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Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience

1,001-5,000 employees

Synthetic DNA production and sequencing services



Remote in USA

Required Skills
  • Registered to practice in the United States or be eligible for Registered In-House Counsel (RIHC) status in the United States
  • 3-6 years of relevant experience at a major law firm and/or in-house legal department at a biotech or pharma company
  • Experience drafting, negotiating and managing a high volume of commercial and pharma agreements
  • Familiarity with synthetic biology and sequencing products and processes, drug development landscape, antibody therapies, and personalized medicine
  • Ability to manage outside counsel and assess when consultation with outside counsel is appropriate
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tight deadlines in a fast-paced business environment
  • Excellent judgment in assessing risks and benefits
  • Creative problem solver
  • Hands-on attorney
  • Experience building for scale
  • Experience with domestic (U.S.) and international contracts
  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial, biopharma, and other legal documents
  • Develop standard terms and template language for commercial and biopharma agreements
  • Draft and maintain applicable playbooks
  • Manage processes and workflows governing the intake, review, and approval of commercial and biopharma agreement requests
  • Advise business and cross functional stakeholders on best practices and legal updates affecting contracting
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Twist Bioscience specializes in synthetic DNA production, offering genes, libraries, NGS target enrichment, oligo pools, and antibody services, powered by a proprietary silicon-based manufacturing process. Their technology enables cost-effective, rapid, precise, high-throughput DNA synthesis and sequencing, catering to diverse fields such as medicine, agriculture, industrial chemicals, and data storage.

Company Stage


Total Funding



South San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth