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Industry Experience

Senior Contracts Specialist

Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda Oncology)

Jill has more than fifteen years of experience within the legal industry, including direct representation of clients within a law firm setting and contracts specialization within the pharmaceutical industry. She is experienced in drafting and negotiating many types of agreements, as well as in managing contract processes from intake through execution and implementation. With a proven track record within high-volume, fast-paced environments, Jill’s work in the biopharmaceutical field includes handling clinical trial, material transfer, confidentiality, sponsored research, master services and related agreements.

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Goodman Legal Services, P.C.


  • Represented individuals and corporations in contractual disputes, including in the employment and consumer protection fields

Citizens Bank, N.A.

Senior Contracts Professional

  • Drafted and negotiated master services, software licensing, consulting, and confidentiality agreements
  • Managed the entire contract process from initial intake through addenda, amendments, renewals, and extensions
  • Worked directly with clients to determine their particular needs and acted as the liaison between the legal department and all other business lines within the company

Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda Oncology)

Senior Contracts Specialist

  • Drafted, evaluated, negotiated and managed material transfer, confidentiality, sponsored research, master services, software license and consulting agreements
  • Managed contracts lifecycles from intake through execution, amendments and renewal

Stillman & Associates, P.C.


  • Practiced employment and toxic tort law
  • Participated in all aspects of the litigation process

Recent Client Work +

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  • Phase 2 clinical trial sponsored by Jounce Therapeutics, Inc. involving multiple sites in North America
  • Phase 2b clinical trial sponsored by Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. involving approximately 200 subjects worldwide
  • Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by Blueprint Medicines Corporation involving approximately 460 subjects worldwide
  • Phase 2 clinical trial sponsored by Blueprint Medicines Corporation involving approximately 60 subjects worldwide
  • Phase 1 clinical trial sponsored by Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC involving approximately 200 subjects across 30 sites worldwide
  • Phase 3 clinical trial sponsored by Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC involving approximately 120 subjects across 35 sites worldwide

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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.

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • Emerson College, B.S., Communications