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Corporate - General Attorney in Cambridge, MA

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 11, 2021

Posted on

Apr 24, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Cambridge, MA, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Responsibilities: Draft and provide counsel in support of SEC, NASDAQ and/or HKEx and other securities filings, including current and periodic reports and announcements, proxy statements, and other regulatory filings and reports. Serve as a subject matter expert on compliance and disclosure items and advise on and draft new disclosures; coordinate and assist with financial disclosures; and review public announcements, including press releases, corporate, investor and scientific presentations, and communications with internal and external stakeholders. Provide legal support on various types of transactions, including equity investments, joint ventures, credit facilities, corporate financing, corporate restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, negotiation of terms, drafting of documentation, and regulatory filings. Support of the Company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) and other corporate governance efforts. Assist with Board and committee meetings, the Company’s Insider Trading Policy, and other corporate policies. Provide counsel in support of the Company’s equity plans and programs and grant agreements, including securities law compliance and disclosure. Assist with the development and upkeep of relevant securities, general corporate, and corporate governance agreements and forms. Oversee the coordination and maintenance of records for all due diligence requests and the Company’s electronic datarooms. Engage and manage the work of outside counsel and advisors.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school in the U.S. 7+ years of SEC reporting experience at a law firm and/or as in-house counsel. Experience with biotech or pharma companies strongly preferred. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, EDGAR, Workiva. Chinese language skill is a plus. Excellent drafting, editing, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong leadership and management skills and experience. Evaluate legal exposure, manage risk, and interpret and apply laws, regulations, case law, statues, and policies to provide expert advice. Strong business acumen; ability to contribute strategically to the Company’s business. Team player with ability to collaborate proactively with cross-functional teams and interact effectively with all levels within the Company. Strong working knowledge of U.S. securities laws and regulations and the ability to quickly learn, interpret and apply changes in such laws and regulations and policies. A demonstrated ability to collaborate, as well as to work independently, balancing competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a high level of professionalism. Detail-oriented. Ability to handle confidential and proprietary information using excellent discretion and judgment. Self-motivated, able to work independently and be reliable and responsive. Ability to be flexible and willing to accept new responsibilities as needed.

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