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Associate General Counsel-M&A

Our client, a dynamic Fortune 200 technology driven company, is seeking an experienced attorney with a major law firm who will work closely with Business Development and Treasury teams to lead global M&A and banking transactions.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Ensure continuous improvement of and compliance with M&A policies and procedures, including outside counsel retention, due diligence, knowledge base development, training programs, and document retention/destruction.
  • Work closely with the Business Development function to support execution of M&A transactions.
  • Work closely with the global Treasury function to support various the full range of corporate finance activities, including financings, banking and credit facilities, parent company guarantees, share repurchases, hedging arrangements and other cash management activities.
  • Key participant in proxy drafting, shareowner engagement and annual meeting processes.
  • Select and manage outside counsel, including evaluating the quality and cost of services.

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • Five to eight years of significant M&A deal execution experience, solid knowledge of U.S. public company disclosure, governance and executive compensation matters and experience providing counsel on corporate finance, treasury and subsidiary management matters, with a major law firm.
  • A strong academic record from top schools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with and relate to individuals at all levels of the organization, and across all businesses, functions and regions.
  • Proven ability to influence peers as well as senior management; take ownership of responsibilities and work in a self-directed environment; manage multiple priorities; communicate well orally and in writing; analyze data, draw conclusions and make a compelling case for recommendations; and handle ambiguity.

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Assistant General Counsel, Data Privacy

Fortune 250 software-oriented company is seeking an experienced Data Privacy lawyer to join its growing team. This role will be responsible for the development, drafting, refinement, and maintenance of the company’s global data privacy policies, procedures, and programs consistent with applicable regulations globally.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Develop, draft, and maintain privacy policies and procedures, notices, compliance materials, and employee training
  • Create global and national data privacy compliance frameworks and deploy them across the company
  • Provide advice necessary to assure that a variety of business activities meet global data privacy requirements
  • Serve as a privacy specialist to assist the organization respond to regulatory audits and similar internal and external inquiries related to the company’s global and local data processing activities
  • Assist business and technology groups develop, and market new products and services and serve as privacy counsel during the product development life cycle.
  • Support data localization efforts in Russia, China and other countries
  • Assess compliance of business activities with global data privacy requirements
  • Create web and app privacy statements, cookie polices, online behavioral advertising policies, email marketing templates, customer preference centers, and advertising guidelines
  • Counsel on data security practices, like encryption, authentication, and background investigations, and similar technical and organizational security measures.
  • Advise on or negotiate data privacy provisions in customer and supplier contracts
  • Handle the data privacy aspects of mergers and acquisitions

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Vice President, Chief Counsel, M&A

Our client, a Massachusetts based biotechnology product development company is seeking an experienced M&A attorney who will have responsibility for the vision and leadership of the global legal M&A strategy.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Work closely with the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy and other members of the Corporate Development team as well as with senior leaders of the Company on M&A opportunities
  • Drive the company M&A strategy and portfolio objectives
  • Work on a variety of transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closings
  • Review bids & proposals prior to submission to a seller
  • Advise Corporate Development and senior leaders on issues related to the M&A pipeline, due diligence activities, deal structuring, contract negotiations and management of stakeholder expectations
  • Work closely with Company’s functional specialists such as Finance, Tax, IP, HR, Regulatory, EH&S, Risk, etc. and other Company advisors, such as outside legal counsel, audit firms and investment banks, on diligence activities, regulatory filings, closing preparation and integration issues
  • Identify potential opportunities, risks and synergies in M&A transactions

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience required with a strong background in working in a matrixed organization
  • Global life science, health care or highly regulated technology company or other relevant regulated-sector companies is preferred
  • A combination of top tier law firm and in-house experience is required
  • A proven track record of effectively handling large, complex M&A transactions
  • Solid experience working with senior management in strategic M&A initiatives, as well as tactical matters; demonstrated ability to work well with business leadership and other corporate functions to achieve the M&A goals of the Company
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills with a solution-oriented mindset and innate good judgement
  • Ability to develop practical processes / approaches to drive solutions to completion
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, experienced in team building, excellent communication / strong but diplomatic presence, robust and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Excellence in business acumen

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Director of Intellectual Property-Silicon Valley

Our client, a fast-growing biotechnology oriented company in Silicon Valley, is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join their team as Director, Intellectual Property. This is a critical position that will oversee the IP strategy for the company globally.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Manage a build a world-class intellectual property portfolio, including through the preparation, filing, and prosecution of patent applications.
  • Oversee global strategy for protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights.
  • Ensure best practices with respect to inbound and outbound licensing.
  • Conduct validity and non-infringement analyses, patent searching, third-party patent portfolio assessments, freedom to operate analyses, and due diligence.
  • Advise on intellectual-property aspects of corporate partnerships and acquisitions.

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • A strong academic record from top schools, including an undergraduate degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry or other life science.
  • Seven to fifteen years of relevant experience at a major law firm and/or an in-house IP department with a demonstrated history of success; prior in-house experience is strongly preferred.
  • Significant professional experience in life sciences and/or biotechnology.

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Assistant General Counsel-Dallas

Our client, a technology driven division of a Fortune 100 company, is seeking an experienced corporate lawyer who will be responsible for key aspects of their business activities. You will anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the company, negotiate business-critical transactions, work closely with all functional groups and develop strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. This role will advise leaders and management on a broad range of regulatory and compliance matters, including identifying areas of risk and suggested improvements; negotiate and draft contractual agreements and advise on various legal issues.

