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/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 / PRIVACY
Job Id: 2759
Prominent MA-based medical device leader seeks 8+ privacy counsel to provide legal advice on global personal data protection regulations and privacy in relation to a variety of areas, including: information technology, regulatory compliance, healthcare compliance, employment, product liability, product development, contracts, acquisitions, marketing and other areas as needed. Responsibilities would include collaborating with senior management and divisional/functional officers to establish governance for privacy compliance and acting as the Chairman of the Global Privacy Management Committee. Superb opportunity to play major role in directing privacy for an industry leader.
IN-HOUSE / LIFE SCIENCE GENERALIST
Job Id: 2758
NYSE life sciences leader seeks 8+ year life science or health care generalist with experience to provide day to day legal support to business unit. Responsibilities include serving as point person to executive committee in evaluating commercial legal risks, and providing day-to-day legal advice to the business unit for marketing, sales, reimbursement, promotional pieces, compliance (Stark law, Medicare billing guidelines, False Claims Act, etc.) and product literature. Individual would also be expected to offer advice and support on business transactions, including preparation, review and negotiation of agreements in a variety of areas, including supply, distribution, consulting, non-disclosure, and research. Finally, candidates must be able to support new business development by conducting due diligence, advising senior leadership on aspects of proposed M&A transactions (or equity investments) and supporting integration of acquired companies. A great opportunity!
IN-HOUSE/LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
Job Id: 2753
Top Boston area consumer products company seeks 7+ year attorney with deep expertise in employment and labor law matters to manage all HR/employment/labor matters in North America. Superb opportunity to join collegial legal team at this great company.
Job Id: 2751
Well established expert witness consulting company seeks 2-5 year attorney with sharp litigation skills to work on wide range of matters for this dynamic company. Key role will be to help train expert witnesses for the rigorousness of trials. Successful candidates must have ability to play “devil’s advocate” in cross examination training and also be able to train potential experts how to present and conduct themselves for hearings, depositions and trials. Position also involves assisting with the day-to day running of the company, including product development, business development and client services. Work from home with very limited travel. Fantastic and unique opportunity for attorneys who enjoy litigation, but not the demanding schedule of private practice.
IN-HOUSE/LEAD IP COUNSEL
Job Id: 2750
Premier MA-based Nasdaq technology company seeks 15+ year IP attorney with EE degree and combined major law and in-house experience for key role managing all IP issues. Reporting to the company’s GC, this is a unique and outstanding opportunity to develop and guide the company’s intellectual property strategy, including assessing the commercial and strategic value of the company’s global IP portfolio, identifying gaps and areas of opportunity (both offensive and defensive), preparing for and managing IP litigation, and supporting and advising the company’s engineering and business unit teams. This individual will also lead and develop the IP team within the legal department and will be a part of the company’s Legal Leadership Team.
Job Id: 2749
Premier Boston-based Nasdaq global technology company seeks 3+ year attorney for broad role focusing on all aspects of business and corporate initiatives facing this dynamic company. The role will primarily support the business and sales team with a focus on revenue generating contracts and initiatives. Qualified candidates must have significant experience drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial agreements (including customer licensing and service agreements) and strong understanding of business objectives in order to effectively analyze and mitigate legal risks. A combination of major law firm and in-house experience preferred. Superb opportunity to join a top-notch legal team.
Job Id: 2745
Americas HQ of global biopharmaceutical leader seeks attorney with 6-8 years’ 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. Superb opportunity to join this top company.
Job Id: 2743
Metro West investment group seeks 5-7+ year corporate attorney with major law firm transactional training for unique opportunity to partner with principals on execution of their roll-up strategy. Qualified candidates must have entrepreneurial instinct and business insight and possess the ability to provide legal assistance on a wide range of strategic transactions.
Job Id: 2742
Early stage biopharmaceutical company, pioneering molecular immunology by enabling new understandings of immune cell biology that will redefine the definition and treatment of immunological diseases, seeks IP counsel with advanced degree in biological sciences and 5+ years post JD experience for wide-ranging role. The successful candidate will work closely with the Vice President of Legal on all IP and IP strategy matters, provide counsel to corporate and BD efforts relating to IP matters, and work on wide range of additional matters including, litigation, agreements and transactional support as they relate to IP matters. Superb opportunity to work at an innovative early stage company with rapid and nimble growth, combining near stage development candidates with a sustainable pipeline for long terms success. This unique company, backed by a top financial investor, is poised to emerge as category defining company in immunology — one that premier scientists and industry leaders feel is the ‘holy grail’ of understanding and treating immunological diseases.
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, either as a legal adviser on compliance matters or through representation of companies in internal or government investigations, and experience with export compliance a plus. 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/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.
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.
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: 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.
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/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.
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: 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.