Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

United States, USA (preferably in New York, but open to a partly remote/hybrid role)  [Hybrid]


About the company:

Epikast is a company at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and customer support. Our mission is to redefine how biopharmaceutical companies engage with their most important stakeholders: patients, caregivers, and doctors. We are a people business, and all “Epikasters” are at the core of our success. We are a fastgrowing company that operates in a diverse, cross-functional, and flexible environment. Our team consists of intellectually curious minds with a can-do attitude that love what they do and enjoy being part of a highly collaborative team. Delivering an unparalleled customer experience is a core part of our DNA. Together, we make a difference in the lives of patients worldwide.

About the Role:

As Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, you'll be joining a diverse, cross-functional and flexible team as the lead on all legal, contracting and compliance issues. 


Act as the subject matter expert on all Legal, contracting, and compliance topics Design the contracting playbook, independently operate it day-to-day and drive continuous improvement; this includes drafting templates, reviewing redlines, seeking internal input, negotiating with opposing parties and performing document execution/retention Provide practical counsel to internal stakeholders and generate reasonable solutions that meet the needs of the business and adhere to legal and compliance standards Anticipate and mitigate potential legal and compliance problems within the company and develop strategies to protect our interests and manage risk; support the development of internal policies and procedures to help address these concerns Handle administration and resolution of legal topics and questions beyond contracting, such as employment, privacy, HIPAA, GDPR, IP, fundraising, corporate, regulatory, and other matters Manage relationships with outside counsel and identify areas where external expertise is necessary Advise senior leadership on Legal matters; perform research, provide useful data, and draft opinions to help guide decision making

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