About the role:
As TrialSpark's fourth lawyer, you will focus on commercial contracts, primarily non-disclosure agreements and vendor contracts, but may additionally work on any number of legal matters with stakeholders across the company. Responsibilities include, without limitation and subject to revision at TrialSpark's sole discretion at any time and for any reason or no reason (that's a joke (but we do mix things up like all the time)):
  • Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of sophisticated commercial contracts, such as vendor/procurement, service, and non-disclosure agreements across our corporate, clinical trial, pharmaceutical, and other activities
  • Advise various internal departments regarding contract terms and implications on business operations, including providing summaries of terms, guidance, and practical solutions
  • Resolve contractual complication
  • Exercise pragmatic, risk-based, and adaptable judgment to prioritize work and obligations
  • Manage contract database, contract review queue, and contracting resources
  • Distill complex legal concepts for legal and non-legal colleagues
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

  • A law degree from a top-tier law school and qualified to practice law in-house in New York
  • 2+ years experience drafting and negotiating a range of contracts at a law firm and/or in house
  • You are a high growth learner who's scrappy, flexible, and self-motivated
  • General technical aptitude to represent company requirements/interests
  • Service-orientation but able to advocate for and drive issues independently
  • A team player who works well with non-legal stakeholders
  • Eye for organization but also efficiency
  • Ability to identify and raise issues appropriately
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Great sense of humor
  • New York City area preferred