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Associate Director, Us Commercial Counsel

Company name

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Date Last Verified

Aug 10, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 23, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Boston, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Associate Director, US Commercial Counsel
Duties: Advising on major brand, commercial, and medical initiatives. Providing input on healthcare compliance annual planning processes. Coordinate with the lead Attorney for the US Market Access function to serve as the go-to partner to the Market Access team in support of routine contracting needs, including:. Strategic contracting with payers, distributors, and specialty providers. Contracting with government payers. Counseling key stakeholders to ensure compliance with key healthcare laws, regulations, and guidance, including the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the False Claims Act (FCA), HHS-OIG guidance, FDA regulations and guidance, and the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals. Serving as the lead reviewer for promotional, educational and training materials for the assigned product. Partnering with the Alexion Compliance function to continuously assess and mitigate healthcare compliance risks relating to the assigned therapeutic area and function(s). Advising on internal policy and process matters relating to the assigned therapeutic area and function(s). Helping to coordinate input from internal legal experts as needed (e.g., input from in-house counsel focusing on privacy, clinical research, human resources, securities laws, etc.). Work with the contracts group to ensure that the routine contracting needs for the assigned therapeutic area and function(s) are met in a timely and efficient way.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 4+ years of legal expertise. Substantial expertise in drafting and negotiating healthcare-related contracts. Prior experience advising on healthcare compliance and advertising/promotion-related issues for pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Strong communication skills. Proven ability to work in a matrixed environment. Eligible to practice law in the United States. Preferred: Prior experience with market access-related contracting is strongly preferred. Prior in-house experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior experience advising on products for rare or ultra-rare conditions.

Additional info

Req Id: 21330

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
121 Seaport Blvd
Boston, MA 02210

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