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Associate General Counsel, Corporate Finance and Governance, Seattle, WA

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Our client, a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, has exclusively retained Harris Legal Search to recruit an Associate General Counsel, Corporate Finance and Governance in downtown Seattle. 

Publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company seeks Associate General Counsel to counsel senior management and directors on public company reporting and compliance; corporate governance; securities offerings, corporate finance and general business matters.  The position reports to the VP/General Counsel. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advise clients regarding corporate governance and compliance with all applicable securities laws.
  • Participate in preparation of all required filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Advise clients regarding and assists in management of public securities offerings, debt facilities, M&A transactions and equity incentive plans.
  • Advise clients regarding and assists in management of Rule 144 stock transfers; Section 16 compliance; insider trading plan compliance; and shareholder communications.
  • Advise clients regarding state corporate law.
  • Prepares corporate documents such as minutes, resolutions and certificates.
  • Provide general legal support to all departments with an emphasis on evaluation and reduction of risk.
  • Coordinate legal matters handled by outside corporate and securities counsel.
  • Demonstrated experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, drafting transactional documents, risk management asset-backed financing and contract management.
  • Provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to in-house clients.
  • Negotiate and draft contracts related to all aspects of business.
  • Assists in drafting and review of investor relations materials to ensure legal compliance.

Minimum 6 years relevant substantive legal experience, including initial training at top tier law firm.  Experience in-house in the biopharmaceutical field beneficial, but not required.  Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written.  Ability to work well with management, peers, and function as an effective part of a team with entrepreneurial spirit.  Ability to analyze risk and legal issues, negotiate, and manage work.  Polished skills in conflict resolution and problem solving.  Values integrity and professionalism.

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