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The Associate Corporate Counsel, AIG will assist businesses in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts (including terms and conditions of product sales and services, collaboration, distribution, license, development, consulting, government, sourcing and OEM agreements). He/She will also assist with compliance matters and provide advice, as well as training, on a range of matters, including commercial contracts, government contracts, anticorruption laws, marketing and promotions, dispute resolution, products liability and commercial antitrust. He/She will also periodically assist with legal matters or special projects with other divisions/ corporate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing ongoing advice and support principally related to a wide variety of commercial contracts, including the drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts.
  • Provide leadership and legal advice on a range of legal and compliance matters, Including government contracts, antitrust, marketing and promotions, global trade compliance and anti-corruption.
  • Conduct legal research, as needed
  • Lead, anticipate, and drive solutions for a range of legal and business issues
  • Provide advice regarding customer and other commercial/business disputes
  • Monitor contract review compliance
  • Review, develop, implement, communicate and enforce policies and procedures
  • Implement, use and manage contract management tools and other technology adopted by the Legal Department and train clients as appropriate
  • Draft and improve contract templates, training materials and department website content
  • Provide support for transactions
Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor from accredited university
  • 5+ years of direct experience with business law and commercial contracts, including 3+ years of relevant legal experience in a law firm or in-house legal department and business law background
  • Member in good standing with Massachusetts Bar
  • Experience managing global contract negotiations engaging directly with customers and suppliers
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to develop process driven solutions
  • Experience developing and implementing legal solutions
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex legislation, laws and regulations and assist in compliance efforts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to operate within a matrixed management environment
  • Team player capable of leading and participating within cross-functional project teams to meet key milestones under tight timelines and stressful conditions
  • Strong understanding of commercial and financial implications of strategy development process
  • Strong project and process management capabilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation styles to interact with diverse audiences, including outside attorneys, senior management and business associates
  • High level of integrity
  • Sound judgment and commitment to ethical conduct
  • Strong work ethic with the initiative
  • Sense of humor

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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