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Corporate Counsel

Alameda CA Corporate Counsel Duties: Assist in all aspects of construction law, as well as ancillary legal areas, such as corporate, prevailing wage, employment and labor law, subcontractor claims, bond claims, and subcontractor defaults among others. Conduct analysis of contract provisions and propose recommended action/treatment to internal stakeholders. Assist in managing risk insurance and general liability insurance issues on a variety of different project types in both pre-litigation and litigation mode. Develop an understanding, and assist project teams in understanding, basic insurance coverage for construction defect claims, builder's risk, auto, worker's compensation and property damage claims. Review Labor Agreements and provide advice to operations regarding various terms and conditions and consistency with existing labor agreements. Conduct moderate to complex legal research on a variety of topics in multiple states that relate to the business, including California, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona. Draft memoranda, correspondence, and reports summarizing research findings and offer opinions regarding liability, risk transfer, and exposure. Assist in communications with national, state and local regulatory agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, and the National Labor Relations Board. Assist with all aspects of litigation - respond to document requests, prepare discovery responses, review and edit motions, briefs and memoranda from outside counsel; assist with managing outside counsel throughout the pre-litigation and litigation processes. Compile documents and prepare draft discovery responses and respond to third party subpoenas. Review and negotiate construction and commercial agreements; prepare and respond to redlines based on Company's risk profile, contracts playbook standards and project-specific risks. Other items as assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited school and admission to CA state Bar. 2+ years of experience as counsel within a law firm's corporate/business/construction practice group or in-house legal department within the construction industry.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-25

Privacy Counsel

San Francisco CA Privacy Counsel The candidate will review and negotiate privacy and data protection terms in contracts with vendors and business partners including collaboration across Legal, Security, HR, and publishing labels. Collaborate with customer support, technology, and data teams for responding to data requests. Assist with maintenance and continued development of privacy program including data diligence, PIAs / DPIAs, policies and procedures, and compliance. Collaborate with colleagues in Take-Two Legal to provide day-to-day privacy and data protection counseling to Take-Two's publishing labels and corporate services including marketing, marketing technology, analytics, product development, and employment with a particular focus on US, UK, and EU. Serve as part of a global team of lawyers, paralegals, and staff helping Take-Two's publishing labels build the most innovative and creative products as efficiently as possible. Should have 5-8 years of in-house or law firm experience working with privacy and data protection. Extensive experience negotiating data processing agreements and privacy and data protection terms in a variety of services, licensing and other commercial agreements. Experience with mobile, advertising technology or digital technology. Experience with PIAs / DPIAs and risk assessments. Experience with incident response. Ability to evaluate sophisticated scenarios and effectively distill information for client team including practical, risk-based recommendations. Strong organizational skills; ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve issues quickly and effectively supporting multiple publishing labels and corporate activities. Common sense, kindness, good humor, and a dedication to teamwork. Collaborative and motivated to find the best approach through consultation with colleagues across the company and through supervision by other in-house counsel. A passion for privacy and data protection considerations within a highly creative, technology-driven, interactive entertainment company. CIPP accreditation is preferred. Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2022-11-24

Senior Corporate Counsel M&a

Newark CA Senior Corporate Counsel M&A The candidate will review, draft and negotiate transaction documents. Provide lead legal support for mergers, acquisitions, corporate and tax structuring activities, corporate finance transactions, and other strategic transactions, projects, and initiatives. Support integration activities for acquisitions. Assist with securities law compliance and filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 reporting), subsidiary formation and management, and overall corporate governance. Advise company leadership and cross-functional teams throughout the organization on complex legal issues and risks and guide to a successful resolution. Shape and improve our legal processes that enable both legal and business functions to scale effectively. Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis. Should have 6+ years of experience practicing corporate and securities law, including 4+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm. In-house experience at a public company is a plus. Degree from a top-tier law school. Member of the California bar in good standing. Rock-solid foundation working on public company M&A, corporate, and securities matters; must have experience with M&A and other strategic transactions; bonus points for experience with international deals, corporate finance transactions, tax structuring and intercompany agreements, and/or cutting-edge corporate governance and securities issues. Resourceful self-starter with excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Adept at thinking creatively (and strategically!) on your feet; proven ability to manage complex workloads, multiple stakeholder demands, and ever-shifting priorities all while instilling confidence. Responsiveness, sense of humor, positive attitude, and a willingness to dive into new areas. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-24

