Biotech, Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law
Caribou Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company” or “Caribou”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) to conduct a search for a Senior Transaction Counsel (Counsel) to be located in its corporate headquarters in Berkeley, California. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search at CaribouSrCounsel@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Caribou Biosciences directly; resumes sent to the Company will be routed back to MLA for handling.
Company: Caribou Biosciences, Inc. is a leading company in CRISPR genome engineering located in Berkeley, CA. Caribou's tools and technologies provide transformative capabilities to therapeutic development, agricultural biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, and basic and applied biological research. Caribou’s proprietary technology puts the Company at the forefront of the development of new therapeutics which offer profound potential benefits to human health. Caribou has developed a next-generation best-in-class CRISPR genome engineering technology platform and has a leading intellectual property position. Caribou is dedicated to developing cutting-edge solutions for cellular engineering and analysis by combining scientific expertise and integrity with quality systems. On a personal and professional level, Caribou is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees, customers, and the natural environment. All of its business is conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with all applicable laws. For more information, please visit www.cariboubio.com. Caribou is on Twitter and can be followed @CaribouBio.
Overview: Caribou is seeking an experienced attorney to join its Legal team. The candidate must be motivated, enthusiastic, professional, and committed to working as a team player. The candidate must have the ability to negotiate, draft, and drive to conclusion licensing agreements (both in- and out-licenses), services agreements, clinical trial agreements, and the like, with a strong attention to detail, and always striving to produce quality work in a timely manner. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders, especially business development and management, as well as with external attorneys and business people. This role will report to the Chief Legal Officer.
Relocation: This is a local search focused on the Bay Area.
Experience: A minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the areas of transactional law with prior in-house biotech/pharma experience preferred.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to CaribouSrCounsel@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2525745
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