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Director, Corporate Counsel

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
Princeton, NJ 08540
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    105509206

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information
In keeping with our commitment to the community in which we do business, and in compliance with state and federal law, ACADIA is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment policies and procedures ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran's status, marital status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We invite you to complete the optional self-identification fields below used for compliance with government regulations and record-keeping guidelines.


Location:
-San Diego or Princeton, NJ


Provides legal expertise and counsel for all company contracts activities. Provides support to the Associate General Counsel with respect to company's business relationships and transactional matters, including negotiating agreements, and preparing transaction documents.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Review, draft, and negotiate contracts relating to the company's business needs, such as confidentiality agreements, master services agreements, distribution agreements, lease agreements, university agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements, clinical trial agreements, marketing agreements, consulting agreements, and the like.
  • Provide legal advice to internal teams on contract matters, including transaction structuring, contract interpretation and enforcement, risk assessment, legal and regulatory compliance and corporate policies.
  • Coordinate and assist in developing policies, procedures and systems to support and facilitate efficient contract development and analysis.
  • Keep abreast of current case law and trends in contracts.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Education/Experience/Skills:
  • Juris Doctorate Degree ABA accredited law school and must be active member of the California or New Jersey State Bars or qualified as Registered In-house Counsel in either State.
  • Minimum of 5 years of transactions experience in a law firm or in-house legal department required
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of contract, commercial and general business laws and regulations.
  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to gain trust at, and work with, all levels of organization.
  • High level of integrity with the ability to maintain the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Resourceful, solutions-oriented team player with the ability to collaborate with other team members on challenging projects.
  • Self-starter who will continuously look for opportunities to improve processes.
</br><b>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals</b></br></br>U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information <br> In keeping with our commitment to the community in which we do business, and in compliance with state and federal law, ACADIA is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment policies and procedures ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran's status, marital status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We invite you to complete the optional self-identification fields below used for compliance with government regulations and record-keeping guidelines.<br/><br/><bDirector, Corporate Counsel</b><br/>Location:<br>-San Diego or Princeton, NJ<br/><br/><br>Provides legal expertise and counsel for all company contracts activities. Provides support to the Associate General Counsel with respect to company's business relationships and transactional matters, including negotiating agreements, and preparing transaction documents. <br><br><u><strong>Primary Responsibilities:</strong></u><br> <ul> <li>Review, draft, and negotiate contracts relating to the company's business needs, such as confidentiality agreements, master services agreements, distribution agreements, lease agreements, university agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements, clinical trial agreements, marketing agreements, consulting agreements, and the like.</li> <li>Provide legal advice to internal teams on contract matters, including transaction structuring, contract interpretation and enforcement, risk assessment, legal and regulatory compliance and corporate policies.</li> <li>Coordinate and assist in developing policies, procedures and systems to support and facilitate efficient contract development and analysis.</li> <li>Keep abreast of current case law and trends in contracts.</li> <li>Perform other duties as needed or assigned.</li> </ul> <br><u><strong>Education/Experience/Skills:</strong></u><br> <ul> <li>Juris Doctorate Degree ABA accredited law school and must be active member of the California or New Jersey State Bars or qualified as Registered In-house Counsel in either State.</li> <li>Minimum of 5 years of transactions experience in a law firm or in-house legal department required</li> <li>Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.</li> <li>Knowledge of contract, commercial and general business laws and regulations. </li> <li>Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.</li> <li>Ability to gain trust at, and work with, all levels of organization.</li> <li>High level of integrity with the ability to maintain the protection of proprietary and confidential information</li> <li>Resourceful, solutions-oriented team player with the ability to collaborate with other team members on challenging projects.</li> <li>Self-starter who will continuously look for opportunities to improve processes.</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/JwRa7kuZjreycPJVf2nd8">
Posted: 2018-11-09 Expires: 2019-01-10

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