Associate Director, Corporate Counsel

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
May 28, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
As a member of the Contracts Group in the Regeneron Law Department's Transactions Law Group, the Associate Director, Corporate Counsel will draft, review and negotiate a wide array of contracts for Regeneron's Global Development and Strategic Sourcing and Procurement teams and providing related advice and counsel. The level of counseling requires a deep understanding of life sciences, general business transactions and related legal issues, as well as outstanding drafting and negotiation skills. The role will have a direct impact on facilitating our science and research.

As an Associate Director, Corporate Counsel, a typical day may include:
  • Drafting, negotiating and bringing to execution clinical vendor agreements critical to Regeneron's clinical development operations.
  • Providing legal support for a wide variety of business transactions, including agreements for clinical research organization services, site management organization services, laboratory services and phase 1 clinical studies with clinical pharmacology units, master services agreements and clinical vendor agreements, covering services such as imaging services, test kit and equipment supply, medical device supply, home healthcare, telemedicine and IVR, agreements for research collaborations, registry and outcomes studies, post approval studies and data purchases, evidence-based medicine research agreements, health outcomes research agreements, investigator-initiated agreements, consulting agreements and confidentiality agreements.
  • Working collaboratively with other Law Department groups, including the Privacy Group and the Compliance Group, and Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.
  • Advising internal clients on the company's contracts policies and practices.
  • Supporting the continuous improvement of the department's contract management system, including the development of new or improved templates and tools in the system to enhance the efficiency of the contracting process.
  • Counseling client business teams on applicable legal risks and statutes.

This role might be for you if you:
  • Excel at advising clients regarding all aspects of contract law and related areas.
  • Can prioritize and follow through on a high volume of client requests.
  • Have a history of self-motivation and working independently on projects, while meeting aggressive deadlines and prioritizing multiple matters.
  • Possess excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Have outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Can bring strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Can work effectively and professionally with colleagues and clients at all levels of the organization.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

To be considered for this position, you must possess:

A BA/BS and JD with excellent law school credentials. Licensed to practice law in New York or be eligible for licensure as a registered in-house counsel is preferred. 5 to 10 years legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house, including experience or familiarity with biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and/or healthcare. Possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, including significant presentation capabilities. An attention to detail and appetite for learning.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.