Eisai Seeks an AssociateSenior Counsel for its Woodcliff Lake, NJ Location

09 Sep 2016 9:33 AM | Melinda Cox (Administrator)

Associate Senior Counsel – Eisai, New Jersey

Eisai is looking for an Associate Senior Counsel for its Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey location.  The successful candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel and be responsible for providing counsel specific to Eisai’s pharmaceutical regulatory needs, including sales and marketing, scientific exchange and other medical activities, monitoring, co-promotions, and FDA standards for a variety of new and existing drugs as well as providing back-up counseling on issues relating to managed markets, including government pricing and customer contracting, reimbursement and trade relations matters. The successful candidate will work to ensure Eisai’s compliance with pharmaceutical laws including the Anti-Kickback Statute, foreign bribery laws, False Claims Act, PhRMA Code and FDA regulatory guidelines.

Essential Functions

  1. Provides proactive and day-to-day legal support, advice and counsel as Chief Product Counsel on a variety of commercial and medical matters relating to assigned products, including promotional and medical affairs materials, labeling, sales training and media materials used in the Americas and beyond; as well as back-up counseling on managed markets, including government pricing and customer contracting matters, and reimbursement and trade relations activities.
  2. Within supervision, manages the legal and reputational risks of assigned business clients.
  3. Serve as the legal representative on global cross-functional review and event committees.
  4. Proactively informs assigned business client of important legal, enforcement and other industry developments.

Job Qualifications

  • JD degree and 7+ years of legal practice, including a minimum of 3 years focused on providing counsel to the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Member in good standing of a state bar;
  • Experience in pharmaceutical law including Anti-Kickback, Anti-Bribery laws, False Claims Act, PhRMA Code and FDA Regulatory Guidelines;
  • Strong knowledge of FDA regulatory, fraud and abuse and privacy law (HIPAA); and,
  • Demonstrated skills managing multi-national projects involving multiple stakeholders.

Department Name Corporate Affairs (Eisai Regional Corp Services)

Location/Territory Name – Woodcliff Lake, NJ

ob Title Associate Senior Counsel, Full-time

Interested applicants should apply online at
http://us.eisai.com/eisai-careers/career-opportunities.  A courtesy copy of your cover letter and resume also should be submitted to Christine Colella at christine_colella@eisai.com.