Sr. Corporate Counsel

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## Description
Outstanding opportunity to play a critical role on the corporate and securities and business development teams of a very stable public pet healthcare company that is well positioned for future growth, with a market cap of over $5 billion and a stock that has outperformed the market by more than 500% in the past 10 years.
Job Summary:
Specializes in Corporate and Securities and M&A; - must also be agile and willing to support our other legal groups: Intellectual Property and Business Support.
Primarily responsible for legal issues related to Securities Regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)/National Association of Securities Dealers (NASDAQ) Filings, Corporate Governance & Maintenance, Company Secretary Support, Maintenance of Domestic and Foreign Subsidiaries, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Alliances, Financing/Debt Transactions, Investor Relations, Insurance/Risk Management/Internal Audit, Benefits/Stock Plan Administration and General Contracts (Shared). Primarily supports Finance, Tax & Treasury, Business Development, International (Shared) and Human Resources (HR) (Shared).
Performs wide range of legal activities to support the operation, strategic growth and development of the Company. Provides legal advice and counsel to legal and business team members. Works with business and technical teams on a day-to-day basis to identify, analyze and propose solutions to legal issues. Provides solution-based advice and counsel. Assists in structuring, negotiating and implementing strategic and commercial transactions, negotiating various agreements and commercial contracts with vendors and other commercial parties. Works with and supervises outside counsel on various legal matters as appropriate. Assists the broader legal team in managing general commercial transactions, international law, litigation and other matters as needed. This position has the opportunity to manage a small team that supports the Corporate & Securities workflow.
## Qualifications
J.D. and current bar membership in good standing required
Experience and Abilities:
5+ years of law firm experience
M&A; experience
Law firm and/or in-house experience advising a publicly traded company as to '34 Act compliance and filings, corporate governance and SEC disclosure issues and subsidiary maintenance
Self-starter, with ability to work independently, initiate and coordinate projects and meet deadlines within a changing, fast-paced environment
Excellent problem-solving skills, sound judgment and strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
Pays close attention to detail, handles confidential information with discretion and possesses a "can do" attitude
A natural leader who can motivate others and thrive in a team environment
Strategic-thinker, goal- and team-orientated, able to handle difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner and history of developing cross-functional relationships with all levels of an organization
Practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving, tempered by an appreciation of legal complexity and risk
IDEXX is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and to build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for the production animal industry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs 5,700 people and offers products to customers in over 100 countries.
IDEXX attracts, rewards and inspires exceptionally talented and motivated people who are eager to participate in two of the most important technological revolutions of our time--biotechnology and information technology.
We offer outstanding opportunities for personal growth and success, and support excellence, world-class standards, and continuous improvement.
If you are looking for a challenging work environment that unleashes creativity and energy, is refreshingly honest and comfortably casual, and offers opportunities for unmatched personal growth, we want to hear from you!
ABOUT THE AREA: Portland, Maine recently ranked number 6 on Forbes magazine's list of America's Best Cities for Young Professionals, was ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the best places to raise kids, was listed by as one of America's Best Hipster Neighborhoods, was named the Foodiest city in the US by Bonapppetit magazine, was ranked by as having one of the healthiest and most affordable housing markets, made the top 10 list of healthiest cities for women by Women's Health Magazine, and has recently been nominated for "Best Town Ever" by Outside Magazine; the magazine chooses its top 10 places to live based on a balance of great culture, breathtaking scenery, reasonable home prices, low-stress living, and, of course, easy access to the outdoors.
No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted.
Job: Legal & Business Development
Primary Location: Americas-United States-Maine-Westbrook ME
Organization: General Counsel - 30001888
Schedule: Full-time
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Posting: May 14, 2014, 2:43:47 PM
Req ID: 10105896-20140502

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