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Job Title: In House Jobs Director, Corporate Counsel
Job Category: General Corporate [ View All General Corporate Jobs ]
Job description:
*high-profile, high-growth position in a small legal department. *responsible for a broad range of the company’s day-to-day legal needs, working closely with colleagues across the company, including the executive Leadership Team. *should have experience working on a broad range of legal matters in a rapidly evolving and dynamic biotech, with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple priorities simultaneously and with a sense of urgency. *report initially to the COO and ultimately to the General Counsel.


Serve as primary legal contact for all parts of the business with respect to day-to-day corporate legal needs.
Draft, negotiate, and finalize all day to day contracts involving the company, including confidentiality, services, consulting, clinical trial, manufacturing and supply, license, material transfer, commercial, and other agreements.
Oversee implementation and maintenance of company’s contracts database.
Support the Human Resources Department on employment-related needs, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Create and maintain corporate records, minute books and legal entities.
Assist the Legal Department in fulfilling training needs throughout the organization, including the development and presentation of training sessions on relevant laws and legal/business issues and processes.
Provide due diligence and support in connection with business development and financing transactions, including collaboration, licensing and acquisition transactions.
Provide support on all other matters requested by the business, including with respect to litigation matters, as needed.
Supervise external legal counsel on all of the above matters.


J.D., bar admission in at least one state
5-10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, either in-house, law firm, or a combination of the two
Skilled at integrating legal advice with business acumen and sound judgement
Strategic and business focused and ability to recognize quickly, clearly, and pragmatically respond to urgent situations.
Excellent interpersonal skills that are demonstrated by being articulate and well-written, direct, and forthright, and serving as a collaborative team member.
Flexible and desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Experienced practical problem solver with the ability to collaborate in a team environment and work independently.
Demonstrated expertise and attention to detail; exceptional organizational skills.

Please note: Xilio does not sponsor employment visas or transfers at this time

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt

EEOC Statement: Xilio Therapeutics believes in a diverse environment and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Xilio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Director, Corporate Counsel
at Xilio Therapeutics
Waltham, MA

Xilio Therapeutics is a development-stage biotechnology company advancing next-generation cancer immunotherapies designed to improve patient outcomes by unleashing the power of the immune system selectively at the site of the tumor. The company’s tumor-selective immunotherapies are based on its proprietary technology, which maximizes the potency of proven immuno-oncology therapies and restricts their activity to the tumor to minimize peripheral side effects. The broad applicability of these therapies across cancer types means that all patients could benefit from these potentially curative medicines.

Xilio was founded in 2016 and closed a $100.5M Series B financing from blue chip venture investors in February 2020. Xilio is headquartered in Waltham, MA.


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Employment type: Full Time
Salary: Unspecified
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Degree: JD
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Waltham, MA USA
Post Date: 01/11/2021
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