Job Details

Associate Corporate Counsel

Company name

Editas Medicine

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2020

Valid Through

May 30,2020

Posted on

Dec 26,2019

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required


Cambridge, MA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Associate Corporate Counsel
The candidate will draft, negotiate and manage a high volume and variety of contracts, including CDAs, MTAs, SRAs, MSAs, SOWs and licensing, collaboration, manufacturing, and clinical trial agreements. Provide pragmatic and timely legal advice to support the organization’s business and scientific teams during the preparation, negotiation, and execution of various contractual arrangements. Maintain and oversee a contract management platform; ensure compliance with active contractual arrangements. Develop and improve internal template agreements. Collaboratively and pro-actively build strong cross-functional working relationships between the Legal Team and other functions within the organization Participate in various Legal Team projects and initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. from an accredited law school. Must be licensed and in good standing to practice law in Massachusetts. Must have Between 2-3 years of relevant experience drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts, preferably with experience in a law firm and/or in-house biopharmaceutical/biotech company settings. Experience with licensing and technology transactions preferred. Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and be effective under pressure in a fast-paced environment with a high volume of transactions for multiple departments is required. Should be team player with excellent interpersonal, analytical, communication (written and verbal), organizational, and decision-making skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Editas Medicine
300 Third Street, First Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

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