Senior Counsel -- Litigation and Government Investigations
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.
Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
The Senior Counsel, Litigation & Government Investigations, will be responsible for independently managing various litigation, government investigation, and other legal matters faced by the Company under the supervision of the Vice President, Litigation & Government Investigations.
- Managing a variety of litigation matters, including, but not limited, to antitrust, commercial, consumer protection, product liability, and securities actions, as well as other potential disputes faced by the Company.
- Managing domestic and international internal and government investigations.
- Effectively managing outside counsel representing the Company to achieve positive outcomes.
- Collaborating closely with other Law Department colleagues and functional support groups to provide legal advice and counsel.
The ideal candidate should have:
- A JD Degree or Equivalent.
- At least 6 years of legal experience, some of which should include having worked in a corporate legal department or law firm.
- Significant experience with the pharmaceutical industry generally and understanding of current federal and state pharmaceutical litigation and enforcement environment, and relevant statutes and regulations (including FDCA, False Claims Act, and anti-kickback statutes), is strongly preferred.
- Very strong oral & written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated record of collaboration, being a team player and forming strong working relationships with clients.
- The highest integrity, excellent judgment and the ability to proactively recognize and effectively communicate issues appropriately.
- Solid leadership qualities, intellectual curiosity and a sense of humor.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability
Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.
Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.
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