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Senior Corporate Counsel, Transactional Law

Summary: Reporting to Aimmune's Associate General Counsel, the Senior Corporate Counsel will serve as the legal expert and business partner for several departments.  S/he will provide counsel and negotiate transactions on behalf of the Commercial, Business Development, Regulatory, Manufacturing, and Quality and Clinical departments. We are seeking a seasoned, dynamic, pragmatic and collegial life science attorney who wants to broaden their area of expertise.  As part of our outstanding legal team, the Senior Corporate Counsel will have the opportunity to explore, tackle and solve a wide variety of legal issues.  The ideal candidate will possess a flexible, practical and thoughtful approach to solving complex legal and business issues, have an excellent work ethic and a friendly and professional demeanor. Specific Responsibilities: Lead the negotiating and drafting of contracts customary to a fast-growing clinical-stage biotech company that is preparing to launch its first product, including: complex licensing transactions contract manufacturing agreements distribution agreements market access agreements supply agreements clinical trial agreements agreements with healthcare professionals various vendor and consulting agreements Act as primary point of contact for multiple client groups within the company, leveraging internal and external resources to timely and cost-effectively meet the legal needs of the client groups Provide primary legal support on contracts process, a heavy workload of contractual matters, participate in management of contracts group, refine contracts processes and provide associated company trainings Collaborate with quality and regulatory departments on various projects including audits Provide subject matter expertise, and legal support and guidance, on the development and application of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and related supporting procedural documents Manage outside counsel in the United States and Europe Collaborate with European colleagues Provide ad hoc legal support on special projects as needed Qualifications / Requirements: Excellent academic qualifications, JDrequired; candidates should have a minimum of ten years' experience including biotech/pharma experience License to practice Law (California strongly preferred) Preferred Experience, Special Skills, Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal and client relation skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing deadlines, leveraging internal and external resources to meet multiple simultaneous deadlines Willingness to pitch-in and help on legal projects across the organization Experience with contract management system to track contract requests; create and manage contracttemplates; train business partners on contracts policy Excellent research, writing, counselling and communication skills and a positive client service orientation Ability to work independently, as a team member, and across the organization Accountability, sound judgment, and the ability to take ownership of an issue and provide concise and timely advice Qualifications / Requirements: Excellent academic qualifications, JDrequired; candidates should have a minimum of ten years' experience including biotech/pharma experience License to practice Law (California strongly preferred) Preferred Experience, Special Skills, Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal and client relation skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple competing deadlines, leveraging internal and external resources to meet multiple simultaneous deadlines Willingness to pitch-in and help on legal projects across the organization Experience with contract management system to track contract requests; create and manage contracttemplates; train business partners on contracts policy Excellent research, writing, counselling and communication skills and a positive client service orientation Ability to work independently, as a team member, and across the organization Accountability, sound judgment, and the ability to take ownership of an issue and provide concise and timely advice About Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. Aimmune Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company founded to address the unmet medical need in food allergy, which currently has no approved treatments. Our mission is to improve the lives of people with food allergies, based on our proprietary desensitization treatments in development. Aimmune's recently announced positive top-line data from its pivotal Phase 3 PALISADE trial for AR101, the company's lead investigational drug for peanut allergy. Headquartered in the heart of San Francisco's biotechnology hub, Brisbane, California, Aimmune has additional offices in the Kings Cross area of London, and in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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