Client General Counsel for Emerging Technology and Life Sciences Clients
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Full Time
Telecommuting is allowed.
Boutique Firm Hiring Experienced Emerging Growth Lawyer NovusGC is a boutique law firm that has tailored its business processes and business model to provide exceptional General Counsel service and value to founders of emerging technology and life sciences companies. Launched in March 2020, the practice has been growing rapidly and we are now adding additional lawyers to our team.
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We have an opening for an experienced transactional lawyer in California to serve as Client General Counsel for emerging technology and life sciences clients. Annual billable hours expectations are 1500 to 1800. This role is remote withing the state of California. The current members of the team are located in Los Angeles and we work remotely with monthly in-person meetings.
Responsibilities of Client General Counsel include: • corporate formation, founder agreements, cap table preparation and maintenance • structuring, preparation and negotiation of angel and venture financings • adoption and implementation of equity incentive plans • structuring, drafting and negotiation of employment and consulting contracts, university licenses, research and development agreements, and other IP and commercial transactions • general corporate governance counseling • managing the client relationship and triaging other legal needs.
NovusGC provides its attorneys: • competitive compensation (based on level of relevant experience) • practice benefits of being at a large firm, including best in class IT tools and access to expertise across a range of practice areas through relationships with other firms • experience working closely with client teams • growth and training opportunities across a range of corporate, IP and commercial transactions in the tech and life sciences sectors • inclusive and supportive work environment that encourages work/life balance
Job qualifications: • at least five years relevant legal experience • member in good standing of the California Bar • ability to work with a diverse group of clients and technologies • exceptional communication and analytical skills • business sense and an orientation towards finding solutions • self-motivated and positive attitude • detail oriented • comfortable working in a fast-paced environment • passionate about working in the emerging tech/venture capital space • team oriented and able to cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships with clients and the NovusGC team • willingness to travel to Los Angeles, CA for meetings
Preferred qualifications, but not required: • background in technology, sciences, or engineering • facility with spreadsheets
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
NovusGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
NovusGC is a boutique law firm that has tailored its business processes and business model to provide exceptional General Counsel service and value to founders of emerging technology and life sciences companies. A significant portion of our clients are university spinouts. Launched in March 2020, the practice has been growing rapidly and we are now adding additional lawyers to our team.