Senior Counsel Securities and Finance Law

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At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients’ lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

The Senior Counsel, Securities and Finance Law is responsible for providing legal advice and support on the Company’s securities law and disclosure matters.

Essential Job Functions
  • Ensuring our compliance with applicable securities laws and stock exchange regulations
  • Prepare and review SEC filings including registration statements including but not limited to SEC filings on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, Schedule 13D and Schedule 13G, press releases and investor presentations.
  • Advising and supporting matters relating to disclosure controls and procedures and securities laws generally.
  • Providing legal counsel to the finance, tax and treasury groups, including in connection with all financing activities and transactions, such as securities offerings, equity or debt repurchases, credit agreements, derivative agreements, and other similar transactions; and providing legal advice on legal entity restructurings and other transactions related to the Company’s legal entity structure.
  • Assist with general corporate matters in the Law Department, including M&A, financing, investment, and other partnering projects that help us bring medicines to patients.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • J.D. required with membership in good standing in at least one state bar in the U.S, NY preferred. Non-NY must obtain a NY limited in-house counsel license upon hire and non-NJ must obtain a NJ limited in-house counsel license upon hire.
  • Ideal candidate will have 5-8 years’ experience in securities law, preferably with a public company and/or law firm, and with financing transactions.
  • Candidate must also have excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent judgment and the knowledge and ability to involve others that may possess the needed expertise to address issues as required.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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