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Corporate Counsel

Boston MA Corporate Counsel Duties: Advise commercial teams on shaping of the business opportunity, which can include collaboration agreements, distribution and SaaS agreements, partnerships and joint ventures with pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurance providers and hospital groups. Serve as the primary point of negotiation to advance and conclude contractual engagements. Such responsibilities would include managing the escalation process for key legal and commercial risks. Support reviews of marketing and sales collateral. Conduct timely and skilful legal research, and prepare briefings and memoranda for legal and business approvers, and other stakeholders on a range of legal matters. Support development and update of internal legal policies and trainings.

Requirements: Excellent academic credentials, including a JD Degree from a well-regarded law school. Admitted to at least one state bar in good standing, preferably Massachusetts. 5-7 years of experience practicing law. Substantial experience with business contracting, including experience as lead legal negotiator in technology and/or relevant complex commercial transactions. Previous experience in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal group for an IT services or software vendor would be of assistance in performing this role. Experience in a pharmaceutical setting or working with a sales team also a plus.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2021-09-25

Corporate Counsel - Independent Contractor Relations

Boston MA Corporate Counsel - Independent Contractor Relations The candidate will be the company's subject matter expert on independent contractor matters and the company's relationship with driver partners, and report to the company's Associate General Counsel (Labor, Employment and Driver Policy). Will work closely with the company's legal, government affairs, and delivery operations teams to create and maintain best in class strategies, policies, and procedures. Advise the business on developments in the engagement and regulation of independent contractors. Monitor and comment on legislative and regulatory developments at the federal, state, and local levels. Represent the company in industry, legislative and regulatory discussions. Draft and negotiate various commercial contracts involving delivery partners. Develop policies and strategies to manage and educate internal clients with respect to risks related to the engagement and classification of independent contractors. Manage litigation strategy and active cases involving delivery partners. Partner with internal clients to solve legal, risk, business, and reputational issues. Sync with the product, operations, comms, and other teams to advise on independent contractor workforce matters. Manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects. Populate and maintain regulatory reports and data sets. Must be in good standing and be admitted to a US State Bar. Should preferably have 6 years of legal experience focused on independent contractor compliance preferably with 1-2 years of in-house experience (particularly at a logistics company). Expertise in national and state laws and regulations relating to the engagement of independent contractors is required. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-24

Corporate Counsel - Employment Policy and Compliance

Boston MA Corporate Counsel - Employment Policy and Compliance The candidate will be the company's subject matter expert on all employment law compliance and policy matters for headquarters and the company's national field operations, and report to the company's Associate General Counsel (Labor, Employment and Driver Policy). Will work closely with the company's Legal, People and Culture and Field Operations teams to create and maintain best in class strategies, policies and procedures. Partner with the People (HR) Team and business leaders to evaluate legal risk and provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including: recruiting and hiring, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence, accommodations, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, workplace investigations, terminations, and contingent workforce matters. Draft and revise employment-related agreements, templates, policies, and procedures, such as offer letters, confidentiality/restrictive covenant agreements, and handbooks, and implement controls throughout the organization with respect thereto. Conduct internal audits, classification reviews, and other efforts to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws throughout the country. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment-related inquiries (e.g., EEOC, DOL, NLRB, and other state/local agencies). Develop and conduct training and education programs for employees, supervisors, and the People (HR) Team. Monitor important employment law developments across the country. Work with internal clients to solve legal, risk and business issues. Manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects. Populate and maintain internal reports and data sets on HR trends and developments. Must be in good standing and be admitted to a US State Bar. Should have 6 years of legal experience focused on employment and labor with preferably 1-2 years of in-house experience. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-24

