Position title
Legal Counsel

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to serve as a business partner at our growing company. You will advise on legal risks and partner with stakeholders to find real-world, practical solutions that drive our business forward. This position reports to the General Counsel and will work closely with the executive leadership team. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and comfortable working in a start-up environment building things from the ground-up.


• Act as a legal business partner to our growing soybean business and R&D teams
• Draft and negotiate agreements on behalf of the company
• Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
• Proactively research and evaluate legal issues that could impact the company
• Advise on legal risks and potential exposures associated with different strategies
• Work closely with the Legal team to build and improve processes
• Engage cross-functionally to build relationships and trust, and educate employees on legal considerations relevant to their role


• MN Licensed Attorney with 5-8 years of experience
• Proven experience as a legal counsel in a business environment
• Experience in food, ag, biotech or pharmaceutical industries preferred
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
• High degree of professional ethics and integrity
• Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
• Driver for accountability and continuous improvement


Please send motivation letter and resume to: clx_LCD_3-2020@calyxt.com



Job Location
Roseville, MN, USA
Date posted
May 12, 2020
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Position: Legal Counsel

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