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Senior Counsel, Transactions

Company: Generation Bio
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Generation Bio is an innovative genetic medicines company focused on creating a new class of non-viral gene therapy to provide durable, redosable treatments for people living with rare and prevalent diseases. The companys non-viral platform incorporates a proprietary, high-capacity DNA construct called closed-ended DNA, or ceDNA; a cell-targeted lipid nanoparticle delivery system, or ctLNP; and an established, scalable capsid-free manufacturing process. The platform is designed to enable multi-year durability from a single dose of ceDNA and to allow titration and redosing if needed, and our scalable manufacturing process supports our mission to extend the reach of gene therapy to more people, living with more diseases, in more places around the world. Our vision is to make the ravages of genetic disease as imaginary to the next generation as polio feels to children today. We are a thriving, collaborative, creative community of 120 people with diverse talents, beliefs, and experiences headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Delve further. Please visit or follow @generationbio (om/generationbio) . SUMMARY Generation Bio is seeking an experienced, energetic, and motivated Senior Counsel, Transactions to join our Legal team. The position will report directly to the Director, Transactions and will require the individual to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact comfortably with all levels of Generation Bio employees and external parties. Core duties and responsibilities will revolve around drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of contracts, including but not limited to master service agreements, IT agreements, and research agreements in short timeframes. RESPONSIBILITIES: + Transactional experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts independently, with minimal supervision and an understanding of the litigation risks. + Provide practical, business-oriented legal advice and recommendations. + Coordinate with various units (Research, Human Resources, Finance and others) in contracting matters to support Generation Bios business. + Assist in corporate governance matters, including development, implementation and enforcement of corporate policies. + Continuously improve standard form agreements and legal processes. + Assist in maintaining and improving the legal contract management system. + Providing counsel to various Generation Bio business units as legal issues arise to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and company policies and procedures. + Assist on other matters as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: + J.D. and bar admission in good standing in at least one state + Minimum of 4 years of experience in a law firm and/or in-house, preferably at a publicly traded biotechnology or pharmaceutical company + Experience developing and implementing corporate policies is desirable + Knowledge of drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and forms for clinical trial studies is a plus + Ability to assess risk and benefits and convey them in a clear and concise manner + Excellent communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills with high detail orientation and solid business judgment + Collaborative team player with internal client service focus and ability to adapt and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic environment + Resourceful, creative, enthusiastic, and results-oriented + Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and with discretion POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt EEOC Statement: Generation Bio believes in a diverse environment and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Generation Bio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Generation Bio, Cambridge , Senior Counsel, Transactions, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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