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Sr. Counsel, Corporate & Securities | Callaway Golf Company*
Under general supervision of the General Counsel, the Senior Counsel, Corporate & Securities will provide legal advice to the Company on a broad range of issues in the assigned areas including, securities and public company regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, financing matters, corporate governance, corporate and legal compliance, sustainability/ESG matters, and corporate contracts and commercial agreements.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Ensure compliance with legal requirements in the U.S. and abroad pertaining to Callaway Golf Company and its subsidiaries, including the preparation, drafting and filing of SEC Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K; Schedule 14A; Forms S-3 and S-8; Forms 3, 4 and 5; as well as NYSE required filings and notices.
- Engage in all phases of the Company’s worldwide merger, acquisition and post-closing integration processes.
- Support the Treasury Department with financing matters, including the negotiation and administration of U.S. and foreign credit facilities.
- Provide advice on corporate governance developments and implement best practices.
- Develop corporate and legal compliance policies and processes to implement best practices and mitigate risk and support the Company’s compliance committee.
- Provide comprehensive, global, legal advice and documentation to support the Company’s operational initiatives, including corporate contracts and commercial agreements.
- Assist with overseeing the equity award programs.
- Conduct training on insider trading, Regulation FD, compliance and various other matters in the United States and abroad.
Compliance Counsel | Scripps Research Institute*
The Compliance Counsel oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, and maintenance of The Scripps Research Institute’s (TSRI’s) administrative and regulatory policies in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations. In consultation with leadership, Compliance Counsel serves as a point of contact and institute liaison for federal agencies such as National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, and Department of Commerce.
Compliance Counsel works with senior management to enhance compliance with applicable laws and regulations, administrative uniformity, and consistency through the revision and integration of institute-wide policies, procedures, and guidelines (PPG). Compliance Counsel supports TSRI’s internal operations and programs and will create, review, and revise policies to ensure programs and projects meet applicable legal and organizational requirements.
Additionally, will assist in oversight of Conflict of Interest requirements under TSRI policy and applicable research sponsor requirements. Compliance Counsel will also assist in managing the engagement of outsourced internal auditors at the direction of the Audit Committee, including the identification, prioritization, scope, and completeness of Internal Audits. This position will also be responsible for other legal and risk administration functions and duties, as assigned by the Chief Compliance Counsel.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Works independently and with TSRI’s Directors/Managers to enhance and document internal processes and policies.
- Analyzes proposed and enacted regulations and legislation that impact TSRI’s administrative and regulatory operations and recommends adjustments to existing TSRI policy accordingly.
- Develops policy, implementation guidance, and training, in coordination with relevant departments and stakeholders.
- Works collaboratively with management to achieve program results.
- Demonstrates expertise in a variety of institutional administrative and regulatory areas, including federal and state laws, rules and regulations as pertinent to independent, non-profit research institutes.
- Provides consultation and legal advice as necessary on complex projects as project lead, top level contributor and program expert.
- Works proactively and collaboratively to ensure TSRI’s adherence to regulations that govern use of federal funds.
- Assists with managing, implementing, and enforcing TSRI’s Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy for employees and personnel conducting research, Board of Directors Conflicts of Interest Policy, and Policy on Disclosure of Other Support and Foreign Affiliations.
SEC & Corporate Governance Counsel | DermTech*
DermTech seeks a junior to mid-level securities and corporate governance attorney to join its legal team. Candidate should be a skilled communicator with strong securities experience and interpersonal skills. This position reports to the General Counsel.
- Provide advice and counsel to senior management on company s compliance with applicable securities laws and NASDAQ rules and regulations, including filing all periodic SEC 1934 Act filings.
- Review and or prepare SEC filings including 10-K, 10-Qs, Proxy Statement, 8-Ks, Section 16 reporting (Forms 3, 4 and 5), and NASDAQ compliance.
- Maintain and manage company s corporate governance and corporate secretary matters relating to the company’s Board of Directors and subsidiaries, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance. Includes drafting agendas, minutes and resolutions and reviewing board mailing materials. Also, assists or primarily responsible for corporate governance activities for specific subsidiaries.
- Assist on executive and director compensation matters, including providing advice and counsel on matters relating to plan documentation and related securities matters (including preparation of registration statements on Forms S-3 and S-8).
- Responsible for handling open window trading preclearance process and stock ownership and retention requirement compliance.
- Serve as a member of the global legal team as a generalist, providing legal support to the business in a variety of practice areas.
- Support the company’s ethics and compliance programs on a global basis.
Counsel - Ethics & Investigations | Sempra Energy*
To provide advice and counsel on all aspects of the company’s Ethics & Compliance Helpline investigations under the direction of Senior Counsel – Ethics & Investigations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide end-to-end advice and counsel to investigators, human resources, and labor relations groups on the company’s Ethics & Compliance Helpline investigations.
- Review and provide advice and counsel on investigation reports.
- Assist in planning, development, and delivery of training to teams of investigators across the family of companies.
- Collaborate with other investigations teams within the Sempra family of companies on investigation support, Helpline trends, and program improvements.
- Conduct complex internal investigations.
- Assist in the administration of the company’s Ethics & Compliance Helpline.
- Assist in the preparation of presentations and updates on the company’s Ethics & Compliance Helpline to leadership.
Contracts & SEC Compliance Attorney | Bioatia Inc.*
The Contracts and SEC Compliance Attorney provides legal guidance on contracts. Prepares and coordinates procedural documentation for general legal matters including but not limited to securities compliance and reporting, drafting transactional documents, license agreements, employment law, regulatory matters, risk management asset-backed financing and contract management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead the drafting, review, and negotiation of a wide range of contracts typical for a clinical-stage biotech preparing for commercialization, with a focus on agreements for services, consulting, HCP and payer engagements, technology/licensing, partnerships, 3PL, manufacturing, research and collaboration.
- Handle ordinary course contracting (CDAs, MSA, Work Orders, MTAs, Consulting Agreements).
- Work with Finance in the preparation, review, approval and filing of SEC reports, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q , 8-K and Proxy.
- Work with Finance in executing SEC compliance activities. Review and provide compliance and disclosure advice concerning Section 16 reporting.
- Respond in a professional, effective and timely manner to requests for legal services from internal clients. Assist internal clients in understanding contracting processes and requirements, and in preparing contract requests.
- Advise internal teams on contract interpretation, risks, and dispute resolution matters through clear, practical, and business-oriented guidance.
- Manage contract request process and work closely with finance/purchasing to harmonize contract completion, budget review and purchase order matters, maintain company contracts database, and manage contract expirations.
- Assist other IP personnel in building in-house template library, updating playbooks to reflect new laws and trends, and maintaining a documented system of policies and procedures to ensure the consistent, timely delivery of high-quality agreements that balance risk mitigation with business needs.
Temporary Workers Compensation Attorney (hybrid) - Travelers Indemnity Company*
As a Senior Counsel with Travelers you'll be responsible for high quality, proactive case handling and will have the opportunity to use your legal expertise and litigation skills to independently handle a caseload of higher exposure cases and more complex litigation matters and deliver optimal results for Travelers' insured customers. Travelers offers the strength of a national legal organization committed to your professional development while maintaining a local focus so you can be positioned as a strong legal advocate and valued business partner. Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
(May include all or the majority but not limited to these components.)
In the handling of a caseload of predominantly low to moderate complexity, your responsibilities will include:
- Develop and apply effective use of trial skills and techniques to litigate cases to verdict.
- Conduct legal research and demonstrate strong and persuasive legal writing and presentation skills.
- Supervise research projects delegated to Associate Counsel and paralegals.
- Draft pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other documents. Attend court events and other appointments independently.
- Learn and understand Claim and client expectations. Provide recommendations and case analysis to Claim and insured clients on appropriate file-handling strategies.
- Build and maintain strong internal and external client and business partner relationships.
- Effectively utilize support staff consistent with office protocols and best practices.
- Adhere to all best practices in file handling.
- Fully and effectively utilizes available technology, case management system and automation.
Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment - Cubic Corporation*
Provides legal advice for all labor and employment aspects of Cubic’s business areas, including managing all labor and employment related litigation. Assists in labor and human resources matters as requested. Position may also include providing advice to other various corporate departments as assigned and assists on related matters as necessary which may include review of software licenses, non-disclosure agreements, real estate leases and various other contracts. May be asked to assist with the due diligence of potential mergers and acquisitions and document drafting related to such activities. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Advise on labor and employment related aspects of Cubic’s business
- Manage labor and employment related litigation
- Experience in labor law and advising Human Resources departments
- Reviews and negotiates software licenses, non-disclosure agreements and real estate leases
- Reviews and negotiates commercial documents and contracts
Legal Counsel, Commercial (public sector), Remote | Splunk Inc.*
We are looking for a motivated attorney who can play a key role in negotiating commercial agreements to successfully meet the Splunk sales growth selling to government customers. You will support sales, customer success, and partner teams with a focus on reducing contract and transaction cycle time, crafting playbooks, and providing training to business clients. This role will report to Splunk’s Legal Director for the Public Sector.
