We are seeking a Senior Transactional Counsel for our Rockville, MD office!

Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC (MSD) is a vertically integrated, profitable, and growing company that develops, manufactures, markets and sells products in the life science industry.  MSD is seeking to add a seasoned, commerical transactional attorney, reporting to the General Counsel, with a minimum of five years of experience including strong agreement drafting and negotiating skills.  Work in the life science industry and prior in-house experience are preferred but not required.  Specific agreement types for drafting and negotiating include commerical supply, services, financing, lease, collaboration, clinical trial, nondisclosure, material transfer and license agreements involving a wide range of technologies.  The attorney will also work with internal clients to provide legal counseling on various commerical and regulatory matters.  



    Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. law school.
    Member of the bar of at least one U.S. state or the District of Columbia .
    5 years of experience with a minimum of 2 years of in house counsel experience.   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong business acumen; capacity to learn the business rapidly and become a business partner.
Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence.
Demonstrated ability to draft and negotiate contracts.
 Logical problem solving and demonstrated ability to organize and move project tasks forward in an orderly and structured fashion.
  Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
  Demonstrate professional etiquette and courtesy and ability to build strong relationships
 Effectively communicate issues/problems and results that impact timelines, accuracy and status of contracts/agreements 
    Proficiency in MS Office required.
    Some local (same day) travel may be required.  

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