Senior Counsel/counsel Corporate And Business Development

Redwood City CA Senior Counsel/Counsel Corporate and Business Development Duties: Lead drafting and negotiations, structuring and counseling on transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, strategic equity investments, strategic divestitures, global licenses, collaborations and partnerships and other transactions). Identify and resolve critical legal issues and identify and help resolve critical business issues arising from transactions. Oversee and manage the legal due diligence process. Partner with Corporate Development and Business Development clients to ensure strategic alignment in all transactions, escalating matters as appropriate with the judgment to understand when escalation is necessary. Manage business relationships and counsel business clients across a broad sphere of influence, internally and externally, on transaction and strategic issues pertaining to strategic alliance partnerships and collaborations. Contribute to the on-going development of a high-performance transactions legal team and cultivate a highly collaborative culture with effective relationships with peers in the legal department as well as other key functions. As appropriate, manage and organize antitrust approvals and negotiations with antitrust authorities and regulators. Demonstrate a service-oriented approach to advising internal client groups. Demonstrate full commitment to mission and values.

Qualifications: A Law degree from recognized university. Qualification to practice law in New Jersey or ability to obtain a NJ in-house counsel limited license. 5 years of legal M&A, Licensing and/or Collaboration Transactional experience. 7-9 years of legal M&A, Licensing and/or Collaboration Transactional experience. Experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction agreements. Experience in bio-pharmaceutical or life-sciences industry transactions preferred. Understanding of bio-pharmaceutical/life-sciences industry. Has excellent interpersonal skills and can successfully manage internal client expectations and can work/operate well with a variety of personalities/capabilities in cross-functional teams, matrix environment. Creative, thoughtful and practical problem-solving skills. Must have high integrity, ability to assess risk, ability to make decisions and think strategically while applying knowledge of applicable legal issues. Listens to internal client needs and communicates with clients with confidence and diplomacy. Excellent verbal and writing skills and business judgment are required. Ability to communicate effectively with management and senior management personnel. Ability to train and develop the other members of the team. Ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently and perform against broad objectives. Possess strong work ethic.
Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-24

Corporate Counsel, Licensing

Alameda CA Corporate Counsel, Licensing The candidate drafts, reviews, and negotiates a wide range of contracts in support of the Business Development, Alliance Management, and Research and Development organizations (which may include confidentiality agreements, collaboration agreements, licensing agreements, strategic transactions, consulting agreements, materials transfer agreements, simple and complex clinical trial agreements, clinical advisory board agreements, and various vendor services agreements, supply agreements, and master agreements). Supports optimization of internal processes by drafting and reviewing summaries of the critical legal, financial and operational terms of the existing and future completed agreements, enabling the company to enforce and maintain compliance with those terms effectively. Acts as a legal point person for ongoing collaboration agreements and licensing agreements (pre-commercial) in support of alliance management efforts. Reviews redlines, supervise negotiations and provide general guidance to junior attorneys and contract managers. Supports legal diligence for licensing activities. Assists with maintaining up-to-date form agreements consistent with industry standards and applicable laws. Identifies and defines operational and legal risks and is able to communicate those risks to appropriate internal decision-makers for discussion and resolution. Cultivates strong and highly effective cross-functional relationships and communication with internal colleagues to effectively address legal and business questions. Effectively represents the company. Handles miscellaneous legal tasks on an as-needed basis.

