Senior Corporate Counsel, Health Care
Company: Urovant Sciences, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing
and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions
and improving the way providers and their patients confront
urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.
at Urovant plays an integral role to our success. We are
ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients
and healthcare providers we serve. Our fast-paced environment
rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team
members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.
product, GEMTESA® (vibegron), is an oral, once-daily (75 mg) small
molecule beta-3 agonist approved by the U.S. FDA in December 2020
for the treatment of adult patients with overactive bladder (OAB)
with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and urinary
frequency. GEMTESA® is also being evaluated for the treatment
of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
second product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy being
developed for patients with OAB who have failed oral pharmacologic
will support the commercial, medical affairs, compliance, and
managed markets functions. This individual will serve as one
of the lead attorneys and internal client contact for providing
strategic advice on commercial, regulatory, and healthcare
compliance issues affecting the marketing and sale of the company’s
lead product candidate, vibegron. The position is based at
Urovant’s headquarters in Irvine, CA and reports to the General
- Support global
product development and commercial operations. Responsibilities
include counseling on laws applicable to pharmaceutical promotion
and sales, industry codes and promotional practices, risk
management, and mitigation related to commercial and clinical
- Serve as lead
counsel of branded product, including participation in
cross-functional committees charged with setting/implementing
commercial and medical strategies as well as reviewing advertising,
scientific, and other materials (e.g. promotional review committee,
medical review committee, etc.).
- Work directly
with the market access team by providing critical legal advice and
guidance related to drug pricing, access, and reimbursement
- Understand the
strategic and tactical objectives of the business and develop
creative and thoughtful solutions considering the current legal and
regulatory landscape, Urovant’s policies and procedures, and the
current and future needs of the organization.
superior legal skills together with a proficiency for critical
thinking and problem solving in a multi-functional
- Be an informed
and accessible resource regarding new laws, regulations, and
industry trends affecting the company and the biopharmaceutical
- Liaise with
and support Urovant’s compliance function to ensure risk-based
advice is consistent with company policies and training messages
that can be implemented in accordance with company
- Juris Doctor
from an accredited U.S. law school; admitted to practice in
- 5 plus years
of experience in a healthcare law role in the life sciences
industry is preferred.
- Prior in-house
experience as a member of a legal department in a biotechnology or
pharmaceutical company is preferred.
with new product launches is preferred.
- Experience at
a nationally recognized law firm in an applicable practice area is
- Command of
relevant laws, regulations, guidance, and industry codes including
the federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and related FDA
Guidance documents, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the federal
False Claims Act, and the PhRMA Code is required. Working
knowledge of the Health Information Portability and Accountability
Act (HIPAA) and applicable privacy laws is preferred.
- Ability to
work in a team environment.
- Works with
integrity and ethically in accordance with Urovant’s Code of
Business Conduct and related policies and procedures.
honesty, integrity, and trust-building behaviors in all
- Attention to
detail is critical.
with capacity to collaborate with a team in order to ensure that
project milestones are successfully completed.
- Strong written
and oral communication skills, including ability to articulate and
communicate with executive leadership.
discretion and good judgment while handling confidential and
Keywords: Urovant Sciences, Inc., Irvine , Senior Corporate Counsel, Health Care, Other , Irvine, California
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