Overview: The Counsel will support Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ corporate development and other departments in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, in-licenses and out-licenses involving pharmaceutical products and technology, divestitures and other strategic transactions. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel, the Counsel will work closely with other members of the legal and compliance department, and colleagues in corporate development, finance, tax, alliance management and various business units and operational functions.
Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing, and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. Jazz Pharmaceuticals maintains a diverse portfolio of products and product candidates, with a focus in the areas of sleep and hematology/oncology. The Company also supports commercial products in other therapeutic areas where it can meaningfully address serious medical needs.
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Relo: Yes, this is a national search but locals preferred.
Experience: 7+ years of relevant experience in-house or with a national law firm, with demonstrated experience in a variety of complex life sciences transactions, preferably in the bio-pharmaceutical industry.
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