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Senior Healthcare/Life Sciences Policy Specialist

Arnold & Porter
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Arnold & Porter is seeking a Senior Healthcare/Life Sciences Policy Specialist for the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group in the Washington, DC office.

With approximately 20 professionals in Washington and California, the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group advocates for clients before the United States Congress and the departments and agencies of the Executive branch.  Professionals in this group include political appointees in recent Presidential administrations and a bipartisan group of Congressional staff alumni. 

The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group is Chambers-rated as one of the nation’s best practice groups for public policy issues.  The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that rewards initiative and teamwork in the pursuit of quality client service.  The primary focus of the group is on Congressional and regulatory advocacy on topics including: healthcare and life sciences, insurance, energy, tax, financial services, telecommunications, trade, transportation, education, and congressional investigations.  Clients include globally recognized brands, Fortune 500 companies, innovative start-ups, leading associations, healthcare stakeholders, educational institutions, foreign governments, and coalitions.
The open position is expected to be focused almost entirely on healthcare and life sciences policy issues. Qualified candidates for this position will have experience working in federal legislative and public policy roles, with strong healthcare and life sciences policy experience.  Relevant experience might include staff work in Congress or for a healthcare/life sciences corporation or association in a government affairs role.  Ideal candidates will have experience in healthcare policy, including Medicare/Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for health services and products across payment systems and sites of care, drug pricing policy, medical devices, children’s health issues, and health information technology, among others.  All applicants should have a four-year degree, excellent academic credentials and references.   This position is not open for candidates who have a J.D.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and a brief writing sample. All submissions must be received by Friday, October 25, 2019.


Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our Firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.


Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.



Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2019-11-08

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