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Careers that Change Lives
Provide legal advice and counsel to business units/management including the Endovascular and Peripheral Vascular Business units on topics that may include any of the following:  marketing and sales activities, sales contracting, FDA law, quality, healthcare compliance efforts, general business advising, contract drafting and negotiations, and dispute resolution.  Exact scope of duties will vary depending on candidate qualifications.

This position can reside in either our Plymouth, MN or Mounds View, MN office.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned. 

  • Support Cardiac and Vascular Group in meeting its sales contracting and other business/functional objectives while solving legal problems and managing associated risks.

  • Advise and counsel business clients and management on legal issues.

  • Identify, anticipate and help mitigate key legal risks within areas of responsibility.

  • Negotiate and prepare contracts and agreements.

  • Identify and manage legal resources internal and outside as required to provide high-quality legal services at a reasonable costs.

  • Provide client training on legal issues, policies and processes.   

  • Work closely on the sales contracting work done by paralegals in the law department.


Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Juris Doctor 
  • 8+ years of experience working in a large Law Firm or In-House for a large Corporation
Nice to Have
  • Medical device industry experience strongly preferred, or equivalent experience working in a highly regulated environment
  • FDA regulatory and quality system and Anti-kickback Statute experience strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of experience working with commercial sales contracts and/or FDA law
  • Direct client contact
  • Exceptional advocacy and negotiating skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Superior common sense and judgment
  • Integrity and strong ethical center
  • Analytical risk identification, evaluation, and management skills
  • Capable of inspiring trust and confidence of client groups
  • Flexibility, adaptability, pragmatism, responsiveness and collegiality
  • Managerial experience
  • Ability to work constructively with clients of all backgrounds and experience
  • Ability to work collegially with lawyers, paralegals, and staff
  • Ability to take initiative in dealing with issues and judgment to know when to solicit assistance
  • Exceptional advocacy in negotiating skills
  • Experience working with HIPAA
  • Direct client contact
  • In-House Corporate Attorney experience
  • Experience supporting Sales and Marketing
  • Other healthcare law experience
  • Litigation experience
About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. 

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