This is a fully Remote and Work From Home (WFH) opportunity within the US

Science 37 is accelerating the research and development of breakthrough biomedical treatments by bringing clinical trials to patients' homes. The Science 37 Operating System (OS) enables universal access to patients and providers, leading to faster enrollment, greater retention and a more representative patient population. To help us achieve our goal, we are seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel eager to make an impact within a mission-driven organization.


The Senior Corporate Counsel is strategically focused on driving business results with an aggressive desire for excellence.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Providing guidance on a wide range of legal, business and regulatory matters and for implementing and managing internal procedures and controls to ensure effective review and management of such matters across the business
  2. Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing contracts across a broad spectrum of activities, from complex multi-jurisdictional agreements to relatively standard commercial agreements, typically from inception through signature.
  3. Providing advice and counsel on a wide variety of corporate matters focused on federal securities law, executive compensation, compliance and corporate finance transactions
  4. Providing advice on compliance with SEC and NASDAQ rules and regulations
  5. Assisting in preparation of board and committee agendas, meeting materials and minutes
  6. Preparing and assisting in the preparation of SEC disclosure documents, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, proxy statements and annual reports.
  7. Providing support for all public and private securities offerings (both debt and equity)
  8. Monitoring and providing advice regarding corporate governance practices to encourage adherence to best practices
  9. Assisting in M&A transaction matters, such as acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, as assigned from time to time
  10. Assisting in administration of equity compensation programs and Section 16 filings
  11. Monitoring compliance with the insider trading policy and insider trading laws
  12. Providing support for new business development initiatives including due diligence reviews, negotiation of transaction and drafting/execution of deal documentation
  13. Providing legal guidance for compliance activities; assists with implementing corporate policies; conducts training as appropriate
  14. Providing support for patent, licensing, trademark and copyright matters
  15. Establishing rapport and a working relationship with colleagues at all levels to encourage and continue the proactive use of in-house legal counsel
  16. The position requires “hands on” engagement, directly managing matters, with assistance of external counsel as reasonably required (for example, non-US jurisdiction, specialized subject matter, documentation complexity)

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Qualifications

  1. J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and an active license to practice law, with a strong preference for excellent academic credentials
  2. Minimum of 8 years’ experience in commercial law consisting of a mix of law firm (preferably AMLAW 100 or equivalent) and in-house counsel practice
  3. Familiarity with both US and international laws, commercial practices and trade terms (e.g. competition laws, anti-bribery laws, trade controls, Incoterms, freight and transportation matters)

Skills/Competencies

  1. Excellent judgment with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an ability to independently drive solutions
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to distill complex legal issues into simple actionable guidance
  3. Ability to draft and negotiate commercial agreements across a range of disciplines, including supply and vendor agreements, services agreements, equipment purchase, contract manufacturing agreements, sales agency and distribution agreements, license agreements, joint development agreements, term sheet and letters of intent.
  4. Experience with intellectual property protection, management and oversight

Direct Reports

None.


Science 37 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Science 37 values the well-being of its employees and aims to provide team members with everything they need to succeed.

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