Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical Law Attorney


Friedman Williams

Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical Law Attorney Parsippany NJ

Job ID: 17567

Position: Experienced Attorney – Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical Law

Location: New Jersey or New York City office (Remote locations considered)

Experience: 5+ years in Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical law, or related field

Schedule: Hybrid or fully remote options available

Our client is in search of an experienced Attorney with a background in Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical law, or related areas. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of practice, with a focus on Pharmacy, Life Sciences, and/or Healthcare matters. This position offers an opportunity to work in our New Jersey or New York City office, and we are open to considering remote locations. Candidates with a desire to mentor and lead others are highly encouraged to apply.


  • Manage a variety of health insurance, managed care, market access, and regulatory issues for pharmaceutical, pharmacy, and healthcare clients
  • Handle a diverse docket of pharmacy and life sciences regulatory matters
  • Provide strategic and legal advice to a broad range of healthcare and life sciences clients, spanning start-ups to Fortune 10 companies
  • Assess operational structures and processes of pharmacies and healthcare/life sciences companies, and draft policies and standard operating procedures, including assistance in forming effective compliance programs
  • Analyze and structure arrangements among Life Sciences stakeholders, including contracts between pharmacies and pharmaceutical manufacturers, contracts involving hubs, payor contracts, etc.
  • Draft policies and procedures regarding marketing activities related to pharmacies and drug products
  • Review commercial contracts, payor and managed care agreements, software licensing agreements, services agreements, and central fill agreements
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of associate attorneys, encompassing contractual, legal, and regulatory analysis and advice


  • JD degree, with excellent academic credentials
  • Licensed to practice law in New Jersey or New York in good standing (or licensed in another state with the ability/willingness to become admitted in New Jersey or New York); additional admissions in other states a plus
  • 5+ years of experience practicing law, with at least 3 years focusing on Pharmacy, Life Sciences, and/or Healthcare related matters
  • Ideal candidate will have experience advising on pharmaceutical pricing, managed care access and reimbursement, and government pricing requirements
  • Background as a pharmacist, pharmacy technician, doctor, nurse, or other clinical roles in the healthcare industry is a plus
  • Previous supervisory experience required
  • Familiarity with healthcare laws and regulations
  • Superior research and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills

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