VP & General Counsel

Canon America Medical Systems
Jul 05, 2024
Aug 02, 2024
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Responsible for Legal, Regulatory Affairs, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, and risk management. Counsel CMSU's and CMRU's employees on legal compliance.


  • Direct and participate in the resolution of claims, disputes, litigation and related legal matters.
  • Supervise and coordinate all company activities involving outside legal counsel.
  • Provide legal advice to President & CEO and all CMSU employees in the performance of company duties and responsibilities.
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts; provide training on legal compliance to employees; prepare and update policies and procedures concerning legal compliance.
  • Advise CMSU and CMRU on intellectual property matters.
  • Oversee activities related to Regulatory Affairs.
  • Oversee activities related to SOX compliance & risk management. This includes the SOX management strategic plan in collaboration with executive management.
  • Assist with due diligence on all legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Create and conduct training in various legal compliance matters.


  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position including but not limited to the Sarbanes–Oxley Act, and all other applicable laws relating to the company's compliance.
  • Adept at handling complex contract negotiations (medical equipment industry preferred).
  • Knowledge of all aspects of employment law, including without limitation, laws governing termination, benefits, and leaves of absence (medical equipment industry preferred).
  • Other LLB or JD accreditation, including admittance to practice law.
  • 10 years of increasing responsibility
  • Recent experience in advising corporations on a variety of legal matters, including contracts, product liability, anti–trust, healthcare laws, FDA and employment law, as well as significant experience in review, drafting and negotiation of contracts (medical equipment industry preferred).
  • 10 years in leadership position in a corporate legal department, 15+ years preferred.
  • Knowledge of healthcare laws (Federal Anti–kickback regulations, HIPAA, Open Payments Act).
  • Recent experience in health care and/or medical device.
  • Depth of experience in M&A and commercial contracts (medical equipment industry preferred).
  • Team player who can effectively interact with the various departments of CMSU and CMRU.
  • Range in $300,000 base salary plus performance incentivewith upside potential.
  • Position may be remote (will travel to USA headquarters in Tustin, CA as requested)

About us!

Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc., a world leader in diagnostic imaging, is in search of qualified candidates to fill our open positions. Canon Medical Systems offers a competitive salary and benefits package, we support a diverse workplace and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. We invite you to join and become part of our Canon family.