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Senior Director/executive Director, Corporate Counsel
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Senior Director/Executive Director, Corporate Counsel The candidate will lead the attorney managing the Legal Department contracts team on the negotiation and drafting of agreements utilizing the contract lifecycle management system. Assist in SEC reporting and compliance, including preparation of 10-Ks,10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and other SEC obligations. Assist in the development and management of a corporate compliance program, including program management, policy development and training. Work with Finance and Business Development groups in tracking achievement and payment of milestones, royalties and compliance with contractual obligations under key in-licensing, out-licensing and business development agreements. Liaise with internal clients and respond to inquiries regarding contracts and other matters, as assigned. Contribute to the ongoing development of the Legal Department contract templates for contract negotiations. Provide support for other Legal Department projects, including legal research and drafting of research memoranda on various issues as requested by senior management of the company. Appropriately manage a significant workflow, setting priorities with internal clients and meeting deliverable timelines, including by finding efficient ways of working.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree required from a nationally recognized law school. Should have current California Bar membership or In-House Counsel Certification is required. Should have 15+ years prior experience in a major law firm/and or in-house law position, with experience in working with biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies. Should have experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of term sheets and agreements, especially for biotechnology/pharmaceutical licensing, sponsored research, and strategic transactions. Legal experience in compliance, public company reporting, and corporate governance and/or other corporate legal experience is preferred. Should have managerial skills in managing direct reports. Excellent organization and time-management skills are required. Must be able to manage a heavy workload and aggressive timelines in a timely manner, prioritize and work under pressure, have exceptional written and communication skills required, including strong proofreading and editing skills. Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, a quick learner, and have a strong work ethic, have computer skills in database management and documentation preparation (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Microsoft Office) required.
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