Corporate Counsel - Commercial Transactions

Boston MA Corporate Counsel - Commercial Transactions The candidate will be the company's go to expert for commercial contracting matters. In partnership with internal business stakeholders, will be responsible for leading the legal review, drafting, and negotiation of a wide range of contracts and agreements with outside vendors and other third parties. Will also be responsible for building out commercial contracting processes, supervising a team of commercial paralegals, and managing and improving the company's contract management system. Be the company's go to expert for commercial contracting matters. Coordinate with other legal team experts as the quarterback to draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of complex commercial agreements, including technology, hardware, services, cloud, consultant, license, manufacturing, and procurement agreements. Identify and evaluate business and legal risks in transactions, and find creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business goals. Create and improve agreement templates, trainings, processes, and other resources and ensure contract terms and conditions are consistent with internal policies and goals. Manage the company's contract management system and drive initiatives to continue process integration with the other business units. Supervise, mentor, and maximize the effectiveness of commercial paralegals to build an efficient commercial contracting review process for the company. Must have 7+ years of experience handling a broad range of commercial contracts. Should be admitted to and in good standing with a US State Bar. Must have extensive lead-attorney experience in negotiating and drafting contracts, with an eye towards both legal and financial/commercial issues. Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-24

Senior Corporate Counsel

Cambridge MA Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Draft and provide counsel in support of SEC, NASDAQ and/or HKEx and other securities filings, including current and periodic reports and announcements, proxy statements, and other regulatory filings and reports. Serve as a subject matter expert on compliance and disclosure items and advise on and draft new disclosures; coordinate and assist with financial disclosures; and review public announcements, including press releases, corporate, investor and scientific presentations, and communications with internal and external stakeholders. Provide legal support on various types of transactions, including equity investments, joint ventures, credit facilities, corporate financing, corporate restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, negotiation of terms, drafting of documentation, and regulatory filings. Support of the Company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) and other corporate governance efforts. Assist with Board and committee meetings, the Company's Insider Trading Policy, and other corporate policies. Provide counsel in support of the Company's equity plans and programs and grant agreements, including securities law compliance and disclosure. Assist with the development and upkeep of relevant securities, general corporate, and corporate governance agreements and forms. Oversee the coordination and maintenance of records for all due diligence requests and the Company's electronic datarooms. Engage and manage the work of outside counsel and advisors.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school in the U.S. 7+ years of SEC reporting experience at a law firm and/or as in-house counsel. Experience with biotech or pharma companies strongly preferred. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, EDGAR, Workiva. Chinese language skill is a plus. Excellent drafting, editing, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong leadership and management skills and experience. Evaluate legal exposure, manage risk, and interpret and apply laws, regulations, case law, statues, and policies to provide expert advice. Strong business acumen; ability to contribute strategically to the Company's business. Team player with ability to collaborate proactively with cross-functional teams and interact effectively with all levels within the Company. Strong working knowledge of U.S. securities laws and regulations and the ability to quickly learn, interpret and apply changes in such laws and regulations and policies. A demonstrated ability to collaborate, as well as to work independently, balancing competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a high level of professionalism. Detail-oriented. Ability to handle confidential and proprietary information using excellent discretion and judgment. Self-motivated, able to work independently and be reliable and responsive. Ability to be flexible and willing to accept new responsibilities as needed.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-23

Assistant General Counsel, Corporate And Business Development

Cambridge MA Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Business Development The candidate will provide legal advice, guidance and support for Corporate Development (i.e., mergers and acquisitions) and Business Development (i.e., licensing and collaborations) transactions. Will 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. Should have a Law degree from recognized university. Qualification to practice law in New Jersey or ability to obtain a NJ in-house counsel limited license is required. Must have 9-10 years of legal transactional experience. Experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction agreements is required. Experience in bio-pharmaceutical or life-sciences industry transactions is preferred. An understanding of bio-pharmaceutical/life-sciences industry is needed. Legal 9 - 10 Full-time 2021-09-23

