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Senior Counsel, Competition Law

Company: J&J Family of Companies
Location: new brunswick
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Senior Counsel, Competition Law, to be located in New Brunswick, New Jersey or Washington, DC.

This Senior Counsel position is for an attorney within the Competition Law & Policy Group of the Litigation Group within the Law Department of Johnson & Johnson. The responsibilities of this position are to advise and represent the company concerning competition matters in all sectors of the companys business in the United States and other jurisdictions, with an emphasis on the merger review process and general antitrust counseling. We are seeking a person with the experience to lead complex global matters. The successful candidate must be comfortable interacting with senior business and legal leaders and be committed to take the time to learn each of Johnson & Johnson's businesses and the markets in which they participate.

As Senior Counsel, you will:

Advise concerning competition issues raised by the companys mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures; collaborative with business development lawyers and professionals to develop strategy for efficient clearance of merger reviews.

Lead all aspects of merger clearance filings and represent the company before competition authorities.

Respond to third-party information requests from competition authorities.

Advise on the competition aspects of distribution agreements, co-promotion agreements and other product rights agreements and ensure a coordinated cross-sector approach.

Proactively engage in competition policy advocacy and coordinate global advocacy efforts to ensure a consistent company approach.

Work closely with Law Department colleagues in advising business leaders on significant competition law issues, including pricing and distribution practices with the aim to have a consistent cross-sector approach.

Work closely with Law Department colleagues to develop and deliver, competition training for all sectors, regions, and levels.

The preferred location of this position is New Brunswick, NJ, and it will report to the Chief Antitrust Counsel in New Brunswick, NJ.


A minimum of a JD is required.

A minimum of 6-10 years practicing as an attorney is required.

Extensive experience in the U.S. merger review process is required.

Experience in drafting and submitting Hart-Scott-Rodino notification forms is required.

Experience advising clients concerning the Robinson-Patman Act is preferred.

Solid understanding of merger review regulations outside the U.S. is preferred.

  • Experience proactively engaging in competition policy advocacy and coordinating global advocacy efforts to ensure a consistent company approach is preferred.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with law department, public policy, commercial, regulatory, medical affairs, finance, tax, and other Johnson & Johnson colleagues.

    Ability to influence cross-functional partners and senior management to impact decision making

    Ability to have an opinion backed by insight and confidence to influence stakeholders in meetings and on a one on one basis.

    Outstanding and clear communication skills; ability to think analytically to understand complex or ambiguous problems or issues and articulate solutions/conclusions clearly and concisely.

    Business acumen with ability to appropriately use judgment and risk-taking.

    Prior experience in pharmaceutical, medical device and/or consumer industries is preferred.

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick-One Johnson & Johnson Plaza

Other Locations

North America-United States-District of Columbia-Washington


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Keywords: J&J Family of Companies, New Brunswick , Senior Counsel, Competition Law, Other , new brunswick, New Jersey

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