This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing organization that has a solid foundation but is also at a size where a single contributor can have a dramatic impact and touch on multiple facets of the business. Reporting directly to the General Counsel, the Senior Counsel will provide legal services to the Company, with an emphasis on complex contracting. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to advise Company clients on a broad variety of legal matters, which may include corporate governance, securities, litigation or employment. As the Senior Counsel is interested and able, he/she will have the additional opportunity to maintain a focus on contracting while rotating throughout other areas of legal as he/she moves forward, gaining exposure to new areas of law and contributing to the business in even more varied ways.
The Senior Counsel will interact with top executives and major customers, often in high-stakes situations which require negotiation and strategic thinking. This is a role where collaboration is prized and the successful candidate will maintain an appropriate focus on legal risk while simultaneously acting as a true ally to the business and facilitating the continued growth of the organization through key ventures. Rather than being a niche player, the Senior Counsel will be a crucial part of building out the infrastructure of a rapidly growing company. Senior Counsel will be expected to take the knowledge he/she has amassed at a major law firm and large in-house entity and apply it appropriately to a growth-stage company where the immediate objectives may be markedly different and the outcomes of individual ventures are therefore significantly more important. Suitable candidates will relish the idea of acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the organization and its strategic initiatives and working with executives to drive the business forward through savvy counsel, sound policymaking and very meaningful negotiation.
Experience: A total of at least 10 years of complex contracting experience, including experience with a prominent law firm and in the biopharmaceutical or medical device industry.
Internal Number: O-2001922
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