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Life Sciences Associate

 

Are you looking for a change or an exciting new opportunity to join an entrepreneurial law firm as a life sciences associate?  Do you want to interact with biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies on various legal projects and work collaboratively with life sciences compliance leaders? Porzio offers a dynamic life sciences legal and compliance practice with a unique platform for continued growth.   We are looking for candidates passionate about working in life sciences to join our growing team.  Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, a 90+ lawyer firm seeks two associates to join its growing Life Sciences team. The ideal candidate will have experience (or a demonstrated interest) in the life sciences industry or a background in healthcare compliance, or a related area.  

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Life Sciences Associate will be working with biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and other life sciences companies of all sizes at different stages to: 

  • Assist in day-to-day legal and healthcare compliance counseling related to the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, Prescription Drug Marketing Act, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, data privacy laws, transparency and disclosures, , as well as other state, local and international  laws and codes impacting the life sciences industry.  
  • Conduct compliance assessments and develop healthcare compliance programs, including the preparation of policies, procedures and guidance documents, as well as prepare and participate in trainings.  
  • Assist with monitoring and auditing activities to detect potential non-compliance.
  • Participate in client review committees such as promotional materials review committees, grants committees or other committees to advise on legal matters.
  • Review and advise on contracts, prepare legal memoranda and other documents; attend client meetings, and render such other services and duties as the Firm will, from time to time, determine. 
  • Perform research activities and other requested services for Firm subsidiary, Porzio Life Sciences.  These include review of state law requirements regarding drug and device distribution, transparency reporting and gift limitations, and state specific regulation of healthcare practitioner prescribing ability.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated lawyer with strong academic credentials and an unwavering commitment to excellence and client service.  This position offers opportunities for career development, personal growth and competitive compensation and benefits.  We are an equal opportunity employer - women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter, resume, transcript and salary expectations to:  Renée L. Davis at  rldavis@pbnlaw.com