About SpringWorks Therapeutics
SpringWorks Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company applying a precision medicine approach to acquiring, developing, and commercializing life-changing medicines for underserved patient populations suffering from devastating rare diseases and cancer. SpringWorks has a differentiated portfolio of small molecule targeted oncology product candidates and is advancing two potentially registrational clinical trials in rare tumor types, as well as several other programs addressing highly prevalent, genetically defined cancers. SpringWorks’ strategic approach and operational excellence in clinical development have enabled it to rapidly advance its two lead product candidates into late-stage clinical trials while simultaneously entering into multiple shared-value partnerships with industry leaders to expand its portfolio.
*Candidates must reside in the Northeastern United States to be considered for this role.
SpringWorks is looking for an experienced professional to facilitate the Legal Department’s efforts to promote an environment and culture of business partnership, through the provision of general legal support as a key member of the in-house legal team. The successful candidate will be able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, working as an integral member of the team, and will ensure internal business and legal alignment on key matters, collaborate with team members, management, and outside legal and other professionals to provide strategic guidance and pragmatic solutions, with an emphasis on partnering with the business for the overall success of the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
We are seeking a generalist member to join our growing legal team and who will report to the Vice President, Corporate Counsel. This individual will demonstrate the utmost degree of professionalism and integrity and be capable of handling a wide array of matters relating to the general legal support of a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is actively preparing for the potential approval of its first commercial product. The individual will:
- Provide legal counsel across a variety of internal business functions
- Draft, review, negotiate a wide variety of contracts that support ongoing business operations, business development activities, current and future research and development operations, including clinical trial related support, academic research collaborations and manufacturing and supply arrangements, as well as in support of the anticipated commercialization of the company’s products.
- Develop and maintain expertise in applicable laws and regulations regarding the research, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products, as well as those concerning corporate matters generally applicable to publicly held corporations.
- Create and deliver training and other presentations to business partners and other members of team on legal topics and other relevant subjects.
- Partner with Legal department colleagues in executing and enhancing corporate and department objectives.
Education and Experience:
JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school with strong academic credentials.
7+ years of relevant legal experience, with prior law firm and in-house counsel experience in the biotechnology or life science industries strongly preferred.
Active member of a state bar and in good standing
Technical: Knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations, including the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Sunshine Act, FCPA/UKBA, and privacy laws and regulations. Skilled in drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements and familiar with licensing transactions and agreements; ability to draft concise and effective contractual documents; familiarity with intellectual property issues and drafting contractual intellectual property provisions within agreements.
Leadership: Self-motivated to adapt, with the ability to quickly gain trust and credibility from team members. Must be detail-oriented and demonstrate excellent organizational skills. Strong sense of ownership and responsibility, and a strong work ethic focused on providing excellent customer service; exhibits excellent judgment, has high integrity and is solution-oriented. Able to work independently and under time constraints in a fast-paced and dynamic environment; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and respond to rapidly shifting priorities in ambiguous or challenging situations; flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters and provide substantive support for the company on an as-needed basis
Communication: Must be able to present to and work effectively with a team. Excellent communicator in both the written and oral form; understands how to approach communication from a strategic perspective. Cultivates internal relationships and relates well to key colleagues at all levels.
Other: Able to work independently and under time constraints in a fast-paced and dynamic environment; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and respond to rapidly shifting priorities in ambiguous or challenging situations; flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters and provide substantive support for the company on an as-needed basis.
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At SpringWorks Therapeutics, we ignite the power of promising science to unleash new possibilities for patients. We work hard, we care even harder and we’re in it together. We are looking for ambitious, smart, and hardworking colleagues to join our growing team.
SpringWorks Therapeutics is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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