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At Axiom, it’s never “business as usual.” We’re a dynamic team made up of entrepreneurial, innovative, and fresh-thinking people.
We are a recognized leader in the business of law and the world’s largest and fastest growing provider of tech-enabled legal services. With over 1,200 (and growing) mission-driven lawyers globally, we get a nerdy excitement for transforming the way that legal, compliance, and contracts work is done.
We’re seeking a Life Sciences Lawyer to join our Chicago office. Our lawyers are responsible for helping our clients solve exciting business challenges in the legal departments of some of the world’s largest companies. Join us on our mission to change the future of law.
Specifically, you will:
Work side-by-side with the legal and business teams of our F500 clients to help internal stakeholders meet company goals
Gain exposure to and advise on highly sophisticated legal and business matters
Enjoy a variety of work among a diverse client base
Experience flexibility in your practice, with the option to work full-time or part-time, either on-site with a client or remotely from a home office
Have access to a full suite of benefits including paid time off, healthcare and professional development resources
Ideal candidate & requirements:
A fresh approach to practicing law and a passion for working with clients
At least 5 years of experience at a top law firm and excellent academic credentials; in-house experience preferred
Practice area focus on healthcare/life sciences transactional or regulatory matters
Experience with R&D support (e.g. clinical trial and associate clinical agreements, co-development agreements, licensing agreements)
Active membership and good standing in at least one state bar
An interest in and understanding of commercial and business matters
Experience working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions
They said it
The Financial Times ranked Axiom #1 in business of law, #1 in innovation in corporate strategy and #1 in innovation in law firm efficiency, while The New York Times said Axiom is “rewriting the law firm business model.”
At Axiom we celebrate being different, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a diverse workforce.
For more information, please visit www.axiomlaw.com and follow us on Twitter @Axiom_Law.
Featured by the National Law Journal in their cover story "The Rise of the New Model Firm," Axiom is changing the way attorneys work and offering corporations a new way to work with them. Axiom offers attorneys sophisticated work and a more self-directed practice.