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Legal Counsel - Strategic Transactions at Dexcom

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:

About Dexcom:

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class-while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported full-year 2020 revenue of $1.9B, a growth of 30% versus 2019. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 6,000 people worldwide.

Position Summary:

We are currently looking for Legal Counsel to join our Strategic Transactions group! In this role, you will support general commercial contracting matters and a wide various of strategic projects within the Strategic Transactions legal team

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support day-to-day commercial contracting, including the negotiation of non-disclosure agreements, business associate agreements, data use agreements, clinical trial agreements, supply agreements, API agreements, master services agreements, subscription agreements, consulting agreements, amendments, statements of work, schedules, exhibits, and consents;

  • Assist Strategic Transactions legal team with establishing or updating contracting process, creating, maintaining and updating legal templates;

  • Support complex strategic transactions, with tasks that may include review and analysis of due diligence materials and/or creating and maintaining document and action item checklists; and

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in corporate development, clinical, privacy and compliance; prepare execution copies and coordinate with legal support personnel to ensure timely execution and filing of documents.

Required Qualifications:

  • Member of the California Bar in good standing

  • 2+ years' relevant commercial contracting experience with stable work history

  • Solid drafting skills and attention to detail

Functional Description

    Manages legal business matters pertaining to the organization. Provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to a number of in-house clients. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the organization's government and regulatory compliance. Reviews legal data and advises organization on appropriate legal action to be taken. Performs litigation on the company's behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal matters handled by outside counsel. Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, drafting transactional documents, license agreements, employment law, immigration law, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, and contract management. Experience in trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry as well as SEC reporting. Requires a law degree.

      Functional/Business Knowledge

      • Developing professional expertise,applies company policies andprocedures to resolve a variety ofissues.

      • General application of concepts and principles.

      • Demonstrates project management skills and successful track record of completion.

      • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.


      • Receives general oversight and guidance on approaches to compete project related tasks.

      • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

      • Develops solutions to a variety of problems.

      • Builds productive internal/externalworking relationships.


      • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

      • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.


      • N/A

      Field Sales

      • N/A

      Experience and Education

      • Typically requires a Bachelors degree and a minimum of 2-5 years of related experience.

      Workplace Type

      • The Workplace Type for this role is Flex. Based on the nature of your position you will be working onsite approximately 2-3 days per week from collaborative space and hoteling desks at our Dexcom sites. You will need to be located within commuting distance (typically 75 miles/120km) of your assigned Dexcom site.

      If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Dexcom Talent Acquisition at

      An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at

      View the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision at this link.

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