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Associate Senior Counsel, Legal Operations - Commercial (HYBRID/NJ).001

Job Title
Associate Senior Counsel, Legal Operations - Commercial (HYBRID/NJ).001

A global pharmaceutical company located in North NJ seeks an Associate Senior Counsel, Legal Operations - Commercial who will be responsible for providing counsel specific to the company's pharmaceutical regulatory needs. The hybrid schedule is three (3) days remote and two (2) days in the office. The base salary is $215K- $220K with benefits, 20% target bonus and LTI (additional cash).  Relocation considered for exceptional candidates. 

Primary Duties:

The Associate Senior Counsel, Legal Operations - Commercial reports to the Assistant General Counsel, Legal Operations - Commercial and will be primarily responsible for providing counsel specific to the company's pharmaceutical regulatory needs, including sales and marketing, scientific exchange and other medical activities, monitoring, co-promotions, and FDA standards for a variety of pipeline and in-line assets. Additional responsibilities include the following: 

  • Provides proactive and day-to-day legal support, advice and counsel on a variety of commercial and medical matters relating to assigned products, including promotional and medical affairs materials, labeling, sales training and media/digital materials.

  • Works to ensure the company's compliance with pharmaceutical laws including the Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, PhRMA Code and FDA regulatory guidelines.

  • Serves as the legal representative on promotional and scientific review committees.

  • Manages the legal and reputational risks of assigned business clients.

  • Helps drive the implementation of legal strategy and policies.

  • Develops 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.

  • Ability to learn quickly and operate in a fast paced, matrixed environment

  • Able 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.

Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.


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