Corporate Paralegal

Location
San Diego, CA
Posted
May 18, 2021
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Contract
Element Biosciences is a multi-disciplinary startup focused on innovating genetic analysis tools for the research and clinical markets. The Company's technology will broaden the end user experience through improved data quality and simplified workflows to benefit discoveries and diagnosis in healthcare.

We are seeking an experienced and exceptional paralegal to join our growing legal team.  Reporting directly to the General Counsel, you will work across the company to assist with a full range of legal services.


Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day paralegal support to the company’s legal department
  • Assist with litigation, including document collection and witness preparation
  • Assist with managing contracting processes, facilitating contracting workflow, tracking contract negotiation and execution, and filing completed contracts
  • Assist with Ethe company’s intellectual property prosecution activities
  • Interface with teams across the company to gauge and anticipate legal needs
  • Provide high level of client satisfaction



Requirements:

  • Paralegal certificate or Associates degree in legal studies from ABA approved program with 5+ years of paralegal experience (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered)
  • CEDS and/or PMP certificates, corporate in-house experience, and experience in the life sciences industry are all pluses
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, comfortable handling multiple and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to cooperate with and support colleagues and clients
  • Self-directed and enterprising


We are passionate about our mission to develop high performing products to study genomics in an unprecedented flexibility and to understand biology for the improvement of healthcare. We have built a highly efficient product-driven organization where employees can learn, grow and thrive in a challenging but encouraging environment.  We are committed to scientific integrity, collegiality, honesty, objectivity, and openness.   We offer excellent benefits, which include a 401K plan, competitive health benefits, flexible vacation, and equity incentives. 

We foster an environment such that all people are afforded the freedom to pursue their passions without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.