Join us as we pursue our ground-breaking new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, and having fun. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!
To succeed, the role requires you to be diligent and dedicated; possess excellent business judgment and critical thinking; have the ability to perform cross-functionally and flexibly in a collaborative team environment; know how to prioritize and drive multiple initiatives independently and in a timely manner; possess strong persuasion and collaboration skills and excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills; be self-motivated, self-reliant, and confident; and have a good sense of humor and the ability to adapt to a dynamic and exciting environment.
- Act as the legal contact for Splunk’s activities in the Public Sector sales theater and support other sales theaters as needed;
- Build strong internal and external relationships while balancing the needs in Splunk’s Public Sector sales theater with Splunk’s global strategy and priorities;
- Provide deep knowledge of relevant aspects of federal, state and local, U.S. and Canadian laws concerning government contracting, data privacy/governance, and cybersecurity;
- Negotiate outbound software license, sales channel and strategic alliance sales, cloud service, system integrator contracts;
- Anticipate changes to relevant laws impacting Splunk’s public sector activities and its customers;
- Support the shaping of complex transactions, including developing strategic relationships;
- Provide improvement of standard form agreements, playbooks, contract templates, and legal processes;
Defense Attorney | Pacifica Companies*
We are searching for a seasoned Defense Attorney who has general and professional liability experience. Responsibilities will include all aspects of case management for inception to resolution.
- Strong litigation background with a minimum of 5+ years of trial and litigation experience in General and Professional Liability claims defense, preferably defending RCFE facilities.
- Ability to manage full case handling responsibilities, including all facets of discovery, trial preparation and case strategy.
- The candidate must be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail, strong writing and analytical skills, and be able to work efficiently and independently.
Underwriting Counsel | First American Financial Corporation*
Provides underwriting support and expertise to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance and provide guidance in the performance of real estate settlement services.
- Provides underwriting support, counsel, and authorization to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies.
- Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance.
- Provides guidance to company personnel in the performance of real estate settlement services.
- Issues underwriting standards and guidelines in accordance with established company processes.
Assistant General Counsel - Privacy | Intuit
The Assistant General Counsel - Privacy will report to the Chief Privacy Officer and partner with key stakeholders across the company and around the world to drive insight and innovation while enhancing customer trust and brand equity. This role requires a strategic lawyer with deep subject matter expertise in privacy coupled with a pragmatic approach to operationalizing emerging legal and regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record as both a lawyer and a business partner capable of holistic problem solving. This is a position best suited for a thoughtful lawyer who values diversity and thrives working collaboratively in large ecosystems at multiple levels with a wide variety of constituents.
Product & Regulatory Counsel | Helix OpCo, LLC
As Product and Regulatory Counsel, you will guide and inform Helix’s approach to healthcare regulations and privacy requirements and have the opportunity to provide legal support across the lifecycle of Helix’s products and services. You will work directly with the Senior Director, Legal and Head of Privacy and Compliance and receive training and mentorship from the VP of Legal, the broader Legal, Privacy & Compliance Team, and G&A staff to support your personal and professional development. As part of a small but growing team, you will support the growth of both existing and emerging business lines at Helix, interpret complex regulatory frameworks, translate their meaning and implications for the broader Helix team, and provide guidance on how to effectively execute in light of them. You will be expected to work independently while knowing when to escalate issues to senior attorneys and other managers.
As a Product and Regulatory Counsel, you will:
- Research and provide advice on existing and emerging regulatory frameworks in healthcare.
- Work collaboratively within and outside the legal department to help ensure that Helix products and processes are compliant with applicable laws and regulations relating to healthcare compliance, consumer protection, and privacy.
- Work closely with internal teams to understand Helix’s overall business and how each product and service works.
- Document counseling and help organize and drive legal processes.
- Develop, draft and implement trainings, educational tools, and guidance documents for internal clients, partners and stakeholders on key policies, procedures, practices, and regulatory and privacy requirements.
- Review and provide legal advice on marketing assets, go to market plans, consents and authorizations, and product architecture.
- Partner closely with product, engineering, marketing and other teams throughout the organization to ensure a clear understanding of regulatory requirements, recommended guardrails, and optimal execution strategies.
- Develop excellent working relationships and act as a key resource between Helix’s legal department and other functional groups and project teams, including Business Development, Partnerships, R&D, Supply Chain/Ops, Marketing, Product and other teams to provide guidance in support of their business objectives.
Corporate Counsel (remote) | Helix OpCo, LLC
You will work directly with the VP, Legal and receive training and mentorship from both the Legal, Privacy & Compliance Team and G&A staff to support your personal and professional development. As part of a small but growing team, you will support the growth of both existing and emerging business lines at Helix, and help structure and negotiate deals with health system partners, life sciences companies, vendors, and government agencies.
As a Corporate Counsel, you will:
- Support the legal team with daily corporate and transactional tasks.
- Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of contracts, including supply agreements, service agreements, research agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other vendor agreements. Experience negotiating strategic partnership and collaboration agreements is a plus.
- Support project-based legal assignments and initiatives, including corporate transactions, privacy and compliance matters, and other product counseling matters.
- Maintain legal records and provide contract lifecycle management support utilizing a variety of tools.
- Develop excellent working relationships and act as a key resource between the company’s legal department and other functional groups and project teams, including Business Development, Partnerships, R&D, Supply Chain/Ops, Marketing, Product and other teams to provide guidance in support of their business objectives and contracting needs.
- Identify ways and initiate projects to continuously improve templates, processes, and operations.
Corporate Counsel | SeaSpine
SeaSpine’s Corporate Counsel position is an exciting opportunity for a junior to mid-level attorney to join a small, fast-paced and dynamic corporate legal team supporting a global medical technology company focused on spinal implants and orthobiologics. This role will work closely with other members of the Legal team in supporting all facets of the Company’s business, with a primary focus on contracts. The Corporate Counsel may also assist with public company reporting obligations, corporate governance, M&A, financings, employment matters, intellectual property, litigation, and executive compensation, as well as other duties as needed.
- Research, assess and provide practical counsel to corporate, regulatory, commercial, clinical, marketing, sales and HR teams on legal issues
- Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including consulting agreements, distributor agreements, development and supply agreements, private label agreements, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, license agreements, clinical study agreements, and various vendor service agreements
- Advise the business on contract interpretation, terms, issues, risks and negotiating strategies, protecting confidential and privileged information and protecting company IP and other assets
- Draft and manage template legal documents
- Assist in preparing, reviewing and advising on all Company SEC filings, including related transaction documents, proxy statements, periodic reports, registration statements, Section 16 filings, and similar corporate records
- Provide legal support for certain corporate transactions, including securities offerings and corporate financings and supporting the diligence process and integration of strategic transactions
- Provide legal support for the Company’s data privacy compliance program
Vice President & Associate General Counsel | Axos Bank
As our experienced transactional counsel, you will be joining the legal team at this always improving technology-driven financial services company. You will be a valued team member and have the opportunity to contribute to the company’s success, working hands-on with members of various business units on an ever growing range of products and services.
- Provide legal counsel to the Bank and its business units
- Supervise the work of outside counsel
- Draft, review, and edit contracts, including third party service agreements
- Minimize Bank risk
- Enforce the Bank's legal policies and ensure compliant with all applicable laws and regulations
- Support all Bank business units by providing efficient and effective legal counsel
Senior Deputy County Counsel-Environment/Land Use/Zoning | County of San Diego
To serve as principal assistant to County Counsel; to manage, coordinate, and direct a group or division within the Office of County Counsel; to assist County Counsel in significant and complex litigation or legal matters; to assist with the management of the office; and to perform related work as required.
Chief Deputy County Counsel is an executive management class in the unclassified service and is allocated only to the Office of County Counsel. Under administrative direction, incumbents report directly to County Counsel and/or Assistant County Counsel and assist in the management of the office through planning, organizing, implementing, and controlling the activities of a group or division. Incumbents direct teams of attorneys organized into subject matter groups or divisions and personally handle significant/complex litigation cases/legal matters for County Counsel.
