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Deputy General Counsel

Company: Verily
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Verily, an Alphabet company, lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world's health data useful so that people enjoy longer and healthier lives. Our team combines expertise in healthcare, data science and technology to improve the health and well-being of our communities. We are developing the infrastructure and solutions to harness the profusion of health information for good. Our data-driven solutions span three primary areas: research, care and innovation. Programs include Project Baseline - our research initiative to increase participation and evidence generation in clinical research; Onduo - our personalized virtual care platform, which includes connected tools, lifestyle coaching and clinical support; and Debug - our effort to reduce the threat of mosquito-borne diseases by combining machine learning with sterile insect technique. We're also actively working to combat the spread of COVID-19 through new programs like Healthy at Work. DescriptionVerily, an Alphabet company, lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world's health data useful so that people enjoy longer and healthier lives. We are developing tools and devices to collect, organize and activate health data, and creating interventions to prevent and manage disease. As Deputy General Counsel Verily you will work on the exciting legal issues facing our growing organization.Verily seeks an experienced, highly motivated attorney to serve as Deputy General Counsel responsible for designing and implementing a global strategy to manage risk involving the company and its affiliates across multiple risk areas worldwide. Areas of focus include antitrust/competition, third party liability, platform integrity, commercial transactions, patent, trade secret, trademark, joint ventures, product development, real estate, safety, quality and government and regulatory enforcement and other matters. He/She will manage a team of lawyers providing product counseling and oversee law operations and key outside counsel relationships. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience leading and managing diverse teams, overseeing complex, high-stakes, high profile matters, counseling executive stakeholders, and will possess exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated expertise in life sciences is prefered. ResponsibilitiesFunction & Team LeadershipActively contribute to Legal Function through participation in initiatives to build departmental knowledge and capabilities by sharing best practicesPartner with colleagues to contribute expertise as neededMentor among the legal team and provide expertise, guidance and supportAssist General Counsel on matters of significant importance to Verily businesses and JVs.Be committed to meeting patient unmet needs and be energized by rising to new challenges and coming up with creative yet compliant solutions to serve patients. Be energized by challenging and interesting legal work and novel business problems.Risk Management & CompliancePartner with Compliance, Regulatory, Quality and Safety to proactively identify and manage potential risks. Ensure compliance with all government regulations and mandates. Contribute to investigations as needed to address potential compliance concerns.Regulatory Materials & Marketing Partner with business, regulatory, and medical colleagues to ensure timely review of proposed activities and materials. Contribute actively to the review team by evaluating potential risk and providing counsel. Ensure coordination with other legal associates supporting specific therapeutics to ensure consistency. Provide legal advice and assistance related to commercial programs, including marketing programs and promotional campaigns in accordance with laws and internal policies.QualificationsMinimum qualifications:Juris Doctor or equivalent degree; member in good standing of the California Bar, or eligible to register as Registered In-House Counsel.Experience providing advice on a broad range of legal issues, including real estate, GxP, quality, safety counseling, IP and commercial transactions..Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.Preferred qualifications:20+ years of related experience in legal counseling role specifically related to pharmaceuticals, Biotech or medical devices in industry or major law firmJD degreeSignificant experience in commercial contracting, including drafting, reviewing and advising business partners on complex agreementsFamiliarity with FDA regulations, federal fraud and abuse laws, including FDA/OIG guidelines, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Industry Codes and privacy laws and requirements affecting commercial and medical activitiesExperience with product launches including accelerated approvals

Keywords: Verily, South San Francisco , Deputy General Counsel, Other , South San Francisco, California

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