Tolmar, Inc. has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Vice President & General Counsel to be located at the Company’s offices either in Buffalo Grove, Illinois or Fort Collins, Colorado.
Tolmar is a high-growth, science-driven pharmaceutical company with a commercial portfolio and robust pipeline of innovative, specialty pharmaceutical products. The Tolmar portfolio includes specialty products for urology, oncology, endocrinology, and dermatology
Reporting to the CEO, the General Counsel is a member of the senior leadership team and has overall responsibility for all legal affairs of the Company. The GC will support the Company’s current and future business and identify and minimize, to the fullest extent possible, the Company’s exposure to risk. The GC will lead the Legal Department which supports the Company’s project management, business development, and marketing efforts and initiatives, as well as all employment law, patent litigation, commercial litigation, patent prosecution, corporate compliance, and regulatory affairs.
The successful candidate will have 12+ years of legal experience, ideally at least five years of which have been in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology and/or highly regulated environment, and ideally including a combination of law firm and in-house roles. Deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, and its regulatory and compliance framework, is critical for success in this role.
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