Director, Corporate And Securities Counsel

Cambridge MA Director, Corporate and Securities Counsel Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and support with respect to matters arising under federal securities laws, SEC rules and regulations, SOX, securities exchange listing requirements, and review/prepare 34 Act filings including in the preparation, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Support and advise on public and private debt and equity financings; review and prepare related 33 Act filings. Provide legal advice to the Company, senior management, and the Board and its Committees in connection with corporate governance matters and Board/Committee meetings. Advise on the legal risks accompanying business strategies and decisions; review enterprise risk to senior management and Board. Advise on transactional matters; prepare, review and negotiate merger agreements, product/asset acquisitions, option agreements and other transactional agreements and term sheets; perform in-depth due diligence for potential new transactions. Partner with investor relations and corporate communications in connection with public communications and presentations. Assist with shareholder engagement matters and annual shareholder meeting matters. Assist in the preparation, coordinate legal input and provide overall legal support for proxy statements and related materials, including the compensation discussion and analysis. Prepare, review and provide compliance and disclosure advice concerning Section 16 reporting. Perform SEC, NASDAQ and general corporate governance and disclosure research and analysis. Help maintain accurate corporate records and documentation and provide ongoing administration and data maintenance of subsidiaries on a global basis (domestic and international). Draft and maintain shareholder and board resolutions, consents, agendas, secretary's certificates and other records. Provide general legal support various internal clients across a variety of functions, including legal advice and contract drafting as needed. Work closely with and efficiently manage outside counsel as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school and bar admission in good standing in at least one state. 4+ years of experience in a large law firm and/or in-house (preferably at a publicly traded biotechnology or pharmaceutical company). The ability to work interactively within and across multiple departments and manage priorities effectively. Self-motivated and ability to work independently on projects, while meeting deadlines and prioritizing multiple matters. Excellent oral and written skills with the ability to think critically. Possess excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills. Can bring strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-23

Corporate Counsel

Waltham MA Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Drafting, reviewing, revising and negotiating general and sophisticated corporate and commercial agreements, including IT, licensing, services, consulting, confidentiality and data-related agreements, as well as addenda/amendments and statements of work for global organization. Providing legal support across the organization, including quickly and effectively identifying complex legal issues raised by the business, researching new legal issues, and providing practical advice. Developing and maintaining strong business relationships across the company and contributing to cross-functional or departmental projects and teams. Assisting with the development of policies and processes and standard template language to be used in contracts. Supporting efforts to effectively manage the delivery of legal services including budgeting, process improvements, operations and training to key stakeholders. Supporting the organization in maintaining a work environment focused on quality and that fosters learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration and teamwork. Assisting with M&A due diligence for target companies. Managing and completing any additional projects or legal matters assigned by General Counsel, CFO or CEO.

Qualifications: Law degree from accredited institution and qualified to practice in local jurisdiction. 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or global corporation. Experience negotiating technology transactions and complex commercial transactions with a familiarity of legal issues surrounding Cloud/SaaS product offerings and software licensing. Demonstrated self-starter, able to work in a very fast paced, changing environment with ability to juggle several priorities at the same time; must thrive under deadline pressure and limited supervision. Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues in a concise and simple way. Interact professionally and maturely with clients at all levels to influence outcomes through effective leadership skills. Exceptional drive and commitment to client services with the ability to quickly gain trust and credibility from team members. Sound business judgment with the ability to escalate legal issues when needed. Solid IP background or strong interest in expanding a limited IP skill set a plus. Must be well-organized and possess strong planning and prioritization skills; extremely high attention to detail and demonstrated growth mindset  to be willing and able to take on additional responsibilities to support ***'s evolving business needs.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-22

