Counsel, Corporate Transactions

Lake County, IL, US
Nov 14, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Responsible for preparing, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial agreements, IT agreements, distribution and logistics agreements, and outsourcing agreements and providing and/or coordinating counsel in various substantive areas of commercial law, including contracting, privacy, data security, IP, compliance, healthcare, and antitrust.
Responsible for providing legal advice and counsel on a variety of commercial business transactions and supplier issues for the purchasing and supplier management, commercial manufacturing, and supply chain organizations.

Key Responsibilities Includes:

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

The Counsel:

  • Takes ownership of matters and projects.
  • Identifies legal issues for assigned matters.
  • Assists other attorneys and stakeholders in resolving legal issues on cross-functional projects.
  • Develops knowledge of AbbVie's business and client concerns.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in the law.
  • Represents AbbVie externally to customers, suppliers, and competitors.
  • Resolves legal issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise.
  • Helps select and direct work of outside counsel.

  • Candidates must possess JD degree and state bar certification.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in corporate or general transactional law and a record of demonstrated success in negotiating complex commercial agreements and counseling clients on a wide range of commercial business issues.
  • An understanding of legal issues related to procurement, manufacturing, IT, outsourcing, distribution and logistics, compliance, and the health care industry are beneficial.
  • The successful candidate will have strong analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, risk assessment, drafting, negotiating, and client communication skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled