Biotech, Compliance, General Commercial/Contracts Law
Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained by Xencor, Inc., to conduct a search for a General Counseland Corporate Secretary, to be located at their Monrovia, CA headquarters.
Company: Xencor is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer, autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases.
Position: The General Counsel and Corporate Secretary will be an integral member of the executive team and will be Board-facing.
Experience: 15+ years of legal experience with progressive experience in biotech, pharmaceutical or life sciences industries developed in both a law firm and in-house is required. Ideal candidate will have experience with licensing, clinical trials, intellectual property management, employment, litigation, compliance, commercial contracts, CROs, and securities/governance. Additional experience with product launch from phase one to market is a plus. Proven strategic and leadership experience working in a lean, fast-paced environment is desired.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search with relocation assistance.
Job ID: O-2492141
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: O-2492141
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