Associate Counsel

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Carlsbad , CA 92008

Posted 1 week ago

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., located in the North San Diego County city of Carlsbad, was founded in 1989 and was purposely designed to create a better, more efficient drug discovery platform, establish a new innovation-centered business model, and maximize the value of every medicine created and get it to the people who need it most as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

With the RNA molecule as the basis of our novel drug discovery platform, we are targeting an unprecedented range of therapeutic areas. Our antisense therapies are disrupting diseases and changing their coursefrom the rarest of conditions, to those that impact millions of people. We currently have three commercial products and more than 40 potentially transformative medicines in our pipeline designed to treat a broad range of diseases.

Ionis is a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment designed to foster innovation and scientific excellence. Our success is a direct result of our outstanding employees.

We are interested in bringing together individuals with different skill sets into this creative environment to be part of a productive team. Join us and experience our unique culture while you develop and expand your career.


Ionis is seeking an individual with at least 5 years of public securities and corporate governance experience for a life sciences company. A combination of law firm and in-house experience is preferred. Experience with drug development and technology licensing transactions preferred.

The successful candidate will possess a Juris Doctorate degree, be licensed with the California or New York State Bar and be capable of independent, self-motivated work while also being a constructive collaborator.

The candidate will need to apply the right combination of technical skill, good judgment and common sense to resolve complex issues in a results-driven environment. The candidate must be a reliable advisor for in-house clients and co-counsel.

Excellent salary and benefits package offered.

Please visit our website,, for more information about Ionis and to apply for this position; reference requisition # ASSOC01954


Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and all its subsidiaries are proud to be EEO employers.

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Associate Counsel

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