Our Clients

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.

Our Record

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.

IN-HOUSE/BIOTECH/LEAD IP COUNSEL
Job Id: 2782
Innovative, early stage cell therapy company seeks first in-house counsel for wide-ranging role, managing all IP matters and research collaborations at its newly opened Cambridge location. This is a superb opportunity to help build and direct IP strategy for a rapidly advancing company looking to focus on IP expansion in the U.S. to fulfill its mission to treat rare diseases, utilizing its far-reaching platform technology. Qualified candidates must have minimum 8 years’ experience, patent bar admission and advanced degree in a scientific discipline involving cell therapy, gene therapy or biology. Excellent compensation package, including strong equity component.
IN-HOUSE/DIRECTOR, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE -NORTH AMERICA & SOUTH AMERICA
Job Id: 2737
Premier northern New England-based publicly held FinTech company seeks 10+ year attorney for Director of Compliance role. Reporting to the to the VP, Legal, Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management, the Director will oversee the broad range of applicable financial regulatory requirements in North and South America. The Director will be the lead legal compliance resource to multiple lines of business and will collaborate with management and employees across the business, including internal attorneys, bank staff, third party partners and regulators to provide quality support including regulatory interpretations and clarifications, problem solving and compliance project execution. The Director is also responsible for oversight of company’s Anti-Money Laundering monitoring program. Significant experience managing an MTL program and strong knowledge of banking law and processes within a financial services environment required. Experience working in Latin America preferred. This is a superb opportunity to join a highly collegial team at a growing global company.
IN-HOUSE/COMPLIANCE
Job Id: 2736
Global healthcare diagnostics technology leader seeks 5+ year attorney for broad-based senior compliance role. Responsibilities include developing and implementing worldwide policies and training programs for compliance matters relating to anti-bribery, anti-corruption and export control and providing day to day legal/compliance support to global business units. Qualified candidates must have experience in FCPA and experience with export compliance, either as a legal adviser on compliance matters or through representation of companies in internal or government investigations. Reporting to the General Counsel, this new role will play an integral role in developing and expanding the compliance program for this top company. Superb opportunity to join a highly collegial legal team.
IN-HOUSE/EMPLOYMENT COUNSEL/FINTECH
Job Id: 2735
Premier northern New England-based publicly held FinTech company seeks an employment attorney with 2 to 4 years of experience to add to its growing legal team. Reporting to the Legal Director, the Employment Counsel will providence guidance to HR and other stakeholders on all employment-related matters across all lines of business and jurisdictions. Experience with employment counseling is required. Significant growth potential and great/work life balance.
IN-HOUSE/UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS
Job Id: 2730
Top university seeks 4+ attorney with experience negotiating agreements to support 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. Previous experience with life sciences agreements preferred but not required. Outstanding opportunity to be trained to negotiate complex life sciences agreements and to work with a highly collegial team.
IN-HOUSE/BIOTECH/PATENT ATTORNEY
Job Id: 2727
Innovative, emerging Biotech company seeks 3+ year patent attorney with advanced degree in molecular biology, cell biology, or related discipline to join the company’s growing legal team. Stellar opportunity to support the company’s therapeutic programs, contribute to global patent preparation and prosecution strategy, and help build the company’s IP portfolio. Successful candidate should have meaningful patent drafting and prosecution experience in gene editing technologies and/or cell therapy.
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.
IN-HOUSE/BIOTECH/CORPORATE
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.
IN-HOUSE/BIOPHARMA/CORPORATE
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.
IN-HOUSE/CORPORATE
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!
IN-HOUSE/BIOTECH/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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/BIOTECH/LEAD IP COUNSEL
Job Id: 2666
Innovative, early stage cell therapy company seeks first in-house counsel for wide-ranging role, managing all IP matters and research collaborations at its newly opened Cambridge location. This is a superb opportunity to help build and direct IP strategy for a rapidly advancing company looking to focus on IP expansion in the U.S. to fulfill its mission to treat rare diseases, utilizing its far-reaching platform technology. Qualified candidates must have minimum 8 years’ experience, patent bar admission and advanced degree in a scientific discipline involving cell therapy, gene therapy or biology. Excellent compensation package, including strong equity component.
IN-HOUSE/INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
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.
IN-HOUSE/CORPORATE COUNSEL/LICENSING
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/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.
IN-HOUSE/IP/BIOPHARMA
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.
IN-HOUSE/BIOTECH/CORPORATE COUNSEL
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.
IN-HOUSE/CONSULTING
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.