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Senior Corporate Counsel

Mural OncologyCorporate Counsel
Posted Nov 20
Full Time
Waltham, Massachusetts

The Mural team brings together oncology expertise and passion to make an impact on patients' lives. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. This position will provide experienced, strategic legal counsel with a specific focus on securities and transactional matters. The attorney must possess a strong working knowledge of laws, regulations, and standards relevant to the public biotech companies.

  • Assist with ongoing compliance with applicable reporting requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Nasdaq, including Regulation FD, periodic filings and proxy statements and Section 16 filings
  • Assist with development and management of the company’s preclearance policies and procedures and other equity-related matters
  • Interpret existing contracts and advise on contract interpretation issues in support of alliance management activities
  • Assist in the drafting of term sheets, collaboration, licensing and other agreements, and with due diligence reviews, to support business development activities
  • Assist members of the legal department with other legal needs of the company as necessary and contribute to the overall legal function
  • Appropriately triage a heavy workflow, setting appropriate priorities with internal clients and delivering results efficiently
  • Ensure internal clients receive sound, practical and timely legal advice and support
  • Foster strong working relationships with internal clients, while balancing legal risks
  • Develop and maintain expertise in applicable laws and regulations that impact the business


  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school with the license to practice law in the United States is required
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience with a life sciences company and/or with a law firm counseling life science company clients
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective cross-disciplinary oral and written communication skills with an ability to adapt style to communicate all levels within the organization
  • Experience working independently on complex projects as well as collaboratively with team members as needed
  • Proven track record of building strong and enduring relationships with cross-functional stakeholders - internal and external
  • Developed “soft skills” including maintaining a high degree of personal integrity, capable and effective empathetic listening, being humble and sensitive to client issues, and remaining down-to-earth and collaborative
  • Eagerness to creatively engage business leaders to fully understand complex issues and articulate creative and practical solutions and alternatives
  • Self-motivated to adapt, with the ability to quickly gain trust and credibility
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and respond to rapidly shifting priorities in ambiguous or challenging situations
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters and provide substantive support to the company on an as-needed basis

Mural Oncology is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law. Mural Oncology also complies with all work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Mural Oncology is an E-Verify employer.