Job Details

Assistant General Counsel AGC Compliance Officer

Company name

Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 05,2019

Valid Through

Sep 18,2019

Posted on

Feb 24,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant General Counsel (AGC) & Compliance Officer
Responsibilities: Update and establish new policies on compliance-related issues, including but not limited to conflicts of interest, business and lobbying ethics, privacy, personnel matters, document retention, and antitrust matters. Monitor and counsel on new developments in compliance-related issue areas. Support the organization’s compliance program, by providing training, counseling, and oversight in compliance-related areas. Manage the contract review process, to include contract drafting, review, negotiating, counseling and tracking. Monitor and manage intellectual property portfolio, including trademark and copyright issues and related filings. Provide legal counsel concerning organization’s business operations. Assist with other legal matters and special projects as requested by the General Counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Strong undergraduate academic training and graduate legal degree from a reputable law school, including at least one state Bar admission. 10+ years of experience. Knowledge of trade association-specific and general corporate law. Knowledge of corporate governance, financial and general compliance requirements and best practices. Experience reviewing and revising contracts for legal/liability issues. Excellent communications and member relations skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Good judgment, sound counsel, and discretion; professionalism. Knowledge of federal and state ethics and lobbying rules. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional and legal journals, technical procedures, and governmental statutes, rules, and regulations. Ability to write reports, legal memoranda, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of employees and management, including customers, contractors, and member company representatives.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
Biotechnology Innovation Organization
1201 Maryland Avenue, SW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20024

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