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Allergan, Inc

Senior Paralegal - Contracts

Allergan, Inc - Madison, NJ

Job Description
Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma.  Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!
At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Senior Paralegal - Contracts is an experienced contract professional responsible for creating and drafting contracts, templates, and playbooks as needed.  As a member of Allergan’s Legal department, the role will provide contract support for various client groups across organization by performing contract reviews and negotiations while ensuring contracts are compliant with applicable laws and regulations and internal policies and procedures. 

Main Areas of Responsibility

Supports contract negotiation and drafting effort.
Develops and provides contract and business model related training to client group.
Leads and executes special projects as tasked by internal counsel.  Researches legal issues.
Performs in a cross-functional coordination role with other business team members (e.g., commercial, finance, legal, operations, procurement).
Develops and provides contract and business model-related training to Allergan personnel.
Mentors less-experienced contract professionals in other departments.
Expert grasp of contracting concepts and strong analytical skills.
Strong internal and external negotiation skills and ability to influence.
Analyzes new and revised laws and regulations for potential impact on business units' goals and objectives; communicates findings to business units.
Analyzes contract trends; drafts, and reviews contract terms and conditions with vendors and other third parties to ensure contract language conformity to legal specifications.
Works effectively under deadlines



Bachelor's Degree; advanced, related degree preferred
6 to 8 years of relevant work experience (or appropriate combination of education and experience)
Proofreading/editing skills
Drafting, negotiation and client communication skills
Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks/responsibilities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Paralegal certificate


10 days 15 hours ago

Allergan, Inc


Senior Paralegal - Contracts Allergan, Inc - Madison, NJ, United States


Location: Madison, NJ

Company Profile:
Allergan, Inc. operates as a multi-specialty health care company primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The company discovers, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical, biological, medical device, and over-the-counter products for the ophthalmic, neurological, medical aesthetics, medical dermatology, breast aesthetics, urological, and other specialty markets. It operates in two segments, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. The Specialty Pharmaceuticals segment produces a range of pharmaceutical products, including ophthalmic products for dry eye, glaucoma, inflammation, infection, allergy, and retinal disease; Botox for certain therapeutic and aesthetic indications; skin care products for acne, psoriasis, eyelash growth, and other prescription and physician-dispensed skin care products; and urologics products. The Medical Devices segment offers a range of medical devices, such as breast implants for augmentation, revision, and reconstructive surgery, as well as tissue expanders; and facial aesthetics products. The company sells its products to drug wholesalers, independent and chain drug stores, pharmacies, commercial optical chains, opticians, mass merchandisers, food stores, hospitals, group purchasing organizations, integrated direct hospital networks, ambulatory surgery centers, government purchasing agencies, and medical practitioners. It focuses on eye care professionals, neurologists, physiatrists, dermatologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, aesthetic specialty physicians, urologists, urogynecologists, and general practitioners. The company has collaboration agreements with Molecular Partners AG; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Serenity Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Allergan, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.