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Health Care Attorney in South San Francisco, CA

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Company name

F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


South San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 25,2017

Posted on

Jul 07,2017

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Corporate Counsel/Sr. Corporate Counsel The candidate will manage assigned clients & associated case/workload. Manage outside counsel on discrete matters or projects. Responsible for one or more key client relationships typically at D2 level or higher. Represent Legal on cross-functional teams (teams involving members outside of Legal). Act as a subject matter expert on all matters relating to healthcare law and related business operations. Act as a standing or ad hoc member of business or leadership teams and provides legal counsel and expertise into business decisions. Develop an in-depth understanding of assigned departments and functions in terms of their, organizational structure, processes, business goals, strategies and challenges, etc. Provide legal advice in matters relating to healthcare law, including healthcare fraud and abuse, FDA regulations on clinical trial conduct, labeling, advertising and pharmacovigilance, product liability, pricing and reimbursement, antitrust, privacy, and other matters relevant to the development, manufacture and commercialization of products. Provide input and legal advice on business strategy, tactical plan development and implementation, and other business issues; including legal assessments, solutions-oriented risk mitigation strategies, messaging, and interactions with healthcare professionals, patients and other external parties. Participate in, lead and/or present to various Company committees or other advisory, project or work teams and provides healthcare and business law expertise and guidance. Review business materials (clinical trials, brand plans, promotions, medical plans, publications, training documents, etc.) requiring legal input and advises internal clients, partners and stakeholders on compliant strategies, plans and tactics. Provide transactional support to assigned internal clients. May include drafting, negotiating, and/or reviewing contracts, creating, updating and training on contract templates, negotiating language, developing associated legal/contractual documentation and/or policies & procedures, and counseling on contract disputes. Interact and communicate with company affiliates and global partners, as appropriate, to apprise them of relevant Company policies, procedures, practices, important business issues, etc. and share best practices or coordinate legal support. Provide other reasonably required counseling and services to clients. Work with assigned internal clients and functions to establish service expectations from HLG and provides HLG support that meets or exceeds these. Support assigned business groups and other functions as needed in obtaining legal advice and support from other HLG subject matter experts and other Legal practice groups. Manage outside counsel providing advice and deliverables to HLG and, where applicable, negotiates rates, project fees and timelines with outside counsel. Stay abreast of evolving healthcare and related legislation and regulations and the enforcement landscape. Advise the Company and colleagues of potential implications to current or future strategies and operations and assures ongoing compliance. Develop and implement training to educate internal clients, partners and stakeholders on key policies, procedures, practices and requirements for healthcare and related legal compliance. Attend various internal client meetings to stay apprised of business developments relevant to role. Participate in various HLG and Legal department projects and initiatives. Assist with on-boarding and training new staff members or other partners in HLG practices, processes, systems, databases, other tools and resources, standards, key stakeholders and the like. Share information and knowledge through group presentations and individual discussions with peers and managers. Volunteer for additional work, as needed, such as assignments identified by functional leads and coverage for vacations, leaves, etc. Identify areas for improvement in HLG and/or Legal department processes (e.g. efficiencies, best practices, etc.) and culture. Develops solutions and communicates these to HLG and/or Legal department. JD with appropriate state license OR registered in-house counsel for relevant state and 5+ years of relevant practice experience required.

Additional info

Job ID: 3095045154

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
1 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080-4990