General Commercial/Contracts Law, Healthcare, Mergers/Acquisitions
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Vice President, Corporate Legal and Deputy General Counsel to be located at its South Plainfield, NJ location. PTC Therapeutics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Company: PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (“PTC”) is a biopharmaceutical company founded in the U.S. in 1998 and publicly traded on the NASDAQ (PTCT). PTC is a science-driven company with a strong research capability and has two marketed drugs for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and a number of other product candidates in pre-clinical and clinical research and development. PTC has expanded rapidly in the U.S. and overseas in recent years and is seeking new team members to support its continued growth as a global, commercial biopharmaceutical organization.
Position: The VP, Corporate Legal and Deputy General Counsel is a priority hire and would be expected to play a key role in the PTC Legal Department with primary responsibility for general corporate legal matters relating to the organization in the Americas. The successful candidate will be a generalist capable of providing legal support to all areas of the organization.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package, consisting of a base salary, bonus and equity, will be offered for this position, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Experience: Minimum of 10 years of relevant legal experience and demonstrated success, including serving as counsel to a publicly-traded life sciences company with marketed products in the U.S. Strong experience in negotiation and preparing contracts supporting a life science organization, including procurement and payor relationships, is required. Broad experience in health care regulatory law as it relates to marketed therapeutics, including regulation of promotion and communication, fraud and abuse, and HIPAA/privacy laws is also required. The successful candidate should also have experience managing other attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation.
Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey. This is a national search – the company will relocate the right candidate, if necessary.
Process: Interested candidates please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or submit your resume (in MS Word) to Deborah Thompson, Lee Udelsman and Michael Handler at PTCDepGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to the company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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