Corporate Counsel, Global R&d

Boston MA Corporate Counsel, Global R&D - Remote The candidate reports to the VP and Associate General Counsel for Global R&D and is accountable for advising and collaborating with the global business on a broad range of Global R&D and Global Quality-related activities, including research and development, manufacturing, pharmacovigilance and drug safety, regulatory engagement strategy, and compliance with R&D-related regulations, including all applicable GxP requirements. As a dedicated strategic legal partner, this person interacts with leadership and other stakeholders from various cross-functional teams and has client responsibility on a broad range of Global R&D and Global Quality-related activities and research and clinical development programs from early to late stage. Ideal candidates have strong leadership skills and extensive experience providing R&D-related legal support in the areas noted and advising business stakeholders in all levels of an organization, including senior and executive management, as well as the ability to lead and/or play a significant role in special projects and on cross-functional teams dealing with complicated legal issues. The type of strategic counseling required at this level requires the ability to use wide-ranging experience to resolve complex strategic issues in creative and effective ways with minimal direct oversight, together with an appreciation of the immediate and long-term impact that legal decisions may have on the overall global business. Key Job Responsibilities:Provide (non-IP) legal advice and counsel on issues impacting clinical research and development such as informed consent, CRO arrangements, patient recruitment activities, contract arrangements with investigators, clinical research vendors, and other collaborative research groups, IND submissions, CMC and GxP matters, and many other legal aspects of regulatory compliance involved in R&D activities. Intellectual property advice and counsel is not in scope for this role; Utilize strong business acumen and legal expertise to proactively identify, analyze, and navigate potential legal and compliance issues and risk within areas of responsibility and formulate and communicate compliant and practical solutions that meet business objectives; Review, interpret, negotiate, and draft various clinical study-related agreements, technology transfers, and licensing agreements with academic institutions and strategic partners; Create and deliver effective training and other presentations to stakeholders and other members of the department on legal topics and other relevant subjects; Proactively identify the need for, draft, and provide legal advice on corporate policies, SOPs, and guidance documents; Serve as part of matrixed teams involved in R&D-related activities and collaborate effectively, find common ground, and build alignment with relevant stakeholders; Partner with other members in the Legal and Compliance Departments to ensure consistency in approach across areas of the overall business; Contribute to strategic planning with partners and colleagues to optimize the implementation of clinical studies and other medical research activities; Keep informed of new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the organization; Establish strong partnership relationships with global research and development teams, as well as key cross functional teams engaged in development activities characterized by a high-level of collaboration and mutual respect; Drive increased efficiency, coordination, and effectiveness of legal advice, processes, and support to meet the needs of the business and other key stakeholders; Lead and drive special projects and cross-functional teams that have a broader impact on the organization; Partner with Legal Department colleagues in executing and enhancing corporate and department objectives; Create transparent and reliable lines of communication with legal department leadership and business partners, ensuring that project developments are shared in a timely manner; Review and provide feedback on proposed regulation or legislation and assess impact on business operations; and Define, direct, and manage the work of outside counsel and other legal vendors.

The candidate should have U.S. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree; active law license in at least one U.S. jurisdiction. Should have 7+ years of legal experience supporting clients in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably at a multinational company and/or a reputable, highly rated law firm, or a combination of both. Must have experience advising clients on FDA regulatory compliance, GxP, and other matters relating to clinical trials and research and development activities. Should have understanding of pharmaceutical industry and regulatory enforcement environment, including fluency in understanding of anti-kickback laws, fraud and abuse laws, and regulations and regulatory guidance by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and other regulatory authorities relating to clinical trials, medical activities, pharmacovigilance, manufacturing, and regulatory interactions. Must have ability to execute all aspects of role independently with little supervision and with the highest integrity and ethics. Must be a strong collaborator and adept at understanding the motivation and needs of others and effectively communicating with a diverse audience, including senior leaders, in a manner that generates confidence and support for proposals/recommendations. Must consistently demonstrate leadership behaviors and ability within the Global R&D Legal team, the Legal Department, and within the broader organization.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-20

Senior Corporate Counsel - Securities

Boston MA Senior Corporate Counsel - Securities Duties: Assist in the preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, Section 16 Reports, and other SEC-related documents. Assist with planning and executing the Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Work closely with senior leadership and investor relations regarding disclosure matters and NYSE, SEC, and corporate law requirements, including Reg FD and use of non-GAAP financial measures. Assist with public company communications, including press releases and investor presentations. Assist with administering the Insider Trading Policy, 10b5-1 plans, and related employee and director equity matters. Support the Treasury function, including advice on compliance with debt covenants. Support public company secretarial function, including assisting with the preparation of Board and committee materials. Support Internal Audit with SOX compliance matters. Stay current on governance trends and best practices, SEC and NYSE developments. Advise on capital markets transactions. Assist in the drafting and review of a wide variety of complex commercial contracts. Assist with subsidiary and affiliate entity management. Support M&A and other expansion activity.

