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Life Science Legal Counsel

Analysis Group, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 16, 2022.

Overview: Make an impact at Analysis Group, where we provide our clients with thoughtful, pragmatic solutions to their most critical challenges.

Analysis Group is one of the largest private economics consulting firms, with more than 1,000 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to Fortune Global 500 companies and top law firms, and government agencies worldwide.

Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.

Analysis Group has an extremely diverse life science practice where our clients include many of the major pharmaceutical and biotech companies, medical device companies, payers, managed care organizations, provider networks, patient advocacy organizations, and government agencies.

Consultants apply analytical expertise in innovative ways in health economics and outcomes research, market access and commercial strategy, noteworthy litigations, health care policy, epidemiology, and drug safety-related matters.

The Life Science Legal Counsel is a new role created to meet the complex and varied legal needs of Analysis Group’s life science practice.

The Life Science Legal Counsel will provide thoughtful legal advice and support to Analysis Group’s life science consultants.

This position will handle a diverse range of legal matters and will involve working closely with both internal consultants and external clients.

You will work independently with the goal of providing timely and practical legal guidance to support our life science work.

This position will require independent judgment and critical thinking to make nuanced risk decisions and provides the opportunity to become a trusted partner to the life science practice leadership.

The variety and scope of legal issues you will be asked to work through will make each day different and you will be challenged to find creative and innovative legal solutions to further the important and impactful work for our clients.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:Life Science Agreements
– Work independently in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of life science agreements with clients and vendors, including consulting agreements, collaboration agreements, agreements with academic institutions, data license agreements, confidentiality agreements, Master Services Agreements, and statements of work.

This includes working collaboratively with consulting and administrative teams (Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology and Security) regarding contractual obligations.In-House Advice – Provide strategic guidance regarding study framework and contracting process.

Provide practical legal advice to consulting staff on life science related topics.

This work may involve legal research regarding the evolving issues facing the life science industry and collaborating with legal team colleagues on long-term projects pertaining to issues that are a priority for the firm.Risk Management – Assist in risk management on a firm-wide basis.

Work on improvement of certain business processes with an eye for increasing efficiency and reducing risk to the firm.Manage Outside Counsel
– Engage and manage outside counsel as needed to provide timely and practical advice on issues related to the life science practice.Compliance
– Collaborate with the firm’s internal Compliance group regarding contract and other regulatory requirements imposed by clients.Qualifications: JD required.Minimum of five years of legal experience required.An ideal candidate will have five to eight years of substantive relevant experience.

A combination of law firm and in-house experience is preferred.

Experience in the life science, pharmaceutical, and/or biotech industry is preferred.Experience with legal and regulatory issues associated with life science, health care, pharmaceutical research, and data privacy is preferred.Prior experience independently drafting, reviewing, and negotiating life science agreements, particularly master services agreements, subcontractor agreements, and agreements with health care institutions, is preferred.

Prior experience with ethic committee/IRB review, pharmacovigilance requirements, Contract Research Organizations, and/or Real World Evidence (RWE) studies is a plus.Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.Excellent judgment and ability to tailor advice to circumstances at hand.Strong analytical, strategic, and critical thinking skills.Excellent attention to detail.Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.Willingness to learn.Enjoys contributing to a collaborative team environment.An inclusive and growth-oriented mindset, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work across differences.Eligible candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship or restriction, now or in the future.Analysis Group embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a deep and meaningful way.

We are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

We provide equal opportunities across all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, races, colors, ethnicities, mental and physical abilities and characteristics, ages, socioeconomic statuses, and religions, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.Other Information: Nothing in this Job Description restricts Analysis Group, Inc.’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

This position is at will, which means that it can be terminated by the employee holding the position or by Analysis Group, Inc.

at any time, with or without cause or notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

­: Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

41 CFR 60-1.35(c)