Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Pharmaceuticals
Pieris Pharmaceuticals (“Pieris”) has engaged Major Lindsey & Africa to conduct an exclusive search for a Corporate Counsel to be located at its headquarters in Boston, MA. Pieris is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the recruiter who contacted you about this position or email Dick Gordon and Nancy Reiner at Pieris@mlaglobal.com.
Company Overview: Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committing to providing novel solutions for oncology, respiratory disease and other therapeutic areas by applying its proprietary Anticalin® technology to create differentiated drugs. In 2017, Pieris forged strategic alliances with Servier and AstraZeneca to accelerate its transformation into a fully-integrated, biologics R&D and commercial organization, focused on two immunology-related therapeutic areas: immuno-oncology and respiratory disease. The foundation of Pieris' partnerships and R&D efforts is a proprietary class of clinically-tested next generation therapeutics, Anticalin proteins. Anticalin proteins are recombinantly engineered versions of lipocalins, human proteins that naturally bind, store and transport a wide spectrum of molecules. Its libraries of more than 100 billion different Anticalin proteins can virtually bind to any target of interest.
Experience: A minimum of 2-5 years of progressively responsible general corporate and/or transactional legal experience, including drafting and negotiating contracts and working on complex transactions within the life sciences industry, preferably in the capacity as a member of a legal department in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company or within a law firm representing biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies. The Corporate Counsel will assist in a number of legal projects, including the supervision of outside counsel, and in the management of the day-to-day agreement flow within the company, including drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts such as agreements with contract manufacturing organizations, contract research organizations, consultants, and other vendors. This position requires strong communication and project management skills and a great deal of resourcefulness and autonomy in accomplishing a wide variety of tasks.
Location: Boston, MA
Relos: Locals preferred
Internal Number: O-0782789
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong,London and Tokyo MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and have been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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