FDA Regulation Associate

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$365,000 - $435,000
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Wilson Sonsini’s global life sciences practice, one of the largest in the U.S, is currently seeking an attorney with 5-10 years of experience in FDA regulation.

The ideal candidate will have broad work experience in counseling companies with FDA-regulated products, reviewing contracts, and supporting corporate deals involving such regulated companies, including risk assessment and regulatory compliance counseling with respect to the FDCA, Anti-Kickback Statute, Sunshine Act, state manufacturer/distributor laws, etc. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide FDA regulatory counseling to cutting-edge technology companies and support corporate and contracting teams in M&As, asset deals, IPOs, and other complex transactions. 

Our FDA regulatory group works with a broad range of companies, including medical devices, drugs, biologics, diagnostics, digital health, research tools, cosmetics, dietary supplements, wellness products, and other consumer products.  Given the firm’s nexus to companies with next-generation products and innovative technologies, we commonly help clients with novel medical technologies develop FDA regulatory strategies for seeking marketing authorizations, preparations for commercial launch, and regulatory compliance counseling for manufacturers/distributors post-approval/clearance.

Candidates must have stellar academic credentials, excelling verbal, written and interpersonal skills.  Successful candidates may sit in Seattle, Washington DC, Boston, San Francisco, Palo Alto, or San Diego with other locations considered for exceptional candidates.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary range of $365,000 – $435,000, based on year classification.
  • Discretionary merit bonuses may also be awarded.
  • Our benefits include:
    • Monthly wellness reimbursements
    • 24/7 emotional and behavioral health support and virtual counseling
    • Healthcare coverage for you and your same- or opposite-sex spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26
    • Family-building benefits including IVF, adoption, surrogacy, and egg-freezing
    • Paid parental leave
    • Parenting support concierge and telemedicine
    • Parents and caregivers resource group
    • Career coaching for working parents
    • In-home and center-based back-up childcare
    • Tutoring and college coach for older children
    • Health Savings Accounts with firm contribution
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Pretax commuter and parking benefits
    • Basic and supplemental life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
    • Voluntary long term care insurance
    • Voluntary critical illness, hospitalization, and accident insurance
    • Voluntary ID theft protection
    • Voluntary pet insurance
    • Medicare consulting
    • Firm-paid CLE, bar review fees, and bar dues
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