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Senior Counsel, Regulatory

ID de la oferta JR - 127884 Ubicación Deerfield, Illinois, Estados Unidos Categoría de Trabajo Legal Fecha de publicación 03/18/2024

Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy

Baxter is on a journey to separate our ~$5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive* will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us.

At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don’t settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients’ lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support.

*Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.


This position is part of the Regulatory legal team, within the Legal Department, and will support the Kidney Care business globally.  The position involves handling major projects, transactions or matters under the supervision of Associate General Counsel, Regulatory and has principal responsibility for planning and directing more discrete projects, transactions, or matters. Serves relevant business leadership and other law department members as a key advisor in defined areas of medical device and pharmaceutical regulatory law. In addition, this individual will be responsible for interpreting, negotiating and drafting clinical trial agreements and a variety of other agreements related to interactions with healthcare professionals/institutions.

The candidate selected for this role will:

  • Provide legal guidance and counseling to business and functional teams (such as sales and marketing, regulatory affairs, medical affairs, government affairs, patient access, clinical, quality, R&D, finance, and others). 
  • Proactively identify and manage regulatory legal risks for highly complex/non-standard US/regional/global issues and develop/approve action plans. 
  • Collaborate with legal colleagues and cross-functional teams to ensure appropriate expertise is applied to specialized issues, including regulatory strategy, product development & product approvals; advertising & promotion; post-approval compliance; FDA enforcement actions & litigation; due diligence reviews & transactional support.
  • Train business on legal topics including: Anti-Kickback Statute and safe harbors, good promotional practices, reimbursement and other relevant regulatory issues.
  • Support for M&A projects through due diligence review of regulatory issues and integration work.
  • Provide support to the Chief Medical Officer with respect to a wide variety of legal issues including contracts, technology transfers, regulatory considerations, general operating issues and international complexities.
  • Provide support to the Corporate Affairs group on government reimbursement issues. 
  • Responsible for interpreting, negotiating and drafting clinical trial agreements and a variety of other agreements related to interactions with healthcare professionals/institutions, as well as handling other legal projects or matters as assigned.


  • JD or international equivalent from a nationally or internationally recognized institution; licensed in good standing to practice law in at least one state and one federal jurisdiction within the United States. 
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant professional experience with a mix of work in a high-caliber law firm, government agency, and/or comparable corporate environment. 
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or device industry, and/or similar healthcare regulatory experience. 
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following areas:   Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, FDA promotional and other regulatory requirements from FDA, CMS, DEA, DOJ, and various state regulators, and industry codes governing interactions with healthcare professionals.
  • Experience with Government Reimbursement preferred but not required.   


  • Strong business and personal ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrated experience as a valued business and regulatory lawyer and genuine team player. 
  • Proven experience with counseling business clients on regulatory issues related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
  • Dynamic and resilient individual with the demonstrated ability and confidence to make decisions and influence senior management, persuade, and build consensus across the business and functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision in a team and matrix environment, sound judgment and strong attention to detail   
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating complex commercial, clinical trial and healthcare provider agreements.
  • Experience with complex commercial contracts and agreements including patient consents, investigator-initiated trials, sponsored research, material transfers, clinical supply, collaboration/partnering/joint research and development, confidentiality, contract research organization, laboratory service, research and development/medical/clinical services, consulting, manufacturing, quality, licensing and vendor services. Experience working with University technical teams globally; specific university experience in the US, Europe, China and India is especially relevant.

Baxter is committed to supporting the needs for flexibility in the workplace. We do so through our flexible workplace policy which includes a minimum of 3 days a week onsite. This policy provides the benefits of connecting and collaborating in-person in support of our Mission.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a salary range of $216,000 to $324,000 and also includes an annual incentive bonus and equity target The above range represents the expected salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, business line, and geographic/office location.


The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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