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Thermo Fisher Scientific Associate Contracts Counsel, Commercial Healthcare- REMOTE in Phoenix, Arizona

Join a $35 Billion Dollar Industry Leader and Grow Your Career!

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do meaningful work, that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join 90,000 colleagues who bring our Mission to life each day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. You’ll find the resources here to achieve your career goals and help take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

You will will work within the legal organization to support a wide variety of marketing, e-commerce and digital activities with a particular focus on healthcare compliance issues.

What will you do?

The ideal candidate will be flexible, creative, and open to learning about issues that touch on eBusiness, digital, privacy, healthcare, and marketing. The Associate Contracts Counsel, Commercial Healthcare will help the marketing organization translate legal, healthcare, and compliance issues into real world applications.

What will you do?

  • Support a variety of businesses to build robust and innovative marketing programs while addressing a range of issues including healthcare compliance, various codes of conduct, and regulations, such as Anti-kickback laws and the Sunshine Act.

  • Evaluate marketing activities for privacy, marketing, healthcare, and other legal issues and provide practical feedback

  • Analyze risks of promotional programs and various marketing-related activities in order to safeguard the company’s reputation

  • Collaborate with the business on incentive programs, touching on issues of privacy, healthcare compliance, and ethical considerations

  • Help build SOPs and other written materials used to by the business to ensure appropriate implementation of legal recommendations

  • Provide practical, implementable legal advice to enable the marketing and eBusiness teams to effectively go to market while minimizing risk and compliance issues


  • 5+ years’ experience in an organization with products or services that require handling issues related to medical devices or health care professionals

  • JD or equivalent legal qualification and admission to a state bar is required, or its equivalent in another country.

  • Familiarity with Anti-kickback laws, False Claims Act, Medicare/Medicaid issues, and associated regulations.

  • Familiarity with data privacy issues and digital issues are a plus.

  • Familiarity with concepts and regulations that apply to marketing technical and scientific products to business customers.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Creative problem solver with an eye towards practicality to help business implement campaigns while addressing a range of overlapping compliance and legal issues

  • Proactive – can address issues as they arise, but also with a mentality towards crafting materials to address repeated issues

  • Adaptable and creative, flexibility to work in a changing organization

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong focus on client goals and outcomes

  • Able to grasp sophisticated issues, provide concrete advice, and work independently with limited oversight.

  • Excellent written communication skills and transparency with clients are required.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.