Description:

The job details are as follows:
What we do:
We build on the strength of our research and development expertise and a distinctive, entrepreneurial culture that encourages diversity, innovation, creativity, sustainability, and, simply, fun. Since inception, our mission has been to find a cure for pulmonary arterial hypertension and other life-threatening diseases. Toward this goal we have successfully gained FDA approval for five medicines, we are always conducting new clinical trials, and we are working to create an unlimited supply of manufactured organs for transplantation.

We are the first publicly-traded biotech or pharmaceutical company to take the form of a public benefit corporation (PBC). Our public benefit purpose is to provide a brighter future for patients through (a) the development of novel pharmaceutical therapies; and (b) technologies that expand the availability of transplantable organs. At the same time, we seek to provide our shareholders with superior financial performance and our communities with earth-sensitive energy utilization.

Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of “medicines for life”. We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, and other orphan diseases.

How you'll contribute
The Senior Director, Assistant General Counsel - Market Access, provides legal advice on a broad range of market access and healthcare laws related to trade and payor contracting relationships, product reimbursement strategy, government and commercial pricing and contracting, and state price transparency. This role will provide related legal support to the Pricing Committee and to the Trade and Market Access teams.
  • Provide strategic advice and counsel on laws and regulations related to payor contracting relationships, product distribution contracting with specialty pharmacies, wholesale distributors, and other customers, product reimbursement strategy, state price transparency and government and commercial pricing, price reporting and contracting
  • Participate in and provide legal advice to the Pricing Committee, ensuring all decisions align with legal requirements and best practices
  • Draft, review, and negotiate trade, payor, and distributor contracts, ensuring the company's interests are well protected
  • Provide guidance and support to the payor-focused National Account Manager field team, enabling them to effectively navigate legal complexities
  • Support the compliance function by conducting privileged audits and/or investigations within the Market Access area, ensuring adherence to all relevant laws and regulations
  • Stay abreast of the changing landscape and keep business leaders informed and prepared for any shifts
  • Manage collateral areas of legal responsibility that become relevant through the lifecycle of the company's various products
  • Counsel the business on risk assessment and mitigation, utilizing a solid command of relevant legal subject matters
  • Manage external counsel as needed to provide support in the foregoing areas
  • Perform other related legal duties as required

For this role you will need
Minimum Requirements:
  • Juris Doctorate (JD)
  • 10+ years of experience as an attorney
  • 7+ years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • 4+ years of experience as in-house counsel at a pharmaceutical or biotech company
  • ATT-JD - Attorney
  • Effective communicator and active team member, possessing both a solid command of relevant legal subject matter and the ability to effectively counsel the business on risk mitigation
  • Mac/PC and MS Office proficient
  • Position located in RTP, NC