The Corporate Vice President, General Counsel maintains responsibility for serving as the senior legal advisor of the corporation with ultimate functional responsibility for leading the organization’s legal affairs and for setting legal policy. The incumbent maintains responsibility for day-to-day management of the OCA Legal team, including budgeting, forecasting, technology migration, and managing outside counsel both domestically and outside the United States. He/she provides senior management with legal counsel and serves as the Corporate Secretary. The Corporate Vice President, General Counsel liaises with international teams of cross functional stakeholders to provide legal support, manages a team of 12 attorneys, 7 paralegals and 3 administrative staff, and reports to the Global General Counsel. The successful candidate will be expected to work both independently and as part of a team.
OCA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation (publicly traded on the Tokyo stock exchange with 35,000 employees in 40 countries), is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, employs more than 5,500 employees throughout 20 locations in North and South America and has approximately $2.7B in sales. OCA is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, OCA has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.
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.
Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
Minimum 15 years of practice in a law firm and in-house law department.
Life sciences industry experience required. Medical device experience is a plus.
Experience in successfully managing a team of lawyers and paraprofessional staff is required.
Active license to practice law in Pennsylvania or eligible for a Pennsylvania Limited In-house License.
This is a nationwide search
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