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Litigation Counsel

Company: Eli Lilly and Company
Location: myrtle point
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Experienced and strategic litigation attorney with impeccable judgment who will be a member of the legal team responsible for U.S (non-IP) commercial litigation matters, antitrust, and product liability, and relevant global litigation matters; as well as significant U.S. and global investigations. Individual must be energized by working in a dynamic environment with broad responsibility. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving and proactive litigation group. Position reports to the Sr. Director- Assistant General Counsel- Leader of Litigation, Employment and the Investigations Group.

  • Set strategy for, manage, and provide advice to senior leadership and the business on litigation, investigations, and various high-risk matters

  • Lead and manage the activities of outside counsel and coordinate internal efforts to meet litigation and investigations requirements

  • Build and maintain relationships with key Lilly constituencies

  • Maintain engagement with key external parties and entities, including counterparts at other companies in the industry, key government agencies, and outside counsel network

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's & J.D. degrees

  • Active license to practice law

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing attorney, in areas of litigation, including general commercial, antitrust, and product liability matters

  • Experience with government investigations, including FCPA matters

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in working with senior leadership

  • Highly motivated and collaborative partner with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with team members, other lawyers, and members of management across all levels of the company

  • Good judgment and a meticulous level of attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to influence others

  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle highly confidential information

  • Demonstrated commitment to expand knowledge and adapt to a changing environment

  • Experience managing litigation within the pharmaceutical industry preferred

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively "Lilly") are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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

Keywords: Eli Lilly and Company, Medford , Litigation Counsel, Other , myrtle point, Oregon

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