- Analyzes and resolves complex legal issues associated with local government and its operations.
- Plans group or division activities and participates in the general planning for the Office of County Counsel.
- Identifies the direction and goals of the group or division and the Office of County Counsel.
- Develops strategies/plans to accomplish specific goals.
- Organizes the division to align with established goals.
- Implements directions and policies established by County Counsel in their group or division.
- Manages the operation and develops performance standards for their division.
Legal Counsel, E-Mobility | ABB
Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.
At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences. In this role you will be expected to draft, review and negotiate contracts, including global frame agreements and global purchasing agreements, and also provide comments and advice on such to their global business partners for E-Mobility globally. Reporting to the E-Mobility Division Lead Counsel based in Switzerland you will be supporting ABB’s E-Mobility business and its related functions and be required to develop a good working relationship with the global business and local ABB Legal function.
- Support contract negotiation as well as general legal related issues relating to all E-Mobility projects.
- Coordinate E-mobility business’s legal entities corporate governance through the ABB legal functions or external counsels, and work with such parties to facilitate any necessary E-Mobility business reorganization or any future Joint Venture initiatives.
- Support the resolution of disputes or litigation.
- Analyze legal issues requested by the Division Lead Counsel and provide general legal advice, and support in conducting internal and external compliance investigations and due diligence in compliance with ABB policies.
- Deliver legal and integrity training.
- Deal directly in coordinating and advising internal clients and liaising and negotiating with external parties.
Vice President, Legal Affairs | Viracta Therapeutics
Viracta Therapeutics is seeking a Vice President, Legal Affairs (or General Counsel) to join our high-performing and highly cross-functional team. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a fast-paced public biotechnology company working across a broad spectrum of the Company, providing multifaceted and day-to-day legal, intellectual property, administrative, operational, and governance support and advice. The candidate must be an excellent corporate attorney with mature business acumen, organizational and communication skills. The VP, Legal Affairs will advise senior management across an extensive range of functions. Our company is highly collaborative; functional heads communicate well and work across functions to achieve business objectives. This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
- Leading and managing the Company’s legal function to ensure business objectives are met by providing hands-on solution-oriented advice regarding all legal and compliance matters.
- Serving as the primary in-house legal representative for all corporate matters, including corporate securities, contract review and general corporate governance.
- Ensuring compliance with security regulations and relevant legal and statutory requirements for corporate reporting of a public company.
- Collaborate effectively with Finance on corporate filings with the SEC and globally.
- Managing the Viracta IP portfolio; collaborate with key internal functions to develop, execute and maintain intellectual property strategy.
- Structuring, drafting, negotiating, and advising on agreements with partners, vendors, and general business transactions.
- Managing, advising and counseling on complex legal and business transactions, including licensing and M&A.
- Advising on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities.
- Supporting financial and business development due diligence.
- Supporting external communications processes, including investor relations and publications.
Senior Corporate Counsel, Corporate Affairs & Security | Tandem Diabetes
Sr. Corporate Counsel, Corporate Affairs will report to the EVP & General Counsel and be responsible for legal oversight of the Company’s corporate governance and public company reporting obligations and provide legal support for key agreements and corporate transactions. This individual will be an integral member of the Legal Department and operate independently in a dynamic environment to support the growing and diverse legal needs of the business. Works directly with and advises key decision-makers in contract negotiations and other business arrangements, including identifying and proposing solutions to key business issues and managing risk.
You’re Awesome At:
- Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, stock incentive plan administration, drafting transactional documents, license agreements and contract management.
- Successfully manages a variety of corporate governance and securities issues for the Company, and exercises sound legal and practical judgment in advising in-house clients on a variety of legal issues.
- Primary role in preparing, reviewing and advising on all company SEC filings, including related transaction documents, proxy statements, periodic reports, registration statements, Section 16 filings, and similar corporate records.
- Assists in scripting for investor calls and preparation of executive management for participation in the calls.
- Assists in reviewing and drafting public disclosure and corporate communications including earning releases, press releases, and social media.
- Assists with mergers, acquisitions, investments and other strategic transactions including coordinating internal teams and due diligence activities.
- Drafts and reviews board books, minutes and resolutions for Board and Committee meetings and actions.
- Creation, implementation and ongoing management of subsidiaries including board resolutions, filings, creation of bank accounts, and analysis of legal and financial considerations arising from the subsidiaries location or any intellectual property owned or managed by the subsidiary.
Privacy Counsel | Intuit
Intuit is hiring a Privacy Counsel to join our Global Privacy Team and help accelerate our mission of powering prosperity around the world. Privacy Counsel will report to the Chief Privacy Officer and partner with key stakeholders across the company and around the world to drive insight and innovation while enhancing customer trust and brand equity.
What you'll bring:
- Deep knowledge of privacy laws and regulations including CCPA, GDPR, PIPEDA, FTC Act/Section 5, GLBA, FCRA, biometric privacy laws and others.
- Proven ability to translate complex legal requirements into forward-looking policies, frameworks and guidelines.
- Thought leadership, interpersonal skills and a desire to drive responsible innovation.
- Commitment to diversity, self-awareness, empathy and intellectual curiosity.
- JD from a top law school and good standing with at least one U.S. State Bar.
- Engineering or technology background a plus
Research & Development Attorney | Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Inc.
This position will be a key business strategist by providing legal support for the company’s complex research and development activities. This attorney will be responsible for providing sophisticated legal advice on a broad range of global R&D and quality related activities including research, development, manufacturing, pharmacovigilance and drug safety, regulatory engagement, and compliance for Crinetics. The successful candidate will work seamlessly with cross-functional teams to support all phases of discovery, drug development & clinical research.
Your Contributions (include, but are not limited to):
- Provide legal advice on issues related to discovery and clinical development programs, particularly including CRO matters, patient recruitment and informed consent, global clinical data privacy issues, publication planning, as well as manufacturing and supply matters.
- Draft, review, interpret, and negotiate various clinical study-related agreements, technology transfers, and licensing agreements with academic institutions and strategic partners;
- Identify opportunities to contribute to strategic planning with partners and R&D colleagues to optimize the implementation of the company’s clinical studies and manufacturing efforts;
- Work directly with internal clients, academic and research institutions, and other external partners to provide timely, expert, and practical advice on drug development and regulatory issues to support our global clinical development strategy;
- Collaborate with others to draft and negotiate complex arrangements with investigators, clinical research vendors, consultants for research related contracts, templates, and alternate clause guidance;
- Provide guidance and counsel including training materials, and associated supporting documents to the research and development functions to support compliance with existing and anticipated legal, regulatory and industry obligations;
Paralegal | Longboard Pharmaceuticals
Works with [awesome!] General Counsel and employees throughout the organization on a wide variety of corporate matters from contracts, corporate governance, intellectual property management, due diligence, financings, and other corporate transactions.
- Manage contract lifecycle, including overseeing intake and routing, execution, organization and storage, and management of deadlines for contract renewals/expirations.
- Assist in the preparation and negotiation of a variety of contracts (including but not limited to research and clinical agreements).
- Draft and prepare minutes, consents, powers of attorney, officer certificates and other corporate and commercial documents.
- Support the filings of various SEC documents, such as Forms 3 and 4, as well as others, as necessary.
- Support corporate compliance, including identifying risks, monitoring training and compliance with policies, and filing annual reports and maintaining business licenses.
- Assist with due diligence and information requests.
- Support intellectual property needs. Prepare status reports as needed. Become knowledgeable in aspects of Company technology.
- Seek to build relationships throughout the Company to become a resource for the Legal and Finance departments.
- Perform administrative duties, including creating, preparing, verifying and editing materials for appropriate content, accuracy and clarity.
Principal Patent Agent | Neurocrine Inc.
Responsible for participating in the development and execution of global patent strategies and managing day to day patent activities to support multiple small molecule discovery and clinical development programs.
Your Contributions (include, but not limited to):
- Identifies inventions in collaboration with members of various discovery and development groups within the Company
- Drafts and prosecutes patent applications relating to small molecule drugs that are strategically aligned with the Company’s business objectives
- Works and interacts with collaborators and other external strategic partners to implement global patent strategies
- Communicates complex patent advice to team members at every level in the organization, with a wide range of scientific backgrounds
- Assists with strategic IP due diligence, including conducting prior art and patent searches and analyzing the patent portfolios of competitors and potential collaborators
- Evaluates IP risks and recommends solutions under little supervision
- Supports preparation of Orange Book and patent term extension filings
- Reviews proposed publications and analyzes potential impact on the Company’s patent portfolio
- Contributes to development of best practices within the group
- Manages the use of outside legal counsel globally
Senior Vice President, Corporate General Counsel | Kleinfelder
Kleinfelder has a great opportunity for a Senior Vice President, Corporate General Counsel to lead the legal department. You will be responsible for directing all legal functions of the company and assuring legal representation for the company's business by providing legal support, advice, and sound recommendations to all levels of the organization.
