Sr. Counsel - Strategic Pricing & Manufacturer Relations - PSAS

Posted Jan 26
Full Time
Dallas, Texas
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Sr. Counsel - Strategic Pricing & Manufacturer Relations - PSAS Location: Dallas or The Woodlands, TX; Atlanta, GA; Columbus, OH or Richmond, VA (Preferred) Remote/Hybrid/Onsite: Remote Required Skills : Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Healthcare experience

Position Description McKesson’s well-regarded General Counsel Organization is seeking an experienced healthcare transactional lawyer to serve as an attorney within its Strategic Pricing & Manufacturer Relations - Pharmaceutical Solutions & Services (PSAS) organization, overseeing aspects of McKesson’s manufacturer relationship segment, which includes all domestic sourcing and drug distribution contracting with brand manufacturers.

McKesson supplies pharmaceuticals and other healthcare-related services and technology products to a wide range of hospital, physician, retail and institutional pharmacy customers. Our nationwide network of distribution centers supplies medication to 1/3 of all healthcare providers in the United States, and we frequently invest in technology and other systems to enhance the safety and reliability of our core distribution services and technology offerings. McKesson’s relationship with its manufacturers is a key component to the success of its business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides routine day-to-day legal support for the SPMR brand manufacturer customer segment, including legal support for contract drafting, review, negotiation, and strategy for some of our largest and most strategic manufacturer partners.
  • Renders health care regulatory advice related to contractual arrangements with pharmaceutical manufacturers.
  • Serves as a legal advisor to business unit stakeholders on a wide array of topics relating to manufacturer segment needs, including legal risk mitigation, manufacturer relationship management, and strategic initiatives and compliance programs; and
  • Frequently interacts and cross-collaborates with other internal legal, compliance, and business stakeholders across functional groups.

Critical Skills

  • 7+ years of corporate law experience
  • Substantial experience in commercial contract drafting, analysis, and negotiation skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with senior executives.
  • Working knowledge of healthcare regulatory advice (e.g. Anti-kickback law, FCA, government price reporting, 340B, government contracting, antitrust) and experience in the manufacturer space (e.g. FDA, market access, supply chain channel strategy).
  • Ability to manage high volume of contracts and multiple projects simultaneously in an effective, efficient and timely manner.
  • Law firm experience combined with in-house experience preferred.
  • Ability to use MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Teams.

Additional Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to all levels within the company.
  • Ability to work closely with, facilitate interactions within, and influence large cross-functional teams (including representatives from other areas of the General Counsel Organization regulatory and compliance professionals, and business stakeholders).
  • Excellent legal and business judgement, problem solving abilities and strategic thinking.
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively with internal clients and other members of the legal team, in a collegial, fast-paced team environment.
  • Highly responsive, proactive, solutions-oriented approach.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Juris Doctor Degree with excellent academic credentials (Member of a jurisdiction is required)

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position