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree. An active member in good standing with the Florida Bar, or ability to be admitted as in-house counsel in Florida. 6+ years relevant SEC reporting and securities law compliance experience. 3+ years of law firm experience. Experience working with Boards of Directors and senior management. Highly organized and able to work both independently and as a member of a team. Strong business acumen and ability to advise on business-related legal issues and understand business consequences of legal advice. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good business judgment, and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# BOPX162300
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Advise commercial teams on shaping of the business opportunity, which can include collaboration agreements, distribution and SaaS agreements, partnerships and joint ventures with pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurance providers and hospital groups. Serve as the primary point of negotiation to advance and conclude contractual engagements. Such responsibilities would include managing the escalation process for key legal and commercial risks. Support reviews of marketing and sales collateral. Conduct timely and skilful legal research, and prepare briefings and memoranda for legal and business approvers, and other stakeholders on a range of legal matters. Support development and update of internal legal policies and trainings.

Requirements: Excellent academic credentials, including a JD Degree from a well-regarded law school. Admitted to at least one state bar in good standing, preferably Massachusetts. 5-7 years of experience practicing law. Substantial experience with business contracting, including experience as lead legal negotiator in technology and/or relevant complex commercial transactions. Previous experience in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal group for an IT services or software vendor would be of assistance in performing this role. Experience in a pharmaceutical setting or working with a sales team also a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Independent Contractor Relations
Refer job# GAEP162255
 
Corporate Counsel - Independent Contractor Relations The candidate will be the company's subject matter expert on independent contractor matters and the company's relationship with driver partners, and report to the company's Associate General Counsel (Labor, Employment and Driver Policy). Will work closely with the company's legal, government affairs, and delivery operations teams to create and maintain best in class strategies, policies, and procedures. Advise the business on developments in the engagement and regulation of independent contractors. Monitor and comment on legislative and regulatory developments at the federal, state, and local levels. Represent the company in industry, legislative and regulatory discussions. Draft and negotiate various commercial contracts involving delivery partners. Develop policies and strategies to manage and educate internal clients with respect to risks related to the engagement and classification of independent contractors. Manage litigation strategy and active cases involving delivery partners. Partner with internal clients to solve legal, risk, business, and reputational issues. Sync with the product, operations, comms, and other teams to advise on independent contractor workforce matters. Manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects. Populate and maintain regulatory reports and data sets. Must be in good standing and be admitted to a US State Bar. Should preferably have 6 years of legal experience focused on independent contractor compliance preferably with 1-2 years of in-house experience (particularly at a logistics company). Expertise in national and state laws and regulations relating to the engagement of independent contractors is required.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Employment Policy and Compliance
Refer job# JOKL162265
 
Corporate Counsel - Employment Policy and Compliance The candidate will be the company's subject matter expert on all employment law compliance and policy matters for headquarters and the company's national field operations, and report to the company's Associate General Counsel (Labor, Employment and Driver Policy). Will work closely with the company's Legal, People and Culture and Field Operations teams to create and maintain best in class strategies, policies and procedures. Partner with the People (HR) Team and business leaders to evaluate legal risk and provide subject matter expertise on a broad range of employment issues, including: recruiting and hiring, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence, accommodations, compensation and benefits, wage and hour, workplace investigations, terminations, and contingent workforce matters. Draft and revise employment-related agreements, templates, policies, and procedures, such as offer letters, confidentiality/restrictive covenant agreements, and handbooks, and implement controls throughout the organization with respect thereto. Conduct internal audits, classification reviews, and other efforts to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws throughout the country. Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment-related inquiries (e.g., EEOC, DOL, NLRB, and other state/local agencies). Develop and conduct training and education programs for employees, supervisors, and the People (HR) Team. Monitor important employment law developments across the country. Work with internal clients to solve legal, risk and business issues. Manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects. Populate and maintain internal reports and data sets on HR trends and developments. Must be in good standing and be admitted to a US State Bar. Should have 6 years of legal experience focused on employment and labor with preferably 1-2 years of in-house experience.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Transactions
Refer job# OWAD162280
 
