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.
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!
Job Id: 2621
Premier publicly-held energy services company seeks 6+ year attorney with major law firm public company securities and corporate transactional and/or finance experience to support securities and governance matters, treasury/financing activities, negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, advise on regulatory matters and other day-to-day corporate matters. Admission required to MA (preferred) or another state bar of the US. Superb opportunity to join an experienced, collegial legal 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: 2614
Leading NASDAQ technology company seeks 6+ year attorney with major law firm and in-house experience to assume principal role for all securities (reporting and compliance) and governance matters. Additional responsibility for transactions (m&a, joint ventures). Reports directly to the GC. Superb opportunity to join collegial legal team supporting senior management and Board-level executives.
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: 2562
Outstanding Nasdaq global healthcare and diagnostics company is building a legal team to support a newly acquired division. Junior to senior level candidates will be considered. These are broad-ranging roles, providing legal/business sensitive counsel on all legal matters facing the division. To be successful in this role, it is important that you are innovative, collaborative, solution-oriented, business-minded, forward-thinking, adaptable and responsive. For senior-level candidates, demonstrated commercial legal support experience is required. Superb opportunity to join a top-flight and highly collegial legal team.
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.
ASSOCIATE / HEDGE FUND / RESTRUCTURING
Job Id: 2558
Premier hedge fund in Boston seeks 3rd-7th year restructuring / bankruptcy attorney who wants to change career direction and be more on the business side of transactions. The position (analyst) would report to the Convertible Bond Group and assist portfolio managers in analyzing distressed debt, current bankruptcies, and various types of bonds. Large law firm training and stellar academic pedigree is a requirement.
Job Id: 2556
Global biopharmaceutical leader seeks 6+ year attorney with combined major law firm and industry in-house experience for key role supporting all U.S.-based research (pre-clinical) and clinical groups for all of the company’s therapeutic areas and will include global responsibility for specific research areas as well. This is a broad-ranging role and will include: work on high value projects involving industry and academic collaborations, business development, compound acquisition transactions and other business critical projects; review of scientific (non-promotional) materials and advice regarding research activities and clinical operations, including external-facing medical presentations, ad board presentations, vendor and other external presentations, and clinical trial recruitment materials; oversight for all non-vendor contracting for research and clinical, including negotiating and drafting research agreements, clinical trial agreements, collaboration agreements, licensing agreements, CRADAs; review of clinical trial template materials including informed consent forms and reviewing deviations from the templates escalated from clinical team; management of risks through training of new employees, providing legal counsel and liaising with compliance group and outside counsel when necessary; assisting clients with understanding and practical application of company policies and procedures and applicable law. This is a superb opportunity to provide practical and strategic guidance to R&D function groups on complex legal issues with legal expertise and business judgment. Excellent compensation and highly collegial legal team.
Job Id: 2553
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 required.
Job Id: 2549
Fully integrated global biotech company seeks 2nd-4th year corporate attorney for broad corporate and commercial role. Qualified candidates must have major law firm experience representing life sciences companies in securities law or business development/licensing/collaboration matters. Fantastic career opportunity to join successful company with a collegial, highly regarded legal team. Excellent compensation.
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.
IN-HOUSE/CORPORATE/LIFE SCIENCE INVESTMENT
Job Id: 2468
Highly regarded private investment company seeks 4+ year corporate attorney with major law firm training and undergraduate or advanced degree in life sciences subject area to work on corporate matters surrounding investments in and support of early stage life sciences companies. Superb opportunity to work closely with collegial investment team and play key role in helping to grow a diverse group of companies. Part time is a possibility.
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.