Associate Division Counsel, Spine in Leesburg, VA at Stryker Corporation

掲載日付: 6/24/2019



The Associate Division Counsel, Spine -- to be based in Leesburg, Virginia -- will support Stryker's Spine division and be a key member of Stryker's Global Legal and Compliance team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis and timely counsel on various legal issues, including medical device regulations, intellectual property, employment, mergers and acquisitions, data privacy, competition law, anti-corruption/anti-bribery laws, liability avoidance and sales and marketing related issues.
  • Independently draft, review, negotiate and advise on various agreements, including sales, services, supply, distribution, consulting, clinical study, non-disclosure, employment and other commercial agreements.
  • Conduct legal analysis and provide timely counsel on laws, rules, regulations, and Stryker policies related to Stryker’s interactions with healthcare professionals, both in the US and outside the US, including the US anti-kickback law, the FCPA and other local anti-corruption laws, and helping to ensure that Stryker’s compliance program is robust and effective at minimizing risk.
  • Manage or assist in managing litigation and legal matters involving Stryker’s Spine division through interactions with Stryker’s in-house legal team and outside counsel.
  • Review marketing, promotional and scientific activities and materials for compliance with Stryker policies and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Partner with the Compliance Department on compliance initiatives, policies and programs and ensure Stryker’s Spine division is in compliance with laws, rules, regulations and policies; assist the Compliance team in managing a robust compliance program to address key compliance risks.
  • Partner with Legal Department personnel supporting countries outside the US in connection with Stryker Corporation’s legal and compliance matters.
  • Meet regularly with Contract Administrator(s) to provide guidance on commercial contracting matters.
  • Follow and implement internal processes and procedures to support compliant business operations.
  • Provide in-house training and education to business stakeholders to ensure an understanding of applicable laws, regulations and Stryker policies.

Education and Special Trainings:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree with a strong academic record.
  • Admitted to the Bar of at least one state and eligible for admission to the Virginia Bar as in-house counsel.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years' applicable professional experience; prior professional experience considered.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and professional demeanor.
  • Works effectively with colleagues in a global organization.
  • Embraces and supports change in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Possesses good analytical and drafting skills.
  • Experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment preferred.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to integrity and accountability.
  • Provides guidance and direction to others.
  • Possesses good communication skills and ability to convey legal principles clearly and concisely.
  • Has a basic understanding of business financials and reporting.
  • Allocates resources effectively and, where relevant, has a general understanding of the budgeting process, expense and headcount management.
  • Possesses good organizational skills and ability to manage numerous projects and conflicting demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels of organization.
  • Maintains confidential information.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.