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Industry Experience

Clinical Contracts and Finance Associate

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Contracts Associate

Genentech, Inc.

Contracts Specialist

Impax Laboratories, Inc.

Porcia brings extensive contracting experience to her work for Faber’s biopharma industry clients. She is a talented negotiator, who has skillfully drafted and administered agreements for a wide range of matters, including clinical studies, consulting agreements, service contracts and confidential disclosures.

experience +

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Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Clinical Contracts and Finance Associate

  • Reviewed, drafted, negotiated and managed a variety of clinical trial agreements, amendments, and assignment agreements
  • Worked in project management of clinical trials

Genentech, Inc.

 Contracts Associate

  • Negotiated and drafted a variety of agreements including statements of work, vendor service agreements, consulting agreements, and confidentiality agreements

Impax Laboratories, Inc.

Contracts Specialist

  • Negotiated and drafted a variety of agreements

Recent Client Work +

Recent Client WOrk –

  • Phase 1 pediatric study sponsored by Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., involving approximately 60 subjects located in North America, the United Kingdom, and Russia
  • Phase 4 clinical trial sponsored by Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., involving approximately 100 sites located in North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Phase 2 clinical trial sponsored by Puma Biotechnology, Inc., involving over 600 subjects across multiple sites in North America, Europe, and Asia

Community +

Community –

Porcia is a member of the National Lawyers Guild.

Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles, J.D., Critical Race Studies
  • University of California Los Angeles, B.S., Political Science, Magna Cum Laude