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Legal Counsel R&D Regulatory Attorney

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Start date
Jun 7, 2024

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Regenerons R&D Legal Operations Team is seeking an experienced attorney to partner with, and provide strategic legal advice to, the Global Research and Development teams that support Regenerons robust and growing pipeline. The attorney should have experience in regulatory law and R&D and will provide advice on a wide range of legal, regulatory, contractual, privacy, and compliance issues related to drug discovery and development. The attorney will be an integral part of a proactive and solutions-oriented legal team that provides advice to advance Regenerons pipeline.

As a Legal Counsel - R&D Regulatory Attorney, a typical day may include:

  • Providing advice and counsel to global development programs in a designated therapeutic area
  • Advising leaders in the Global Research and Development team and others on regulations and laws impacting the R&D teams
  • Collaboratively interacting with internal business stakeholders, third party partners including CROs, and R&D management
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide range of R&D agreements including clinical trial agreements and other contracts in support of our global clinical trial operations
  • Counseling on patient privacy and patient rights on matters related to clinical research Serving as a subject matter expert on R&D matters within the Law Department and collaborate with other legal functions (e.g., Business Development and Contracting, Compliance, Data Protection/Privacy, Litigation and Products/Regulatory Law group)
  • Conducting training to client groups on a variety of R&D legal and regulatory issues

This role may be for you if you possess:

  • Experience with regulations and laws impacting the Research and Global Development departments within the biopharmaceutical industry. These include ICH GCP, US FDA regulations relating to clinical trials (21 CFR), EU Clinical Trial Regulations, EU GDPR, EU IVDR and MDR Deep understanding of the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, Anti-Kickback statute, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act a plus
  • Proficiency in drafting and negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements and Informed Consent Forms
  • An understanding of biopharmaceutical industry trends, legislative initiatives and impact on Regeneron
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and flexibility, and the ability to communicate effectively with partners at all levels
  • Good judgment and ability to maintain an objective perspective, particularly when resolving legal risk of clinical matters
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team and can prioritize multiple matters
  • Resilience and perseverance while supporting a sophisticated growing clinical business

To be considered for this position, you must possess a JD with excellent law school credentials and 5 - 10 years of legal experience at a law firm and /or in-house within a Life Sciences company. A solid understanding of the biotech/pharmaceutical or medical device industry, and the legal and regulatory environment are also required. Be licensed to practice law in New York or be eligible for licensure as a registered in-house counsel.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.

Salary Range (annually)

$198,000.00 - $330,000.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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777 Old Saw Mill River Road
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