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Associate Senior Counsel, Market Access

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Associate Senior Counsel, Market Access

Associate Senior Counsel, Market Access

Global pharmaceutical company located in North, NJ seeks an Associate Senior Counsel, Market Access.  The salary is competitive.  

Primary Duties

The successful Associate Senior Counsel, Market will report to an Associate General Counsel and be primarily responsible for providing counsel specific to commercial teams relating to market access, reimbursement,customer contracting, trade relations, government price reporting, as well as other pharmaceutical regulatory counseling. Additional responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide proactive and day-to-day advice on a variety of market access matters, including counseling on managed markets strategy as well as drafting and negotiating complex agreements with managed care entities (e.g., payors, group purchasing organizations, pharmacy benefit managers) and supply chain like wholesalers, distributors and pharmacies. 
  • Counseling on manufacturer-sponsored patient assistance programs and other patient access programs (e.g., co-pay assistance, coupons, reimbursement support).
  • Ensure compliance with pharmaceutical laws including the Anti-Kickback Statute, government price reporting laws and regulations, False Claims Act, PhRMA Code and FDA regulatory guidelines.
  • Proactively inform assigned business client of important legal, enforcement and other industry developments, including DOJ and OIG compliance guidance and enforcement activities. 
  • Help manage the legal and reputational risks of assigned business clients.
  •  Help drive the implementation of legal strategy and policies. 
  • Develop training content as needed on legal and other risks.


  • JD degree and 7+ years of legal practice including a minimum of 4 years focused on providing counsel to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Member in good standing of a state bar. 
  • Strong knowledge of FDA regulatory and fraud and abuse law and/or pharmaceutical government price reporting laws. 
  • Ability to learn quickly and operate in a fast paced, matrixed environment. 
  • Ability to participate on key teams and/or be involved in key projects. 
  • Excellent level of oral and written communication skills, able to effectively present ideas, counsel and information to others.
  • Demonstrates the following key leadership competencies: creates and sells the vision, leads innovation and change, promotes accountabilities, drives for results, leverages business acumen, focuses on customers & business partners, and builds organizational talent.



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