Fast-paced e-commerce company is seeking an FDA and FTC Counsel to join its growing legal team. The successful candidate will have significant experience with FDA and FTC in connection with the pet, food, beverage, drug, and dietary supplement areas. This position will be based out of our corporate headquarters in Dania Beach, FL and reports to the Vice President & Associate General Counsel, IP/Privacy.
What you'll do:
Demonstrate a deep knowledge of the FDA, USDA, EPA, FSIS, AAFCO, US Customs and other related laws and regulations
Demonstrate a deep knowledge of the FTC, state and federal marketing and deceptive trade practice laws, Prop 65, CPSC and other related laws and regulations
Provide counsel to the Proprietary Brand, Marketing and Merchandising Teams on ingredient, product and packaging claims and the training of these teams
Review website, print, email, TV, radio and other advertising vehicles for compliance with FTC and related State consumer advertising regulations
Assist on safety compliance strategies, including drafting standard operating procedures, implementing GMPs, GRAS notifications, manage product recalls and reportable food registry events, and supply chain management and related contracts
Assist with the development and implementation of relevant compliance with management systems and audit programs
Draft and negotiate contracts including manufacturing, agency, sponsorship and a willingness to cover a wide variety of other contracts as needed, i.e., supply chain, merchandising, etc.
Assist with any governmental actions and other related litigations
A team player who is willing to take on a variety of tasks as needed
What you'll need:
JD from an accredited school with exceptional academic credentials
10+ years of relevant experience in a top law firm or in-house counsel position with subject-matter expertise in data privacy and security compliance
Member in good standing with the Florida Bar or eligible to attain Florida house counsel exemption.
Science background a plus
Good business judgment and sound-decision making in balancing risk, opportunity, and business objective
Strong interpersonal skills, capable of building strong relationships with and influencing client groups
Highly organized and ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Some travel may be required
Chewy is revolutionizing the pet industry as one of the fastest growing e-commerce retailers of all time. We offer a convenient way to shop for pet supplies within a highly personalized experience that's fueled by superior customer care. Headquartered in South Florida and Boston, our team of over 17,000 members-dispersed across our customer service centers, corporate offices and fulfillment centers-dedicate themselves to delivering pet happiness nationwide. Whether it's our easy-to-use website, great selection of high-quality products, competitive pricing, speedy deliveries, or award-winning 24/7 customer service, we aim to wow our customers in all aspects of our company. Chewy's environment is dynamic and faster than anything you've ever experienced, built for leaders who thrive on delivering results. We believe in leadership, accountability, relentlessness, and creativity. We work hard with a dogged determination, but we have fun, too…. which isn't hard to do when you have your favorite four-legged friends by your side!