The candidate should have a BS/BA degree, preferably in life sciences or a related field; an advanced life science degree is preferred. A JD degree is required and 3-5 years of related experience. Must be admitted to practice, preferably in California. Experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house legal environment in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry. Complex contract drafting and negotiation experience required. Pharmaceutical licensing experience is required. Possesses clear and concise verbal and written communication skills and must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), document management systems, and redlining software). Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with the ability to re-prioritize on short time frames. Can quickly separate the mission-critical from the nice-to-haves and the trivial. Ability to make complex decisions based on the data available; drives to the finish on all projects. Acts responsibly and conscientiously. Works under pressure to meet specific deadlines. Works well both independently and in a team environment; addresses differences fairly and equitably; treats everyone as a preferred internal client. Dedicated to quality, reliability, and highest professional standards in all work tasks. Must be a self-starter and quick learner. Must have good judgment.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2022-11-24

Corporate Counsel

Santa Monica CA Corporate Counsel The candidate will work directly with a wide array of teams across AWS, such as finance, tax, global expansion, sales and marketing, product and trade compliance, privacy, safety, security, logistics and transportation, labor and employment and other legal counterparts, to help develop and launch products and to manage the supply chain for these technologies deployed around the globe. Help identify, counsel on and resolve a wide array of commercial, operational, legal and other issues, but particularly on IP contamination, IP protection and licensing and vendor engagement and negotiation strategies. Develop, review and advise on standard operating procedures, forms and internal policies and will develop and deliver trainings and business facing resources to enable these teams to seamlessly develop, manufacture and deliver products to our customers. Providing business-line counseling to the HWEngS and ISCAP teams team to enable the development, manufacture, deployment and maintenance of AWS cloud infrastructure technology globally for customers. Structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial and technology-related agreements, including development, supply, manufacturing services, software licensing, services, and other bespoke agreements. Supporting and directly advising business partners on legal, commercial, operational and other risks. Developing, advising on and implementing with the business vendor engagement, contract and negotiation strategies. Collaborating cross-functionally to identify and resolve commercial, operational, compliance, regulatory, security, safety, legal and customer/vendor issues.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor (J.D.) and membership in one state bar or equivalent. 5+ years of legal experience (with several years at a leading law firm or in-house experience). Strong transactional, drafting and negotiations experience of complex commercial or technology agreements. Preferred Qualifications: 8+ years of legal experience (with several years at a leading law firm or in-house experience). Experience supporting technology development, procurement, manufacturing; technology licensing; and hardware development. In-house experience at a technology company or hardware product supplier/manufacturer. Proven track record of strong judgment in the absence of precedence, issue spotting and problem-solving skills. Experience providing prompt practical, crisp and actionable legal advice. Ability to lead and influence cross-functionally to root cause and promptly resolve and deliver results on complicated problems. Curiosity and a willingness to learn and build relationships in a team environment.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-24

Senior Counsel, Privacy Law

South San Francisco CA Senior Counsel, Privacy Law The candidate will act as a key internal point-of-contact and subject matter expert on all matters relating to privacy law, including providing practical, timely, strategic, and high-quality legal advice on data privacy and security matters. Advise members of the legal and business teams on best practices and compliance with U.S. and global data protection laws, including legal and regulatory aspects of data collection and use, privacy disclosures and transparency, consent forms, and related issues. Support and develop the company's privacy program to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices and minimize privacy risk. Provide legal support for the strategic reviewing, drafting, and negotiating of privacy and data security terms in contracts with business partners and vendors, including data processing agreements and data protection terms in clinical research agreements. Provide advice, education, training, and legal direction on data protection laws impacting business operations and contractual relationships. Strategically advise on emerging products and technologies while anticipating and successfully navigating privacy considerations. Provide legal counsel on investigations involving reports of inappropriate or unauthorized access, loss or disclosure of personal data, including advising on potential liability, identifying legal obligations, and supporting incident response efforts. Identify and advise on key legal issues requiring attention from the privacy team, and anticipate potential privacy legal issues within the organization. Provide legal counsel to IT Security, Compliance, and other individuals with privacy and data handling responsibilities in the organization to help set strategy and manage complex privacy matters involving systems and data processing activities.

