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Associate General Counsel

Boston, MA


Assistant/Associate General Counsel

Boston or Remote 

Who We Are

PathAI is on a mission to improve patient outcomes with AI-powered pathology. We are transforming traditional pathology methods into powerful, new technologies. These innovations in pathology can help accelerate drug development, improve confidence in the accuracy of diagnosis, and get life-saving therapies to patients more quickly. At PathAI, you'll work with a diverse and talented team of people, who are dedicated to solving complex problems and making a huge impact.

Where You Fit 

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated corporate attorney with a demonstrated track record of leading transactions and operational activities across multiple subject matter areas to join our team as Assistant/Associate General Counsel. Reporting to the General Counsel, you will interact with colleagues across all departments and levels at PathAI, playing a key role in negotiating complex and novel legal agreements. The role requires exemplary leadership, collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills and a curious mind and desire to learn. The role also requires a business-oriented and outcome-driven approach. 

What You’ll Do

  • Provide legal support for business development transactions with significant intellectual property and regulatory components including collaborations, research & development agreements, clinical development agreements, companion diagnostic development and commercialization, and software as a service agreements.
  • Advise on the impact of IP to the company’s overall strategy including how IP development and protection is incorporated into product roadmaps and transactions, and identify and execute IP strategies to achieve company goals and minimize risk.
  • Co-lead with PathAI’s Senior Manager, Legal Operations, the Legal team's efforts to develop and implement scalable, fit-for-purpose and user-friendly legal processes, tools, and templates.
  • Support the General Counsel in designing, developing, implementing, and operationalizing company-wide compliance programs with a focus on providing legal advice supporting PathAI’s global data privacy and information security programs.
  • Stay informed about legal and regulatory developments relevant to PathAI’s products and services.

What You Bring 

No one is perfect, so we don’t expect one human to embody all of these skills. But if you have some of the key skills and are willing to learn, we encourage you to apply. The primary responsibilities, skills, and qualifications for this role include the following:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited U.S. law school and an active license with one State bar.(Required)
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience, preferably split between a top-tier law firm and a in-house legal department.
  • Experience with life sciences/diagnostics business development transactions including research and development agreements, licensing and collaborations, clinical development agreements, and software as a service agreements.
  • Familiarity with (i) the Diagnostics industry and (ii) AI/ML concepts and related legal issues is a plus.
  • Self-starter who can prioritize, juggle, and advance multiple projects under the resource, information, and time constraints in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills, excellent business judgment, and an ability to think nimbly, strategically, and give practical advice that balances business needs with legal risks.
  • Excellent relationship skills, including responsiveness and a willingness to help solve problems in a friendly, diplomatic, and efficient manner.
  • Interest in continuing to learn and grow professionally and in embodying a “learning mindset”.
  • A passion and commitment to our mission at PathAI.
  • A sense of humor and a desire to have fun while working hard and doing good work.

We Want To Hear From You

At PathAI, we are looking for individuals who are team players, are willing to do the work no matter how big or small it may be, and who are passionate about everything they do. If this sounds like you, even if you may not match the job description to a tee, we encourage you to apply. You could be exactly what we're looking for. 

PathAI is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination. We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications — that's all. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, health, personal beliefs, age, family or parental status, or any other status. We don't tolerate any kind of discrimination or bias, and we are looking for teammates who feel the same way.