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Demant - Legal Counsel, Transactions (Somerset, NJ)

07 Jul 2021 12:55 AM | Jonathan Amira

Job Description:

Demant seeks to hire an experienced transactional attorney with a minimum of 3 years of experience to join its expanding business. The role requires practical, timely assistance with general corporate/commercial transactions including M&A. The new hire will be part of a successful legal team, reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel – M&A and Corporate Transactions, and will use their legal skills to contribute to the operations of the business.

Practice Description:

Have experience handling general corporate/commercial contracts and services agreements at a law firm and/or in-house environment;

Have experience negotiating M&A transactions, ideally within the health care and/or technology sector;

Draft, review, and negotiate all transaction documents, including M&A documents, purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, disclosure schedules, and related ancillary agreements;

Coordinate the efforts of the internal legal and risk due diligence teams, working closely with other stakeholders to complete transactions;

Have strong relationship management skills and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of other functional areas across the business to seek alignment on deal objectives for the benefit of Demant;

Be able to prepare, negotiate, review and revise a high volume of commercial and operational contracts;

Function successfully in a highly visible and challenging position;

Be energetic, engaged and able to demonstrate past examples of taking a proactive, innovative approach in the management of legal issues;

Be a team-player who can lead internal projects and initiatives;

Be able to weigh legal risk against business needs and realities, and making decisions based on sound judgment;

Have the ability to work independently alongside business stakeholders and coordinate all aspects of multiple transactions simultaneously;

Have the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume, frequently changing environment;

Display the highest level of ethical conduct and integrity;

Develop creative and compliant solutions to assist in resolving complicated issues.


A law degree from an accredited U.S. Law School and a member of the PA, NJ or NY bar, and if from outside NJ, have the ability to obtain registration as an in-house counsel in NJ within three months of employment.

Have a minimum of 3 years of experience;

Must have high energy, engaged and have demonstrated that he/she is a hands-on attorney, proactive and innovative in counseling and litigation practice;

A keen ability to provide practical advice by weighing legal risk against business needs and realities;

Must be comfortable and efficient in high paced environment.


All interested candidates please apply directly to: Suzette T. Rodriguez, Senior Employment and Litigation Counsel, Group Legal & Compliance, surz@demant.com.






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