Saturday, June 13, 2009

Job of the Week: General Counsel in San Jose

Health care is faring relatively well in the recession. The latest Job of the Week is a position with a leading company in the field.

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Position: General Counsel

Location: San Jose, CA

Description: A major provider of innovative medical products for use in the field of women's health is seeking a General Counsel. The attorney will head the legal department and will be responsible for providing legal and business advice to senior management and will lead and coordinate the general corporate policy needs of the company. The candidate must be a member of the California bar and have a minimum of 10 years experience, preferably in the health care or medical device Industry. In addition, a combination of in-house and top tier law firm experience is preferred, but exceptional candidates that do not have diverse experience will be considered. Experience with international contracts is also preferred.

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