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Lead Counsel – Life Sciences Core Imaging USCAN

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/17/2017 10:51:14 AM
  • 3026924
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Law & Policy
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
Responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the GEHC Life Sciences Core Imaging USCAN business on a variety of legal issues and transactions, including, the structuring, drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, sourcing agreements, licensing arrangements, and related transactional matters, review of marketing/communications materials, compliance with healthcare fraud and abuse laws and corporate governance matters.

Essential Responsibilities:
  1. Acting as a business partner by applying combined business and legal judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal or compliance attention.
  2. Drafting, reviewing, and occasionally negotiating strategic business agreements and transactions such as (but not limited to) customer sales contracts, amendments, and sales agreements
  3. Advising the business on regulatory, privacy, antitrust, and advertising/promotional matters
  4. Providing regulatory and compliance advice, in conjunction with the Regulatory and Compliance specialist areas in GE Healthcare.
  5. Supporting on dispute resolution and litigation where appropriate
  6. Advising, drafting, and negotiating regarding:
    • Preclinical and clinical research agreements for GE sponsored or funded project
    • Research compliance, e.g., registries and data transparency, patient rights, IRB interactions, informed consent
    • Agreements with research service providers
    • Collaboration and/or supply agreements with manufacturers of therapeutics
    • Participate on cross-functional committees, e.g., grant funding
    • Template development and management


Qualifications/Requirements:
  1. JD (or equivalent) with active bar membership
  2. At least 5 years of relevant law experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department, including but not limited to previous experience in drafting, negotiating and closing complex business transactions (i.e. purchase, sale and distribution agreements).
  3. Previous experience drafting and negotiating complex business transactions, including licensing deals.


Desired Characteristics:
  1. Previous experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  2. Ability to communicate using English (and local language) and outstanding interpersonal skills.
  3. Experience in the Healthcare industry and previous exposure to healthcare industry regulations (FDA, Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback, False Claims Act)
  4. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly-regulated environment


Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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