The Director, Legal will be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts including, customer, vendor, supplier, confidentiality and non-disclosure, license, engagement, services, consulting and IT/software agreements, policies and procedures, and related documents. This Position will also manage the contracts process, handle pre-litigation dispute resolution and supervise litigation. The Director, Legal will supervise and assist with SEC filings and other activities, such as the Annual Proxy Statement, forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, and assist the Corporate Secretary with corporate governance matters. This Position will report to the General Counsel and will manage a team of four contract administrators.
Through innovation, invention and strategic partnerships with worldwide leaders in diagnostics and treatments, Heska (publicly traded on the NASDAQ) provides the benefits of latest generation technologies to pet healthcare providers. The Company discovers, develops, manufactures and markets companion animal health products, including diagnostic and patient monitoring equipment, as well as diagnostic laboratory products in the United States and Europe.
A competitive compensation package will be offered for this position, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Approximately 3-7 years of experience as an attorney with a mix of law firm experience and/or as an in-house counsel in a publicly-traded corporation, primarily focused on commercial contracts and corporate transactions.
This is a national search, however, local/regional candidates are preferred.
Admitted and in good standing to the Bar of at least one state and eligible for admission to the Colorado bar as in-house counsel.
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