Assistant General Counsel - Market Access

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Department: Other Area(s) Job Number: 6251 Pay Rate: $150000-165000 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a biotech company that is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions, is hiring an Assistant General Counsel - Market Access. This position provides legal expertise and support across all business functions with specific focus on market access strategies and agreements. The position will need to frequently interact with senior level staff, as well as other constituents within the company and externally to ensure complete alignment with respect to market access strategies and agreements. In addition, this position will assist with various projects, litigations, and investigations as needed. 
  • Partner with and provide legal guidance and advice to Market Access team and related business departments within the Company including, but not limited to Commercial, Marketing, Business Development, and Trade, in support of commercial strategies for the sale and distribution of Company products.
  • Advise on potential legal issues related to customer contracting including pricing and price reporting, government pricing, FD&CA, and anti-kickback.
  • Work closely with Legal Department and business colleagues in preparing, negotiating, reviewing, and revising commercial and market access agreements, including discount and other sales, supply and distribution, discount and rebate, GPO, PBM, wholesaler, and other distribution vendor and service agreements. May also be asked to draft contracts and provide substantive legal review of third-party contracts for other business partners, including but not limited to Commercial, Marketing, Medical, Clinical, Business Development, Supply Operations and Research and Development regarding the drafting and negotiation of agreements.
  • Work with colleagues in Legal and Compliance to provide legal counsel on a variety of legal issues including but not limited to health care laws, including the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, and compliance with laws, regulations, industry standards, and Company policies, as well as other related health care legal obligations to other business departments on an as needed basis; including keeping up to date on relevant legal developments.  
  • Juris Doctorate degree from Accredited Law School is required.
  • Admission to the N.J. State Bar or eligible to obtain a N.J. limited license for in-house counsel.
  • Minimum of 5 years of major law firm or in-house experience. Experience representing pharmaceutical and/or biotech companies preferred.  
  • Experience reviewing and providing advice on market access strategies and agreements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the U.S. Legal requirements related to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong grasp of relevant federal and state laws, regulations, rules, and guidance as well as industry codes and principles impacting pharmaceutical manufacturers, focused on drug labeling, drug advertising, fraud, and abuse (anti-kickback, off-label promotion), product liability, clinical trials, etc.
  • Knowledge of enforcement landscape, including relevant industry investigations, litigation, and settlements.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts such as master service agreements, statements of work, confidentiality agreements, supply agreements, consulting agreements, clinical trial and related agreements, and other corporate pharmaceutical-related agreements is required.
  • Must understand contract law and have effective communication and negotiation skills and the ability to influence and work collaboratively at all levels and across functions. 
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account with Company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Life insurance and Disability
  • Legal and Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Fertility and Maternity Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Inclusive culture that fosters collaboration, growth, and innovative thinking  

Salary: $150,000-$165,000. This includes a 20% bonus, $1,200 in RSU (Restricted Stock Options) and Equity. The salary range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range.  
If you are passionate about what you could accomplish in this role, we would love to hear from you! 


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Nancy Bookchin
Director, Healthcare Recruitment

Nancy is a dedicated recruiter who prioritizes the success of her clients and the career aspirations of her candidates.
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