You will be a key part of the Executive Leadership Team and report directly to the CEO, and you will be involved in discussions on company direction, corporate strategies, and initiatives. You will have a team of legal professionals and contract review professionals. You will work independently or collaboratively with others to accomplish established goals and objectives.
- Serve as legal advisor and business partner to the company's CEO, Executive Team, and Board of Directors and oversight of Corporate legal activities at all levels.
- Manage legal and risk management due diligence and documentation for acquisitions and/or divestitures.
- Participate as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and partner and advisor to corporate committees.
- Serve as a member of the Corporate Risk Review Committee
- Manage the Contracts team of professionals, responsible for establishing best practices for contract preparation, review and negotiation for corporate operations.
- Retain and work closely with outside counsel as appropriate; manages and works closely with the CEO and others to provide strategy, direction and oversight of litigation and claims for optimum results.
- Investigate claims against the company, working with appropriate internal staff as appropriate for response and resolution.
- Follow and adheres to all federal and state regulations, client requirements and contracts, and company policies and procedures including but not limited to taxes, labor laws, safety, building codes, or environmental regulations.
- Respond to complex construction and professional liability claims including supervision of outside counsel, development of defense strategies and the management of legal expenses.
Corporate Counsel/Sr. Corporate Counsel, Privacy | Tandem Diabetes
The Corporate Counsel, Privacy will report to our Executive Vice President & General Counsel and will be an integral part of a cross-functional team that works to ensure our business’ compliance with applicable global data privacy laws and regulations. The position is intended to support an increasing demand for both legal and operational advice and guidance regarding global privacy and security matters. The Corporate Counsel, Privacy will deliver pragmatic solutions for privacy compliance in day-to-day operations, as well as product development and design, and will continuously advance the overall data protection and privacy program. This role will work closely with other departments within the company to counsel on a wide range of privacy and security laws implicated in the development, global commercialization, and ongoing support of diverse customer types using our diabetes technology products that range from hardware with embedded software, to a suite of connected digital health products.
You’re Awesome At:
Privacy by Design – Product Lifecycle
- Identifies and assesses global privacy and security requirements of commercial product offerings, including medical devices and all related software, cloud services, mobile apps, web applications, and portals accessible by end users, healthcare providers, and distribution partners.
- Develops standard operating and internal audit procedures to ensure data protection and privacy compliance requirements are addressed throughout product and information lifecycles.
- Interacts with business partners, healthcare organizations, health insurers, and service providers regarding data privacy and data protection related matters.
- Contributes to the legal analysis and associated content development for the company’s partnership and collaboration efforts.
Laws and Regulations – Compliance
- Maintains awareness of emerging laws, regulations, enforcement activity, and trends and developments in industry best practices related to privacy and data protection.
- Provides sound compliance advice based on comprehensive understanding of United States and Outside-United States legal and regulatory data protection and privacy requirements.
- Creates and delivers regular communications and trainings to key functional areas in order to ensure awareness of federal, state and international data protection and privacy requirements, as well as internal processes and practices.
- Develops deep understanding of company processes and partners with members of the legal, information technology, cyber security, research & development, commercial and HR to identify and mitigate privacy compliance risks.
AVP Associate Counsel Privacy (remote) | LPL Financial
LPL is looking for an Assistant Vice President, Associate Counsel Privacy to join its Privacy Office, which is part of LPL’s Compliance, Legal and Risk organization. This role is focused primarily on the coverage of privacy risks inherent in the collection, use and sharing of personal information. The position requires a wide breadth of privacy knowledge and working with cross-functional teams in legal/ risk/ compliance to advise and oversee the business on data privacy issues.
The individual will work closely with technology, data governance, product management, information security and business owners to develop and implement strategies and initiatives with respect to privacy and disclosure requirements. Must be skilled at navigating complex and nuanced privacy and data protection issues in a strategic manner.
- Analyze and apply laws and provide legal advice regarding regulations and corporate policies related to:
- California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA);
- The EU General Data Protection Regulation and other international privacy laws and regulations;
- US privacy laws, including GLBA, Regulation S-P, and U.S. state privacy laws;
- FCC and FTC consumer privacy rules, including TCPA, email marketing and CAN-SPAM;
Patent Counsel | TaylorMade Golf Company
The TaylorMade Patent Counsel position is responsible for managing all ball patent filings and ball prosecution, supporting litigation, and supporting clearance of new TaylorMade products.
Essential Functions and key responsibilities:
- Ensures timely patent creation and filing in light of the accelerated filing requirements imposed by America Invents Act of September 16, 2011 and its first to file requirements for patents filed after March 16, 2013.
- Works closely with TaylorMade’s R&D teams to research inventions by proactively coordinating meetings with management and scientists to discuss potential patent filings.
- Aggressively researches patentability of ideas created by the R&D teams pertaining to TaylorMade product development.
- Strategically file patents to cover competitive landscape and new TaylorMade products.
- Update inventions and patent applications on a regular basis.
- Manage and update ball patent marking website and maintain fast and efficient marking program.
- Manage all ball utility and design patent filings and prosecution.
- Manage outside law firms in the prosecution of patent applications.
- Support outside law firms in the litigation of patents.
Director, Corporate Counsel - M&A Securities | Ryan LLC
The Director, Corporate Counsel assists the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Senior Director, Corporate Counsel, and other key Ryan stakeholders with directing, implementing, managing, coordinating, overseeing, and supervising legal matters relating to the Firm including, without limitation, mergers and acquisitions activities, securities compliance and corporate governance matters.
Duties and Responsibilities as they relate to Ryan’s Key Results:
- Draft, review and negotiate transaction documents for potential acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures or other M&A transactions, including non-disclosure agreements, letters of intent, term sheets, purchase agreements, schedules and related transaction documents
- Manage and analyze due diligence for acquisitions and advise internal stakeholders of risks
- Prepare closing checklists and certificates and manage closings for acquisitions and other corporate transactions
- Assist with updating and managing credit facilities and covenant compliance and analysis
- Support matters related to capitalization including equity grants, transfers, sales and assignments and work with the business to manage processes and procedures related to equity ownership
Assistant General Counsel | Neurocrine Inc.
Among other responsibilities, uses cross-functional knowledge and highly-developed working relationships to develop a thorough understanding of the company’s business, its technologies, products, customers, collaborators and competitors to provide strategic guidance to internal clients and teams to facilitate the business and intellectual property objectives of the Company. Oversees and directs the patent and/or intellectual property function within an organization, including outside counsel, internal patent agents and patent attorneys as appropriate. Responsibilities may include overseeing the preparation, filing, prosecution and enforcement of: patent applications, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and research agreements, publications and intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreements. Advises and informs senior management of patent prosecution matters. Ensures that legal issues and recommendations are communicated to clients. Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Your Contributions (include, but not limited to):
- Develop high level intellectual property strategy, identification of inventions, patent drafting, and prosecution relating to biologics/gene therapy or small molecule drugs
- Provide legal advice to assigned business partners on a broad range of topics involving intellectual property
- Identifying opportunities for expanding the Company’s Intellectual property position and collaborating with members of various discovery, development and business groups within the Company
- Working and communicating with collaborators and other external strategic partners in connection with developing a global IP strategy
- Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to attorneys, paralegals, and/or support staff
Sr. Corporate Counsel | Quest Diagnostics
Quest Diagnostics seeks a Senior Corporate Counsel to work as part of its award-winning in-house legal team. This Senior Corporate Counsel will be a true commercial generalist. The mix of duties may change from time to time and vary based upon the Company’s needs. Primary responsibilities would include providing strategic legal advice and counsel to internal business partners with respect to a range of commercial and transaction activities, including new product launches, collaborations, strategic alliances, master services agreements, and laboratory operations or functional areas or divisions. The successful candidate could proactively support a range of regulatory, contracting, and operations work and general legal needs of internal clients. Initially, it is expected that activities would include drafting and negotiating contracts, and counseling clients on a range of business and legal regulatory issues, including anti-corruption and fraud and abuse laws.
The Senior Corporate Counsel will report to a member of the Legal Management Team and will be based at a mutually agreeable location.
