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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Experienced In-House Counsel and Corporate Foundation Executive with over 10 years of experience providing effective business partnering and mission focused solutions. 
Highlights
  • Legal advisor to Senior Leadership Teams
  • Sales and Marketing legal Advice and Training
  • Advertising and Promotion Review (Rx and OTC)
  • Product Launches
  • Product Labeling
  • Non-profit Officer and Counsel
  • Non-profit Board Member
  • Fund Development
  • Transparency and Disclosure
  • Industry Association Workgroups
  • External Relations
Education
Washington and Lee University School of Law Lexington, VA Expected in May 1997 Juris Doctorate : - GPA :
G.P.A. 3.12
Burkes Scholar
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT Expected in 1994 Bachelor of Arts : Psychology - GPA :
G.P.A. 3.5
magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Accomplishments
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Regional Leadership Development Program Graduate (BI- Americas).  Four-time Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. President's Award Recipient.
Experience
Cushman & Wakefield - Senior Counsel
Oakland, CA, 04/2016 - 08/2016
  • Newly created role as lead counsel responsible for advising Cigna's Medicare Part D Leadership Team on legal issues pertinent the ethical treatment of Medicare beneficiaries.
  • Role impacted by material shift in external circumstances. 
San Francisco Goodwill - Director and Senior Counsel II
Fillmore, CA, 10/2011 - 04/2016
  •  Lead Counsel for the US Oncology Business Unit advising a cross functional team on advertising, promotion, regulatory and strategic business issues.
  • Member of the Oncology Leadership Team, Global Oncology Legal Team and Therapeutic Area Steering Committee Member.
  • Lead Counsel for the US Consumer Health Care (OTC) Division, advising on FDA and FTC issues related to consumer advertising across all media.
  • Consumer Healthcare Leadership Team and Global Consumer Healthcare Legal Team.
  • Lead Counsel for Sunshine Act Implementation Team, and Transparency and Disclosure Council, actively participating in PhRMA working teams to shape industry response and implementation plan.
  • Legal Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors for BICARES Foundation, advising on charitable contributions, Patient Assistance and Product Donation Programs, member of Global Product Donation Team.
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San Francisco Goodwill - Senior Associate Director and Senior Counsel
South San Francisco, CA, 02/2009 - 10/2011
  • Counsel for the Oncology Business Unit.
  • Counsel for Physician Open Payments ("Sunshine Act") implementation.
  • Counsel for Cardiovascular Therapeutic Area brand teams
  • Conducted training for our external speaker's bureau.
  • Legal Operations representative on BI's Compliance Committee advising on internal investigations.
  • Counsel- BICARES Foundation.

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals - Associate Director and Corporate Counsel
City, STATE, 02/2007 - 02/2009
  • Provided legal advice to sales, marketing and compliance colleagues on the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and fraud and abuse laws.
  • Provided direct legal support and management of external legal support for the Strategic Sourcing (Procurement) Department.
  • Provided legal support to BI USA Corporate Restructuring Project.

USI Consulting Group - Assistant Benefits Counsel
City, STATE, 06/2005 - 02/2007
  • Provided legal analysis and consultation on various health and welfare plan issues.
  • Advised in-house and external clients on compliance with state and federal mandates, including HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, and ERISA.
  • Assisted business clients with Medicare Part D implementation efforts, including notice requirements and subsidy applications.
  • Drafted and modified plan documents for cafeteria plans and educational assistance plans.
  • Drafted client education articles for Benefits Info Source.
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Amistad Academy And Achievement First, Inc - Director of Development/Government and Community Relations
City, STATE, 2004 - 05/2005
  •  Coordinated major gifts from foundations, corporations and individual donors.
  • Developed and maintained external relationships across stakeholders.
  • Successfully lobbied Connecticut General Assembly for additional $1M funding for public charter schools.
  • Drafted Press Releases and external stakeholder communications
  • Organized all press events including release of PBS documentary and visit from Secretary of Education.
 
 
 
 
 
CIGNA - Attorney Consultant
City, STATE, 09/2002 - 11/2003
  •  Served as legal staff representative to the HealthCare Division OFAC and USA Patriot Act compliance projects.
  • Provided counsel to sales and marketing divisions on applicable laws, regulations and federal initiatives.
Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C - Associate
City, STATE, 2001 - 09/2002
  • Represented hospitals in medical malpractice defense cases.
  • Advised hospitals and physician practices on risk management and health care regulatory issues.
  • Defended non-compete clauses in employment agreements.
  • Counseled hospital clients on physician recruitment/contracting issues.
Wiggin & Dana - Associate
City, STATE, 08/1998 - 2001
  •  Advised hospitals and nursing homes on fraud and abuse issues.
  • Drafted compliance programs, service contracts and employment agreements.
  • Advised non-profit clients on issues related to 501(c) 3 status.
 
 
Skills
 
Leadership, Counseling Executive, Team Leader, Business Unit Counsel, Executive Team Advisor, Advertising and Promotion Review, Pharmaceutical Industry, Consumer Products Industry, Foundations, Non-Profits, Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Relations, External Relations, FDA, FTC, and Fraud and Abuse Subject Matter Expert, Compliance/Legal Business Partnering, Cross Functional Team Management,  Outside Counsel Management, Recruitment, Transparency and Disclosure, Diversity Advisor and Speaker, Business Resource Group Leader, Education Reform, Legislative Policy, Commercial Contracts. 
 
Additional Information

  • License: Virginia 1997; Connecticut 1998
  • Honors and Awards: Law Alumni Association Scholarship; Randall Bezanson Award Recipient; Burkes Scholar; University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Bachelor of Arts-Psychology, magna cum laude, May 1994 Honors and Awards: Phi Beta Kappa; Deans List; Day of Pride Scholarship
Professional Affiliations
 
Connecticut Bar Foundation -James W. Cooper Fellow; Board of Directors- George Crawford Black Bar Association- 2014- 2016;  Board of Directors- Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity 2012-2016; Board of Directors-CT CASA- Children in Placement 2009-2012 African Heritage Business Resource Group- Chair 2009, Vice Chair 2011 Wiggin & Dana Diversity Advisory Board, Corporate Counsel Women of Color.  

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School Attended

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • University of Connecticut

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Counsel
  • Director and Senior Counsel II
  • Senior Associate Director and Senior Counsel
  • Associate Director and Corporate Counsel
  • Assistant Benefits Counsel
  • Director of Development/Government and Community Relations
  • Attorney Consultant
  • Associate
  • Associate

Degrees

  • Juris Doctorate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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