Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by Leica Biosystems to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel, working out of their North American headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel will act as a primary legal resource for the global business of Leica Biosystems, a Danaher subsidiary. This individual will handle legal matters globally, including commercial contracts, regulatory and compliance work, and employment matters. The Assistant General Counsel will develop a good understanding of the company’s business and possess the ability to evaluate and balance both legal and business factors when providing advice. From a commercial perspective, the candidate will have a focus on North American operations but will also serve as the first point of contact for global issues while working with Danaher’s regional local counsels.
The successful candidate will have at least ten years of legal experience, with at least five years at a medical device or pharmaceutical company. Experience with complex commercial and corporate transactions, employment, and general corporate law is also required. At least two years of experience managing people is strongly preferred.
Interested candidates, please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to LeicaBiosystemsAGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Leica Biosystems directly; all resumes sent to Leica Biosystems will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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