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Industry Experience

Summer Associate

Harvard Management Company

Legal Intern

Partners Healthcare, Office for Interactions with Industry

Clinical Research Coordinator

Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard (formerly Partners AIDS Research Center)

Emily’s experience in healthcare and clinical research settings serves her clients well. She advises both public and private companies at all stages of development on a variety of transactional contracting matters, with a particular focus on clinical trial agreements and related ancillary agreements, manufacturing and supply chain-related agreements, vendor services agreements, and SaaS and other software and technology-related agreements.

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Worked for a large consulting company advising pharmaceutical companies on how to develop a robust compliance program.

Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard (formerly Partners AIDS Research Center)

 Clinical Research Coordinator

  • Assisted with research into infectious diseases

Recent Client Work +

Recent Client WOrk –

  • Negotiated multiple GMP services agreements for packaging and labeling services and for warehousing and distribution services
  • Negotiated multiple software license and services agreements and SaaS agreements for a range of software products
  • Negotiated a Commercial Platform License Agreement for a client to utilize a vendor’s antibody discovery platform
  • Negotiated numerous services agreements with contract research organizations to assist clients with clinical trials
  • Negotiated multiple clinical development and manufacturing agreements with various CMOs
  • Assisted with the license of intellectual property assets to a newly formed company and the drafting and negotiation of multiple contracts to support the relationship between the licensor and licensee, including a Supply Agreement and multiple services agreements
  • Assisted with the sale of AesRx to Baxter (now Baxalta)

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Joe is or has been involved in a wide range of philanthropic and community organizations, including:

  • The Center for Discovery. Pro bono counsel for R&D initiatives at a leading provider of medical and clinical care and education services for people with complex developmental disabilities.
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Partners in Health. Pro bono counsel for an international health services joint venture.
  • Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Board of DirectorsTrustees.
  • Partners Healthcare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine, Genetics Advisory Council, past member.
  • Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Science and Technology Council, past member.
  • CAVU Foundation, Board of Directors, past member. CAVU  supported community programs that enhance the health care of underserved children in Massachusetts.
  • Venturing Out, Board of Directors, past member. Venturing Out was an innovative not-for-profit organization that taught entrepreneurship to incarcerated and court-involved adults and high-risk youth.
  • The Possible Project, Co-Founder of a not-for-profit that helps young people imagine, create and run their own business.
  • Slow Money, Maine and New York chapters. Joe worked with leadership to create pathways for individuals and families to provide financial assistance to farmers and agriculture businesses promoting sustainable local food systems. He also developed novel “patient loan” structures that have been used to raise critical financing for businesses that are re-building agricultural and fisheries food infrastructures.

Joe has spoken on business law and ethics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Program of Health Sciences and Technology), Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan (Net Impact Conference), and Boston College Law School.

Joe was a member of the National Finance Council and actively involved in the voter protection team for the Stacey Abrams for Governor campaign.

Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, M.P.H.
  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., magna cum laude, with Honors