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • Five to ten years of strong corporate law experience, including commercial contracts
  • Major law firm training
  • A strong academic record from top schools

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Regional Legal Counsel-China

Fast-paced Fortune pharmaceutical and medical device company is seeking an experienced attorney to focus on a wide range of commercial and corporate legal and compliance functions for APAC region.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Provide sound, efficient and effective legal services and advice to business functions in region, including:
  • Reviewing, drafting, advising on and negotiating all forms of contracts for the region;
  • Ensuring the timely provision of advice to internal clients on a wide range of legal issues (such as privacy, competition, intellectual property and employment law issues);
  • Advising the business on changes in laws and regulations;
  • Supervising external counsel and monitoring associated fees;
  • Leading corporate governance for regions covered;
  • Resolving disputes and managing litigation;
  • Intellectual property protection and enforcement;
  • Supporting regional BD & M&A activities;

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • At least 8 years’ experience gained in-house or in a reputable firm;
  • Strong experience in general corporate and commercial law across one or, ideally, more Asian markets;
  • Background in/understanding of intellectual property protection and enforcement;
  • Experience in pharmaceuticals/medical device industry;

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Chief IP Counsel-Atlanta based

Our client, a multi-billion dollar software division of a Fortune 100 company, is seeking an experienced patent attorney who can lead and execute the intellectual property strategy for the business.

Responsibilities for this role include the following:

  • Protect the technology and business model differentiation including managing the IP portfolio and patent prosecution
  • Respond to, manage and resolve IP defensive matters
  • Manage review, negotiation and drafting of IP terms
  • Drive technology licensing and patent enforcement
  • Manage Open Source Software use and contribution

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • Registered to practice as a lawyer in a major legal jurisdiction with deep legal experience in patent prosecution, freedom to practice, IP transactions and IP litigation
  • Extensive global experience in software, SaaS, cloud, data and analytics, IIoT, intellectual property licensing and/or technology transactions
  • Strong academics from top schools, including an undergraduate degree in either Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Physics

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Corporate Real Estate Counsel-New Jersey

Major worldwide real estate developer with offices in New Jersey is seeking a talented, self-motivated real estate finance attorney with approximately 5-10 years of experience to assist with significant national and international transactions including contract drafting and negotiation; real estate retail leasing a plus.

Position reports directly to the Chairman of the company and provides an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.
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Corporate Counsel-Life Sciences

Our client is a dynamic life sciences company headquartered in the New York metro area. We are seeking an attorney will serve as counsel for the company in connection with license agreements, research collaborations, and various business development and sourcing transactions. This role will be responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and providing advice to management regarding proposed transactions and compliance with existing contractual obligations, regulations, company policy and general corporate and commercial law. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in drafting agreements and transactional documents, advising on intellectual property matters and technology licensing arrangements, as well as general corporate and regulatory matters specific to the biotechnology and pharmaceuticals industries.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Works closely with internal clients (including scientific and business leaders) in connection with research collaborations, licensing arrangements and sourcing transactions.
  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates intellectual property and technology license agreements, research collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, sponsored research agreements, confidentiality agreements, vendor agreements, and consulting agreements.
  • Works closely with the intellectual property group to ensure proper protection of intellectual property assets.
  • Works closely with the regulatory and compliance groups to advise clients on relevant regulatory and legal matters impacting existing or proposed arrangements, including regulations specific to genetic sequencing, privacy, antitrust, as well as general corporate and commercial law.

Candidates must have the following requirements to be considered:

  • Three to ten years of relevant experience with either a major law firm or life science company
  • Demonstrated expertise with negotiating and drafting complex agreements (biotech, pharmaceutical and/or life sciences experience preferred).
  • Technology and intellectual property licensing experience (biotech, pharmaceutical and/or life sciences experience preferred)

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Law Firm Opportunities

—Dynamic growing boutique litigation firm with national presence and a successful 30 year history, seeks a well credentialed, large law firm trained associate with 2+ years of experience. The litigation practice ranges from commercial b/k, investigations, securities, investigations, employment, products liability and mass torts. The firm does not staff cases with layers of associates, so hands-on experience with depositions, drafting and court appearances will come much sooner. The firm has a collegial environment.

—Antitrust Litigation Associate 2-3 years-NY
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—Antitrust Associate or Counsel-DC
Looking for an HSR expert with abundant experience. Global powerhouse antitrust practice seeks someone who wants to join one of the most robust antitrust merger practices in DC. Complex and exciting merger deals.

—Antitrust Partner- San Francisco
Prestigious boutique firm seeks a well-established yet entrepreneurial partner to join a growing office. Tons of opportunity to shape and develop a West-coast-based antitrust practice for a highly selective firm.

—Antitrust Associate-San Francisco
Highly-ranked boutique firm, new to the San Francisco market, seeks BigLaw associates that want to practice at the highest level in fast-paced and exciting firm that is an alternative to BigLaw.

—Tax Partner-Houston
Well-established global firm seeks transaction tax partner for their Houston practice. Collegial opportunity to network with their resident Houston tax litigation partner. Our client has a historical top-tier reputation in tax.

—Antitrust Cartel Partner-NY/DC/San Francisco
Global firm is interested in building up their criminal antitrust practice. Wonderful opportunity to build out a cartel practice with the support of a well-established antitrust practice.

—Antitrust Partners-DC/NY/San Francisco
We have several law firm clients interested in antitrust partner with litigation, merger and cartel experience. Amazing partner opportunity!

—International Arbitration Partner-NY/DC
Very prestigious law firm seeks to attract a partner or small group to help establish their US-resident practice. Their global reputation in international arbitration is among the best. This is an unusual opportunity. LatAm and/or energy experience a plus but will look at other base practices too.