MicroPort Scientific Corporation was founded in 1998 in a small office in Shanghai China. The company has since grown to achieve over 1,600 issued patents and a workforce of over 3,000 employees worldwide. Its 165+ products are now being used in over 5,000 hospitals. A MicroPort life-saving therapy or quality-imrove device is being used in a patient every 18 seconds.
The Senior Counsel – Litigation has primary responsibility for legal strategy and advice as well as for the selection and direction of outside counsel services in connection with MicroPort’s litigation docket. The successful candidate will provide legal counsel to MicroPort’s law department management and heads of significant operations/areas of the business. This job requires a high degree of responsive to internal clients in addition to both initiative and independent thinking to accomplish a broad variety of duties and responsibilities efficiently and accurately. Much of the work involves dealing with personal, private or proprietary information. The incumbent is expected to handle all assignments on an established priority basis unless otherwise directed. The Senior Counsel will be responsible for supporting the Assistant General Counsel and/or General Counsel. The Senior Counsel will be responsible for providing advice to lawyers, project teams, colleagues, and senior management on the structure and strategy of commercial agreements, and for drafting and negotiating contracts in support of multiple internal clients within the company including compliance, marketing and medical education, sales, research and development, and clinical and regulatory affairs.
This job is based in Memphis, TN. To learn more, or to apply online, visit the MicroPort website here.