone calls or emails to anyone regarding this posting.***