Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel, New Ventures to be based in Connecticut.
Our client is seeking an accomplished legal professional to join its legal team as the Senior Counsel, New Ventures. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, this role will be responsible for all corporate transactional activities for the company and certain independent, associated companies, as well as negotiation of complex contracts in connection with business operations and business development activities. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to working as a hands-on partner with other departments and exhibit a passion for understanding the company’s business, while contributing in a meaningful way to its long term strategic goals.
8+ years of broad corporate legal experience obtained at a top law firm or in an in-house corporate legal department. Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex business contracts. Pharmaceutical and health care law compliance experience is a plus.
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