Senior Corporate Counsel - Transactional Law


CA-Los Angeles, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Legal / Compliance
Req Id:  510947

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.


This position will work as part of a team of attorneys and contract professionals responsible for the drafting, negotiating, and processing of contracts for Grifols’ North American business units, specifically involving commercial, corporate, and real estate transactions, as well as handling legal disputes pre-litigation and managing outside counsel with formal litigation.  This position presents the opportunity for a successful candidate to receive specialized training and to develop skills that open possibilities for a long-term career path within Grifols.  


Primary Responsibilities for Role:

  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts, particularly those related to industrial and manufacturing matters, as well as real estate, R & D, and clinical trials.
  • Draft, review and negotiate the leasing of retail and manufacturing sites.
  • Lead the management of litigation related to personal injury, real estate, product liability, and other general disputes.
  • Draft, review, and finalize corporate transactions, corporate governance, and other matters related thereto.
  • Supervise a paralegal and/or corporate counsel.
  • Support Deputy General Counsel with transactional matters, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, and other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills, with an excellent ability to issue spot and integrate legal advice with business goals. 
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment, as well as in a small team environment and become a productive and positive member of the legal team. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate concisely.
  • Effective communication skills necessary to resolve disputes and bring teams together to effectively solve problems and resolve disputes.
  • Ability to supervise a small team including a paralegal and/or corporate counsel.
  • Experience in the manufacturing and/or pharmaceutical industry is preferred, candidates must present the skills and aptitude to undertake the preparation and negotiation of complex agreements.  



  • J.D. from an accredited academic institution required.
  • Admission to a state bar is required.


Typically requires at least 8 years of total experience. A minimum of three (3) years of relevant transactional / general counseling experience in the industrial and/or manufacturing industry, and at least three (3) years of law firm experience related to general litigation is preferred.


Pay Scale:

The estimated pay scale for the Senior Corporate Counsel role based in California, is $205,000.00-$225,000.00 per year. Additionally, the position is eligible to participate in up to 30% of the company bonus pool. We offer a wide variety of benefits including, but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, up to 5% 401(K) match and tuition reimbursement. Final compensation packages will ultimately depend on education, experience, skillset, knowledge, where the role is performed, internal equity and market data. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Grifols is a global healthcare organization with employees in 30 countries focused on patient health and providing impactful results. Since our humble beginnings in 1909, Grifols has been a family company that prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled over the last 10 years, and you can grow with us!


Occupational Demands:

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks and stands. Occasionally bends and twists neck.  Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. 


*This job description is accurate at the date of publication and may change over time.  It is not intended as an exhaustive description of the job.  Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law.  We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles