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South San Francisco, CA

Senior Corporate Paralegal

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Position description

Counsyl is pioneering the healthcare technology field, and we are looking for a detail-oriented Corporate Paralegal to join our small, dynamic legal team.  This individual will support Counsyl’s growth by providing contractual, compliance, litigation and administrative support. We are looking for a Corporate Paralegal who is capable of working both collaboratively and autonomously.

What you'll do:

  • Maintain legal, compliance, corporate governance, and other company records.
  • Assist in responding to litigation-related inquiries.      
  • Assist with oversight and implementation of corporate policies.
  • Contract administration and manage company database.
  • Manage (and assist) outside counsel in transactional and corporate governance efforts.
  • Preparation of Board and Committee meeting materials and minutes, including the drafting of unanimous written consents and maintaining and organizing the materials.
  • Maintain and administer the filing system of executed contracts, including archiving of those contracts and updating the status of contracts in the filing system as needed.

About you:

  • 5+ years of corporate paralegal experience either in a law firm or in-house environment.
  • A calm approach with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative.
  • You want to work for a company where you can be passionate about the product.
  • Your friends ask you to help them with their organizational projects.
  • Details? You notice every single one.  You anticipate what you will be asked to do next.
  • You write great emails and have an excellent phone demeanor, with folks at all levels.
  • Must be flexible, creative and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • You enjoy laughing and like to learn new things.

About Counsyl

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact men, women and their children. The Counsyl philosophy is simple: screen for diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it’s changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead.

The Counsyl team includes an accomplished group of problem-solvers — top engineers, scientists, and designers — who are taking the lead on building the modern clinical laboratory. Scientific rigor, custom robotics, and software are at the heart of every Counsyl product, resulting in better, faster and more affordable screens that are broadly accessible. Beyond the laboratory, Counsyl offers doctors and patients a technology platform for results delivery in real time, with on-demand access to board-certified genetic counselors.

Counsyl has screened more than 750,000 patients and served more than 10,000 health care professionals in its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited and NYS CLEP-permitted clinical laboratory. The company has raised a total of $102 million and is privately backed by Pilot Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, David Drummond, and other high profile investors.

Interview process

Counsyl is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is geared to ensure that we continue to hire the very best. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Our interview process is composed of practical and situational interviews in a series of settings spanning Skype, practical exams, and in-person meetings. Our goal is to gauge both your ability to succeed in the first 90 days as well as your capacity to scale with us as we grow.

Why Counsyl?

Throughout it all, we are looking to understand why you are driven to be a part of our company. Specifically, we want to know how you identify with our mission and will contribute to our team.

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Counsyl has renamed its products effective July 19, 2017. The Family Prep Screen is now the Foresight Carrier Screen. The Informed Pregnancy Screen is now the Prelude Prenatal Screen. The Inherited Cancer Screen is now the Reliant Cancer Screen.

The new names now appear on all communications from Counsyl. If you have any questions, please contact Counsyl directly.

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