Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care. Integra’s orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery. In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra’s common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol “IART.”
The Senior Corporate Counsel, Corporate Development will report to the Corporate Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary and be the lead in-house attorney for all corporate development transactions, both within the United States and internationally, including acquisitions, divestitures, partnerships and alliances, complex licensing arrangements and other strategic transactions, as well as corporate finance transactions, including equity offerings and debt financings. The Senior Corporate Counsel, Corporate Development will be expected to exhibit leadership and independent judgment, and to partner with Integra LifeSciences leadership and, when relevant, colleagues at all levels of the Company, to provide advice and assistance in structuring transactions, negotiating and drafting relevant documents, and coordinating due diligence. The Senior Corporate Counsel, Corporate Development must be adept at providing timely, pragmatic and effective legal support while managing multiple projects simultaneously. Responsibilities include:Draft, review, analyze, structure and negotiate a range of agreements and transactions both within the United States and internationally, including those involving acquisitions, divestitures, partnerships and alliances, complex licensing arrangements and other strategic transactions, corporate finance transactions, including equity offerings and debt financings, and confidentiality agreements;Assist in other corporate development activities, including participation in due diligence; Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the company’s business, people, products, technology, markets, facilities, customers and competitors in order to assist the company in meeting overall strategic objectives;Manage external counsel to ensure high quality and cost-effective work product including the development and execution of project budgets; collaborate effectively and efficiently with other key external stakeholders including, but not limited to, bankers, accountants and consultants; Present to senior management and directors of the company regarding key legal and business issues relating to prospective or ongoing transactions; Handle a high volume of legal work and respond promptly to client demands efficiently and practically;Ensure all work is accomplished with quality and responsiveness and in accordance with Integra LifeSciences values;Be a leader within the Law Department and a valued business partner to internal clients;Stay abreast of laws and developing external trends, and educate and train department staff and internal clients on important legal issues relative to areas of responsibility;Handle special projects as may be assigned by the General Counsel from time to time;Travel, both domestically and internationally, as may be necessary to fulfill these responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree and J.D. from accredited institutions; Admitted to practice in New Jersey or ability to obtain admission for in-house practice in New Jersey; At least 6 years of experience, including at least 4 years in the corporate/M&A department of a large law firm and at least 2 years in areas of increased responsibility, preferably with a medical device or other life sciences company;A proven track record of successful project execution, matter management, coordinating teams, negotiating and drafting sophisticated agreements and handling significant and diverse issues in a fast-paced environment; Broad-based M&A experience, including experience managing international transactions and transactions involving complex legal issues, e.g., securities, antitrust, employment, tax, intellectual property, etc.;Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;Sound judgment combined with comfort and willingness to make decisions;Significant organizational skills and personal discipline necessary to maintain current accounting of all active matters and to proactively and routinely update relevant stakeholders on matter status; Ability to work as part of cross-functional teams and effectively influence clients to solve problems;Comfort with dynamic change necessary to drive or support continuous improvements within the Law Department and for internal clients;Willingness and capability to represent the Company in a professional manner and uphold the highest standards of ethical business practices and socially responsible conduct in all interactions with other employees, customers, suppliers, and other business associates of Integra LifeSciences.
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