Technology Transactions Attorney | Schrödinger LLC
We’re seeking a highly motivated and experienced Transactional Attorney to join us in our mission to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution, and application of advanced computational methods. Schrödinger is on the cutting edge of computer-aided drug discovery and materials science. Our software suites continue to revolutionize the design of therapeutics and materials; FEP+, WaterMap, Glide, Maestro, and LiveDesign are just a few examples of the programs we’ve created. As a member of our Legal team, you’ll apply your relationship skills to the support for our technology business. Your initiative, determination, and focus will make you a key contributor to our business and corporate objectives.
What you’ll do:
- Draft and negotiate SaaS, hosted software, and licensing transactions and IT agreements for vendors and clients
- Manage SaaS and hosted software issues related to security, GDPR, and privacy
- Work with internal stakeholders on product development and management
- Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and maintain a top-of-the-line cybersecurity program
- Draft and negotiate EULAs, MSAs and SOWs for our technology services
Vendor Oversight/Corporate Counsel - Midland Credit Management
The Staff Auditor / Corporate Counsel will be responsible for assisting internal clients (i.e. Legal, Collections Outsourcing Audit, Legal Outsourcing, and Internal Legal) through the Oversight of a network of external service providers and in-depth review and analysis of the processes and procedures of the legal service providers, as well as identifying any areas for improvement and identifying compliance trends.
- Support ongoing and periodic reviews of MCM's external law firms and other collection service providers.
- Responsible for assisting internal clients (i.e. Legal, Collections Outsourcing Oversight, Legal Outsourcing, and Internal Legal.).
- Responsible for in-depth review and analysis of the processes and procedures of the legal service providers, as well as identifying any areas for improvement and identifying compliance trends.
- Review and process analysis of litigation process workflows.
- Review and analyze litigation cases for compliance with applicable state and federal law.
- Analyze vendor processes and procedures for compliance with applicable standards of procedure and conduct.
- Observe legal service provider courtroom practices and procedures.
- Identify issues and recommend best practices for legal service providers.
- Substantive and procedural analysis and review of pleadings, letters and correspondence for compliance with state and federal law compliance.
- Establish and maintain relationships with Oversight staff .
- Provide regular reporting to internal clients across organization as required.
Legal Counsel - Strategic Transactions | Dexcom
We are currently looking for Legal Counsel to join our Strategic Transactions group! In this role, you will support general commercial contracting matters and a wide various of strategic projects within the Strategic Transactions legal team
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support day-to-day commercial contracting, including the negotiation of non-disclosure agreements, business associate agreements, data use agreements, clinical trial agreements, supply agreements, API agreements, master services agreements, subscription agreements, consulting agreements, amendments, statements of work, schedules, exhibits, and consents;
- Assist Strategic Transactions legal team with establishing or updating contracting process, creating, maintaining and updating legal templates;
- Support complex strategic transactions, with tasks that may include review and analysis of due diligence materials and/or creating and maintaining document and action item checklists; and
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders in corporate development, clinical, privacy and compliance; prepare execution copies and coordinate with legal support personnel to ensure timely execution and filing of documents.
Director of Legal Affairs - Labor & Employment | Dexcom
Dexcom’s legal team is growing! Dexcom is hiring a Director of Legal Affairs, Labor and Employment in San Diego to handle a wide variety of labor and employment matters to support our domestic and international growth. You will report to the Vice President of Legal Affairs, EMEA, APAC, LATAM and Litigation and serve as a trusted advisor to the Human Resources Department and senior leaders to develop, design, and implement new strategies, policies, and programs across the globe. You will also be essential to overseeing compliance with California employment law and managing the Company’s employment litigation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Partner closely with Human Resources and business partners to provide day to day counseling, evaluate legal risks and provide subject matter knowledge on a broad range of labor and employment issues, including wage and hour, recruiting and hiring, training, employee management, and HR best practices
- Develop, update, and implement employment policies (including hiring practices, performance management, employee relations, internal investigations, terminations, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hour, compensation, and benefits) to ensure best practices and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Partner with cross-functional teams, to provide strategic, business-oriented employment law guidance across multiple jurisdictions.
- Collaborate with the Human Resources team to generate, update, and implement training on HR and employment law topics.
- Provide legal guidelines and support regarding the company’s contingent workforce and agency workers.
- Investigate and respond to federal and state administrative complaints.
- Provide litigation support related to employment matters, including preparing litigation holds and document gathering.
- Support diversity, equality, and inclusion initiatives.
- Update employment-related templates for compliance with relevant laws of the local jurisdiction, including for our international offices
Senior Legal Counsel | EXP
To enhance legal support required with the significant organic-growth of the company, EXP is seeking to add a senior lawyer to its team. Successful candidate will primarily support EXP’s US operations which include more than 1000 employees in 20 offices. This position will report to EXP’s General Counsel and provides an exciting opportunity to join an organization experiencing significant growth in an open and entrepreneurial environment.
- Identify commercial risks and liabilities and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
- Support the negotiation, review and execution of RFPs, proposals, teaming and joint venture contracts and design contracts,
- Assess contract related issues and disputes and assist with litigation management
- Assist with improving legal support and service delivery and the development and deployment of risk management initiatives
- Assist with corporate transactions and special projects as required
Associate Director, Privacy Counsel | Illumina
Illumina is recruiting an experienced Privacy Counsel (PC) to provide legal guidance, strategic insights and practical experience to support Illumina’s compliance with global privacy and data protection laws and regulations, and to provide counsel for privacy and data-related client and contractual issues and complex data use issues under global privacy laws and regulations. The successful candidate is an experienced privacy professional with a proven track record in collaboratively and pragmatically directing privacy and data protection needs and issues for a multi-national company. The PC will have experience in presenting to senior executives and/or outside directors and is a self-starter who successfully works in "virtual" teams, cross-functional working groups, and with regulators. The PC is expected to build effective relationships with business unit leaders and other clients, and to partner with Illumina’s global Legal, Compliance and Information Security functions. This attorney will be within commutable distance to our San Diego, CA, Foster City, CA or Madison, WI location.
In this role, you will work closely with the Legal, Compliance and Information Security functions to develop and monitor policies and procedures applicable to the business and in compliance with global privacy and data privacy laws and regulations. Duties will include:
- Implementing measures and a privacy governance framework to manage data use in compliance with the GDPR and other applicable privacy regulations, including developing templates for data collection, assisting with data mapping, and vendor management reviews.
- Working with key internal stakeholders in the review of projects and related data to ensure compliance with local data privacy laws, and where necessary, complete and advise on privacy impact assessments.
- Serving as a point of contact for privacy-related queries in the business.
- Managing and conducting ongoing reviews of Illumina’s privacy governance framework.
- Assist in driving cross-functional organizational education of privacy awareness and proactive risk identification and assessment related to privacy as well as other enterprise-wide risk.
Global Procurement Attorney | Babylon
We have an exciting opportunity for a Global Procurement Attorney to join our team in a newly created role within our growing legal department. We are looking for an experienced commercial procurement/contract attorney to play a lead role within Babylon assisting our procurement, supplier, and vendor-onboarding process from a legal perspective, as we expand within the US and around the world. In this position, you will lead negotiation efforts on contracts ranging from NDAs and software licensing agreements to marketing services. This role will grow to oversee not only US based contracts but UK based contracts as well. This position could also be based in Austin (TX), Brooklyn (NY), San Francisco or San Diego (CA).
What You'll Work On:
Oversee the drafting, editing, and negotiating contracts with suppliers, vendors and similar counterparties, including purchases, licensing arrangements, and NDAs
Collaborate closely with our procurement team, as well as other members of our legal, compliance, and privacy teams in both the US and UK
Associate General Counsel - Compliance | National Resilience
The Associate General Counsel - Compliance is responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining, and continuously improving the Compliance Program policy, procedure, and guidance infrastructure consistent with evolving industry standards and codes, risk identification and mitigation strategies, government enforcement priorities, and the growth and development of the company.
- Develop the Business Code of Conduct policy and provide strategic direction on industry best practices
- Support the development of policies, processes and systems that accurately and efficiently identify, capture and record interactions with authorities, business partners and healthcare professionals
- Chair the Compliance Committee; oversee reporting on the status of the corporate compliance and ethics program and risk management activities to the Compliance Committee, Executive Team and/or the Board of Directors
- Maintain high level of knowledge of current and emerging laws and regulations and government enforcement trends and inform and educate business units with tailored communications.
