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Senior Counsel, US Legal Operations

Posted Nov 08
Full Time
On Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Job description

Are you energized by a high-profile legal role that allows you to be an integral part of strategic business-centered teams to positively impact our vibrant organization?  If so, this Senior Counsel, US Legal Operations role could be an exciting opportunity to explore.

This Senior Counsel, US Legal Operations opportunity is critical to support GSK’s growing US pharmaceutical business by providing expert legal counsel on a range of activities covering the promotion, distribution, support, and sale of innovative medicines.  Strategic-level thinking is essential, as is exceptional judgment.  Must be energized by working in a dynamic environment.


This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.  These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Serving as a key legal advisor on commercial activities, with a strong focus on advising on promotion, sale, and distribution activities

  • Providing significant product support as a brand/asset lawyer, with expertise advising on both promotional and non-promotional initiatives across a highly matrixed organization.  The role requires substantial depth in the fundamentals of FDA advertising and promotional rules, regulations, and guidance expectations.  The ability to issue spot and collaborate with legal subject matter experts and other legal colleagues is critical

  • Advising on a wide-range of US commercial programs, with a strong working knowledge of relevant fraud and abuse laws and regulations

  • Counseling on the external legal environment relating to operating a dynamic biopharmaceutical organization, with a clear understanding of industry practices

  • Engaging with cross-functional teams and matrix partners (e.g., Medical Affairs, Communications, Commercial Operations, Regulatory) to drive agendas and effectively communicate complex information in clear and concise terms

  • Partnering with the Compliance function to ensure policies and standard operating procedures are fit-for purpose, with clear organizational understanding and pull through

  • Managing outside counsel in limited circumstances

  • Key deliverable:  effective counseling of the US pharmaceutical business to support successful performance by driving strategic initiatives, while also ensuring activities and programs are compliant with the US legal framework


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • U.S. Juris Doctor (J.D.)

  • Current member (in good standing) of a state bar

  • 10+ years as a practicing attorney


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Experience counseling in the biopharmaceutical industry

  • Experience in US FDA promotional laws/regulations

  • Ability to engage proactively across a broad range of client groups


Why GSK?

Please visit GSK US Benefits Summaryto learn more about the comprehensive benefits program GSK offers US employees.


Why Us?

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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