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Compliance, Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts
Neuronetics is seeking a General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary to serve as the senior legal officer of the company, with overall responsibility for the vision and leadership of the Company’s legal strategy and services. The General Counsel will possess mature business judgement and an ability to meld sound legal counsel with a clear understanding of business imperatives, while balancing legal risk and compliance throughout the organization.
A member of the Neuronetic’s senior management team, the General Counsel will serve as legal counsel, strategic and partner to the President and CEO, Neuronetic’s and the executive team; advising on all legal matters, including but not limited to corporate and commercial transactions, regulatory matters, compliance, IP, corporate governance, tax, litigation, and employment.
Neuronetics is a fast-growing medical device technology company and industry leader in TMS therapy systems. TMS therapy is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of drug resistant Major Depression Disorder (MDD). TMS therapy uses a highly focused, pulsed magnetic field to stimulate function in brain regions known to affect mood. For more information, visit http://www.neurostar.com/
Serving as chief advisor and strategic business partner to President & CEO and the senior management team on all legal, corporate governance and compliance matters, including managing and supporting the Company’s practices and policies in ethics, corporate compliance and regulatory compliance.
Lead and build out the Company’s legal function in support of corporate strategic plans business objectives. by providing hands-on, solution-oriented advice regarding all legal matters,
Assuming ultimate responsibility for ensuring the company conducts its business in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, while staying abreast of laws, legislative developments and developing external trends.
Advising and counseling complex legal and business transactions, including customer, third party business partnerships, business development and M&A activities.
Advising and counseling multiple strategic corporate governance, financing and business development initiatives and advising on securities, tax, governance and regulatory matters, in close collaboration with, the CEO, CFO, outside legal counsel, and the executive leadership team.
Advising Human Resources on, benefits and employment law matters to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance.
Collaborating with business partners throughout the organization to provide practical solutions to legal issues and risk management discussions.
Managing all Company litigation, legal claims and disputes.
Managing Legal function quality and budget while selecting, evaluating, and managing outside legal counsel and expert advisors as needed.
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:
Demonstrated leadership, with ability to balance legal and business considerations, multi-task, problem-solve and operate in fast-paced and rapid growth environments.
Experience with complex commercial and business development transactions (including contract drafting and negotiations).
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively as a trusted advisor to senior business leaders and other professionals and colleagues at all level of the organization while utilizing excellent business and legal judgement in complex situations.
Strong pragmatic problem solving, critical thinking and business acumen with the ability to be adaptable and flexible in his/her approach and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and high energy environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Advocacy and negotiating skills
Ability to work collaboratively and as a member of a team and to inspire and mentor others.
Strong emotional intelligence
Unquestioned integrity, credibility, professionalism and judgment.
Curiosity and an enthusiastic willingness to gain a deep understanding of the Company’s business and industry trends.
Company size, stage, growth phase?
Transformation from outside to inside legal counsel
Position is in Malvern
Education and Experience:
Degree from an accredited national law school and admitted member in good standing of any bar in the United States.
15 year minimum of legal experience within Lifesciences or Clean Technology, gained ideally through a combination of law firm training and in-house experience in roles of increasing scope and responsibility.
Advocacy, Aptitude and Experience
Corporate Governance Understanding
Integrity & Ethics
Physical Requirements (what is physically required to perform the daily tasks and job duties? Be specific.)
Travel by air, rail, auto (% of time)
Neuronetics, Inc. is a commercial-stage medical device company focused on designing, developing, and marketing products that improve the quality of life for patients who suffer from psychiatric disorders.
We designed NeuroStar as a non-invasive therapeutic alternative to treat patients who suffer from major depressive disorder and to address many of the key limitations of existing treatment options. Neuronetics’ NeuroStar® Advanced Therapy System, is the leading transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment for major depressive disorder and is backed by the largest clinical data set of any TMS system.