Associate Counsel, Litigation
Biogen Idec - Weston, MA

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Biogen Idec Inc. seeks a highly experienced (15+ years of practice) Litigation Counsel, who will be based in Weston and Cambridge, MA and will report to the Vice President, Chief Litigation Counsel. The Litigation Counsel will work with the Chief Litigation Counsel in determining strategy and managing litigation matters for Biogen Idec worldwide, including intellectual property, products liability, commercial, securities, and other complex litigation matters. The Litigation Counsel will determine and review strategy with outside counsel; insure excellent representation and management of matters to budget; advise senior management on litigation strategy and risk management; and work with the Chief Litigation Counsel to insure the effective and cost-efficient management of the Company’s e-discovery processes and other litigation processes.

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Location
US-MA-Weston

Job Category
Legal & Compliance

Requisition Number
19598BR

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have at least 15 years of complex litigation practice, including trial experience and management of litigation teams in complex matters. Experience representing pharmaceutical companies and international litigation is preferred, and experience representing clients in highly regulated industries is required. The successful candidate will have substantial experience advising senior management on litigation strategy and risk, have exceptional communication skills, have substantial experience in managing e-discovery and working with scientific and economic expert witnesses, and be skilled at working effectively with people across a wide range of disciplines in a complex corporate environment.

Education
A law degree, membership in a state bar, excellent academic credentials and excellent professional credentials are required.

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Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a global leader in the discovery, development and delivery of innovative therapies to improve the lives of...