Our clients are involved in industries such as information technology, biotechnology, thermodynamics, manufacturing, financial services, real estate, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, telecommunications, retail, e-commerce, sports, entertainment, publishing, environmental, and health care. Our results include placements with start-ups through Fortune 100 companies.
New England Legal Search actively works with the finest corporations in New England to locate highly qualified dynamic attorneys to aid in their growth. Our searches range from General Counsel positions to junior level staff attorney openings. These long-standing relationships afford us a reputation for credibility and insight in suggesting candidates to our in-house clients.
Below are our current in-house openings. All positions are in the greater Boston area unless otherwise noted.
ASSISTANT GC / BIOPHARMA
Job Id: 2716
Americas HQ of global biopharmaceutical leader seeks 8+ year attorney with industry experience, gained in-house or at a law firm, to be lead attorney for key therapeutic unit. Responsibilities include review of marketing materials and advice regarding marketing tactics, sales operations, and patient support programs, and managing risks through counseling and practical application of company policies and procedures to business operations. Additional responsibilities include review and negotiation of commercial contracting, including advertising, consulting, call center and distribution agreements and will also include all matters related to healthcare professional contracting, including advisory boards and speaker programs. Position will report directly to the General Counsel. Superb opportunity to join this top company.
IN-HOUSE/DIRECTOR OR SENIOR COUNSEL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Job Id: 2712
Cambridge-based Nasdaq research stage biologics company seeks a passionate IP Attorney who will report to the Head of Intellectual Property and work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure protection of valuable IP assets in a multi-functional, fast-paced environment.
This is a broad role with key responsibilities as follows:
• Manage the company’s patent portfolio, including preparing US and foreign patent filings and responses to official actions.
• Manage and serve as a liaison with outside counsel.
• Interact with external stakeholders (e.g., collaborators and licensors).
• Work with scientific and clinical teams as well as other functions to understand new developments, and design and implement prosecution strategies to ensure the necessary protection of IP assets and alignment to business goals.
• Conduct freedom-to-operate analyses as needed.
• Review technical manuscripts, posters and other materials intended for publication and draft patent applications in response as needed.
• Review and evaluate the commercial and technical activities of third parties.
The company seeks a highly motivated, skilled individual with commitment to excellence, integrity, and passion for making a difference in patients’ lives. Director-level placement is considered for candidates with particularly relevant expertise. Candidates must have 7+ years of experience in patent prosecution and IP due diligence and related work in life sciences, of which at least 5+ years spent at a reputable law firm with highly regarded life sciences practice. Prior in-house experience required. A Ph.D. in biomedical research field strongly preferred (e.g., molecular/cellular biology, immunology, biochemistry, neurobiology, etc.). Master’s degree (MS) will be considered for candidates with particularly extensive experience and relevant background. This is a superb opportunity to join a highly collaborative team at a growing company.
Job Id: 2711
Top NASDAQ biopharmaceutical company seeks corporate attorney for broad role including licensing, collaborations and M&A. Minimum of 4 years of experience focused on mergers & acquisitions, licensing and/or general corporate matters with at least two years working in a law firm. Outstanding opportunity.
Job Id: 2694
Fully integrated global biotech company seeks 3+ year life sciences attorney to provide counsel on a broad array of legal matters, particularly research, vendor and collaboration agreements. Life sciences experience (in-house or at firm) or at academic medical center preferred. Outstanding opportunity to join terrific legal team.
IN-HOUSE/UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS
Job Id: 2693
Leading university seeks 5+ attorney to support senior business development team and negotiate, structure, and draft complex license agreements, industry sponsored research and collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, inter-institutional agreements and related agreements. Qualified candidates should also have experience in patent licensing. Outstanding opportunity to serve as an integral part of a highly collegial team.
Job Id: 2692
Fully integrated Nasdaq biopharmaceutical company in Metro Boston area seeks 6+ year attorney with major law firm corporate training for broad role working on all legal issues facing this dynamic company. Superb opportunity to join collegial growing legal team, reporting to general counsel who takes mentoring and development seriously. Candidates must have previous experience representing biopharma companies. Fantastic opportunity.
