Senior Paralegal

    • Danaher Corporation
  • New York, NY
  • Posted 24 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 90,000.00 - 110,000.00 per year
Full Time


Business operations
Clinical research
Legal research
Problem solving
Continuous improvement
Analytical skill
Medical devices
Life sciences
Value engineering
Health care
Business analytics
Pure Data

Job Details

Wondering what's within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you'll see that for more than 80 years we've been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We're building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you'll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we're working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world's biggest health challenges.

The Senior Paralegal for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics will support the company's business operations in contract preparation and administration, and other special projects as assigned.

This position is part of the Legal Department located in Brea, California, and will be hybrid. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

You will be a part of the Legal Transactional Team and report to the Manager of Legal responsible for legal review of various standard contracts. If you thrive in a collaborative environment with high expectations for handling a variety of tasks and want to work to build a world-class legal organization-read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Draft various standard contracts, including non-disclosure agreements, speaker agreements, independent contractor agreements, research grant agreements, and clinical research agreements, with legal review of revisions from external parties.
  • Engage with internal customers to discuss contract terms.
  • Maintain a library of forms and resources.
  • Conduct legal research as needed.
  • Apply problem-solving skills and judgment to manage corporate risk, identifying and promoting best practices for continuous improvement within the organization.

The essential requirements of the job include:
  • BA/BS degree and paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience with contracts
  • Collaborate with business units, maintaining independent judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Apply analytical skills to interpret data and develop solutions for contract-related issues of basic scope and complexity.
  • Quickly acquire knowledge of new business activities and adapt to changing job requirements and priorities to meet dynamic workflow needs.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
  • Contract support for a medical device company.
  • Familiar with anti-kickback, HIPAA, clinical research, and medical device industry

At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

The salary range for this role is $90,000-$110,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonincentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.



At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow's science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what's next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit .

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.