The candidate should have a JD degree and U.S. state bar membership in good standing.  Should have 8-12 years of experience as a practicing attorney, in-house and/or at a law firm, including at least 7-10 years of direct, hands-on experience providing legal counseling on data privacy and security matters to biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical companies.   CIPP/US certification preferred.  Subject matter expert on requirements of data protection and privacy legal issues that affect the business activities of a research-based biotechnology company, including scientific research involving patient-derived data, clinical trials, patient support services, digital health information, intra- and inter-company business transactions, sales and marketing, and consumer protection; will also serve as a subject matter expert on privacy issues associated with employment and e-discovery. A comprehensive understanding of relevant statutes, regulations and guidance is required, such as comprehensive state privacy laws (e.g., CPRA, VDCPA), California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), state breach notification laws, HIPAA, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), TCPA, and CAN-SPAM.   Substantial experience assessing legal risks relating to data protection and privacy, and identifying and advising on practical, compliant ways to mitigate those risks. Experience with data loss prevention and cybersecurity events, including forensic investigations, breach notifications, and cybersecurity preparedness. Experience with privacy litigation and enforcement is a plus. Excellent negotiation and communication skills (both oral and written) are a must. Experience and interest in new and emerging technologies, including in the areas of digital health and personalized healthcare. Strong organization and teamwork skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to multitask and prioritize well, take initiative, lead projects, and work effectively both independently and in collaboration with others.   Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to motivate others. A strong commitment to integrity and professionalism and demonstrated passion for excellence.  
Legal 8 - 12 Full-time 2022-11-24

Corporate Counsel

Santa Monica CA Corporate Counsel The candidate will be advising the business on regulatory and compliance matters, including those related to lending and finance; structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements related to domestic and international credit products; and providing ongoing legal counseling on a wide range of matters. A Juris Doctor (J.D.) and membership in good standing in at least one state bar or equivalent are needed. Should have 6+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney. Strong analytical, written and oral communication is needed. Curiosity and a willingness to learn and grow in a team environment are required. Should have a strong transaction mix of product, privacy and regulatory experience is ideal. Should have the ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment even in ambiguous situations. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, and meet deadlines are needed. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-24

Corporate Counsel

Santa Monica CA Corporate Counsel The candidate should have a JD and admit to 1 state bar. Should have 5+ years of experience. A strong transactional background is needed. In-house experience at a technology company or in a private practice technology group. Should have a background in software licensing (including open source), web services/cloud computing, intellectual property, or telecommunications. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-24

Corporate Legal Attorney

Hollister CA Corporate Legal Attorney The candidate will lead the negotiation, execution, and management of Company contracts, collaborating with cross-functional business partners to drive strategic initiatives, and working on legal matters in other areas based on the experience and interests. Review, draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including supplier, customer, manufacturing, distribution, non-disclosure, professional services, consulting, joint development, and licensing contracts for domestic and international partnerships. Serve as a strategic partner to cross-functional business partners and provide practical legal advice to support the Company's various business goals and objectives. Assist in drafting, managing, and auditing compliance with Company policies and procedures, including those related to data privacy, supplier management, code of conduct, employment matters, and records management. Proactively identify, develop, and drive strategic projects aimed at improving the efficiency of legal services and proactive risk management, including through new templates, training, and processes. Understand the Company's business, supply chain, products, technology, markets, customers, and competitors to assist the Company in meeting its overall business goals in a legal, compliant, practical, safe, and responsible manner. Partner and advise on issues related to the Company's compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and monitor changes that may impact the Company's business and operations. Must have Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school and be member, in good standing, of the bar of any state and eligible to be admitted as in-house counsel in California. Should have 8+ years of combined experience practicing in general corporate law and commercial transactions at an in-house legal department or a large law firm. Experience with IP management including trade secrets, patents, and trademarks would be valuable. Experience with government contracts and export control issues would be useful. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-24
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Patent Attorney / Agent
In-House,Genomatica
Location : San Diego California United States

Title: Patent Attorney / Patent Agent Department: Legal † † † † Position Summary† Genomatica develops commercial biobased processes to make widely-used chemicals that enable†better, more sustainable everyday products. That enables our par... + read more

