Associate Senior Counsel, Market Access

POSITION ID: SRCNSL 1364
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LOCATION: New Jersey
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Our global pharmaceutical client in Northern New Jersey is seeking an experienced Associate Senior Counsel, Market Access.

The successful candidate will report to an Assistant General Counsel and be primarily responsible for providing counsel specific to commercial teams relating to market access, customer contracting, trade relations, government price reporting, patient support, as well as other pharmaceutical regulatory counseling.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides proactive and day-to-day legal support, advice and counsel on a variety of market access matters, including counseling on market access strategy as well as drafting and negotiating complex agreements with customers and supply chain entities (e.g., payors, group purchasing organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, wholesalers, distributors and pharmacies)
  • Counsels on manufacturer-sponsored patient support programs (e.g., co-pay assistance, coupons, reimbursement support, patient assistance programs, adherence support)
  • Works to ensure compliance with pharmaceutical laws and industry guidelines including the Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, pricing-related laws and regulations, PhRMA Code and FDA regulatory guidelines.
  • Serves as the legal representative for market access materials on promotional review committees.
  • Proactively informs assigned business client of important legal, enforcement and other industry developments, including DOJ and OIG Compliance Guidance and Enforcement Activities.
  • Manages the legal and reputational risks of assigned business clients.
  • Helps drive the implementation of legal strategy and policies.
  • Develops training content as needed on legal and other risks.

Requirements

  • JD degree and 7+ years of legal practice including a minimum of 4 years focused on providing counsel to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong knowledge of FDA regulatory and fraud and abuse laws and/or pharmaceutical government price reporting laws.
  • Ability to learn quickly and operate in a fast-paced, matrixed environment.
  • Able to participate on key teams and be involved in key projects.
  • Excellent level of oral and written communication skills, able to effectively present ideas, counsel and information to others.

Our client requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide valid proof of vaccination as of their start date, to the extent permitted under applicable law. This requirement is a condition of employment and it applies regardless of whether the position is located on site, field based or is fully remote.

Hybrid work model starting in March.

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