Jeff Francer is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Association for Accessible Medicines, where he leads legal and international trade advocacy.
Jeff served as Associate Chief Counsel of the Food and Drug Administration from 2003 to 2005, where he advised agency leaders on issues involving the regulation of drugs and biologics including clinical investigation, manufacturing, promotion, enforcement and legislative matters. After leaving the FDA, Jeff served as Associate General Counsel, U.S. Compliance Officer, and Chief Privacy Officer of Biogen Idec, Inc. At Biogen Idec, he was the primary in-house counsel on FDA issues, fraud and abuse prevention and patient privacy. Jeff was also responsible for overseeing the U.S. corporate compliance program.
Immediately prior to joining AAM, Jeff served as Vice President and Senior Counsel of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) where he was the principal counsel to the association on issues relating to the research, development and regulation of medicines in the U.S. and globally.
Jeff received his A.B. in Public Policy and Economics from Brown University, his M.P.P. from Harvard University, and his J.D. from the University of Virginia. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) and on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Food and Drug Law Journal.