Legal Assistant/Corporate Counsel Support (IP, Contracts, SEC) – RTP Pharma/Top $$

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Our client, an RTP-based pharmaceutical firm, is actively recruiting for a sharp and versatile candidate with a Legal Assistant and/or Paralegal bkgd, to assume key role on its Legal team.  

This individual will be a key deputy to a very busy General Counsel as well as the point-person for a wide range of functions.  We seek a top-notch administrator who combines substantial knowledge of corporate legal matters, ideally within the pharmaceutical industry, with superb organizational skills, smart research and follow-up skills, impeccable attention to detail and astute and polished communication skill. 

Company will pay excellent wage for this excellent candidate.

This Administrator will assist the General Counsel in a broad range of legal matters including:

  • Intellectual Property - patent, trademark and copyright processing
  • Contracts Prep & Maintenance - vendor/consultant agreements, license agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc. 
  • General Business Documents - SEC filings, transactional documents, corporate minutes, etc.
  • Regulatory Matters - SEC compliance, FDA filings and compliance, etc.
  • Risk Management – compliance oversight, insurance coverage, etc.
  • Administrative Support – travel arrangements, annual meeting prep, etc.

Ideal candidate will offer a related degree or paralegal certificate and 3+ years of directly-related work – including substantial exposure to the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, we seek a diligent, detail-oriented, and highly organized professional, with expert computer skills. MS Office proficiency is expected and required.

Further, we seek a competent and confident communicator. This Administrator will regularly work with high expectations stakeholders. He/she must offer the demonstrated ability to readily gain their trust, respect and cooperation.  Absolute discretion is a must.

Finally, we week a resourceful, proactive and adaptable team player with a “how can I help?” work style.  A lot is happening, and priorities shift quickly.  We seek a candidate who will thrive in this empowered and dynamic setting.

This is a Direct Hire role and an immediate need.

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.   Local candidates only.