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Commercial Brand Attorney-Parsippany, NJ

Date:  Jan 23, 2023
Location: 

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States, 00000

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  39045

Who are we?

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva is seeking an Attorney (Director) to join our team of brand attorneys supporting its specialty branded pharmaceutical portfolio in North America within the therapeutic areas of Neuroscience, Respiratory and Oncology.  The position provides counseling on applicable laws and regulations impacting the commercialization of our branded specialty portfolio, including, but not limited to FDA advertising law and related guidance, anti-kickback and bribery issues, federal and state transparency and privacy laws, antitrust and regulatory policy.  The person in this role shall be responsible for providing legal counsel to the various departments of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. including but not limited to Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Medical Affairs, Compliance, Regulatory and Procurement.  The attorney will collaborate with other attorneys in our International Legal, Intellectual Property and Litigation teams as well as other legal functions.

This position is based in Parsippany, New Jersey and reports to the Associate General Counsel, Specialty Brands North America.

  • Will be responsible for primarily advising clients in the US Marketing, Sales and Medical Affairs departments within the assigned products/therapeutic areas on all related strategy and tactics and related training on such issues as disease awareness and marketing campaigns, patient support programs, specialty pharmacy interactions, digital tools, patient education and Market Access interactions.  In advising on these issues, the attorney will consider relevant risks and analysis under applicable laws and regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry.   
  • Participation in the Promotion and Advertising Review Committees for assigned branded products.
  • Draft, review and revise a broad range of standard and non-standard commercial agreements associated within the assigned product/therapeutic areas within the North America business, including agreements with healthcare professionals and providers, vendors, licensors, consultants and speakers as well as other types of agreements supporting the business.
  • Participate in brand leadership committees and the strategic planning process in the development of department business plans within the assigned product/therapeutic areas.
  • Will be expected to anticipate and proactively identify legal issues that could affect Teva as a whole and advise clients on how to resolve these issues.   
  • Will work on cross functional teams and also work with other attorneys in the Law Department to provide comprehensive advice to clients.    
     

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate from a nationally accredited law school.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a law firm advising pharmaceutical manufacturers or healthcare providers with respect to commercial regulatory issues.  Prior in-house experience preferred, but not required.
  • Familiarity with the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act and U.S. privacy laws.
  • Admission to the New Jersey state bar and in good standing or an active license to practice law in at least one US state, with ability to secure limited in-house counsel license from State of New Jersey within 90 days.
  • Candidate must also have excellent interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, qualifies as a self-starter and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Candidate must have excellent judgment as well as the knowledge and ability to involve others that may possess the needed expertise to address issues as required

 

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.
 

Function

Legal & IP

Sub Function

Legal

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