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Katisha M. J.


Senior Contracts Specialist

Industry Experience

Senior Contract Manager

Kintai Therapeutics, Inc.

Associate Contract Manager

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Katisha brings extensive in-house experience to her contracting work with Faber's biopharma industry clients. A thoughtful negotiator, she has drafted, negotiated and administered a wide range of template-based agreements in support of R&D operations, including but not limited to, master services agreements, consulting agreements, and confidential disclosure agreements. Katisha also supports contracting in connection with global clinical studies.

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Kintai Therapeutics, Inc.

Senior Contract Manager

  • Prepared, reviewed, and negotiated various agreements in support of R&D operations.
  • Led and implemented company-wide legal immersion contracts training.
  • Proactively trained and educated new hires on contract review and submission processes, establishing the rights of the parties, and the importance of protecting proprietary/confidential information and trade secrets.

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Associate Contract Manager

  • Prepared, reviewed, and negotiated various agreements in support of R&D operations.
  • Conducted Procurement and Contracts new hire trainings for employees, contractors and consultants.

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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.


Massachusetts School of Law at Andover, J.D.

Molloy College, M.S., Criminal Justice, Magna Cum Laude

State University of New York, B.A. Sociology