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Senior Counsel, U.S. Government Policy Legal

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Washington D.C.
Start date
Apr 16, 2024

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Discipline
Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details


Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.


Job Description

The Senior Counsel, U.S. Government Policy Legal, will be responsible for executing comprehensive legal strategies to build and implement federal and state policy initiatives to support access for AbbVie products in the U.S. This role will focus on key external engagements for active policy shaping and external messaging strategy.

In addition, this role will participate in cross-functional engagements with related Legal, Government Affairs, Office of Ethics and Compliance (OEC), and/or business counterparts as needed to inform strategic initiatives or build cohesive AbbVie strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of AbbVies business, company imperatives, and keep abreast of changes in laws and government policies that affect client areas.
  • Provide clear advice to Government Affairs and business clients on key federal and state laws, regulations, and policies, including the InflationReduction Act, Medicare and Medicaid laws, the Affordable Care Act, 340B, FDA regulations, OIG guidance, and others.
  • Work with legal department managers to resolve complex legal matters efficiently, and advise legal department managers of project developments in a timely manner.
  • Help direct the work of outside counsel and define project objectives, and manage projects.
  • Comply with applicable AbbVie policies and procedures.
  • Work cross-functionally and find solutions for business clients consistent with the law, policies/procedures, and AbbVies Code of Conduct.

Qualifications
  • Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and in good standing with the state bar of the jurisdiction in which your office will be located (or ability to gain licensure in the state in which your office will be located).
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant experience practicing law, preferably in a law firm, the government, a trade association, and/or in house.
  • Preferred experience practicing law focused on legislative and/or regulatory policy issues in a health care, pharmaceutical, or related industry.
  • In-house government or trade association experience a plus.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

Company

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
US

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