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Corporate Counsel

Company: Geltor
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

AtGeltorwe designaward-winning ingredients for the world's biggest consumer product companies.Geltoris looking for Corporate Counsel, to help with day-to-day legal support and processes implementation. This position will report into the Associate General Counsel and is a remote position.

The Corporate Counsel provides legal support for a variety of general corporate matters, with a strong emphasis on transactional law, policies, and procedures. This person will work collaboratively with the Associate General Counsel in a recently formed in-house legal team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft and negotiate a wide variety of contracts, including NDAs, MTAs, MSAs, consulting, research, and various business development and sales agreements; continue to improve in-house contract management system, contract templates, and processes across the organization.
  • Agreements may encompass various areas of law including technology transactions, commercial, intellectual property, real estate, finance, employment, securities, and corporate governance.
  • Provide legal guidance to management and staff on the preparation of agreements as well as the company's rights and obligations under executed agreements.
  • Evaluate organizational departments for legal risks and assist in the development of corporate policies and procedures for use across corporate functions.
  • Establish and/or evaluate and maintain virtual data rooms for various project-based or corporate due diligence purposes.
  • Provide ad hoc legal support as required.
  • Help build and drive a culture of compliance across the organization.

    Requirements
    • JD degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice in California in good standing.
    • Corporate attorney experience, in-house with a biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical company preferred.
    • Well-versed in transactional law, exposure to agreements associated with R&D, business development activities, corporate financing transactions, multiple business units, and corporate strategy.
    • Strong verbal and analytical skills, sound business judgment, excellent negotiation and drafting skills, creativity and problem-solving.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, including executive leadership, R&D, Commercial, Regulatory, Legal, and third-party contacts.
    • Superior attention to detail and a high degree of ethics and integrity, balanced with a business mindset and sense of client service.
    • Broad aptitude for managing multiple, competing projects in support of cross-functional teams across the organization.
    • Collaborative, team mindset and flexibility with the demands of the position.
    • Lead by example, champion Geltor, and uphold company values of excellence, fueled by curiosity.

      At Geltor, our employees are what matter most. We believe in taking care of our people and their families, so we offer a full spectrum of benefits including:
      • Gold level health insurance coverage for you and your dependents through Blue Shield or Kaiser, with Geltor paying 80-100% of premiums for employees and dependents based on plan selection
      • Dental and Vision coverage
      • 401k with match
      • LTD, AD&D, and life insurance
      • Flexible time off to refresh and recharge
      • Voluntary benefits including cancer and accident coverage
      • On campus lunches
      • Mental health care through Ginger
      • Commuter FSA
      • Dependent care FSA
      • Paid family leave

        As of January 2nd, 2022,Geltorwill require all employees onsite or visiting sites on behalf ofGeltorto be fully vaccinated against COVID19 or have a medical or religious exemption.

        About Geltor

        Geltor designs high-performance, sustainable ingredients for consumer product companies by combining computation, biology and materials science. Our first products are collagen proteins optimized for cosmetics and personal care applications and produced through a proprietary animal-free fermentation process. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area.

        At Geltor we believe the most innovative progress and scientific discoveries happen when we include, celebrate, and embrace difference. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Geltor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Geltor, San Leandro , Corporate Counsel, Legal , San Leandro, California

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