Deputy City Attorney (Civil Litigation Division, General Litigation Unit) | Office of the San Diego City Attorney
The Civil Litigation Division of the San Diego City Attorney's Office is seeking applications from attorneys who are interested in a position as a Deputy City Attorney in the General Litigation Unit. This position reports directly to the Chief Deputy City Attorney, and is responsible for a broad range of duties including prosecuting or defending civil lawsuits in which the City is a party. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of litigation experience in municipal law and preparing cases for hearings and trials in all courts or can otherwise demonstrate the skills necessary for this position. Experience with all pretrial phases of litigation including discovery, depositions of parties and experts, trial preparation, and strong research, legal writing and oral presentation skills will be considered for the position. Applicants must have been lead counsel in 1 or more jury trials.
Duties for the General Litigation Unit:
- Police false arrest and excessive force
- Personal injury, property damage, dangerous condition Motor vehicle accidents
- Constitutional claims including legal challenges to City ordinances, resolutions and policies Cases challenging the City's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Brown Act, and the California Public Records Act
- Handling matters pertaining to writs
- Preparing pleadings for trials, hearings, discovery and other legal proceedings
- Representing the City and its officers and employees in their official capacities in trial
General Counsel | FFF Enterprises (Temecula)
The General Counsel (GC) is the chief legal officer of the Company. The GC provides strategic legal advice to senior management on Company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel.
Essential Functions and Duties:
- Participate in the definition, development, and maintenance of corporate policies, procedures, and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all business matters.
- Oversee the selection, retention, management, and evaluation of all outside legal counsel.
- Serve as the key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions.
- Negotiate and draft transactional documents for the Company.
- Assume ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the Company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Continuously strive to improve processes and service quality.
- Adheres specifically to all company policies and procedures, Federal and State regulations and laws.
- Display dedication to position responsibilities and achieve assigned goals and objectives.
- Represent the Company in a professional manner and appearance at all times.
- Understand and internalize the Company’s purpose; Display loyalty to the Company and its organizational and cultural values.
- Display enthusiasm and dedication to learning how to be more effective on the job and share knowledge with others.
Marketing & Trademark Attorney | Hewlett Packard
- Structure, draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements, especially those relating to marketing and advertising, events, sponsorships, content licensing (both inbound and outbound), influencers, brand ambassadors, and social media
- Provide advice on advertising issues, disclaimers and disclosures, claims substantiation, environmental and sustainability advertising, and consumer protection issues. Collaborate with Marketing paralegals on marketing asset reviews.
- Draft and review contest rules and promotions.
- Conduct online, worldwide trademark searches and provide clear, business-focused advice and risk analyses
- Draft and negotiate brand license agreements and provide strategic advice to clients on building and managing brand licensing programs
- Collaborate with TM paralegals and non-US counsel to prepare trademark applications, draft responses to office actions, develop evidence of use, and obtain registrations and renewals of trademarks; manage international trademark portfolio for one or more business units
- Assess, investigate and develop strategies for cease and desist letters, domain name proceedings, online marketplace takedowns, oppositions and other trademark and copyright enforcement activities; negotiate settlements and draft settlement agreements; act as trademark subject matter expert for litigation and customs matters
- Advise clients and cross-functional teams on marketing, trademark and copyright aspects of commercial transactions, product/service development, and business strategies; counsel on advertising, marketing and consumer protection issues
- Advise internal clients on legal and business issues and the implications of alternative positions to enable informed business decisions
- Assist in department process and systems improvement
- Develop training and train client groups, other team members and foreign agents
Assistant General Counsel | Axos Bank
Join our successful legal team where we continue to advance with digital financial technology products for our customers. You are a valued team member with the opportunity to contribute to the company’s success, working hands-on with members of various business units on an ever growing range of products and services.
- Draft, review, and edit contracts, including third party service agreements
- Currently, and will remain, an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California, which the Bank will pay your basic annual dues for the California State Bar
- Minimize Bank risk
- Enforce the Bank's legal policies and ensure compliant with all applicable laws and regulations
- Support all Bank business units by providing efficient and effective legal counsel
Corporate Counsel, Contracts - Mirati Therapeutics Inc.
We are looking for a dynamic and skilled corporate and transactions attorney to help draft, review and negotiate a wide array of contracts for the company across various business areas, including clinical, commercial, CMC, and research. They will need a good understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and related legal issues, as well as outstanding drafting and negotiation skills. The ideal candidate should be able to effectively counsel and collaborate with various internal business partners. This role will report to the Director, Corporate Counsel.
- Review, draft, and negotiate contracts relating to the company's business needs, such as confidentiality agreements, services agreements, distribution agreements, lease agreements, manufacturing and supply agreements, global clinical trial agreements, commercial agreements, marketing agreements and consulting agreements.
- Provide legal advice to internal teams on contract matters, including transaction structuring, contract interpretation and enforcement, risk assessment, legal and regulatory compliance, and corporate policies.
- Coordinate and assist in developing policies, procedures, and systems to support and facilitate efficient contract development and analysis.
- Keep abreast of current case law and trends.
Corporate Counsel | Quantum-Si
Quantum-Si is looking for a hands-on, innovative, and collaborative Corporate Counsel with experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry who thrives in a high-science, rapidly-growing, fast-paced, and collaborative environment. Reporting to the General Counsel (GC), the Corporate Counsel will partner with the GC and our legal team on a broad range of legal matters to provide high quality legal, privacy, compliance, and contractual services to advance Quantum-Si's business strategy, while exercising discretion, professionalism and solid judgment. This exciting position will be a key member of our legal team with the opportunity to make a big impact on our company while ensuring a cohesive, collaborative, inclusive, and fun workplace experience.
As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be:
- Prepare and review public market and securities-related legal and compliance matters; collaborate with internal stakeholders on SEC filings, such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, and proxy statement
- Assist GC in managing trading windows within the company's stock plan administration platform; assist with communications related to trading windows and equity related communications
- Partner with GC in connection with corporate legal matters relating to Board of Directors and related committees; maintain committee charters and other key governance documents; refine and manage corporate governance policies and procedures
- Draft, negotiate, and review various research and development agreements, including but not limited to, contract research organization (CRO) agreements, collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, and confidentiality agreements
- Stay current with evolving legal guidance and partner with key stakeholders to develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance
- Ensure compliance with SEC and NASDAQ rules and regulations
- Act as an advisor on legal issues involving the organization’s government, privacy and regulatory compliance
- Drive strong company culture as we grow and evolve
Commercial Contracts Counsel | Fate Therapeutics
Fate Therapeutics’ legal group is seeking a career oriented attorney with significant life sciences experience to provide transactional support for the Company’s operations, with a particular focus on implementing agreements to support operations and product development. The successful candidate will interact with personnel at all levels of the Company as well as with external parties to prepare, review, and negotiate a range of complex contracts. Effectiveness in this position will require extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and the ability to identify business and legal risks and offer creative solutions. The successful candidate also must have the ability to work independently with minimal instruction and must be able to work accurately in a fast-paced environment and maintain a sense of urgency. This is a full-time position reporting to a Senior Corporate Counsel and is based at the Corporate headquarters in San Diego, California.
- Review, draft, redline, negotiate, and approve for execution a range of contracts and other documents relating to the conduct of clinical research, manufacturing, and product development, including NDAs, SRAs, master service agreements, supply agreements, manufacturing and quality agreements, and other agreements of varying complexity, as needed
- Negotiate directly with external parties, including commercial suppliers, service providers and vendors, interfacing with internal counsel and stakeholders
- Develop new and update existing contract documents and templates
- Assist internal clients with contract negotiation, documentation and SOWs, as appropriate
Chief Corporate & Governance Counsel & Assistant Secretary | Teradata
The person hired for the position of Chief Corporate Governance Counsel and Assistant Secretary will lead the Corporate Law Group that is responsible for the Company’s corporate governance and Board of Director matters, corporate and securities law compliance, and providing comprehensive legal support for Teradata’s investor relations, executive compensation, treasury and financing activities, ESG program, acquisitions, investments and divestiture activities on a global basis, among other things.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
The Chief Corporate Governance Counsel will report to the Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, and the principal duties of this position will include general corporate and related activities as outlined below:
- Advise and educate internal business stakeholders on relevant corporate governance legal and compliance issues;
- Support Board of Directors in secretarial functions as Assistant Secretary;
- Draft and review materials to be provided to the Board of Directors and its committees;
- Assist with preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including disclosures on Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, and Section 16 reporting;
- Lead preparation and review of the Company's annual proxy statement and other materials related to the Company's annual meeting of stockholders;
- Prepare and advise stakeholders regarding recommended amendments to governing instruments, Board committee charters, and corporate policies;
- Provide support and counseling specific to executive compensation issues and related legal requirements and best practices, assist with preparation of executive compensation-related plans, agreements, and related communications;
- Provide effective legal analysis, counseling, research, drafting, advocacy, negotiations and matter-management related to incentive compensation and equity-related issues and matters
Sr. Corporate Counsel, International Affairs | Tandem Diabetes
The Sr. Corporate Counsel, International Affairs will report to the Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Affairs and will be the primary legal support for the Company’s international commercial operations outside North America and will provide as needed legal support for initiatives within North America. This individual will be an integral member of the Legal Department and operate independently in a dynamic environment to support the growing and diverse legal needs of the business.