Corporate Counsel - Commercial Transactions The candidate will be the company's go to expert for commercial contracting matters. In partnership with internal business stakeholders, will be responsible for leading the legal review, drafting, and negotiation of a wide range of contracts and agreements with outside vendors and other third parties. Will also be responsible for building out commercial contracting processes, supervising a team of commercial paralegals, and managing and improving the company's contract management system. Be the company's go to expert for commercial contracting matters. Coordinate with other legal team experts as the quarterback to draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of complex commercial agreements, including technology, hardware, services, cloud, consultant, license, manufacturing, and procurement agreements. Identify and evaluate business and legal risks in transactions, and find creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business goals. Create and improve agreement templates, trainings, processes, and other resources and ensure contract terms and conditions are consistent with internal policies and goals. Manage the company's contract management system and drive initiatives to continue process integration with the other business units. Supervise, mentor, and maximize the effectiveness of commercial paralegals to build an efficient commercial contracting review process for the company. Must have 7+ years of experience handling a broad range of commercial contracts. Should be admitted to and in good standing with a US State Bar. Must have extensive lead-attorney experience in negotiating and drafting contracts, with an eye towards both legal and financial/commercial issues.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# HLZR162154
 
Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Draft and provide counsel in support of SEC, NASDAQ and/or HKEx and other securities filings, including current and periodic reports and announcements, proxy statements, and other regulatory filings and reports. Serve as a subject matter expert on compliance and disclosure items and advise on and draft new disclosures; coordinate and assist with financial disclosures; and review public announcements, including press releases, corporate, investor and scientific presentations, and communications with internal and external stakeholders. Provide legal support on various types of transactions, including equity investments, joint ventures, credit facilities, corporate financing, corporate restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, negotiation of terms, drafting of documentation, and regulatory filings. Support of the Company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) and other corporate governance efforts. Assist with Board and committee meetings, the Company's Insider Trading Policy, and other corporate policies. Provide counsel in support of the Company's equity plans and programs and grant agreements, including securities law compliance and disclosure. Assist with the development and upkeep of relevant securities, general corporate, and corporate governance agreements and forms. Oversee the coordination and maintenance of records for all due diligence requests and the Company's electronic datarooms. Engage and manage the work of outside counsel and advisors.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school in the U.S. 7+ years of SEC reporting experience at a law firm and/or as in-house counsel. Experience with biotech or pharma companies strongly preferred. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, EDGAR, Workiva. Chinese language skill is a plus. Excellent drafting, editing, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong leadership and management skills and experience. Evaluate legal exposure, manage risk, and interpret and apply laws, regulations, case law, statues, and policies to provide expert advice. Strong business acumen; ability to contribute strategically to the Company's business. Team player with ability to collaborate proactively with cross-functional teams and interact effectively with all levels within the Company. Strong working knowledge of U.S. securities laws and regulations and the ability to quickly learn, interpret and apply changes in such laws and regulations and policies. A demonstrated ability to collaborate, as well as to work independently, balancing competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a high level of professionalism. Detail-oriented. Ability to handle confidential and proprietary information using excellent discretion and judgment. Self-motivated, able to work independently and be reliable and responsive. Ability to be flexible and willing to accept new responsibilities as needed.
 
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Assistant General Counsel, Corporate And Business Development
Refer job# DIBW162209
 
Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Business Development The candidate will provide legal advice, guidance and support for Corporate Development (i.e., mergers and acquisitions) and Business Development (i.e., licensing and collaborations) transactions. Will 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. Should have a Law degree from recognized university. Qualification to practice law in New Jersey or ability to obtain a NJ in-house counsel limited license is required. Must have 9-10 years of legal transactional experience. Experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction agreements is required. Experience in bio-pharmaceutical or life-sciences industry transactions is preferred. An understanding of bio-pharmaceutical/life-sciences industry is needed.
 
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Director, Corporate And Securities Counsel
Refer job# COKT162219
 
