Knowledge Management Lawyer - Healthcare & Life Sciences

Latham & Watkins
Washington, DC
Jul 03, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Full Time
Your user session will timeout in 5 minutes. Please click OK to continue with your application. Knowledge Management Lawyer - Healthcare & Life Sciences Tracking Code 5647 Job Description Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Knowledge Management Lawyer - Healthcare & Life Sciences to join our dynamic team in either our New York or Washington, DC office. About Latham & Watkins Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration. About the role As a Knowledge Management Lawyer - Healthcare & Life Sciences ("HCLS"), you will be responsible for managing the creation, organization, and delivery of knowledge assets for the HCLS Practice Group (the "HCLS Practice") in order to help our attorneys to work at the highest level. Other key responsibilities include: In coordination with the HCLS Chairs and with assistance from other attorneys in the HCLS Practice, monitoring current legal, market, and industry developments and pricing and reimbursement policies in jurisdictions of interest, including the US, EU, UK and China; preparing regular high quality communications and thought leadership materials for attorneys and clients regarding these developments (including in pitches, newsletters, client presentations, client alerts and blog posts) Identifying, drafting, and maintaining Latham standard forms, precedent and guidance materials Coordinating and monitoring KM projects under the firm's KM Initiative; working with the attorneys to bring these to fruition and to ensure they meet the team's strategic objectives Supporting the HCLS practice's training programs, including setting the curriculum, delegating presentation tasks, and assisting with the preparation of training materials; delivering substantive training and training on the knowledge management databases and other KM resources Identifying, collecting, and organizing precedent and other work product for the HCLS Practice in the firm's knowledge management databases and, where relevant, creating intranet sites to ensure easy access to the HCLS Practice's knowhow About you We'd love to hear from you if you: Display extensive technical legal knowledge in the healthcare and life sciences sector Possess in-depth industry knowledge, including familiarity with the major players and an understanding of healthcare and life sciences-specific terminology and resources Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail And have: A JD, a Bachelor of Laws, or equivalent A minimum of five (5) years of relevant law firm experience as a practicing attorney with extensive experience of healthcare and life sciences law and regulation and a focus on the healthcare and life sciences industry sectors Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program which includes: Healthcare, life and disability insurance A generous 401k plan 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure Wellness programs (eg membership to HeadSpace, access to mental health services, well-being events, etc.) Professional Development programs Employee discounts And more! Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. Latham & Watkins is also committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, we require all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have a documented underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents such vaccination. Offers of employment will be conditioned upon applicants presenting proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or obtaining an exemption on medical or religious grounds. Please click here to review your rights under US employment laws. Job Location Washington, District of Columbia, United States Department Attorney Development Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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