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Foamix (http://www.foamix.com/) has exclusively retained Lateral Link to conduct a search for a Deputy General Counsel, to be located in the company’s U.S. headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to David Lat via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please do not contact Foamix directly; all resumes sent directly will be routed to Lateral Link for proper handling, which will create delays.)
Reporting to the General Counsel (“GC”), the Deputy General Counsel will work closely with the GC, Chief Compliance Officer, business clients, and outside counsel on a wide range of corporate matters, including public company securities filings, corporate governance, M&A, and commercial contracts. The Deputy General Counsel will also support the General Counsel on existing business development initiatives. This is the first Deputy General Counsel role at Foamix and provides a unique opportunity for a lawyer to engage in the Company’s strategic and business development efforts.
Foamix is a late clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary, innovative and differentiated topical drugs for dermatological therapy. Our leading clinical stage product candidates are FMX101, our novel minocycline foam for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acne, and FMX103, our novel minocycline foam for the treatment of rosacea. We continue to pursue research and development of our proprietary, innovative topical technologies for the treatment of various skin conditions and have development and license agreements relating to our technology with various pharmaceutical companies.
J.D. with excellent academic credentials.
5+ years of experience with a major Am Law 200 law firm or corporate legal department.
Expertise in securities law, especially public company reporting requirements and SEC filings.
Experience with general corporate matters, including board resolutions and minutes and corporate authorization.
Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts (e.g., supply agreements, master services agreements, consulting agreements).
Willingness to roll up sleeves and be involved in all legal aspects of a growing company; candidate must be a self-starter and have an entrepreneurial spirit and cooperative attitude, sound and practical business judgment, intellectual creativity, and problem-solving skills.
As a core member of the legal team, candidate should have the highest level of integrity and ethics.
Active membership in at least one state bar.
Desirable but not required: experience in the life-sciences industry, healthcare regulatory/compliance, M&A, litigation, intellectual property.
About Lateral Link
Lateral Link is a full-service legal recruitment firm specializing in legal searches for Am Law 200 and boutique law firms, as well as corporate legal departments. We recruit in major legal markets in the United States and across Asia.