Job Id: 2691
Outstanding biotech company seeks 5th-8th year corporate attorney for broad corporate role. Qualified candidates must have major law firm experience representing life sciences companies in securities law. Prior experience with collaboration, licensing and acquisition agreements in the biotechnology industry a plus. Fantastic career opportunity to join successful company with a collegial, highly regarded legal team. Excellent compensation.
Job Id: 2680
Premier clean energy company located North of Boston seeks 7+ year corporate attorney with major law firm experience for corporate counsel role focusing on transactional m&a and general corporate and operational law matters. Reports directly to the GC. A superb opportunity to work with a highly-collegial legal team on a broad base of corporate matters!
Job Id: 2669
Outstanding biotech company seeks 5-10 year corporate attorney with extensive biotech experience in M&A or VC or Collaborations for unique opportunity in the Business Development Group. Major firm experience required.
IN-HOUSE / COMPLIANCE / PART-TIME
Job Id: 2667
Small investment management and retirement planning company seeks part-time attorney to assist with compliance and legal matters. Flexible hours and a collegial working environment makes this a perfect opportunity for the right candidate!
Job Id: 2658
Premier investment fund seeks 3+ year attorney for high impact role advising on wide range of matters surrounding fund’s investment process, as well as internal legal matters. Major firm experience and finance/restructuring background preferred. Superb opportunity to join collegial legal team.
Job Id: 2657
Global NASDAQ technology leader seeks 6+ year attorney with significant in-house licensing experience supporting and advising direct sales teams on a wide range of legal issues, including negotiating and closing technology contracts with Fortune 500 customers and global partners, compliance and other corporate matters (including data privacy and international trade compliance). This role will focus on transactions for product licensing, maintenance and support services, reseller/OEM agreements, strategic partnerships and procurement. IP licensing, a strong understanding of revenue recognition rules, technology company and international experience strongly preferred. Superb opportunity to join a top notch legal team.
IN-HOUSE/LIFE SCIENCES/IP/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Job Id: 2655
Privately held biotechnology company with stellar reputation seeks 10+ year attorney with Ph.D. in molecular biology to join its IP group as a contributor to all IP functions at the company. Successful candidate will join a highly collegial, scientific discovery oriented company with a superb corporate culture. Outstanding opportunity.
IN-HOUSE/BIOTECH/LEAD COMMERCIAL COUNSEL
Job Id: 2650
Top NASDAQ biopharmaceutical company seeks 8+ year attorney with extensive in-house biopharma experience for leadership role on all commercial issues for its product groups. Superb opportunity to join highly collegial legal team and work on wide range of matters advising the business team on all legal and risk matters for the product group.
Job Id: 2643
Outstanding opportunity for 3+ year attorney to join stellar biotech company in contracts manager role. Prior experience drafting and negotiating biotech agreements in-house and/or at a law firm a plus but would consider attorneys with contract drafting experience outside of biotech.
IN-HOUSE/VENTURE CAPITAL/ INVESTMENT COUNSEL
Job Id: 2639
Highly regarded private investment company seeks 10+ year corporate attorney with major law firm training to work on corporate matters surrounding investments in and support of early stage life sciences companies. Superb opportunity to work closely with collegial investment and legal teams and play key role in helping to grow a diverse group of companies. Undergraduate or advanced degree in life sciences subject area desired, but not required.
IN-HOUSE/CORPORATE/ASSOCIATE GC/VIRTUAL OFFICE
Job Id: 2638
Dynamic, growing security technology company seeks 10+ year corporate attorney for wide-ranging role negotiating global commercial agreements (including software licensing agreements) with responsibility for corporate legal matters including corporate governance, legal compliance, GDPR and privacy compliance, day-to-day corporate matters, and joint ventures. Role will be part of a “virtual office,” reporting into Boston-based GC and supporting business teams across diverse locations. Large law firm and in-house experience strongly preferred. Terrific opportunity!
Job Id: 2635
Innovative and growth-oriented medical device company seeks 3+ year attorney with transactions experience for impactful, business-oriented in-house legal role. Serving as critical member of a collaborative and dynamic legal team, this attorney will review, negotiate and draft a wide range of commercial agreements, including sales agreements, supply agreements, services agreements, distribution agreements (domestic and international), clinical trial agreements, technology license agreements, software license agreements and SaaS agreements. This role will include the opportunity to collaborate with internal clients in all functional areas, including R&D, sales, marketing, procurement and clinical affairs. In addition, the attorney will counsel internal clients on compliance issues and relevant developments in the law. The position offers potential for growth into working on wide range of legal matters facing this top company. Superb entry-level opportunity.
