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Teva Pharmaceuticals Director Legal Counsel in Parsippany, New Jersey

Director Legal Counsel

Date: May 24, 2019

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Director, Legal Counsel, reports to the SVP & General Counsel - Global Litigation, and will have responsibility for managing a large portfolio of all US antitrust litigation, compliance with the FTC Consent Decree, managing the Company’s relationship with the FTC, advising the US Generics business regarding antitrust issues and risks, and coordinating with the Intellectual Property team regarding any patent settlements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee and actively manage Company’s portfolio of US antitrust litigations.

  • Advise business regarding antitrust issues and risks.

  • Ensure compliance with the FTC Consent Decree and develop and implement associated global processes.

  • Ensure good relationship with the FTC.

  • Prepare training for business and others to ensure compliance with antitrust laws.

  • Implement processes to ensure compliance with antitrust laws.

  • Follow Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.

Other projects and duties as required/assigned.



  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from a nationally recognized and preferably top-ranked, ABA accredited law school.

  • Top academic credentials.

  • Admitted in good standing to the bar of at least one state and eligible for admission to the Pennsylvania bar as in-house counsel.

  • Minimum of 4 years of antitrust litigation experience, which experience should include at least 3 years of foundational training at an Am Law firm.

  • Reverse payment litigation


  • Experience in pharmaceutical antitrust litigation.

  • Trial experience.

Key Personal Attributes

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to influence others.

  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills, including the ability to coach and develop others, and a high level of emotional intelligence.

  • Exceptional leadership skills.

  • High level of intellectual curiosity.

  • Passionate about litigation, litigates well and likes to win.

  • Excellent work ethic.

Willingness to travel (approximately 25%).


Legal & IP

Sub Function


Reports To

SVP and General Counsel, Global Litigation

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

EOE including disability/veteran