Corporate Transactional Counsel

Foster City, California 94404

Post Date: 05/08/2018 Job ID: 1348 Job Category: Legal, Life Science

Corporate Transactional Counsel

Industry: Pharma

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: 333 Lakeside Dr., Foster City, CA 94404


  • Headquartered in the Bay Area
  • One of the world’ s leading biopharmaceutical companies focused on researching and developing advanced medical technology
  • The company strives to simplify international care for all those affected by life-threatening illnesses
  • Portfolio of highly successful output and over twenty marketed products
  • Company spans six contents, employs over 8, 000 people, and generates over $30 billion in revenue.


  • The company will offer you the opportunity to participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan, which allows you to contribute 1 to 15 percent of your salary to purchase stock at a discount, as well as the 401(k) plan with a matching contribution of 100%.


  • This is an opportunity to draft and negotiate a wide range of legal documents of a biotech and pharmaceutical research organization
  • You will have the chance to be the primary point of contact on legal contract issues
  • You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts and other legal documents in support of a broad range of client groups
  • You will work closely with the existing Corporate Legal team and the Corporate Development and Alliance Management operations to support strategic transactions


  • Expertise in agreements with academic institutions or the NIH and other governmental entities preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a law firm or in-house advising on drafting and negotiating agreements
  • Exposure to significant experience with transactions in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry advising clients on both business and legal issues
  • Working knowledge of international regulatory processes for pharmaceutical products and regulations governing clinical trials preferred
  • Bachelor’ s degree in life science and JD from nationally recognized law school



At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.”

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