Counsel – Corporate Law – Thousand Oaks – Los Angeles


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Job Description


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.



What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for counseling on a wide variety of corporate law matters, including but not limited to support of:

  • The Companys securities filings, including its periodic filing and other securities law requirements;
  • The Companys Board of Directors and/or Board Committee meeting support;
  • The Companys compliance with NASDAQ and Delaware Law requirements;
  • Support of the Companys other public disclosures, including press releases and investor materials;
  • Company subsidiary formation, compliance and maintenance;
  • The Companys foundations;
  • Additional support of the Companys Treasury Department requirements potentially including debt, debt offerings, ISDAs, Credit Agreements, Commercial Paper and Dividend and Stock Repurchase Programs;
  • Updating and monitoring procedures and processes of the Corporate Law Group; and
  • Other research and corporate law projects as needed.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is an attorney with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and two (2) years of experience practicing corporate law

Preferred Qualifications:

4 + years of experience practicing corporate law in a nationally recognized law firm and/or in-house corporate environment

Superior attention to detail

Excellent communication skills

Excellent analytic, legal drafting and written skills

Ability to work in cross-functional teams

Strong client service focus

Ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines

Ability to manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment

Superior academic achievement


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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