IN-HOUSE/ASSOCIATE / INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Job Id: 2622
Large Boston-based investment manager seeks 2nd – 4th year corporate associate with big law training to advise business groups on managing the complex legal and regulatory needs of the firm on a global basis. The position will provide general corporate counsel with respect to a variety of day-to-day matters, such as general corporate/governance matters, complex contract negotiations, employment and benefit matters, vendor agreements and engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, corporate action support, corporate diligence of potential vendors/business partners. Fantastic opportunity to be part of a collegial team!
ASSOCIATE / COMPLIANCE
Job Id: 2617
Well established Boston-based investment manager seeks 3rd - 5th year compliance attorney with in-house experience. Qualifications include regulatory compliance at an established investment manager, hedge fund or similar service provider (internal audit or internal assessment experience preferred, but not required). Data management and technical skills are preferred, but not required (e.g., SQL queries and Microsoft Excel). Great opportunity to join a collegial team with a great life/work balance.
Job Id: 2566
Outstanding NASDAQ biotech company seeks an intellectual property attorney with at least 3 years of law firm experience with an emphasis on small molecule patent prosecution. Advanced degree in chemistry required and in-house experience preferred. Unique opportunity to join top legal team at this growing dynamic company.
Job Id: 2559
Top NASDAQ biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative treatments for rare diseases seeks 8+ year attorney with minimum 5 years’ in-house experience, for key role managing the company’s IP strategy. This is a broad role, reporting to the lead legal officer. The successful candidate will have responsibilities in many areas of IP practice, including IP strategy development, patent portfolio management, freedom-to-operate analyses, partnering activities (including diligence and IP generation), competitive intelligence, trade secrets, trademarks, and R&D agreements. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company in an important position and work on exciting technology in a fast-paced environment.
Job Id: 2548
Top global biopharmaceutical company seeks 5+ year attorney with in-house or law firm experience advising commercial stage pharmaceutical or biotech companies to provide legal advice and contracting support to the company’s payer and trade functions and will also support the U.S. legal contracts group with contracting needs, including the drafting, review and negotiation of a variety of agreements with relative complexity, for various other departments in the company.
• Serve as the Legal department key point of contact for the company’s payer and trade contract operations and account teams with advice about, and assistance in, drafting and negotiating service and rebate contracts pertaining to wholesalers, distributors, pharmacies and commercial, Medicare Part D, and other government accounts;
• Provide advice on contract compliance matters, as well as subject matter expertise in evaluating healthcare regulatory law issues, such as the rules, regulations and guidance documents issued by OIG, CMS, and FDA and applicable fraud and abuse, anti-kickback, false claims, antitrust, privacy and product liability laws and regulations concerning market access and trade initiatives;
• Participate in, and evaluate, the development of contractual and business strategies with the payer marketing, trade and government pricing teams;
• Interpret key contractual provisions in light of legal or regulatory requirements (in coordination with other attorneys in the Legal Department, including product, compliance, research, corporate and IP attorneys, as necessary) and advise internal clients on the ramifications of certain provisions, such as termination rights, dispute resolution process, liability limitations, indemnification obligations and protection of intellectual property;
• Frequently engage with functional leadership and internal clients in key customer group(s) on emerging contractual needs or potential contractual issues with minimal oversight and guidance from managing attorney;
Superb opportunity to work with collegial, top notch legal group. Strong compensation package.
Job Id: 2542
NASDAQ biopharma company focused on targeted therapeutics for oncology seeks 5th-10th year attorney with major law firm corporate training to join growing legal team. Reporting to the general counsel, this attorney will work on full range of legal matters facing this clinical stage company. Public company securities experience required; in-house experience a plus. Superb opportunity to join collegial business team that values strategic legal advice.
Job Id: 2431
Prominent consulting group seeks 2nd – 5th year major firm associate interested in unique opportunity to transition to business consulting role focused on financial services and corporate governance policy and practice. Superb opportunity with long-term growth potential at this collegial, lifestyle consulting boutique. Candidates from all practice areas will be considered. Top academics and top tier law firm experience required.