Nevro Corp.

Summer Associate -Legal Intern

US-CA-Redwood City
2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 1:10 PM)

About Nevro

Nevro is a medical device company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain.

We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has advanced the state of spinal cord stimulation (SCS).

The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.



The Summer Associate will gain experience and exposure to what life can be like as corporate counsel for a global medical device company. This position will work directly under the Director of Legal Affairs to address various legal needs of the company. The Summer Associate may be asked to perform legal research, draft internal memoranda, review and redline contracts, draft contact amendments, update compliance policies and procedures, manage the tracking and filing of corporate contracts, route contracts for internal and external execution and help inventory existing contracts and corporate documents. The position is paid.



  • Research various laws, rules and regulations pertaining to medical device companies.
  • Assist with the review and negotiation of a wide range of contracts including: pricing agreements, NDAs, personal service and consulting agreements, master service agreements, Business Associate Agreements, and various supplier and vendor agreements
  • Assist with the implementation and management of the company’s contracts management system.
  • Research, draft, and update corporate policies and guidelines based on federal, state, and international laws and industry codes of conduct.
  • Assist on compliance matters, including developing new training materials for education; monitoring employee transactions with healthcare professionals; and updating and implementing new compliance policies and procedures.
  • Draft correspondence, update standard templates, and assist corporate attorneys on day-to-day corporate matters as they arise.

Role Requirements

  • 2L student at an ABA-accredited law school who is interested in a position as a corporate healthcare attorney

Skills and Knowledge

  • Prior business experience, specifically in life sciences or public companies is helpful, but not required. Law students who completed course work in contracts, health law, privacy, and corporations are preferred.
  • The candidate must have the ability to multi-task numerous projects and deadlines simultaneously while paying close attention to detail; exhibit creative problem solving skills, which take into consideration both legal and business considerations; and have a desire to learn and understand new rules and regulations.
  • Candidate must be able to work 40 hours per week, onsite; work with minimal supervision; meet deadlines; and work effectively with all departments in the company.


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