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Susan L.


Associate Director, Contracts Specialist

Industry Experience

Legal Advisor

Warner-Lambert Company (now Pfizer)

Senior Legal Assistant

Dow Jones & Company

Susan brings over twenty-five years of contract review and negotiation experience to Faber. She effectively assists clients with various contracting needs - from drafting and negotiating agreements related to all phases of clinical studies and non-clinical vendor transactions to providing legal project management services. Drawing on her extensive in-house experience, Susan often works closely with our clients' clinical operations teams, legal departments and management to provide customized assistance aligned with their specific client needs.

experience +

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Warner-Lambert Company (now Pfizer)

Legal Advisor

  • Supported the Medical/Scientific Affairs, Research and Development and Healthcare Management groups
  • Responsible for pre-clinical and clinical agreements in support of the company’s clinical and drug development programs, such as sponsored research and material transfer agreements, clinical trial, lab services, consulting, CRO and ancillary vendor agreements
  • Provided project management assistance to various business units of the company and created portfolios of template documents

Dow Jones & Company

  • Reviewed and negotiated contracts relative to the company’s financial and newswire businesses

Recent Client work +


  • Multiple single-center and multi-center US and ex-US clinical trials sponsored by HUTCHMED Limited, including a phase 3 clinical trial involving approximately 520 subjects across sites located in the US, Europe, and Asia
  • Multiple clinical trials sponsored by Puma Biotechnology, Inc. involving over 600 subjects across multiple sites in the US, Europe and Asia

Community +

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Susan is an active supporter of Homeless Solutions, Inc., an organization that provides shelter, services, and supportive housing to homeless and low-income people within her community. She is also a member of Model Agreement and Guidelines International.

  • ‍Ramapo College of New Jersey, B.A., cum laude
  • ‍Adelphi University, Paralegal Certificate