Biofourmis is seeking an experienced lawyer to fill the role of Corporate Counsel in its Boston-based legal department. The Biofourmis legal team provides and manages all legal advice and support to Biofourmis. Legal prides itself on providing objective, focused, commercially relevant advice and solutions based on a deep understanding of the law and Biofourmis business and growth objectives. The role is dynamic and demanding with opportunities to work on leading digital healthcare technology and service offerings.
Responsibilities: As part of the legal team you will support a portfolio of complex deals, with the following key responsibilities:
Advise commercial teams on shaping of the business opportunity, which can include collaboration agreements, distribution and SaaS agreements, partnerships and joint ventures with pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurance providers and hospital groups.
Serve as the primary point of negotiation for Biofourmis to advance and conclude contractual engagements. Such responsibilities would include managing the escalation process for key legal and commercial risks.
Support reviews of marketing and sales collateral.
Conduct timely and skilful legal research, and prepare briefings and memoranda for legal and business approvers, and other stakeholders on a range of legal matters.
Support development and update of internal legal policies and trainings.
5-7 years of experience practicing law.
Substantial experience with business contracting, including experience as lead legal negotiator in technology and/or relevant complex commercial transactions.
Previous experience in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal group for an IT services or software vendor would be of assistance in performing this role. Experience in a pharmaceutical setting or working with a sales team also a plus.
Admitted to at least one state bar in good standing, preferably Massachusetts.
Excellent academic credentials, including a Juris Doctor from a well-regarded law school.
Intellectual curiosity to continuously learn about new technologies and market trends and to leverage technology to unleash the potential of Biofourmis’ people
Ability to adapt to rapidly changing services and offerings including identifying and managing new risks as they arise
Willingness to apply yourself intellectually to potentially unfamiliar areas of the law