Director, Corporate and Securities Counsel Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and support with respect to matters arising under federal securities laws, SEC rules and regulations, SOX, securities exchange listing requirements, and review/prepare 34 Act filings including in the preparation, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Support and advise on public and private debt and equity financings; review and prepare related 33 Act filings. Provide legal advice to the Company, senior management, and the Board and its Committees in connection with corporate governance matters and Board/Committee meetings. Advise on the legal risks accompanying business strategies and decisions; review enterprise risk to senior management and Board. Advise on transactional matters; prepare, review and negotiate merger agreements, product/asset acquisitions, option agreements and other transactional agreements and term sheets; perform in-depth due diligence for potential new transactions. Partner with investor relations and corporate communications in connection with public communications and presentations. Assist with shareholder engagement matters and annual shareholder meeting matters. Assist in the preparation, coordinate legal input and provide overall legal support for proxy statements and related materials, including the compensation discussion and analysis. Prepare, review and provide compliance and disclosure advice concerning Section 16 reporting. Perform SEC, NASDAQ and general corporate governance and disclosure research and analysis. Help maintain accurate corporate records and documentation and provide ongoing administration and data maintenance of subsidiaries on a global basis (domestic and international). Draft and maintain shareholder and board resolutions, consents, agendas, secretary's certificates and other records. Provide general legal support various internal clients across a variety of functions, including legal advice and contract drafting as needed. Work closely with and efficiently manage outside counsel as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school and bar admission in good standing in at least one state. 4+ years of experience in a large law firm and/or in-house (preferably at a publicly traded biotechnology or pharmaceutical company). The ability to work interactively within and across multiple departments and manage priorities effectively. Self-motivated and ability to work independently on projects, while meeting deadlines and prioritizing multiple matters. Excellent oral and written skills with the ability to think critically. Possess excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills. Can bring strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# QXSO162134
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Drafting, reviewing, revising and negotiating general and sophisticated corporate and commercial agreements, including IT, licensing, services, consulting, confidentiality and data-related agreements, as well as addenda/amendments and statements of work for global organization. Providing legal support across the organization, including quickly and effectively identifying complex legal issues raised by the business, researching new legal issues, and providing practical advice. Developing and maintaining strong business relationships across the company and contributing to cross-functional or departmental projects and teams. Assisting with the development of policies and processes and standard template language to be used in contracts. Supporting efforts to effectively manage the delivery of legal services including budgeting, process improvements, operations and training to key stakeholders. Supporting the organization in maintaining a work environment focused on quality and that fosters learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration and teamwork. Assisting with M&A due diligence for target companies. Managing and completing any additional projects or legal matters assigned by General Counsel, CFO or CEO.

Qualifications: Law degree from accredited institution and qualified to practice in local jurisdiction. 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or global corporation. Experience negotiating technology transactions and complex commercial transactions with a familiarity of legal issues surrounding Cloud/SaaS product offerings and software licensing. Demonstrated self-starter, able to work in a very fast paced, changing environment with ability to juggle several priorities at the same time; must thrive under deadline pressure and limited supervision. Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues in a concise and simple way. Interact professionally and maturely with clients at all levels to influence outcomes through effective leadership skills. Exceptional drive and commitment to client services with the ability to quickly gain trust and credibility from team members. Sound business judgment with the ability to escalate legal issues when needed. Solid IP background or strong interest in expanding a limited IP skill set a plus. Must be well-organized and possess strong planning and prioritization skills; extremely high attention to detail and demonstrated growth mindset  to be willing and able to take on additional responsibilities to support ***'s evolving business needs.
 
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Corporate Counsel, Global R&d
Refer job# HTAZ161986
 
