Bristol Myers Squibb Legal Counsel Brazil in SÃO PAULO, United States

Legal Counsel Responsibilities:

  • Provide proactive, quality and timely legal advice in all areas of law, with focus on employment and contract related matters, in order to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including local industry code.

  • In collaboration with outside counsel, work with a strategic and innovative approach to drive the employment litigation to favorable outcomes.

  • Provide business clients education and training on employment and contract matters as well as new laws or regulation that would impact BMS business.

  • Keep his/her manager and the company’s management updated on potential/actual litigation contingencies and any impact on the affiliate’s budget and cash flow.

  • Draft, negotiate and advise business clients relative to contracts. In collaboration with the Strategic Corporate Transactions group, develop model standard agreements and clauses for present/future deals in Brazil, according to the business needs.

  • Support members of the Commercial Law & Compliance team in Brazil. Actively contributes to the Law Department organization, through participation in discussions, sharing best practices, collaboration on projects, administrative obligations and others.

  • Consistently prioritizes workload based on business needs and communicates prioritization.

  • Work in close collaboration with other legal practice groups, in particular Employment, Contracts, Litigation and IP. Communicate directly and openly, contribute to seamless collaboration across the Law Department with positive and solution-oriented approach.

  • Negotiate and manage legal fee arrangements and spend on employment litigation.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.