You’re Awesome At::
- Law degree (JD or equivalent) with excellent academic credentials and a license to practice in the state of California, or licensed in another state and registered as In-House Counsel in California.
- 7 years of legal experience with at least 3 years of relevant global medical device, pharmaceutical or biotech company experience.
- 3 or more years of in-house experience is strongly preferred.
- In-depth understanding of international laws, rules and regulations applicable to medical device companies, inclusive of international industry codes such as MedTech Europe, MEDEC, and FCPA.
- Extensive experience with and breadth of knowledge related to contract law.
- Specific knowledge of promotion and marketing laws applicable to consumer and medical devices are of primary importance.
- Working understanding of the federal False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Food Drug & Cosmetic Act.
Patent Counsel (remote) | Pardes Biosciences
The company’s lead product candidate, PBI-0451, is being developed as a potential direct-acting, oral antiviral drug to treat and prevent SARS-CoV-2 infections. PBI-0451 is designed to inhibit the coronavirus main protease, an essential protein for SARS-CoV-2. This protease is highly similar across all coronaviruses, including emerging coronavirus variants. Pardes Biosciences is headquartered in Carlsbad CA. This position may be based in San Francisco or San Diego, California. Initially the role will be remote.
- Builds strategic, global, intellectual property portfolios to support business strategy.
- Partners effectively with relevant stakeholders at all levels of the organization and across all phases of research, development & commercialization to identify new intellectual property and secure protection on existing inventions to provide clear, relevant business counseling aligned with company strategy.
- Leads outside counsel and research and development team in the drafting and prosecution of pharmaceutical patent applications, primarily related to small molecules.
- Proactively analyzes risks and develops sound strategic and tactical approaches/solutions with appropriate consideration of business objectives and the environment.
- Advises team and senior management about exclusivity, freedom to operate, due diligence, contract, licensing, and litigation risks.
- Provides technical and patent research analysis.
- Conducts patent landscape/freedom to operate analysis.
- Conducts clearance and diligence on emerging technology, new products, collaborations and strategic transactions.
Senior Director, Legal Counsel | Seismic
What you will be doing:
- Lead, manage and mentor a fast-growing and dedicated commercial legal team.
- Partner closely with our sales, security, finance and other business teams on commercial and data protection-related matters, emphasizing the importance of high-quality contracts and privacy adherence while delivering practical and business-minded advice.
- Manage the drafting, negotiating and maintenance of various commercial and technology-related agreements, including sales, vendors, partnerships and data processing agreements.
- Review commercial contracts and negotiate with customers, vendors and partners on the phone or via videoconference.
- Work with internal clients to advise on negotiation strategy and ensure the contemplated legal terms will meet business needs over the long term.
- Respond promptly to legal requests.
- Provide legal guidance regarding contract interpretation matters and general business matters.
- Contribute to other legal and privacy projects as required by the business.
- Aid in the development and automation of processes to scale efficiencies in the sales support function, which arise from the operation of a large, complex and geographically dispersed sales organization.
- Provide legal training to team members and business stakeholders.
Director, In-house Patent Attorney | Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Ionis seeks an experienced patent attorney to assist in developing global IP strategies and managing day to day intellectual property efforts to support multiple compounds in pre-clinical/clinical development featuring the company’s innovative antisense technology. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of intellectual property related matters with an emphasis on patent preparation, prosecution, and strategic counseling.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Identifying inventions, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, managing a global patent portfolio relating to antisense technology
- Advising internal clients on a wide range of intellectual property related matters
- Conducting strategic IP analysis and due diligence, including analyzing third-party patent portfolios
- Communicating and aligning with external collaborators and strategic partners in connection with developing a global IP strategy
- Providing patent litigation and transactional support
- Managing the use of outside legal counsel globally
Director, Legal Commercial | Illumina
Illumina is looking for a highly motivated, energetic individual with deep and broad experience in negotiating and executing complex collaboration, partnership, licensing, and development agreements and other strategic transactions, often with significant IP aspects. This attorney will serve as a member of the Illumina multi-disciplinary legal team. Location will be Illumina’s San Diego headquarters.
- Draft, negotiate and execute complex collaboration, partnership, licensing, and development agreements and other strategic transactions
- Develop strategies, templates, and solutions for these matters and broader business strategies in close collaboration with Illumina business development, R&D, and other stakeholders
- Be a trusted defender and advocate of the company and its interests, and a valued counselor to the business
- Assist in due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions
- Be responsible for attorney management and development
Patent Counsel | Qualcomm
Qualcomm, a world leader in the development of wireless technology and products, relies on its valuable patent portfolio to generate substantial revenue for investment in research and development. Qualcomm is seeking talented and motivated patent attorneys to apply their legal, technical, and communication skills with engineers and business units to develop high quality, high-value patents throughout the world. The candidate should understand the technology, business plans, product roadmaps, industry practices, domestic and international patent laws, and work in a cooperative atmosphere to achieve this goal. Specific responsibilities include managing outside counsel, drafting patent applications, drafting responses to official communications, interviewing examiners, performing patent analyses including infringement, clearance, patentability and validity analyses, and collaborating with counsel across multiple jurisdictions to ensure compliance with local jurisdictional practices and laws. Other responsibilities include participating in design-around analysis, license and contract analysis, and performing due diligence analysis for potential acquisitions and investments.
Senior Patent Agent | Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Patent Agent to join its Life Sciences Solutions Group. This position will report to Sample Preparation IP Counsel, supporting the Sample Preparation business, including its nucleic acid purification business.
Principal Activities and Tasks:
- Engage with R&D and product management to sense and capture new innovation;
- Engage with in- and out-licensing functions to facilitate acquisition of and monetization of IP;
- Draft, prosecute and manage worldwide patent portfolios;
- Provide freedom-to-operate, landscape, and competitor analyses, and advise R&D staff regarding design-around activities;
- Facilitate technology transfer agreements;
- Advise and educate internal clients regarding IP-related issues, including new developments in patent and trade secret laws and policies
Legal Counsel Director | Arrow Electronics
This position provides timely transactional expertise to support the organization by delivering creative solutions supporting the Company’s contractual goals in a fast-paced, performance-driven, customer-focused, collaborative environment. The successful candidate is a positive, pragmatic individual with strong negotiation and communication skills; a person with a strategic view on problem identification and solutions; a person with high ethical standards and strong business acumen, who thrives in a fast-paced growth and results oriented environment. The role requires an accomplished individual who has a proven track record of negotiating complex deals, is comfortable being out of the "comfort zone," and who enjoys having a seat at the table to help the business make the right decision, enabling our strategic goals.
- Participates in the deal process from start to finish to ensure that Arrow’s best interests are represented, and that through contracts we maintain an appropriate balance between reasonable risk and growth goals.
- Analyzes and effectively negotiates contract terms that support our business objectives, while complying with applicable laws and Arrow requirements.
- Independently reviews, drafts, and negotiates contracts, amendments, and templates in support of the business including supplier, customer, reseller, credit, and other commercial agreements.
- Provide clear, concise, and practical legal and commercial advice and counsel to business teams on a wide array of business and contractual issues while coordinating with other legal team members and stakeholders as necessary to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
- Partners with the business to successfully drive the initiatives they are championing and to provide overall support for execution of commercial strategy.
- Coordinates with other legal team members and company stakeholders to effectively collaborate across all levels of the organization.
- Partners with contract managers who are responsible for the day-to-day management of Arrow’s commercial agreements including: legal oversight, some supervision and developing creative legal solutions to complex commercial negotiations.
- Conducts training for business and field locations on best practices and other contract or legal topics.
Global OGC Secretariat Attorney | Price Waterhouse Coopers
A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. As part of our team, you’ll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You’ll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.
