Senior Paralegal

Conshohocken, PA /
General Counsel /
/ On-site

Consistent with the Legal Department’s goal to enhance and strengthen the Company's existing contracting and contract management, the Legal Department requires a qualified Commercial and/or Corporate Paralegal. This role will be located in Conshohocken, PA and require a paralegal with 4-6+ years of paralegal experience with a minimum of 3 years of pharmaceutical experience preferred. Supporting a legal department's needs and experience in the preparation and review of various commercial contracts and standard confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, legal project management, as well as corporate filings is required

Essential Functions

Draft and initial review, preparation and revision of commercial contracts for attorney's subsequent review and manage and maintain tracking tools and organization of legal workflow and contracts

Manage contract lifecycle from inception through execution of contracts within Madrigal’s contracts database, including organizing electronic contract and matter records as needed

Manage company-wide confidentiality and proprietary obligations including the review and revision of confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements from review, drafting and markup and participate in negotiation and execution as well as return of documents and document destruction upon termination of CDA

Assists with reviewing and revising various types of agreements in support of multiple business units including, Purchase Agreements, Vendor & Service Contracts, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Statements of Work, Master Service Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Quality Agreements, and Pharmacovigilance Agreements

Assist in the preparation and filing of documents required under federal and state securities laws, including Forms 3, 4 and 5 pursuant to Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended

Support the governance activities and functions Madrigal and its Board of Directors

Contribute to and/or lead project management of special projects as tasked by attorneys in the Legal Department, such as compiling information for filings, liaising with business partners and tracking and managing on-going projects with business partners

Coordinates and tracks all state licenses and licensing requirements and liases with commercial teams to ensure filings are up to date, including State Drug Price Transparency and Sunshine Act reporting obligations

Perform cross-functional coordination with business persons requesting Legal's review or preparation of contracts

Perform administrative tasks and projects for various attorneys in the legal department on an as-needed basis

Conduct research and gather information using general and legal research tools


Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) and years of work experience will be considered in lieu of a bachelors degree - Required

Vocational / Technical - Paralegal Certificate - years of work experience will be considered in lieu of a bachelors degree - Required

Work Experience

4 - 6+ years of paralegal experience, either with a law firm or the legal department of a large, multinational corporation - Required

3 years or more of pharmaceutical experience including supporting pharmaceutical Legal and/or Compliance departments programs - Preferred

Skills And Abilities

Highly organized and able to independently administer department procedures and carry out projects with minimal supervision under pressured circumstances

Ability to independently problem solve, take initiative to assist others and find creative solutions

Capability to manage a complex project from inception to completion with limited guidance and oversight

Strong ability to maintain strict confidentiality, exercising discretion and independent judgment on matters of significance

Effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of individuals within and outside the company, including an in international environment

Expertise in performance of clerical functions

Ability to multitask and handle multiple interruptions and adjustments to priorities throughout the day, including the ability to perform administrative work for a variety of people while organizing and meeting deadlines

Team player willing to pitch in as needed in all department matters
Capability to gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents

Expertise in management of compliance programs and processes
Highly detail oriented and able to quickly and independently identify gaps or risk areas

Expertise in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and Cloud based file sharing programs including databases

Specialized Knowledge

Knowledge in implementation and management of compliance program and processes