Job Details

Assistant General Counsel - Law

Company name

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 09, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 22, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

6-8 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Assistant General Counsel - Law
The candidate will be responsible for: Serve as legal counsel for state law issues, including but not limited to drug pricing and transparency policies, health insurance benefit design, Medicaid, importation, trade secrets, and IP-related policies; Serve as legal counsel on matters of federal and state health data privacy issues, including under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Advise on industry-related ballot initiatives; Provide and coordinate support to PhRMA’s State Advocacy and Policy & Research teams, as well as to the State Committee of the Board of Directors and its relevant working groups; Advocate on behalf of PhRMA and its members to state and local legislative and regulatory bodies, including in meetings and hearing testimony; Coordinate legal issue alignment with member company in-house counsel; Manage and supervise external counsel on issues relating to state law, legislation and regulation; Provide independent legal analysis and advice to internal client and member company lawyers; and Provide general legal back-up for PhRMA. Must have JD and member of the DC Bar with at a minimum of 6-8 years of progressive experience in a law firm, as counsel in a trade association, non-profit entity or healthcare or life sciences company, or as a public servant in a relevant government department or agency; Experience with state law and legislative processes; Experience advising clients on federal and state data privacy and security laws; Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; Ability to manage multiple complex high-visibility priorities; Ability to communicate legal concepts and opinions to non-lawyers both verbally and in writing; and Strong presentation and negotiating skills.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1117

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
950 F Street
NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20004?

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