Philadelphia, PA

Cabaletta Bio (Nasdaq: CABA) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of engineered T cell therapies that have the potential to provide a deep and durable, perhaps curative, treatment for patients with autoimmune diseases. The CABA™ platform encompasses two strategies: the CARTA (chimeric antigen receptor T cells for autoimmunity) strategy, with CABA-201, a 4-1BB-containing fully human CD19-CAR T, as the lead product candidate being evaluated in the RESET™ (REstoring SElf-Tolerance) clinical trials in systemic lupus erythematosus, myositis, systemic sclerosis and generalized myasthenia gravis, and the CAART (chimeric autoantibody receptor T cells) strategy, with multiple clinical-stage candidates, including DSG3-CAART for mucosal pemphigus vulgaris and MuSK-CAART for MuSK myasthenia gravis. The expanding CABA™ platform is designed to develop potentially curative therapies that offer deep and durable responses for patients with a broad range of autoimmune diseases. Cabaletta Bio’s headquarters and labs are located in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


Uniquely Differentiated. Rapid. Elegant.

At Cabaletta, we are driven by the shared mission of developing cures, where a patients’ own cells are used to fight disease. We are building a culture grounded in the knowledge that successful cures can be achieved for patients if every member of the Cabaletta is focused on the success of the team. To nurture this, we make an active commitment to the well-being and continuous growth of each employee who joins the team. In this way, we are not only working to improve the lives of patients, but of everyone involved. #CabalettaCrew. 

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About the Position

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel will be responsible for providing practical, timely, strategic legal advice across a broad range of complex legal matters and supporting the General Counsel and a broad spectrum of business functions.  The successful candidate will possess a strong background in life sciences or biotechnology, with a demonstrated ability to navigate complex legal issues in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Title will be Senior Director or Vice President based on experience. This role can be either hybrid or remote, based on candidate location.



  • Proactively support a broad range of functions within the Company, including Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs, Research, Manufacturing, Quality, Finance, Alliance Management and Business Development and Human Resources.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of agreements including clinical trial agreements, license agreements, research and development agreements, manufacturing agreements and material transfer agreements.
  • Review, analyze and keep current on relevant legal developments affecting the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
  • Provide strategic legal advice and counsel to senior management on corporate governance matters, SEC reporting requirements, and stock exchange compliance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure regulatory compliance across all aspects of the business, including clinical trials, FDA regulations, and healthcare compliance.
  • Support the development of Company policies and promote ethical practices; and support the implementation of the compliance program throughout the organization. 
  • Advise on U.S. privacy and EU / UK GDPR issues.
  • Advise on legal aspects of the Company’s financing activities and corporate structure considerations.
  • Support the General Counsel in the management of the intellectual property portfolio, including patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, and provide guidance on IP strategy and enforcement.



  • ​Juris Doctor degree with 10+ years of general corporate legal experience in biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industries in either in-house, private practice or a combination of both.
  • 3+ years in practice with an established law firm preferred.
  • Solid understanding of the legal issues affecting the pharmaceutical industry, with a particular focus on early-stage research and innovation, research collaborations, licensing as well as regulatory processes for prescription drugs, anti-kickback, fraud and abuse, anti-bribery and anti-corruption and antitrust laws.
  • In-depth understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, including Clinical, Manufacturing, Intellectual Property, Quality, R&D, regulatory and commercial elements.
  • Experience with corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks with a focus on critical priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating across multiple business functions in order to accomplish complex tasks.
  • Outstanding integrity and ethical conduct
  • Strong communications skills (both written and oral), with ability to explain complex legal issues to the Leadership Team in order to facilitate decision-making.
  • Strong team orientation with a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across various business functions, and a passion for continuous self-development.
  • Experience in industry or in a startup industrial setting is preferred.


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Our most important asset is our people, and we offer competitive benefits, PTO, and stock option plans.

Cabaletta Bio is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Cabaletta Bio, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing firms. To conduct business with Cabaletta, a Master Services Agreement (MSA) must be executed and confirmed prior to submitting any information relating to a potential candidate. Without a signed MSA, Cabaletta shall not be responsible to any individual or entity for any payment relating to any form of fee or compensation.

And, if a resume or candidate is submitted by a recruiter, an employment agency, or a staffing firm without a fully executed MSA, Cabaletta has the unrestricted right to pursue and hire any of those candidate(s) without any legal or financial responsibility to the recruiter, agency, and/or firm.

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