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  • Req. ID

    R3794

  • Organization

    Corporate

  • Job Category

    Legal

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Job Location

    Remote Location

Overview

Position Overview:

The position of Legal Counsel will have primary responsibility for the commercial (sales) contracts, including contract drafting and negotiation, for the Company’s Life Sciences Services business unit, and will also be involved with a variety of in-house legal responsibilities for the business unit.  This role will provide an excellent opportunity to grow into a role of increasing breadth and responsibility, based on the Company’s dynamic business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Review and negotiate complex customer (OEM and End-User) sales contracts, channel partner contracts and services agreements, while working collaboratively with business leaders across multiple business units

  • Draft, review, revise and negotiate legal terms for a variety of contracts, including master service agreements, statements of work, partner agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc.
  • Provide business-oriented and practical advice and partner across company functions Provide appropriate training to sales and business unit personnel regarding relevant contractual provisions and risks
  • Provide advice and assistance on variety of other legal issues, including commercial, employment, and regulatory matters. Work collaboratively with members of legal and other departments.
  • Support continuous improvement of contract templates and processes.

Position Requirements:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school, membership in a state bar.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an attorney, with a preference for prior in-house experience in the life sciences industry
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial and technology agreements
  • Self-motivated, proactive approach with strong analytical skills and sound judgment
  • Outstanding organizational, writing, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to successfully partner with employees of all different levels throughout an organization to address business and legal issues.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • The position can be 100% remote with occasional travel required to Company locations in Indianapolis, IN, Chelmsford, MA, and South Plainfield, NJ.

Company Overview:

Brooks (Nasdaq: BRKS) is a leading provider of life science sample-based solutions and semiconductor manufacturing solutions worldwide.  The Company's Life Sciences business provides a full suite of reliable cold-chain sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical research and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally.  Brooks Life Sciences' GENEWIZ division is a leading provider of DNA gene sequencing and gene synthesis services.  With over 40 years as a partner to the semiconductor manufacturing industry, Brooks is a provider of industry-leading precision vacuum robotics, integrated automation systems and contamination control solutions to the world's leading semiconductor chip makers and equipment manufacturers.  Brooks is headquartered in Chelmsford, MA, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia.  For more information, visit www.brooks.com.

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