Retrophin, Inc. has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel to be located in its San Diego, California headquarters. Retrophin is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: The General Counsel will be responsible for directing and managing all of Retrophin’s legal affairs, including managing a legal department and compliance function. The General Counsel will report to Retrophin’s Chief Executive Officer and work closely with members of the senior management team, board of directors, and business unit leaders.
Company: Retrophin, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering life-changing therapies to people living with rare diseases who have few, if any, treatment options.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience. The package includes base salary, target bonus, equity, and benefits.
Experience: 20+ years of legal experience, with experience in a pharmaceutical company preferred. Candidates should have in-house experience as a general counsel in a public company in roles of increasing responsibility, and/or have experience at an AmLaw 200 law firm, preferably as a partner. Prior experience working within the pharmaceutical/life sciences industry is required. Familiarity with issues involving: corporate governance, securities, compliance, employment law, commercial transactions, intellectual property, M&A, litigation, regulatory, privacy, and antitrust. Experience managing and/or presenting to a public company board of directors is required.
Location: San Diego, CA.
Relocation: Local candidates are preferred.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiter managing this search, Joanna Herman at RetrophinGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to Retrophin will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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