We are currently seeking candidates for the position of: Associate Corporate Counsel, reporting to our Vice President, Legal Affairs Lupin North America & LATAM. This position is located at the company’s US headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.
Advise both the Specialty Brand Business and the Generics Business units on legal issues, risk management issues and business issues as needed;
Structure, draft and negotiate complex transactional agreements with public and private payers, group purchasing organizations, distributors, pharmacies, wholesalers, third party logistics providers, commercial sales organizations, marketing firms, and similar commercial vendors, counterparties and customers involved in the sales, marketing and delivery of specialty brand pharmaceutical products;
Assist with compliance matters related to the Brand Specialty Business, including compliance with Medicare Part B ASP reporting, Medicaid Rebate Program Best Price/AMP reporting; 340B/PHS Drug Pricing Compliance, Sunshine Act compliance, and related matters;
Assist with regulatory matters as required;
Work with outside counsel to oversee litigation matters;
Review and revise company policies and procedures as required to bring them into conformance with applicable law and industry best practices;
Review and revise company contract templates as required.
Support the VP, Legal Affairs in other miscellaneous corporate law projects;
Manage internal team members and constituents and outside advisors, including active management of outside counsel.
JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school with strong academic credentials;
BA/BS from accredited institution, STEM degree preferred
Four to six years of law firm and/or in-house corporate law experience (experience representing a brand pharmaceutical or biotech client preferred, big pharma experience a strong plus,);
Member of at least one state bar;
Strong knowledge and understanding of healthcare laws and regulations, including Affordable Care Act, Medicare regulations, Sunshine Act, Anti-bribery laws, Anti-kickback laws, FCPA, etc.
Strong knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, particularly as it relates to commercial operations strongly preferred;
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) - ability to cogently and tersely explain complex concepts and make them seem simple
Ability and willingness to take personal responsibility and be accountable for business outcomes;
Ability to be a self-starter and operate with minimal supervision, driven, can-do attitude and strong work ethic;
Ability to think critically, analyze various options quickly and advise clients with solutions-oriented, entrepreneurial approach, including the ability to think of novel, unconventional or creative solutions and explore them with clients,
Ability to thrive in a multi-cultural, multi-site work environment is required;
Ability to handle numerous high-profile, highly demanding tasks and projects, manage client expectations, prioritize workflow, and execute plans to achieve objectives without getting overwhelmed;
Ability to work on a cross-functional team, contribute towards the creation of a solution to a complex business problem and deliver those results on budget and on time.
Ability to travel within the US, and occasionally internationally, will be required.