Porzio Life Science Associate

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, a 90+ lawyer firm seeks an associate to join its Life Sciences team in the Morristown, NJ office.  The ideal candidate will have completed a health care curriculum or have relevant experience.




The Firm employs Counsel and Associate attorneys to render legal services for the Firm as licensed practicing attorneys of the States of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington D.C. Associate duties include, but are not limited to, working with clients; reviewing contracts, preparing legal memoranda and other legal documents; researching federal, state and international laws and regulations relevant to the life sciences industry; attending client meetings; and rendering such other services and duties connected with their employment as the Firm, from time to time, will determine.


Associate attorneys must keep abreast of all developments in their area of practice by reviewing texts and other literature related to the conduct of their practice in the Firm. They also are to attend professional meetings and seminars and participate in professional and relevant industry organizations. Associate attorneys are to do all things reasonably desirable to maintain and improve their legal skills.




1. Assist in day-to-day legal and healthcare compliance counseling for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies of all sizes.  Day-to-day counseling activities include advice regarding compliance with the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, Prescription Drug Marketing Act, Open Payments Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the Federal Anti-Kickback Law, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and other privacy laws impacting life sciences, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation, as well as various state, local and international transparency requirements. 


2. Prepare core healthcare compliance programs for life science companies, including preparation of policies, procedures and guidance documents, as well as training programs.  Assist with monitoring and auditing activities to detect potential non-compliance.


3. 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.


4. 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

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