Location: Chelmsford, MA


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save and improve lives. None of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we're invested in their success.

This position is an opportunity for a talented transactional lawyer to serve in an impactful, business-oriented in-house legal role in the medical device industry, supporting ZOLL's Acute Care Technology business. Serving as a critical member of a dynamic team, the Counsel will partner with the business to review, negotiate, and draft a wide range of commercial agreements and provide legal advice on a broad range of issues.

The position supports all levels of the businesses, but entails significant interaction with business leadership across all functions, and accordingly requires meaningful judgment, discretion, and organizational intelligence. The Counsel will collaborate with internal clients in all functional areas, including R&D, sales, marketing, sourcing, compliance, and clinical and scientific affairs. Success will help drive sales acceleration and speed new products to market. Counsel may also occasionally support corporate-wide initiatives and the legal needs of ZOLL's other business units, as the legal department works collaboratively based upon workload and bandwidth.

The position reports to the Senior Director, Associate General Counsel in the Acute Care Technology business, and is located in Chelmsford, MA.

Essential Functions

  • Draft and Negotiate Contracts – Review, manage, and maintain the division’s contract templates. Review and negotiate all forms of contracts and third party agreements with customers, vendors, and business partners. Examples include sales and lease agreements supply agreements, services agreements, distribution agreements, clinical trial agreements, and technology license agreements. In particular, the sales process can entail significant contract negotiation.

  • Advise the Business – Provide timely, high-quality analysis and pragmatic advice on legal and business issues to internal clients. Provide proactive legal and business counseling on a broad range of topics, including, general commercial law, contract interpretation, and, in conjunction with other subject-matter experts, healthcare compliance issues, privacy, and intellectual property.

  • Developing processes -- Assist in the development and/or enhancement of business and legal processes and procedures.

  • Support Corporate Initiatives – Assist with corporate-level initiatives or other duties as assigned by the Senior Director, Associate General Counsel.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience

  • J.D. from an accredited institution.

  • A minimum of five years of legal experience as a commercial transactions attorney in private practice or in-house required.

  • Membership in good standing in at least one state bar.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong work ethic

  • Intellectual curiosity

  • Independent decision-making ability

  • Collaborative, consensus builder

  • Mission-driven with a belief in ZOLL’s mission

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Standing - Occasionally

  • Walking - Occasionally

  • Sitting - Constantly

  • Talking - Occasionally

  • Hearing - Occasionally

  • Repetitive Motions - Frequently

ZOLL is a fast-growing company that operates in more than 140 countries around the world. Our employees are inspired by a commitment to make a difference in patients' lives, and our culture values innovation, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Join us in our efforts to improve outcomes for underserved patients suffering from critical cardiopulmonary conditions and help save more lives.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.