Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Acadia”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) to conduct a search for a Vice President, Associate General Counsel to be located in its headquarters in San Diego, CA. Acadia is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Acadia directly.
Overview: The VP, Associate General Counsel will play an integral role on Acadia’s legal team. This role will be responsible for corporate transactional work, with an emphasis on licensing and other business development transactions, securities law matters and corporate governance. The VP, Associate General Counsel will also lead the contracts function at the Company. This role will report directly to the EVP, General Counsel and Secretary.
Company: Acadia is a publicly traded, commercial stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the advancement of innovative medicines that improve the lives of patients with central nervous systems disorders.
Compensation: Competitive package commensurate with experience, includes base, bonus, equity, and benefits.
Location: San Diego, California. Remote possible.
Relocation: Yes. This is a national search and relocation benefits will be provided.
Experience: 12+ years of legal experience with experience in securities and corporate governance. Prior experience working within the life sciences industry, either in-house or at a law firm is preferred.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.