Flagship Pioneering, Inc. has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Corporate Counsel to be located in its Cambridge, Massachusetts offices. Flagship is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Flagship directly; all resumes sent to Flagship will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Overview: Flagship Pioneering has a new and exciting opportunity for a Corporate Counsel to join their legal team. You will join a fast-paced, dynamic group that concentrates on financing and governance matters for cutting-edge high growth companies in the Flagship Enterprise. This includes working with Flagship’s private and public companies on a range of transactions and corporate matters, including strategic financing transactions, capital markets transactions, M&A transactions, and general corporate governance.
Company: Flagship conceives, creates, resources, and develops first-in-category life sciences companies to transform human health and sustainability. Since its launch in 2000, the firm has applied a unique hypothesis-driven innovation process to originate and foster more than 100 scientific ventures, resulting in over $34 billion in aggregate value. Flagship teams are bound by a noble purpose and vision. Flagship seeks to change the world by addressing some of humanity’s most urgent challenges: curing intractable diseases, improving human health, and feeding the world by advancing the resiliency and sustainability of agriculture.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of relevant experience, with at least three of those years spent in the corporate department of a nationally recognized law firm, with a strong understanding of equity financing, capital markets and corporate governance. In-house experience at a venture capital/private equity firm or life sciences company is a plus.
Compensation: Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity.
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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