As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
- Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
- Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
- Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
- Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
- Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
- Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
- Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
- Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
- Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
- Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
- The purpose of the role and your contribution is to provide high quality services to the customers of the Global OGC Secretariat Team (Secretariat) and contribute to a high performing, customer-focused team that delivers excellence in corporate governance. Leading governance activities and secretariat duties for certain network entities. Having the presence and ability to work effectively and independently with and assist senior Network leaders and support teams.
Director, Head of Contracts | Sorrento Therapeutics
The Head of Contracts is a key member of the Sorrento Legal Department and will perform a broad range of legal work, focusing primarily on managing the day-to-day contracting needs of a rapidly growing clinical-stage and commercial biopharmaceutical company. This role will contribute substantively to the development and management of the company’s corporate contracting and will partner effectively with the company’s R&D, Clinical, Business Development, Finance and Human Resources teams. The Head of Contracts will be comfortable working under very tight deadlines and work cooperatively and collaboratively with the rest of the legal team to meet the company’s goals. This role will be a high-profile, high-growth position with significant exposure to all levels of the company and will offer the potential for expansion of duties and opportunities to make a significant impact on the company’s continued growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead the drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of contracts, including CDAs, MTAs, MSAs, CTAs, CRO agreements, consulting and physician advisory board agreements, commercial and API supply and manufacturing agreements, quality agreements, and research agreements with partners and academic institutions.
- Draft and negotiate a high-volume of specialized agreements necessary for the startup and conduct of clinical trials, including confidentiality, vendor and CRO services, clinical trial, investigator-initiated studies, informed consents, and letters of indemnity.
- Provide advice and counsel clients on the preparation of agreements as well as the company's rights and obligations under executed agreements.
- Contribute to the establishment and ongoing improvement of contracting practices and procedures, including template development and associated playbooks.
- Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs.
- Ensure that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable FDA, Fraud and Abuse, Anti-Kickback, FCPA, HIPAA, and other applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
Sr. Corporate Counsel | Hologic
A Medical Technology Company is looking for an experienced commercial attorney to be our Senior Corporate Counsel and help manage a broad range of commercial and operational transactional legal needs for large (more than $1.0 Billion in revenue) Diagnostic Solutions business unit. This position will be based in San Diego and will report to our Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Diagnostic Solutions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participate in all legal aspects of the Diagnostic Solutions business unit, including preparing and negotiating commercial contracts relating to customer and vendor/supplier arrangements, providing legal support for existing collaborations and licensing deals and working with business unit on new collaborative and licensing opportunities, working on acquisitions/dispositions engaged in by the business unit, and managing litigation on an as-needed basis.
- Negotiate and document a variety of commercial agreements, including clinical trial agreements, research study agreements, professional services agreements, supply agreements, material transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other commercial agreements.
- Provide legal advice and assist Contract Administration team with customer facing sales agreements, request for proposals, etc.
- Deliver guidance, advice and training on the requirements of the Sunshine Act, federal anti-kickback statutes, and related regulations, guidelines and state laws.
- Work closely with regulatory, sales and marketing groups to review marketing and advertising collateral.
- Oversee and direct efforts of Legal Administrator with respect to standard form agreements such as confidentiality agreements, professional services agreements and material transfer agreements.
- Facilitate the preparation of SEC periodic filings by publicly traded parent company and coordinate with other departments (e.g., finance, tax, etc.) as needed to support these efforts.
- Provide litigation support and/or general assistance to the Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Diagnostic Solutions, and outside counsel, on an as needed basis.
Senior Patent Agent - Autonomous Vehicles (Remote) | TuSimple
TuSimple’s Senior Patent Agent performs highly complex and sensitive work, in the harvesting of Intellectual Property (IP) and the prosecution of patents in support of our short- and long-term organizational objectives. As a US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) license holder, the Senior Patent Agent fully owns the patent application process, partnering with our technical teams to ensure completeness and inclusion of all patent-worthy IP. The Senior Patent Agent liaises with outside counsel and our international teams to ensure global IP protection, and supports our Patent Attorneys with various IP counsel matters.
- Builds strong relationships and acts as a strategic partner to TuSimple’s technical teams to support the harvesting of intellectual property and align the patent portfolio with the Organization's short- and long-term objectives.
- Develops and leads patent training and invention harvesting meetings. Organizes and coordinates invention disclosure reviews and evaluations.
- Partners with technical teams, and other cross-functional teams, to ensure accuracy of all patent applications and associated documentation.
- Prepares, files, and prosecutes patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), ensuring the inclusion of all critical IP. Communicates with, and liaises between, technical teams and the USPTO throughout the patent application process. Responds to USPTO’s communications in a thoughtful and timely manner.
- Liaises with outside counsel and other service providers, coordinating workflow, and ensuring work product meets or exceeds defined work scope and TuSimple’s needs.
- Conducts patent analysis projects, including art searches, competitive intelligence analysis, infringement analysis, portfolio analysis, validity analysis, etc.
- Identifies, analyzes, and solutions for complex patent issues.
- Supports the IP Paralegals with docket database management, invention disclosure tracking, and IP reporting, as necessary.
Counsel, Product (remote) | Weedmaps
We are looking for a Product Counsel to join our amazing Legal team! Our Legal Department takes an active role in guiding the direction and structure of our strategic initiatives, products, and commercial arrangements. We’re a team of generalists who all bring deep knowledge in our areas of expertise but also handle the breadth of legal issues that Weedmaps encounters. You’ll focus your efforts on taking a deep dive into our product portfolio, understanding our organizational goals, and advising the business team on a myriad of issues, from consumer protection, cannabis advertising restrictions, intellectual property, privacy, and more. And you’ll collaborate with business partners throughout the organization to help them navigate the complex legal landscape at the intersection of technology and cannabis.
The impact you'll make:
- Provide advice and counsel to the engineering, product and design team regarding new and existing product offerings and functionalities in light of rapidly changing applicable laws, including those related to data privacy and security, and company policies and strategy.
- Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues.
- Support trust & safety, policy, revenue and other teams by interpreting company policy and applicable law and delivering guidance based on the same.
- Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret commercial agreements (with a focus on SaaS and other technology agreements) with our vendors, partners, and customers.
- Conduct research regarding legal and compliance issues affecting the Company’s businesses, translating complex laws and regulations into practical advice and solutions, including by acting as subject matter expert for applying the cannabis regulations of your assigned jurisdictions to Weedmaps’ product portfolio.
- Assist in creating and improving scalable processes, agreements, document templates and policies, particularly focused on product review and guidance.
Insurance Defense Attorney | Liberty Mutual
At Liberty Mutual, we’re committed to delivering exceptional legal services to our customers around the world, working to uphold and protect our policyholders’ rights and positively impacting our business. As an Insurance Defense Attorney at Liberty Mutual, you’ll join a diverse team that values a healthy work/life balance and enjoy benefits that include eligible performance bonuses, 20 days of flexible time off each year, personal holidays, a pension plan and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions. If you’re looking for a place to build a long-term career while making a positive difference, consider joining our legal team where you’ll represent Liberty Mutual and our policyholders in moderately complex civil litigation and workers’ compensation matters involving claims for monetary damages or compensation for personal injuries or property damage of a moderate value.
We encourage you to apply and bring your expertise if you’re a:
- Engaged legal professional: You’ll manage the entire legal process, from investigation and discovery though trial prep and court proceedings, representing clients in depositions, site inspections, court hearings, trials, etc. and negotiating settlements as required.
- Strategic partner: Researching all applicable laws and findings, you will develop appropriate legal strategies for all stages of litigation and share them with claims representatives and insured clients.
- People person: You’ll establish and maintain good relationships with claims representatives and insured clients and occasionally conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments.
- Effective communicator: You’ll develop and render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and strategies, and draft legal documents including pleadings and motions.
Senior Attorney | Illumina
This attorney joins a dynamic global legal team and will be a key member of the corporate transactions, governance, and disclosure group.
- Securities and Public Disclosure. Review, advise and assist with securities transactions, filing/publishing quarterly earnings releases, investor presentations, quarterly and annual reports and other public communications
- Strategic Transactions. Lead legal due diligence on strategic transactions. Provide assistance with the negotiation and of asset and stock purchase/sale agreements, joint venture and partnership agreements, strategic investments, financing transactions, and other strategic partnership-related documents
- Early-Stage Investments. Provide legal advice to Illumina Accelerator, Illumina’s company creation engine, which partners with leading venture capital investors and entrepreneurs to create, launch, and grow genomics startups
- Corporate Governance. Help to maintain governance policies and practices, including corporate governance guidelines, committee charters and other governing documents
- Corporate Structure. Manage Illumina’s global subsidiary structure
- Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.