Lupin Pharmaceuticals (Company Headquarters)

  • Litigation Corporate Counsel

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/27/2019 11:37 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2458
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    Lupin is comprised of a fast growing, innovative and robust team of manufacturing, Research and Development and commercial divisions. Together these entities make up the generic and branded U.S. business. Lupin has a significant generic pipeline, and a branded focus on women’s health. Our first Research and Development facility in the US is located in Coral Springs, Florida which focuses on generic and branded orally inhaled and nasal drug products. Somerset, New Jersey is home to one of twelve commercial manufacturing sites globally and the only commercial manufacturing facility in the United States for Lupin, as well as additional Research and Development teams. Lupin is prided on being people-focused and centered around how impactful we are with our customers. Dollars are not a measure of success but rather the people we help along the way.

    Responsibilities

    Lupin is currently seeking candidates for the position of:Litigation Corporate Counsel based in Baltimore, Maryland and reporting to our Vice President, Legal Affairs Lupin North America & LATAM.  

    • Manage all pending or threatened litigation matters against the company, as well as legal claims brought by the company against third parties.
    • Manage compliance with and response to third party and government subpoenas and/or investigations.
    • Develop, implement and maintain appropriate litigation policies, systems and defenses relevant to the company’s operations, including document hold and production policies.
    • Advise the business on all disputes and potential disputes with third parties, including advising on chances of success and procedures of formal proceedings, preparing arguments and strategies for all disputes, corresponding with and meeting with third parties setting forth the company’s arguments in any dispute and trying to resolve the matter without the need for formal proceedings.
    • Create, update and manage the litigation and investigations portion of the legal budget.
    • Supervise outside counsel in processing all court proceedings including drafting pre-action correspondence, preparing discovery of documents, reviewing and amending pleadings and witness statements, attending trials and hearings as appropriate, and developing strategies to obtain the best and most cost effective result for the company.
    • Work with the finance department and auditors in preparing litigation summaries and audit confirmation letters for financial reporting.
    • Assist the compliance team on issues arising from alleged breach of the company’s code of conduct and related policies, whistle-blower cases and internal investigations.
    • Update management on all dispute related matters.
    • Advise both the Specialty Brand Business and the Generics Business units on legal issues, risk management issues and business issues as needed;
    • Support the SVP, Legal Affairs in other miscellaneous law projects

    Qualifications

    • JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school with strong academic credentials 
    • BA/BS from accredited institution, STEM degree preferred;
    • Minimum ten years of law firm and/or in-house law experience (experience representing a prescription generic or brand pharmaceutical or biotech client preferred);
    • Member of at least one state bar;
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of healthcare laws and regulations, including Affordable Care Act, Medicare regulations, Sunshine Act, Anti-bribery laws, Anti-kickback laws, FCPA, etc.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, particularly as it relates to commercial operations;
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) - ability to cogently and tersely explain complex concepts and make them seem simple;
    • Strong integrity
    • Ability and willingness to take personal responsibility and be accountable for business outcomes;
    • Ability to be a self-starter and operate with minimal supervision, driven, can-do attitude and strong work ethic;
    • Ability to think critically, analyze various options quickly and advise clients with solutions-oriented, entrepreneurial approach, including the ability to think of novel, unconventional or creative solutions and explore them with clients,
    • Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural, multi-site work environment is required;
      Sound judgment
    • Ability to handle numerous high-profile, highly demanding tasks and projects, manage client expectations, prioritize workflow, and execute plans to achieve objectives without getting overwhelmed;
    • Ability to work on a cross-functional team, contribute towards the creation of a solution to a complex business problem and deliver those results on budget and on time.
    • Ability to travel within the US, and occasionally internationally, will be required.

    Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

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