Associate General Counsel


: $115,730.00 - $143,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Major, Lindsey & Africa has an immediate need for an Temporary to Permanent Associate General Counsel at an In-House Biotechnology Company.

Associate General Counsel

Overview: A Late-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapeutics for a broad range of indications seeks an Associate General Counsel to assist with SEC Filings, Corporate Governance and Clinicial Trials work.

Company: Publicly-Traded Biotechnology Company

Experience: 5-15+ years of In-House AND/OR Law Firm Experience

Location: New York, New York.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Principal responsibility for all Company SEC filings, including periodic reports, proxy statements, registration statements and Section 16 filings and other securities compliance matters.
  • Legal support for financing activities and all capital markets activity.
  • Provide legal oversight for Companys equity administration function.
  • Draft, negotiate and/or review agreements, including manufacturing and supply chain agreements, license agreements, clinical trial agreements, HR and employee relating agreements. Oversee agreement approval process.
  • Assist General Counsel with corporate secretary duties, including preparation of meeting minutes, preparation for board meetings and annual shareholder meeting.
  • Assist General Counsel with business development and transactional matters, including agreement drafting and review, due diligence, integration.
  • Cultivate strong partnership with Finance team and other business stakeholders in support of cross-functional, strategic priorities.
  • Work collaboratively and creatively with business stakeholders in identifying, assessing and mitigating risk.

Qualifictions Include:

  • College and law degrees from accredited schools
  • 5+ years of attorney experience (law, in-house or combination)
  • Current member in good standing of the NY bar
  • Experience in corporate transactions and agreement drafting and negotiation required
  • Experience with securities matters required
  • Experience with and understanding of pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and issues required
Major, Lindsey & Africa does not discriminate against applications on the basis of age, sex, race or any other protected characteristics pursuant to applicable state or federal laws.

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