Director, Corporate Counsel, Alliances & BD

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
As part of the Law Department, this attorney will serve as counsel for the company in connection with licensing, business development and strategic transactions. This role will be responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and providing advice to senior management regarding proposed transactions, as well as compliance with existing contractual obligations, company policy and the law. The successful candidate will have proven experience in structuring sophisticated transactions, drafting agreements and transactional documents, advising on intellectual property matters and licensing arrangements, general corporate matters, risk management and regulatory matters relevant to the biotechnology and pharmaceuticals industries. The ideal candidate will have progressive experience counseling clients in a highly collaborative culture.

As a Director, Corporate Counsel, Transactions a typical day may include:
  • Working closely with senior management and the business development team on major corporate initiatives, including collaborations, partnerships, licensing agreements, etc.
  • Supporting critical collaborations with the alliance management team and serves as an advisor as the need arises. Negotiating and drafting sophisticated licensing, collaboration and other agreements, often where no precedents exist.
  • Working closely with the intellectual property department to ensure accurate protection of intellectual property assets.
  • Advising on relevant regulatory and legal matters impacting existing or proposed arrangements, including privacy, antitrust, securities and corporate law and regulations.
  • Leading all aspects of relevant legal matters handled by outside counsel.

This role might be for you if you:
  • Excel at advising clients regarding all aspects of contracts law and related areas.
  • Can prioritize and follow through on a high volume of client requests.
  • Have a history of working on contracts related to business development, strategic alliances, partnerships & collaborations.
  • 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 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:

BA/BS and JD with excellent law school credentials. Proven expertise negotiating and drafting complex agreements in the biotech, pharmaceutical and/or life sciences area (biotech preferred & In-house experience preferred) Minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience. Deal sheet preferred with CV. Licensed to practice law in New York or be eligible for licensure as a registered in-house counsel.

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.