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Trust & Estate Admin Attorney - Remote California
In-House,Commercial Loan Corp
Location : Newport Beach California United States

"Certain beneficiaries and trustees lacking legal counsel that we fund trust loans for, generally for tax relief and property buyout purposes -- need help from an attorney.† Your fees are paid by the family trust.† Contact us ASAP..." † We are ... + read more

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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# VTOR171616
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Assist in all aspects of construction law, as well as ancillary legal areas, such as corporate, prevailing wage, employment and labor law, subcontractor claims, bond claims, and subcontractor defaults among others. Conduct analysis of contract provisions and propose recommended action/treatment to internal stakeholders. Assist in managing risk insurance and general liability insurance issues on a variety of different project types in both pre-litigation and litigation mode. Develop an understanding, and assist project teams in understanding, basic insurance coverage for construction defect claims, builder's risk, auto, worker's compensation and property damage claims. Review Labor Agreements and provide advice to operations regarding various terms and conditions and consistency with existing labor agreements. Conduct moderate to complex legal research on a variety of topics in multiple states that relate to the business, including California, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona. Draft memoranda, correspondence, and reports summarizing research findings and offer opinions regarding liability, risk transfer, and exposure. Assist in communications with national, state and local regulatory agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, and the National Labor Relations Board. Assist with all aspects of litigation - respond to document requests, prepare discovery responses, review and edit motions, briefs and memoranda from outside counsel; assist with managing outside counsel throughout the pre-litigation and litigation processes. Compile documents and prepare draft discovery responses and respond to third party subpoenas. Review and negotiate construction and commercial agreements; prepare and respond to redlines based on Company's risk profile, contracts playbook standards and project-specific risks. Other items as assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA accredited school and admission to CA state Bar. 2+ years of experience as counsel within a law firm's corporate/business/construction practice group or in-house legal department within the construction industry.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Privacy Counsel
Refer job# SNUH171576
 
Privacy Counsel The candidate will review and negotiate privacy and data protection terms in contracts with vendors and business partners including collaboration across Legal, Security, HR, and publishing labels. Collaborate with customer support, technology, and data teams for responding to data requests. Assist with maintenance and continued development of privacy program including data diligence, PIAs / DPIAs, policies and procedures, and compliance. Collaborate with colleagues in Take-Two Legal to provide day-to-day privacy and data protection counseling to Take-Two's publishing labels and corporate services including marketing, marketing technology, analytics, product development, and employment with a particular focus on US, UK, and EU. Serve as part of a global team of lawyers, paralegals, and staff helping Take-Two's publishing labels build the most innovative and creative products as efficiently as possible. Should have 5-8 years of in-house or law firm experience working with privacy and data protection. Extensive experience negotiating data processing agreements and privacy and data protection terms in a variety of services, licensing and other commercial agreements. Experience with mobile, advertising technology or digital technology. Experience with PIAs / DPIAs and risk assessments. Experience with incident response. Ability to evaluate sophisticated scenarios and effectively distill information for client team including practical, risk-based recommendations. Strong organizational skills; ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve issues quickly and effectively supporting multiple publishing labels and corporate activities. Common sense, kindness, good humor, and a dedication to teamwork. Collaborative and motivated to find the best approach through consultation with colleagues across the company and through supervision by other in-house counsel. A passion for privacy and data protection considerations within a highly creative, technology-driven, interactive entertainment company. CIPP accreditation is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel M&a
Refer job# TILI171577
 
