Legal Counsel, Consumer Self-Care Americas (CSCA)

Legal Allegan, Michigan


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

We are currently looking for a  legal counsel to join the commercial team within Perrigo’s U.S. store brand OTC pharmaceutical business located in Allegan MI.

Role Purpose:  Provides legal counsel to the commercial team and manages litigation within Perrigo’s U.S. Consumer Self-Care Americas (CSCA) business. This attorney will interact frequently with upper-level management within Perrigo, outside counsel, and Perrigo employees at many levels. This position is fast-paced during working hours, but with a good work-life balance.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Juris doctor degree from accredited law school and admission to at least one state bar (active and in good standing). 
  • Minimum of 5+ years professional legal experience in advising on a broad range of commercial matters in a corporate or law firm environment, including experience in litigation and the interpretation of commercial contracts
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is helpful, but not required: the FDA pharmaceutical regulatory environment, commercial bankruptcy, drug pricing/reimbursement rules and regulations, or Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) compliance

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of litigation and disputes, for CSCA’s Over-the-Counter (OTC), Nutrition, and Oral Health Care Businesses.  Counsel is involved in all stages of ligation, including:  litigation strategy, reviewing pleadings, motions and briefs, witness preparation, settlement negotiations
  • Works through all the various contractual commitments and tender requests, including negotiations with issuing counsel, coordination of document collection, review, and production
  • Oversees outside counsel, including management of the litigation budget, and formulates litigation status reporting requirements
  • Acts as a liaison with Company’s risk management, coverage counsel, call center, and patient safety on complaints or threatened litigation
  • Assists with or leads matters related to commercial bankruptcy, drug/pricing reimbursement rules and regulations, and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) compliance and licensing