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Pfizer Corporate Counsel in Boulder, Colorado

The Global Product Counsel ("GPC") for the Internal Medicine business within the Pfizer Biopharmaceutical Group ("PBG") will serve as counsel for prescription women's health product(s) in Internal Medicine, as well products within Oncology or other businesses within PBG.

This GPC will provide legal guidance and counsel to commercial, medical and cross-functional teams, and support contracting, access, and policy initiatives in a matrixed corporate environment that requires an enterprise mindset and effective collaboration with internal legal subject-matter experts and key cross-functional stakeholders.


Operate as counsel, including risk counselor, for assigned in-line and pipeline products on a global basis, as well as assigned business teams, along with other related legal responsibilities in support of the PBG;

Understand the strategic and tactical objectives of the relevant commercial, medical, HEOR, communications, or corporate affairs teams and develop creative and thoughtful solutions to key initiatives, taking into account current legal and regulatory landscapes, Pfizer policies and procedures and the current and future needs of the PBG and Pfizer as a whole;

Support medical and commercial development for assigned products, including:

  • Regulatory and medical strategies

  • Proactive benefit: risk assessment, product safety and risk-mitigation activities

  • Market development/disease awareness

  • Product communication activities

  • Access, pricing and patient support initiatives

Liaise with litigation, IP, and transactional partners on ongoing litigations and disputes, and ensure timely updates to business lead to drive these matters to resolution

Support US marketing and sales activities for assigned products, including:

  • Advertising and promotion and all product communication strategies

  • Healthcare law compliance

  • Risk assessment and mitigation planning

  • Ongoing compliance monitoring

Collaborate with international platform colleagues on business strategies and practices being implemented in their markets, along with numerous competitor issues.

Ensure compliance with legal policies and procedures, controls and statutory requirements within relevant business areas.

Work constructively and collaboratively with other members of Pfizer's Legal Division, legal staff, business colleagues and compliance professionals.

Demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills as well as sound judgment with a high level of professionalism and minimal supervision. Must be detail-oriented, a quick learner, and able to work effectively in a highly matrixed organization.


The successful candidate must have the following qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Strong academic background, Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctorate or equivalent law degree

  • 7+ years legal and/or compliance experience, with a minimum of 3 years in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or at a law firm supporting the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, including experience in regulatory law and commercial/medical-related matters.

  • Demonstrated ability to grasp statutory and regulatory concepts quickly, and to proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues and provide thoughtful and creative business-focused legal advice and solutions.

  • Proven capacity to cultivate strong client relationships and successfully influence leadership in a fast-paced, innovative business climate.

  • A thorough understanding of regulatory and legal frameworks governing the sales and marketing of approved medicines, and regulatory framework for investigational medicines.

  • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.


Some travel may be required, about 5% locally and nationally

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: December 7, 2022

  • Additional Location Information: New York, NY

  • Work Location Assignment:On Premise

For roles based in Colorado or New York City: The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,800.00 to $269,600.00. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 22.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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