Senior Corporate Counsel M&A The candidate will review, draft and negotiate transaction documents. Provide lead legal support for mergers, acquisitions, corporate and tax structuring activities, corporate finance transactions, and other strategic transactions, projects, and initiatives. Support integration activities for acquisitions. Assist with securities law compliance and filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 reporting), subsidiary formation and management, and overall corporate governance. Advise company leadership and cross-functional teams throughout the organization on complex legal issues and risks and guide to a successful resolution. Shape and improve our legal processes that enable both legal and business functions to scale effectively. Assist other teams with projects on an as-needed basis. Should have 6+ years of experience practicing corporate and securities law, including 4+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm. In-house experience at a public company is a plus. Degree from a top-tier law school. Member of the California bar in good standing. Rock-solid foundation working on public company M&A, corporate, and securities matters; must have experience with M&A and other strategic transactions; bonus points for experience with international deals, corporate finance transactions, tax structuring and intercompany agreements, and/or cutting-edge corporate governance and securities issues. Resourceful self-starter with excellent problem-solving capabilities, judgment, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Adept at thinking creatively (and strategically!) on your feet; proven ability to manage complex workloads, multiple stakeholder demands, and ever-shifting priorities all while instilling confidence. Responsiveness, sense of humor, positive attitude, and a willingness to dive into new areas.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Counsel/counsel Corporate And Business Development
Refer job# YIKR171584
 
Senior Counsel/Counsel Corporate and Business Development Duties: Lead drafting and negotiations, structuring and counseling on transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, strategic equity investments, strategic divestitures, global licenses, collaborations and partnerships and other transactions). Identify and resolve critical legal issues and identify and help resolve critical business issues arising from transactions. Oversee and manage the legal due diligence process. Partner with Corporate Development and Business Development clients to ensure strategic alignment in all transactions, escalating matters as appropriate with the judgment to understand when escalation is necessary. Manage business relationships and counsel business clients across a broad sphere of influence, internally and externally, on transaction and strategic issues pertaining to strategic alliance partnerships and collaborations. Contribute to the on-going development of a high-performance transactions legal team and cultivate a highly collaborative culture with effective relationships with peers in the legal department as well as other key functions. As appropriate, manage and organize antitrust approvals and negotiations with antitrust authorities and regulators. Demonstrate a service-oriented approach to advising internal client groups. Demonstrate full commitment to mission and values.

Qualifications: A Law degree from recognized university. Qualification to practice law in New Jersey or ability to obtain a NJ in-house counsel limited license. 5 years of legal M&A, Licensing and/or Collaboration Transactional experience. 7-9 years of legal M&A, Licensing and/or Collaboration Transactional experience. Experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction agreements. Experience in bio-pharmaceutical or life-sciences industry transactions preferred. Understanding of bio-pharmaceutical/life-sciences industry. Has excellent interpersonal skills and can successfully manage internal client expectations and can work/operate well with a variety of personalities/capabilities in cross-functional teams, matrix environment. Creative, thoughtful and practical problem-solving skills. Must have high integrity, ability to assess risk, ability to make decisions and think strategically while applying knowledge of applicable legal issues. Listens to internal client needs and communicates with clients with confidence and diplomacy. Excellent verbal and writing skills and business judgment are required. Ability to communicate effectively with management and senior management personnel. Ability to train and develop the other members of the team. Ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently and perform against broad objectives. Possess strong work ethic.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel, Licensing
Refer job# QWAX171585
 
Corporate Counsel, Licensing The candidate drafts, reviews, and negotiates a wide range of contracts in support of the Business Development, Alliance Management, and Research and Development organizations (which may include confidentiality agreements, collaboration agreements, licensing agreements, strategic transactions, consulting agreements, materials transfer agreements, simple and complex clinical trial agreements, clinical advisory board agreements, and various vendor services agreements, supply agreements, and master agreements). Supports optimization of internal processes by drafting and reviewing summaries of the critical legal, financial and operational terms of the existing and future completed agreements, enabling the company to enforce and maintain compliance with those terms effectively. Acts as a legal point person for ongoing collaboration agreements and licensing agreements (pre-commercial) in support of alliance management efforts. Reviews redlines, supervise negotiations and provide general guidance to junior attorneys and contract managers. Supports legal diligence for licensing activities. Assists with maintaining up-to-date form agreements consistent with industry standards and applicable laws. Identifies and defines operational and legal risks and is able to communicate those risks to appropriate internal decision-makers for discussion and resolution. Cultivates strong and highly effective cross-functional relationships and communication with internal colleagues to effectively address legal and business questions. Effectively represents the company. Handles miscellaneous legal tasks on an as-needed basis.

