Biotech In-House Corporate Counsel | Latitude Legal

Biotech In-House Corporate Counsel

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If you’re interested in performing cutting-edge legal work for a sophisticated biotech company, while working from the comfort of your own home, then this might be the role for you.  Latitude is working with a leading biotech company to add a full-time attorney to their collegial legal team. The ideal candidate is an experienced attorney who is motivated, practical, responsive, and solution-oriented and able to support multiple in-house teams. This role reports directly to the General Counsel.

Responsibilities of Biotech In-House Corporate Counsel
  • Providing legal support across the organization, including delivering timely legal advice to company’s business leaders and sales, finance, HR, IT and other support teams
  • Reviewing, drafting, negotiating and revising sophisticated commercial agreements and amendments, including customer services, licensing, IT, consulting and confidentiality agreements
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of corporate policies, processes, and standard templates
  • Assisting with legal operation functions, such as budgeting, process improvements and training
  • Assisting with M&A due diligence for target companies
  • Developing strong business relationships across the company and supporting and contributing to a work environment and culture focused on quality, learning, respect, open communication, and collaboration
Requirements for Biotech In-House Corporate Counsel
  • 7+ years of experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including a familiarity with technology transactions and the legal issues surrounding Cloud/SaaS product offerings and software licensing
  • Experience in the life sciences space strongly preferred
  • IP background or strong interest in expanding a limited IP skillset preferred
  • Prior corporate law firm or global legal department experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to thrive and stay organized and appropriately prioritize competing demands in a fast-paced, high-growth company, while working from home
  • Sound business judgment, keen attention to detail, highly effective communication skills (verbal and written), and ability to interact professionally and maturely with internal clients at all levels
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Outstanding references
  • JD from accredited institution and licensed to practice law in your local jurisdiction
Position Details of the Biotech In-House Corporate Counsel
  • Type of role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Remote
The base pay salary range for this role is $150,000 to $200,000 and is also bonus eligible.  Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location.  In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including a full range of insurance offerings, generous PTO, and matching 401(k).

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

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