Biotech, Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law
Cytokinetics Incorporated (“Cytokinetics” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Director, Corporate Counsel (“Counsel”), to be located in South San Francisco, California. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search here. Please do not contact Cytokinetics directly; all resumes sent to Cytokinetics will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Position Overview: This position will have the opportunity to provide legal advice and support across the Company. Based on experience and prior job responsibilities, she/he will have primary responsibility to defined functional areas.
Company: Cytokinetics is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing first-in-class muscle activators as potential treatments for people with debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. As a leader in muscle biology research, Cytokinetics is developing small molecule drug candidates specifically engineered to increase muscle function and contractility. We take a purpose-driven approach by leveraging our unique muscle biology expertise to engineer compounds with specific characteristics aimed at treating diseases that impact muscle function, like heart failure and ALS.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Location: South San Francisco, CA.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
Experience: Minimum of 3-6 years of experience as in-house counsel or associate at a major law firm. Background in biotechnology, pharma or healthcare related matters is a plus. Familiarity in contract drafting and negotiations is a requirement.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to here, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
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.