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  • U.S. Counsel

  • Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 806910/004
  • Managed by: Danielle Goldstone
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client, a global leader in the field of metrology, has exclusively engaged us to help them find their first U.S. Legal Counsel. This individual will join their team in the Chicago area. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and fast-growing company. This newly created position will focus on establishing the U.S. legal function and will work with senior management in shaping business strategies and implementing compliance and corporate policies.

The ideal candidate will have broad-based corporate and commercial experience and will work with the management team making strategic decisions, providing business oriented legal advice and support to all business units, drafting and negotiation of various contracts, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations and managing external counsel. This is a highly visible position and thus, this person should feel comfortable working with senior level management.

Candidates should possess a J.D. and 7+ years of in-house experience in the healthcare or life sciences industry, with global exposure. Experience in metrology is a plus!

This role is based near Chicago. Local candidates only please.

For a confidential discussion about this position, contact Danielle Goldstone at

Experience Level: 5-7 years, 7-10 years, 10+ years

Job Category: Business/Corporate, Compliance & Regulatory

Industry: Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Automotive, Aerospace/Defense, Software, Industrial Products

Location: Chicago, Illinois