Sunovion Paralegal in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Responsible for all aspects of governance for Sunovion and its affiliates including corporate records and preparation of board and committee materials, drafting resolutions and other corporate documents. The incumbent will provide litigation support including discovery process and managing the Legal Hold software. Responsible for supporting business objectives such as mergers, acquisitions, and other business initiatives.

Job ID: 6374BR

Department: Legal

Location: Marlborough, MA

Job Type: Full-time

Summary of Responsibilities: Responsible for all aspects of governance for Sunovion and its affiliates including corporate records and preparation of board and committee materials, drafting resolutions and other corporate documents. The incumbent will provide litigation support including discovery process and managing the Legal Hold software. Responsible for supporting business objectives such as mergers, acquisitions, and other business initiatives.

Essential Functions: Governance

Updating Officer/Director/Members charts, quarterly FAS-5 reporting and other intercompany reports, maintaining legal hard copy and electronic department files, assuring compliance with retention schedules, maintaining organizational entity structure chart, preparing and filing company annual reports and license renewals.

Litigation Support

Provide support for litigation, including discovery process and collection, managing the Legal Hold software, docket tracking for any new litigation and updating various litigation charts. Notice departing employees as custodians of a legal hold and maintain chart regarding departing employee notices.

Business Development

Support business objectives such as mergers, acquisitions, and other business initiatives, including support of project collaboration databases and team rooms. Support closing of major transactions, e.g., corporate governance documents.

Other

Conducting searches as requested by attorneys, managing GC office mailbox and distributing email to appropriate persons. Providing support of special projects as needed.

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelors

Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years

Knowledge & Skills (General and Technical): Education level and/or relevant experience(s):

BA/BS and paralegal certificate and training with 5+ years of relevant experience

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Knowledge and skills (general and technical):

Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills with all levels of management/leadership and staff.

Previous experience operating in a parent-subsidiary operating environment a plus.

Pharmaceutical or Biotech experience preferred.

Other Requirements (Licenses, Certifications, Specialized Training, Physical or Mental Abilities Required): Must be proficient in MS office applications, database administration and tracking systems.

Fast paced office environment handling multiple demands.

Requires a high level of initiative and independence.

Notary Public required or able to obtain.

Confidential Data: All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.

Compliance: Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sunovion are carried out with the "best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

Mental/Physical Requirements: Fast paced environment handling multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires ability to use a computer for extended periods of time.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer

Sunovion is committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.