Synthego Corporation (“Synthego” or the “Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel - Technology Transactions (AGC) to be located in its corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to the MLA search consultant who reached out to you about this position. Please do not contact Synthego directly; resumes sent to the Company will be routed back to MLA for handling.
Company: Synthego is the leading Genome Engineering Platform Company. Synthego's vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan. Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering. These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.
Overview: Synthego is currently seeking an Associate General Counsel – Technology Transactions to serve as a core member of their executive team and provide critical guidance on corporate strategic and legal initiatives. The AGC – Technology Transactions will provide senior management with effective advice on business strategies and implementation, build out an internal legal infrastructure, oversee the work of outside counsel, and be intimately involved in complex business and strategic negotiations.
Relocation: This is a local search focused on the Bay Area.
Experience: Minimum 6 years of legal practice in a life science business environment. Pharmaceutical transactional experience including licensing, partnerships and co-development considered an asset.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to SynthegoAGC@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2318231
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 has 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.