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Assistant General Counsel, Life Sciences

Company: FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation
Location: Valhalla
Posted on: November 15, 2023

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Assistant General Counsel, Life Sciences

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FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation


We are hiring an Assistant General Counsel to serve as the lead managing attorney for our rapidly expanding and innovative life sciences division companies. The Assistant General Counsel, reporting to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, will be an accomplished lawyer in the life sciences, regulatory compliance and transactional arenas. This senior managing attorney will be the senior legal resource and partner for the FUJIFILM North America life sciences subsidiaries. The right candidate will be excited to join a growing company with a diverse portfolio of businesses and serve as a leader in the legal department and the Company at large. This role will work closely with members of the executive leadership team and business colleagues, on legal issues affecting FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation and its subsidiaries. FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation is the holding company for North American based FUJIFILM companies operating in many states across the US, as well as in Canada, Brazil and Colombia and engaged in the research, development, manufacture, sale and service of FUJIFILM products. The company serves a broad spectrum of industries in the U.S. including medical and life sciences, electronic, chemical, graphic arts, information systems, broadcast, and photography.

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  • Generally, manages all legal affairs of the FUJIFILM life sciences and pharmaceutical businesses.
  • Sets the strategic agenda and manages the workload for the life sciences legal team.
  • Works with global counterparts on best-in-class practices for legal and compliance support of the life sciences businesses.
  • Advises, counsels and reports to management on all types of legal and regulatory risks impacting the life science/pharma companies, including FDA regulations and submissions, Fraud and Abuse laws and regulations and Physician Payment Sunshine Act.
  • Provide guidance on FDA promotional labeling requirements, including review of marketing and advertising materials, company presentations and press releases. When necessary, collaborate with regional/global stakeholders.
  • Supporting the life sciences/pharma businesses with FDA submissions, reports, communications with the FDA or other regulatory authorities and product recalls.
  • Works with outside counsel and dedicated attorney resources on regular basis to manage and review large volume of contracts, including customer and vendor agreements, as well as litigation and other specialized matters.
  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates strategic and complex contracts for certain subsidiary businesses.
  • Performs general corporate and litigation and pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights.
  • Provide training to HLUS and its life sciences subsidiary companies on substantive legal topics, including FDA marketing and advertising regulations and other regulations specific to Life Science/Pharma companies, such as Physician Payment Sunshine Act and Anti-Kickback.
  • Keeps abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its affiliates.
  • Partnering with the General Counsel and other legal team leaders to strengthen the legal department, and support the ongoing legal affairs of the Company.
  • Participates in the development and management of legal budget and other aspects of legal department management. Required Skills/Education
    • 10+ years of relevant experience in corporate law firm and/or in-house legal department.
    • Significant experience representing life sciences and/or pharmaceutical companies, handling legal and regulatory requirements, including FDA submissions, product recalls, and other regulatory matters.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Impeccable legal and business judgment, and strong leadership and management skills with a proven track record of leading and developing people.
    • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills in complex transactions in highly-regulated industries.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills, especially in a remote-first environment.
    • Adept at collaborating (business partnering) across divisions, functions, and geography, with a skill for engaging colleagues at all levels in projects and processes while continuing to own and drive them.
    • College degree and juris doctorate from accredited law school. Academic honors preferred.
    • Licensed to practice law in good standing under the Bar of at least one state. Salary and Benefits:
      • $215,000 depending on experience
      • Medical, Dental, Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • 401k
      • Paid Time Off EEO/AGENCY NOTES Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Fujifilm about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Fujifilm via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Fujifilm, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Fujifilm for this requisition and a valid agreement with Fujifilm is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Fujifilm agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid. *#LI-Remote

Keywords: FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, White Plains , Assistant General Counsel, Life Sciences, Legal , Valhalla, New York

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