Sr. Corporate Counsel, Securities & Governance at BridgeBio

BridgeBio

Full-Time

San Francisco, CA, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 30+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zug, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are

The Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities & Governance, will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and managing the Company's Securities Act and Exchange Act filings, including periodic reports, the Company's annual proxy statement, and Section 16 ownership reports. This person will also play a vital role in the Company's corporate governance matters, including preparing for the annual shareholder meeting and coordinating the Board of Director's communications and approvals.

In addition, the Senior Corporate Counsel may be required to play a role in negotiating a broad range of contracts, such as service and supply agreements, distribution agreements, consultant agreements, development agreements, license agreements, sales, purchase agreements, and clinical trial agreements, and may also be tasked with review and implementation of Company policies, including employee equity issuance programs and restrictions on insider trading. The Senior Corporate Counsel will also manage various legal matters, such as disputes, litigation, and strategic projects. In this position, you will be part of a collaborative Legal team focused on transactional and transformative business dealings across BridgeBio and its subsidiaries.

Responsibilities
• Draft and coordinate filing of Securities Act and Exchange Act filings
• Manage corporate governance workstreams, including Board and Committee communications and approvals under Delaware corporate law
• Manage various legal matters, disputes, litigation, and strategic projects as requested
• Collaborate across many functions, departments, and subsidiaries to drive results on complex projects

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:
• Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
• Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive towards practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
• Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
• Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
• High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements
• JD Degree from a U.S. Accredited law school (or equivalent plus U.S. LLM)
• At least 6+ years of experience with significant work in a corporate & securities practice or in-house experience in a publicly traded company
• Public Company – Corporate governance experience, including Board and Committee meetings and approvals under Delaware law and familiarity with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals and guidelines
• Securities Law – experience with Securities and Exchange Commission and Nasdaq regulations, including both registered (S-3, S-8) and unregistered equity issuances and periodic reporting (10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, and proxy statements)
• Familiarity with insider trading regulations and restrictions and Section 16 ownership reports (Forms 3, 4, and 5)
• Pharma Experience - Transactional and contract experience at a major law firm, with a combination of in-house experience at a medical device or pharmaceutical Company

What We Offer
• Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
• A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
• Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
• Collaborative business environment
• Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
• Excellent benefits package
• Flexible PTO
• With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
• A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
• Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
• Partnerships with leading institutions
• A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
• Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so

Job Responsibilities

  • The Senior Corporate Counsel, Securities & Governance, will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and managing the Company's Securities Act and Exchange Act filings, including periodic reports, the Company's annual proxy statement, and Section 16 ownership reports
  • This person will also play a vital role in the Company's corporate governance matters, including preparing for the annual shareholder meeting and coordinating the Board of Director's communications and approvals
  • In addition, the Senior Corporate Counsel may be required to play a role in negotiating a broad range of contracts, such as service and supply agreements, distribution agreements, consultant agreements, development agreements, license agreements, sales, purchase agreements, and clinical trial agreements, and may also be tasked with review and implementation of Company policies, including employee equity issuance programs and restrictions on insider trading
  • The Senior Corporate Counsel will also manage various legal matters, such as disputes, litigation, and strategic projects
  • Draft and coordinate filing of Securities Act and Exchange Act filings
  • Manage corporate governance workstreams, including Board and Committee communications and approvals under Delaware corporate law
  • Collaborate across many functions, departments, and subsidiaries to drive results on complex projects
  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers

  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them

  • JD Degree from a U.S. Accredited law school (or equivalent plus U.S. LLM)

  • At least 6+ years of experience with significant work in a corporate & securities practice or in-house experience in a publicly traded company

  • Public Company – Corporate governance experience, including Board and Committee meetings and approvals under Delaware law and familiarity with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals and guidelines

  • Securities Law – experience with Securities and Exchange Commission and Nasdaq regulations, including both registered (S-3, S-8) and unregistered equity issuances and periodic reporting (10-Qs, 10-Ks, 8-Ks, and proxy statements)

  • Familiarity with insider trading regulations and restrictions and Section 16 ownership reports (Forms 3, 4, and 5)

  • Pharma Experience - Transactional and contract experience at a major law firm, with a combination of in-house experience at a medical device or pharmaceutical Company

Benefits/What We offer

  • Collaborative business environment

  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Flexible PTO

  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs

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