The candidate should have a BS/BA degree, preferably in life sciences or a related field; an advanced life science degree is preferred. A JD degree is required and 3-5 years of related experience. Must be admitted to practice, preferably in California. Experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house legal environment in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry. Complex contract drafting and negotiation experience required. Pharmaceutical licensing experience is required. Possesses clear and concise verbal and written communication skills and must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), document management systems, and redlining software). Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with the ability to re-prioritize on short time frames. Can quickly separate the mission-critical from the nice-to-haves and the trivial. Ability to make complex decisions based on the data available; drives to the finish on all projects. Acts responsibly and conscientiously. Works under pressure to meet specific deadlines. Works well both independently and in a team environment; addresses differences fairly and equitably; treats everyone as a preferred internal client. Dedicated to quality, reliability, and highest professional standards in all work tasks. Must be a self-starter and quick learner. Must have good judgment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# AGMU171587
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will work directly with a wide array of teams across AWS, such as finance, tax, global expansion, sales and marketing, product and trade compliance, privacy, safety, security, logistics and transportation, labor and employment and other legal counterparts, to help develop and launch products and to manage the supply chain for these technologies deployed around the globe. Help identify, counsel on and resolve a wide array of commercial, operational, legal and other issues, but particularly on IP contamination, IP protection and licensing and vendor engagement and negotiation strategies. Develop, review and advise on standard operating procedures, forms and internal policies and will develop and deliver trainings and business facing resources to enable these teams to seamlessly develop, manufacture and deliver products to our customers. Providing business-line counseling to the HWEngS and ISCAP teams team to enable the development, manufacture, deployment and maintenance of AWS cloud infrastructure technology globally for customers. Structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial and technology-related agreements, including development, supply, manufacturing services, software licensing, services, and other bespoke agreements. Supporting and directly advising business partners on legal, commercial, operational and other risks. Developing, advising on and implementing with the business vendor engagement, contract and negotiation strategies. Collaborating cross-functionally to identify and resolve commercial, operational, compliance, regulatory, security, safety, legal and customer/vendor issues.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor (J.D.) and membership in one state bar or equivalent. 5+ years of legal experience (with several years at a leading law firm or in-house experience). Strong transactional, drafting and negotiations experience of complex commercial or technology agreements. Preferred Qualifications: 8+ years of legal experience (with several years at a leading law firm or in-house experience). Experience supporting technology development, procurement, manufacturing; technology licensing; and hardware development. In-house experience at a technology company or hardware product supplier/manufacturer. Proven track record of strong judgment in the absence of precedence, issue spotting and problem-solving skills. Experience providing prompt practical, crisp and actionable legal advice. Ability to lead and influence cross-functionally to root cause and promptly resolve and deliver results on complicated problems. Curiosity and a willingness to learn and build relationships in a team environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy Law
Refer job# RDDI171592
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy Law The candidate will act as a key internal point-of-contact and subject matter expert on all matters relating to privacy law, including providing practical, timely, strategic, and high-quality legal advice on data privacy and security matters. Advise members of the legal and business teams on best practices and compliance with U.S. and global data protection laws, including legal and regulatory aspects of data collection and use, privacy disclosures and transparency, consent forms, and related issues. Support and develop the company's privacy program to enable consistent, effective data privacy practices and minimize privacy risk. Provide legal support for the strategic reviewing, drafting, and negotiating of privacy and data security terms in contracts with business partners and vendors, including data processing agreements and data protection terms in clinical research agreements. Provide advice, education, training, and legal direction on data protection laws impacting business operations and contractual relationships. Strategically advise on emerging products and technologies while anticipating and successfully navigating privacy considerations. Provide legal counsel on investigations involving reports of inappropriate or unauthorized access, loss or disclosure of personal data, including advising on potential liability, identifying legal obligations, and supporting incident response efforts. Identify and advise on key legal issues requiring attention from the privacy team, and anticipate potential privacy legal issues within the organization. Provide legal counsel to IT Security, Compliance, and other individuals with privacy and data handling responsibilities in the organization to help set strategy and manage complex privacy matters involving systems and data processing activities.

