Amyris (“Amyris”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Vice President, Transactions (“Transactions Counsel”), to be located in Emeryville, California. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search at AmyrisTransactions@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Amyris directly; all resumes sent to Amyris will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Overview: Amyris is seeking a senior attorney, experienced in commercial and M&A transactions. This senior attorney will work closely with other members of the Amyris Legal Team, manage outside counsel, and coordinate with transverse partners across the Company. This position reports to the General Counsel.
Company Overview: Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris delivers its No Compromise products and services across a number of markets, including specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances, cosmetics ingredients, pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Learn more at www.amyris.com.
Location: Emeryville, CA (Bay Area)
Relocation: This is a national search but local candidates preferred.
Experience: 12+ years of law firm and in-house experience. Significant experience with technology and intellectual property transactions at tech company, preferred; experience in bioscience/biotech, strongly preferred.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to AmyrisTransactions@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2394566
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.