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Senior Counsel Corporate Contracting

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

Fortrea -- a global leading life sciences company whose mission is improving health, improving lives -- is seeking to hire a lawyer specializing in Corporate Contracting globally. As the Sr. Counsel Corporate Contracting, you will be responsible for supporting sourcing, procurement and real estate contracts for the company.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Legal review and negotiation for corporate contracts, including supply agreements, real estate leases, software agreements and marketing arrangements
  • Advising on import/export matters in relation to suppliers, capital projects, and procurements strategies
  • Negotiating agreements with suppliers and other corporate service providers
  • Managing outside counsel advising on corporate contractual matters and related issues
  • Suggesting improvements to departmental processes, templates, tools, and training on an ongoing basis in response to emerging trends, regulatory requirements, and the company’s risk management posture.
  • Regularly use of company systems including the action tracking system and other corporate systems as required and supports departmental reporting requirements.
  • Providing management with regular status updates on open matters and outstanding issues.
  • May travel up to 10%


  • 4+ years’ experience in related job discipline
  • Prior in house counsel in similar role and/or large law firm experience preferred


  • Professional degree/designations/certifications/licenses legally required: JD (or equivalent); must be admitted to practice in a U.S. state or UK and in good standing

As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

Did you know?

Labcorp's Clinical Development and Commercialization Services business is now Fortrea in connection with its planned spin-off from Labcorp, which is expected in mid-2023. Fortrea’s spin-off from Labcorp is subject to satisfaction of certain customary conditions. This spin-off will position both organizations for accelerated growth and allow each to focus resources on distinct strategic priorities, customer and employee needs and value creation opportunities. As a provider of phase I-IV clinical trial management, regulatory guidance, patient access solutions and market access consulting, Fortrea will partner with both emerging and large pharmaceutical, biotechnology, device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation and improve the lives of patients worldwide.

Fortrea is looking for problem-solvers and creative thinkers who are passionate about breaking down barriers faced by sponsors of clinical trials, and who are committed to helping transform the development process to get promising life-changing ideas and therapies to patients faster. Join us as we cultivate a workspace where all employees have the opportunity to grow and make impacts on a global scale. For more information and questions related to Fortrea, please visit

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