Tris Pharma
Monmouth Junction
Jul 11, 2024
Aug 08, 2024
Contract Type

Tris Pharma, Inc. () is a leading privately–owned biopharmaceutical company in the U.S. with a focus on development and commercialization of innovative medicines that address unmet patient needs. We have more than 150 US and International patents including applications and have marketed several branded and generic products in the U.S., have licensed our products in the US and international markets, and have a robust pipeline of innovative products spanning neuroscience and other therapeutic categories employing our proprietary science and technology.

Our science and technology make us unique, but it is our team members that set us apart; they are the engine that fuels Tris' passion and innovation. Tris colleagues understand the criticality of operating a successful business and take pride in the company's success. But of equal importance to each member of the team is how we interact with one another on a daily basis. We believe in each other and we believe in respectful, open and honest communications to help support individual and team success.

We have a position in Monmouth Junction, NJ for a Paralegal to join our small, but experienced, in–house Legal team. Reporting directly to the VP/General Counsel, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive paralegal support for our legal department, with a focus on state licensing, intellectual property management, Sunshine Act reporting, contract review, etc., in support of our business and legal operations.

Key Responsibilities:

Licensing – Assists with state licensing and compliance requirements, including preparing and filing necessary documentation

Intellectual Property (IP) – Manages company's intellectual property portfolio, including trademark and copyright filings and


Sunshine Act Reporting – Prepares and submits Sunshine Act reports in a timely and accurate manner

Contract Support – Reviews and analyzes contracts, agreements and other legal documents to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable laws; Supports contract management process, including drafting, negotiating and tracking contracts

Litigation Support– Assists with managing disputes, including insurance coverage, litigation holds, subpoenas and discovery

Collaboration– Collaborates with cross–functional teams and departments across company to ensure seamless workflow and communication

Spend Management– Manages legal team expense process, vendor invoices and billing relationships and assists with legal team budgeting

Organized and Process Oriented– Maintains detailed and organized records and files; Devises and implements legal processes to enable both legal and business functions to operate effectively; Develops and manages detailed project schedules and work plans and provides reporting and updates on projects, programs and progress, as needed



Accredited paralegal certification or equivalent experience and minimum 3 years corporate paralegal experience in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare or related industry

Experience handling multiple aspects of paralegal support including, but not limited to: licensing, contracts, litigation, IP, etc.

Resourceful self–starter, comfortable working in a fast–paced and dynamic environment and excellent at building strong relationships

Adaptable mindset with a positive attitude and willingness to pivot as needed to support business and legal teams

Strong organizational skills, careful attention to detail with a focus on process improvement

Excellent judgment and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information

Tris Pharma, Inc. offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. To build and enhance our diverse workforce, we encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, women, LGBTQ, etc. Tris Pharma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.