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Seattle based commercial staged biopharmaceutical company seeks corporate securities counsel.

Commercial stage biopharmaceutical company based in Seattle seeks attorney with a minimum of 3 years law firm training to counsel senior management and directors on corporate and securities matters.  This individual will report to the VP/General Counsel of this public-traded company.

 Responsibilities:

  • Participate in preparation of all required filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Advise and assist in management of public securities offerings, debt facilities, M&A transactions, and equity incentive plans.
  • Advise and assist 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 counsel.
  • Provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to in-house clients.
  • Negotiate and drafts contracts related to all aspects of business.
  • Assist in drafting and review of investor relations materials to ensure legal compliance.

 Education, Knowledge & Skills:

  • General corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, drafting transactional documents, risk management, asset-backed financing, and contract management.
  • Compliance with state and federal securities laws and NASDAQ regulations.
  • Public securities offerings.
  • Business transactions including M&A, strategic partnerships, and joint venture.
  • Equity incentive compensation, plan administration and legal compliance.
  • Corporate governance.
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Superior writing skills and the ability to produce excellent written work across various contexts (e.g. contract drafts, SEC documents and investor relations materials).
  • Juris doctorate with admission to practice in at least one State.

The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team in a fun, entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment.

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