Amgen

Senior Counsel - Employment Law (US - Remote)

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jun 24, 2022
Ref
R-146464
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Senior Counsel - Employment Law

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role the Senior Counsel in Amgens Employment Law Group is responsible for counseling and supervising litigation.

The candidate we seek will have excellent writing and oral communication skills, be able to establish relationships of trust with HR and business partners, and be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in the Employment Law Group. The candidate will possess litigation experience and a deep knowledge of employment law, and is an attorney who works well in teams, puts the company first, finds practical solutions to problems, and thinks proactively about how to improve everything that we do. First chair employment litigation is experience that is highly valued.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Senior Employment Counsel we seen is a savvy and experienced attorney with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four (4) years of experience practicing law.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience practicing employment law

  • Experience with a Fortune 500 corporation or a nationally recognized law firm

  • First chair employment litigation experience

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.