GreenLight Biosciences has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Corporate and Transactional Attorney.
Overview: You will have primary responsibility for SEC compliance and public company governance and work with the General Counsel to streamline processes related to transforming the Company from a private to a public company. In addition to SEC duties, you will work on major corporate development and commercial transactions, partnering cross-functionally with scientists and business development professionals for the agricultural business.
The position will be in the greater Boston area and will report to the General Counsel. GreenLight is a growing legal team that currently consists of the GC, a patent attorney and paralegal. This position offers exposure and involvement in a wide range of practice areas relevant to a high growth, quickly moving, biotechnology company. As described below, this is a chance to be part of a team that will make major contributions to society on a global scale.
Company: The Company’s goal is to create solutions to major challenges facing humanity through the rigorous application of science. GreenLight Biosciences will deliver innovative products for sustainable food production and human health with its breakthrough biological platform. There is vast unrealized potential for RNA to begin addressing many of Earth’s biggest problems, but only with the right discoveries, the right development, and the right delivery.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a J.D. with significant experience in public company securities law and corporate governance. Prior experience negotiating and drafting corporate development and commercial transactions or the desire to do so is necessary. Experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries is helpful, but not required.
Location: Medford, Massachusetts (six miles north of Boston) on a hybrid schedule post Covid. Relocation assistance available.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience including base salary, annual cash bonus and annual equity grant plus excellent benefits.
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