We partner with the business to ensure we maintain our company’s values and high ethical standards, comply with the law, protect our people and enhance our reputation. We strive to foster an environment that is inspiring, supportive and diverse.
The position provides legal support to the Human Health Division, with a focus on counseling clients in the areas of commercial contracting and fraud and abuse risks. The position also provides legal support to the Compliance department on various matters. The role provides legal counseling services that are consistent with law and Company policies, furthering business objectives while appropriately balancing legal requirements and risks.
Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
Fraud and abuse and antitrust compliance
Pricing, access and reimbursement policies and practices
Policy initiatives in support of business activities
Related liability and regulatory issues
Supervising activities and managing relationships with outside counsel
Education Minimum Requirement:
Graduate of an accredited US law school; admission to the Bar of Pennsylvania or another state
Required Experience and Skills:
Member in good standing of a Bar of at least one state or the District of Columbia;
At least 4 years of legal experience in a law firm or corporate setting
Preferred Experience and Skills:
The candidate should have excellent teamwork, communication, writing, and analytical skills
Experience in product liability or enforcement litigation and business counseling is plus
Knowledge of the laws applicable to the pharmaceutical industry is preferred
Experience in managing a significant workload, with the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to be proactive, take initiative, and manage a portfolio of issues
Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Internal Number: R74544
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.
We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.