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Industry Experience

Clinical Contracts and Finance Associate

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Contracts Associate

Genentech, Inc.

Contracts Specialist

Impax Laboratories, Inc.

Jodi provides Faber’s clients with years of contract experience and skill. Her background as in-house counsel for an international contract research firm makes her adept at helping clients navigate contract matters for clinical trials, especially when it comes to international studies. She handles clinical trial and related agreements involving complex issues with multiple stakeholders, as well as sponsor-CRO and master services agreements for life sciences clients. Jodi also advises clients on supply chain and licensing matters and on standardized agreement terms.

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PSI CRO AG, a global contract research organization

Senior Legal Counsel

  • Worked with internal teams and pharmaceutical and medical device clients to conclude clinical trial and related agreements in countries all over the world
  • Managed internal compliance issues, training and advised on general legal issues

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Commercial Litigation Association

  • Represented clients on a number of complex commercial matters

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  • Assisted several clients with customized template development for large, complex ex-US clinical trials, including clinical trial agreement forms for Asia, Europe and Africa
  • Lead Attorney for Entasis Therapeutics Inc.’s CS2514-2017-0004  clinical study
  • Negotiated clinical services agreements, including Software as a Service agreements with multiple CROs/service providers for clinical studies in Europe and the U.S.
  • Assisted several mature biopharmaceutical companies in developing agreement forms for use with GMP services providers, including clinical development and manufacturing agreements. Negotiated clinical development and manufacturing agreements and other GMP services agreements counter to various CMOs
  • Negotiated Investigator-initiated Research Agreements (involving multiple drug companies and multiple drug products within the same agreement) with large healthcare organizations in Australia and Europe

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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
  • California
Education 
  • ‍University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D.
  • San Jose State University, B.S., summa cum laude