Senior Legal Counsel – Commercial

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Princeton Legal Search Group has been engaged on an exclusive basis by Dr. Reddy’s to lead the search for an experienced attorney to join its Global Legal and Compliance (“GLC”) Team, as Senior Legal Counsel – Commercial. This role will support commercial teams in North America.

The attorney will be a ‘brand attorney’ and advise commercial businesses and operations in support of approved and pipeline products, including working with Medical Affairs, Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Regulatory and others to ensure success. The role will support Dr. Reddy’s branded products in North America and play an integral role in shaping the future of our biosimilars organization.


  • Provide legal advice to the commercial business and operations supporting approved and pipeline products, primarily in the biosimilar and health & wellness space.
  • Review promotional and educational materials, participate as a member of the promotional review committee, and provide legal advice and solutions to marketing, regulatory and medical teams on advertising and promotional materials and regulations.
  • Draft, negotiate, review and advise on various agreements, including consulting agreements, master service agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, advisory agreements, market access-related agreements (including: PBM, Payer, and GPO agreements), wholesaler agreements, discount and rebate agreements,
  • Provide advice in relation to the company’s interactions with HCPs and HCP consulting, HCP speaker programs and agreements.
  • Provide legal guidance on patient support programs, and specialty pharmacy and HUB pharmacy collaborations.
  • Work with Global Legal and Compliance Department to implement and improve processes.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to for the legal and business teams.
  • Provide clear and concise advice to internal stakeholders.
  • Provide innovative ideas in complex areas of law and business; and
  • Provide mentorship to colleagues.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • At least five (5) to eight (8) years of experience as an attorney in a law firm and/or in-house with a life science company.
  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school in the United States.
  • Member of at least one state bar in good standing.
  • Prior experience counseling pharmaceutical companies on legal issues relating to advertising and promotion, scientific exchange, patient support, and interactions with health care professionals.
  • Knowledge of and experience in advising on statutes, regulations, and guidance documents applicable to commercial operations and medical activities, including, the FDCA, its regulations and FDA guidance documents; federal and state anti-kickback statutes; OIG guidance documents and advisory opinions; the False Claims Act; and the PhRMA Code.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including drafting skills, and presentation capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and ability to work in highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain an independent and objective perspective while developing and maintaining a strong partnership with the client organizations.
  • History of self-motivation, working independently on projects, meeting aggressive deadlines, and juggling multiple matters.
  • Experience with drafting and negotiating complex pharmaceutical licensing agreements.
  • Excellent legal analysis skills.
  • Effective, concise communicator.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and act decisively.
  • Ability to work in Princeton, NJ office three days a week.
  • Travel Requirement: Approximately 20%.
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