Corporate Counsel - Technology Attorney

Tarrytown, New York
Sep 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type

As a member of the Contracts Group in the Regeneron Law Department’s Transactions Law Group, the Corporate Counsel; Technology Attorney will draft, review and negotiate a wide array of contracts for Regeneron’s Information Technology team and provide related advice and counsel. The level of counseling requires a solid understanding of general business transactions and related legal issues, outstanding drafting and negotiation skills and a strong understanding of, or desire to learn about, information technologies.  The role will have a direct impact on facilitating our science and research.

As a Corporate Counsel; Technology Attorney a typical day may include:

  • Drafting, negotiating and bringing to execution cloud (SaaS/PaaS/IaaS) and software license agreements, hybrid cloud agreements, and consulting and professional service agreements critical to Regeneron's operations.

  • Providing legal support and counsel for software applications, data feeds and analytics, infrastructure applications, information security, telecommunications and telephony, consumer-facing apps, and other information technology tools used throughout Regeneron, including for research, development, clinical, commercial, and general administrative services organizations, often as a licensee of the technology.

  • Advising on current and potential legal and commercial issues with industry specific knowledge and transactional guidance

  • Working collaboratively with other Law Department groups, including the Privacy Group and the Compliance Group, Risk Management and Strategic Sourcing and Procurement.

  • Advising internal clients on Regeneron’s contracts policies and practices and applicable laws.

  • Supporting the continuous improvement of the department’s contract management system, including the development of new or improved multi-national 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, technology and related areas.

  • Have a history of self-motivation and working independently on projects, while meeting deadlines and prioritizing multiple matters.

  • Are curious and eager to learn

  • Possess excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills, oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal 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. 2 to 8 years legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house, including strong corporate law experience.  Possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, including significant presentation capabilities. An attention to detail and appetite for learning.  Familiarity with information technology & privacy law and experience negotiating from a licensee position are all pluses. 

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.