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Biotech, General Commercial/Contracts, Intellectual Property
The Senior Vice President & General Counsel (“GC”) reports into the Chief Executive Officer and serves as a member of the executive management team and is responsible for managing the legal affairs of BioMotiv, LLC and its affiliates (“BioMotiv” or the “Company”). The GC advises the executive team, senior management, the board of managers and staff on a wide range of legal and risk management issues involving the Company. BioMotiv is a rapidly growing biotech development company accelerating breakthrough discoveries from research institutions into therapeutics for patients. BioMotiv is currently scaling its operations providing the BioMotiv team with significant opportunities for professional growth and development.
Overview of Responsibilities
Advise management on to accomplish business objectives while managing legal risks Educate and provide counsel to the executive team and senior management/staff at BioMotiv and its affiliates on wide range of legal issues
Manages an in-house legal team consisting of a Legal Director and two senior corporate paralegals, and external counsel from several firms
Advises and provides assistance to governing boards with regard to corporate governance and legal issues, including but not limited to corporate secretary duties as requested
Primary areas of advice and review for company
Start-up finance and fundraising
Complex commercial agreements
Regulatory matters related to research and development activities
Corporate law and governance
Company policies and compliance
Data privacy and security
Employment law, immigration and human resources matters
Disclosures, releases for public dissemination
Ensures that the corporate books and records are properly maintained
Ensure company policies and strategies are in compliance with external regulations, internal policies and strategic initiatives
Monitors all operational and corporate risk management activities of the organization, inclusive of state-specific minimum wage and other employment law compliance
Overseeing contract administration for Company
Oversee development of training materials for BioMotiv staff on key legal and regulatory issues
Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of outside counsel
Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
Admitted in good standing to the Bar of at least one state, and eligible for admission to the Ohio bar as in-house counsel
At least 10 years of practical corporate legal experience, ideally with several years in-house
Experience with biotechnology, pharmaceutical or other life sciences companies, or health care and research institutions, is preferred
A strong general corporate background is required
Highly collaborative team player and able to effectively communicate legal issues to a diverse staff at all levels
Experience working with multiple levels of leadership including the board of directors/managers, key company executives and project leadership
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing competing priorities
Travel required periodically, as duties dictate.
Internal Number: GC2018
About BioMotiv, LLC
BioMotiv is a rapidly growing biotech development company accelerating breakthrough discoveries from research institutions into therapeutics for patients. BioMotiv is currently scaling its operations providing the BioMotiv team with significant opportunities for professional growth and development.