Posted 3 months ago

Company Description:

TruLab, Inc. is an RTP-based mobile technology company that provides biological sample tracking and management solutions for clinical trials. TruLab’s mission is to eliminate loss of samples provided for research by patients. The TruLab solution empowers drug developers to track biosamples from the point of collection in real-time and ensure protocol compliance and data integrity in clinical studies.  Founded in 2018, TruLab has a vision to bring much needed innovation to biosample tracking to advance the research and development of new medical therapies.

Position Overview:

The Assistant Director, Legal & Compliance is a full-time role located in Durham, NC.  This individual will be a driving force in helping us grow our company. Responsibilities will be very broad and dynamic and will involve all aspects of business law and compliance including: review of legal agreements; administration and maintenance of company policies, SOPs, and associated documentation; internal auditing efforts; administration of internal training; management of vendor quality assessments and audits; and compliance with applicable data privacy and protection laws (e.g., GDPR). This individual will work closely with the TruLab quality and executive teams and will report to the leadership team of TruLab.

We are looking for candidates who can identify legal issues, give them due consideration within the context of the company’s broader business priorities, and propose appropriate solutions.  Candidates should be detail-oriented, proactive, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and non-hierarchical environment. Ideal candidates will learn quickly, execute with excellence, and possess excellent organization and communication skills.

What You’ll Do:

  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements, such as SaaS agreements, service level agreements, master service agreements, SOWs and NDAs,
  • Review other materials as needed, such as billing documents, and marketing collateral.
  • Administer IT security and data protection training for internal staff, archive documents as needed, and recommend additional training to keep staff informed on needed topics,
  • Update TruLab’s internal policies and SOPs on a regular basis, and create new policies and SOPs as required.
  • Perform internal audits and other assessments of compliance with policies and SOPs.
  • Work with clients and prospective clients on their vendor quality assessments and audits of TruLab.

What You’ll Need:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of relevant legal experience, as either in-house or outside counsel
  • A Juris Doctor from a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association
  • A current license to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction
  • Status as an active member, in good standing, of the state bar in which you are licensed to practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of contract, commercial, and corporate law.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the transactions, processes and legal issues associated with SaaS businesses. Knowledge and understanding of the clinical research / clinical trials industry and of the regulations relating thereto are highly desirable
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively in and across teams; must possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

What You’ll Get:

  • Exposure to all aspects of building a growth technology company
  • Close contact with TruLab’s experienced leadership team
  • An opportunity to have a voice in major decisions
  • To be part of the team revolutionizing sample tracking and advancing clinical research
  • Opportunities to advance and develop as the company grows


This is a mid-level position. For more information, please contact Nicole Wolfgang at nicole.wolfgang@trulab.com.

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