Product Counsel

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As part of Penumbra’s legal team, you will support a growing and dynamic company that develops ground-breaking technology to further its mission of saving patients’ lives.  You will work closely with the General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, other lawyers, paralegals and support staff as part of this closely-knit team while partnering with external departments essential to the Company’s operations.

What You'll Work On

  • Provide advice, legal direction, and training on applicable laws and regulations related to the development and commercialization of medical devices and other health technologies, including data privacy, product liability, healthcare fraud and abuse, and medical device regulations.
  • Provide pragmatic, business-oriented advice to teams (e.g., Engineering, R&D, Product Management, and Business Development) from the initial stages of product development through launch and commercialization.
  • Develop and maintain legal resources that are needed for products, such as terms of service, privacy notices, and other disclosures.
  • Review and structure agreements with potential partners in compliance with applicable law.
  • Develop guidelines and processes that enable teams to efficiently execute on product roadmaps.
  • Partner closely with privacy and security functions, as well as other attorneys, to ensure relevant stakeholders have all the necessary information for decisions to be made.
  • Efficiently manage outside counsel.
  • Address issues related to data privacy and security, both in the US and internationally.
  • What You Bring

  • J.D. and membership with the CA Bar, or at least one other state’s bar, and the ability to obtain registered in-house counsel status
  • 6+ years of relevant legal experience, with 3+ years of in-house experience
  • Knowledge of product development process and experience advising on legal issues related to software and hardware development, including licensing and product security strongly preferred
  • Sound judgment; demonstrated analytical, oral and written communication abilities; and strong interpersonal skills
  • Medical device, pharmaceutical, biotech, or other regulated industry experience desired
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize assignments while handling various projects simultaneously
  • What We Offer:
    • A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded
    • The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases
    • A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc. 
    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
    If you reside in the State of California, please also refer to Penumbra’s Privacy Notice for California Residents.