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Corporate Counsel, Contracts and Corporate & Securities The candidate will draft, negotiate, and manage a wide range of contracts, including confidentiality agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, task orders and amendments thereto. Advise and troubleshoot on existing agreements. Identify risks and be able to communicate those risks to appropriate internal decision-makers for discussion and resolution. Liaise with various internal clients effectively to address legal and business questions. Ensure contracts accurately convey business terms while protecting company's interests. Ensure continuity and improvement in the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of contracting systems, processes and procedures. Supervise transactional activities managed by a small group of Contract Managers and serve as a point of contact for the escalation of complex negotiation matters. Contribute to the professional development of Contract Managers supporting the contracting organization. Assist with the preparation of the company's proxy statement and coordinate matters related to the company's annual meeting of stockholders. Spearhead the company's stockholder engagement program. Develop and implement investor/proxy advisory policy management system. Provide legal advice with respect to securities matters, including equity plan administration, 10b5-1 Plan support and executive compensation. Partner with cross-functional teams including Investor Relations/Public Affairs, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Facilities, Discovery, Development and Pharmaceutical Operations & Supply Chain on various projects, including the development of Environmental, Social and Governance disclosures. Provide corporate governance advice and support, including preparation of Board and Committee meeting materials and drafting of policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with SEC and Nasdaq rules and requirements, and as needed, support the preparation of periodic SEC reporting (Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8 K, Section 16 filings). As needed, support Investor Relations/Public Affairs teams, including review of press releases, investor presentations and other materials. Coordinate with and efficiently manage external counsel. Supervisory responsibility of Contract Managers supporting firm's G&A contracting organization

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree preferably in life sciences or related field. JD degree required and must be admitted to practice, preferably in California. Practice at a major law firm; followed by in-house public company experience. Minimum of five(5) years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house legal environment in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry focused on both a corporate and contracting practice. Possesses executive presence and ability to interact comfortably with executives and senior management, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills, and must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Ability to develop creative technical and/or business solutions for complex problems and implement organizational or team objectives. Requires strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Document Comparison programs, etc.) and Internet).

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