Associate Director Transactional Law

Legal Affairs Bothell, Washington



 The Associate Director, Transactional Law will provide legal support for the contracting needs of various departments, including research, process development, manufacturing and commercial. 


  • Negotiates, drafts and counsels on a wide variety of commercial contracts, e.g., service agreements and consulting agreements, including those related to manufacturing, supply chain, and commercial 
  • Manages and supervises paralegals 
  • Mentors junior staff and colleagues on processes and legal issues/scenarios 
  • Provides legal interpretation of contracts and practical business-oriented legal advice 
  • Adopts risk management approach to contracting, identifying and communicating risk while providing actionable solutions for managing risk 
  • Interfaces with external legal resources, as needed 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned 


  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant legal experience, including experience as in-house counsel and U.S.-based public company experience 
  • Experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment is critical, as is ability to roll up sleeves and work in a hands-on manner 
  • Experience directly managing and supervising staff 
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry 
  • Experience with contract lifecycle management systems desired 
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 


  • JD degree and active member of Washington State Bar Association or eligible to promptly register as in house counsel 

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.