The role of Baxter’s Legal function is to contribute to the accomplishment of Baxter’s goals while ensuring that the company’s business activities comply with all applicable laws and regulations wherever Baxter does business throughout the world. Baxter legal professionals have expertise in litigation and employment, ethics and compliance, government affairs, intellectual property, regulatory, transaction and governance, and international law.
Legal professionals at Baxter play an important role in helping Baxter achieve its mission to help save and sustain lives. It is this purpose that binds together Baxter employees in pursuit of better healthcare around the world, including increased access to life-saving therapies for people who need it most. It is a mission that provides extra motivation and job fulfillment to all employees across Baxter’s businesses, functions and geographies.
The diversity and sophistication of Baxter’s Legal function makes it like a small law firm, offering a range of opportunities for legal professionals to apply their skills. The function’s activities provide insight into the whole business, from strategic planning and evaluation of new business opportunities, to public policy and legal compliance in the company’s day-to-day operations.
With approximately 60 percent of its sales generated outside the United States and operations in more than 100 countries, Baxter must adhere to a range of local laws and regulations. To this end, Baxter employs legal professionals around the world. Baxter regions include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
Baxter looks for talented and driven legal professionals who have: