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General Counsel

Company: TARGAN Inc.
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description: General Counsel TARGAN is currently seeking a General Counsel. As General Counsel, you will serve as the first in-house legal hire for the company during a period of rapid growth. In this role, you will build and scale our legal function. You'll own and manage all things legal at the company, from drafting and negotiating critical agreements with our customers; building and executing on our data privacy, regulatory and IP strategies; maturing our employment policies and processes; leading corporate governance and financing initiatives; and serving as a key leader of the company. You will report directly to, and serve as trusted confidant to, the company's Founder and CEO. You must demonstrate an ability to successfully interact with all levels of the organization, outside counsel, investors and customers. Key Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a strategic partner to the CEO and Leadership team of a growing technology company.
  • Counsel the company's Board, senior leadership and employees on a diverse set of legal questions, including contract negotiation and interpretation, compliance with regulation, litigation, IP protection, employment, financing, and more
  • Address a wide range of transactional matters, including drafting, review and negotiation of a broad range of commercial contracts, with a significant focus on supporting sales, marketing, operations, and clinical research relationships with customers, suppliers, service providers, collaborators, and consultants
  • Provide guidance and training to assure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including the FCPA and other anti-corruption laws, and partner with the Executive team to create a compliance program and process as the company expands nationally and internationally
  • Lead legal strategy in connection with M&A, financings, and other strategic transaction
  • Employ and actively manage external legal counsel to ensure appropriate service and quality levels and contain costs
  • Design and deliver training programs for business colleagues on a variety of subjects
  • Manage and monitor the Company's contracts
  • Ability to work with all functional areas and levels of the organization to address a wide variety of issues
  • Employ and exercise judgment to analyze issues and make recommendations with minimal or no supervision
  • Perform other duties as assignedRequirements:RequirementsStudies and Experience:
    • J.D. from a top-tier law school and admission and membership in good standing of the bar of North Carolina
    • 10+ years of legal experience, preferably with at least 2 years of in-house experience at a high growth technology company
    • Prior experience with medical devices, life sciences, or clinical diagnostics is a significant plus
    • Significant experience successfully and efficiently negotiating technology agreements
    • Experience supporting financing and cross-border transactionsSkills and Qualifications:
      • Excellent communication skills to interact with and influence colleagues
      • Creativity, flexibility, initiative, and enthusiasm to achieve results and overcome obstacles; pragmatic business sense able to recognize commercial implications of legal advice and provide practical alternatives
      • High emotional intelligence and ability to communicate confidently, with a knack for explaining complex legal concepts in layman's terms
      • Collaborative team player able to build positive relationships with colleagues and lead and direct cross-functional teams
      • Provide legal advice to work colleagues in a productive and supportive manner and maintain polite and professional demeanor in all clients, customer, and supplier interactions
      • Ability to independently and effectively manage a substantial workload in a fast-paced environment
      • Possess superior decision-making skills, excellent drafting and negotiation skills, attention to detail, and a sense of discretion
      • Genuine desire to work in a global business environment that involves broad cultural variety, with a high level of enthusiasm for diversity of work
      • Willingness to undertake some travel, including international travel, in support of responsibilitiesPI205668108

Keywords: TARGAN Inc., Cary , General Counsel, Other , Morrisville, North Carolina

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