The position within the Dispute Resolution Group will involve handling litigation matters, and proactively managing pre-litigation matters, across a wide variety of subject areas, including: securities litigation, antitrust matters, government investigations, products liability, contract disputes, employment matters, insurance issues, and other litigation matters. The position will also involve assisting the Dispute Resolution Group with enforcement of the company’s IP rights and defense against patent infringement suits. The ideal candidate will have relevant law firm and in-house experience leading litigation matters across different subject areas and providing practical and strategic legal advice on a broad range of issues. As an Associate Director, Dispute Resolution, a typical day may include:
Supervising outside counsel in litigation matters in state and federal courts.
Coordinating with outside counsel in collection and review of documents in connection with litigation.
Working with outside counsel to prepare fact and expert witnesses for deposition and trial testimony.
Providing advice on litigation risks to business partners and colleagues in the law department.
Briefing senior management on ongoing litigation matters, including advising leadership on potential outcomes and litigation risks.
Providing general litigation advice and support in connection with IP litigation matters.
This role might be for you if you:
Enjoying working independently, but also as part of a team.
Can coordinate with outside counsel and internal partners to move matters forward on deadlines.
Can provide thoughtful legal advice to colleagues and partners on an array of issues that can vary day-by-day, and hour-by-hour.
Have exceptional oral and written communication skills and can provide independent judgment and an objective perspective.
Work effectively with colleagues and clients in a collaborative environment.
To be considered for this position, you must possess: A strong litigation background across a wide variety of areas of law (experience in antitrust litigation and investigations is a plus), with experience in document collection and review, taking and defending depositions, brief writing, and mediating and settling disputes. JD with excellent law school credentials; licensed to practice law in New York or be eligible for licensure as a registered in-house counsel. Five to 10 years of legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 24228BR
About Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Regeneron (NASDAQ: REGN) is a leading science and technology company delivering life-transforming medicines for serious diseases.