The candidate should have a JD degree and U.S. state bar membership in good standing.  Should have 8-12 years of experience as a practicing attorney, in-house and/or at a law firm, including at least 7-10 years of direct, hands-on experience providing legal counseling on data privacy and security matters to biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical companies.   CIPP/US certification preferred.  Subject matter expert on requirements of data protection and privacy legal issues that affect the business activities of a research-based biotechnology company, including scientific research involving patient-derived data, clinical trials, patient support services, digital health information, intra- and inter-company business transactions, sales and marketing, and consumer protection; will also serve as a subject matter expert on privacy issues associated with employment and e-discovery. A comprehensive understanding of relevant statutes, regulations and guidance is required, such as comprehensive state privacy laws (e.g., CPRA, VDCPA), California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), state breach notification laws, HIPAA, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), TCPA, and CAN-SPAM.   Substantial experience assessing legal risks relating to data protection and privacy, and identifying and advising on practical, compliant ways to mitigate those risks. Experience with data loss prevention and cybersecurity events, including forensic investigations, breach notifications, and cybersecurity preparedness. Experience with privacy litigation and enforcement is a plus. Excellent negotiation and communication skills (both oral and written) are a must. Experience and interest in new and emerging technologies, including in the areas of digital health and personalized healthcare. Strong organization and teamwork skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to multitask and prioritize well, take initiative, lead projects, and work effectively both independently and in collaboration with others.   Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to motivate others. A strong commitment to integrity and professionalism and demonstrated passion for excellence.  
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# YUAK171595
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will be advising the business on regulatory and compliance matters, including those related to lending and finance; structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements related to domestic and international credit products; and providing ongoing legal counseling on a wide range of matters. A Juris Doctor (J.D.) and membership in good standing in at least one state bar or equivalent are needed. Should have 6+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney. Strong analytical, written and oral communication is needed. Curiosity and a willingness to learn and grow in a team environment are required. Should have a strong transaction mix of product, privacy and regulatory experience is ideal. Should have the ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment even in ambiguous situations. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, and meet deadlines are needed.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# KHVR171597
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate should have a JD and admit to 1 state bar. Should have 5+ years of experience. A strong transactional background is needed. In-house experience at a technology company or in a private practice technology group. Should have a background in software licensing (including open source), web services/cloud computing, intellectual property, or telecommunications.
 
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Corporate Legal Attorney
Refer job# FMYE171600
 
Corporate Legal Attorney The candidate will lead the negotiation, execution, and management of Company contracts, collaborating with cross-functional business partners to drive strategic initiatives, and working on legal matters in other areas based on the experience and interests. Review, draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including supplier, customer, manufacturing, distribution, non-disclosure, professional services, consulting, joint development, and licensing contracts for domestic and international partnerships. Serve as a strategic partner to cross-functional business partners and provide practical legal advice to support the Company's various business goals and objectives. Assist in drafting, managing, and auditing compliance with Company policies and procedures, including those related to data privacy, supplier management, code of conduct, employment matters, and records management. Proactively identify, develop, and drive strategic projects aimed at improving the efficiency of legal services and proactive risk management, including through new templates, training, and processes. Understand the Company's business, supply chain, products, technology, markets, customers, and competitors to assist the Company in meeting its overall business goals in a legal, compliant, practical, safe, and responsible manner. Partner and advise on issues related to the Company's compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and monitor changes that may impact the Company's business and operations. Must have Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school and be member, in good standing, of the bar of any state and eligible to be admitted as in-house counsel in California. Should have 8+ years of combined experience practicing in general corporate law and commercial transactions at an in-house legal department or a large law firm. Experience with IP management including trade secrets, patents, and trademarks would be valuable. Experience with government contracts and export control issues would be useful.
 
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