Corporate Counsel, Global R&D - Remote The candidate reports to the VP and Associate General Counsel for Global R&D and is accountable for advising and collaborating with the global business on a broad range of Global R&D and Global Quality-related activities, including research and development, manufacturing, pharmacovigilance and drug safety, regulatory engagement strategy, and compliance with R&D-related regulations, including all applicable GxP requirements. As a dedicated strategic legal partner, this person interacts with leadership and other stakeholders from various cross-functional teams and has client responsibility on a broad range of Global R&D and Global Quality-related activities and research and clinical development programs from early to late stage. Ideal candidates have strong leadership skills and extensive experience providing R&D-related legal support in the areas noted and advising business stakeholders in all levels of an organization, including senior and executive management, as well as the ability to lead and/or play a significant role in special projects and on cross-functional teams dealing with complicated legal issues. The type of strategic counseling required at this level requires the ability to use wide-ranging experience to resolve complex strategic issues in creative and effective ways with minimal direct oversight, together with an appreciation of the immediate and long-term impact that legal decisions may have on the overall global business. Key Job Responsibilities:Provide (non-IP) legal advice and counsel on issues impacting clinical research and development such as informed consent, CRO arrangements, patient recruitment activities, contract arrangements with investigators, clinical research vendors, and other collaborative research groups, IND submissions, CMC and GxP matters, and many other legal aspects of regulatory compliance involved in R&D activities. Intellectual property advice and counsel is not in scope for this role; Utilize strong business acumen and legal expertise to proactively identify, analyze, and navigate potential legal and compliance issues and risk within areas of responsibility and formulate and communicate compliant and practical solutions that meet business objectives; Review, interpret, negotiate, and draft various clinical study-related agreements, technology transfers, and licensing agreements with academic institutions and strategic partners; Create and deliver effective training and other presentations to stakeholders and other members of the department on legal topics and other relevant subjects; Proactively identify the need for, draft, and provide legal advice on corporate policies, SOPs, and guidance documents; Serve as part of matrixed teams involved in R&D-related activities and collaborate effectively, find common ground, and build alignment with relevant stakeholders; Partner with other members in the Legal and Compliance Departments to ensure consistency in approach across areas of the overall business; Contribute to strategic planning with partners and colleagues to optimize the implementation of clinical studies and other medical research activities; Keep informed of new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the organization; Establish strong partnership relationships with global research and development teams, as well as key cross functional teams engaged in development activities characterized by a high-level of collaboration and mutual respect; Drive increased efficiency, coordination, and effectiveness of legal advice, processes, and support to meet the needs of the business and other key stakeholders; Lead and drive special projects and cross-functional teams that have a broader impact on the organization; Partner with Legal Department colleagues in executing and enhancing corporate and department objectives; Create transparent and reliable lines of communication with legal department leadership and business partners, ensuring that project developments are shared in a timely manner; Review and provide feedback on proposed regulation or legislation and assess impact on business operations; and Define, direct, and manage the work of outside counsel and other legal vendors.

The candidate should have U.S. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree; active law license in at least one U.S. jurisdiction. Should have 7+ years of legal experience supporting clients in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably at a multinational company and/or a reputable, highly rated law firm, or a combination of both. Must have experience advising clients on FDA regulatory compliance, GxP, and other matters relating to clinical trials and research and development activities. Should have understanding of pharmaceutical industry and regulatory enforcement environment, including fluency in understanding of anti-kickback laws, fraud and abuse laws, and regulations and regulatory guidance by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and other regulatory authorities relating to clinical trials, medical activities, pharmacovigilance, manufacturing, and regulatory interactions. Must have ability to execute all aspects of role independently with little supervision and with the highest integrity and ethics. Must be a strong collaborator and adept at understanding the motivation and needs of others and effectively communicating with a diverse audience, including senior leaders, in a manner that generates confidence and support for proposals/recommendations. Must consistently demonstrate leadership behaviors and ability within the Global R&D Legal team, the Legal Department, and within the broader organization.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel - Securities
Refer job# JORK161899
 
Senior Corporate Counsel - Securities Duties: Assist in the preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, Section 16 Reports, and other SEC-related documents. Assist with planning and executing the Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Work closely with senior leadership and investor relations regarding disclosure matters and NYSE, SEC, and corporate law requirements, including Reg FD and use of non-GAAP financial measures. Assist with public company communications, including press releases and investor presentations. Assist with administering the Insider Trading Policy, 10b5-1 plans, and related employee and director equity matters. Support the Treasury function, including advice on compliance with debt covenants. Support public company secretarial function, including assisting with the preparation of Board and committee materials. Support Internal Audit with SOX compliance matters. Stay current on governance trends and best practices, SEC and NYSE developments. Advise on capital markets transactions. Assist in the drafting and review of a wide variety of complex commercial contracts. Assist with subsidiary and affiliate entity management. Support M&A and other expansion activity.

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree. An active member in good standing with the Florida Bar, or ability to be admitted as in-house counsel in Florida. 6+ years relevant SEC reporting and securities law compliance experience. 3+ years of law firm experience. Experience working with Boards of Directors and senior management. Highly organized and able to work both independently and as a member of a team. Strong business acumen and ability to advise on business-related legal issues and understand business consequences of legal advice. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good business judgment, and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
 
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