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Jill Zimmerman

Jill Zimmerman-Diaz Business Lawyer New England

COO & Member of the Firm
Phone: 781-223-1208
Email: jzimmerman@outsidegc.com

Jill serves as the COO for Outside GC LLC and its sister organization Patent GC LLC, and also as an attorney on our team.

Jill’s practice focuses upon life sciences, healthcare, business law, and litigation oversight gained during 22 years of practice. She brings a unique combination of legal, operational, and strategic experience. For a decade, she served as General Counsel and Compliance Officer for a health services company. In addition, Jill has over a decade of experience in dispute resolution and national litigation oversight for the nation’s largest banks and manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and industrial products. Jill is known for her business-focus, pragmatism, and ability to harmonize business operations with legal requirements to efficiently realize corporate goals.

Jill joined Outside GC in 2014 and has worked extensively with Sanofi Genzyme for multiple US and global business units performing promotional and medical review for multiple drugs, as well as drafting and negotiating diverse agreements, including supply, distribution, marketing, collaboration, and quality agreements.  Jill’s life science clients also include Jounce Therapeutics, and others.  She has supported clients facing generic competition, as well as clients with no commercialized products, during all phases of pre-commercial pipeline. 

For a decade before joining Outside GC, Jill was General Counsel and Compliance Officer to a healthcare services company that served diverse healthcare providers and institutions. Jill has also represented numerous pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. She has advised clients in healthcare contracting, audit and compliance, and the interface of technology and healthcare. She possesses broad knowledge of the False Claims Act, HIPAA, transparency reporting, electronic health records, coding, and healthcare reimbursement. Throughout her career, she reviewed and negotiated a broad range of contracts for day-to-day business operations including vendor/supplier agreements and software licenses.

Prior to joining Outside GC, Jill was the Vice President of Contested Litigation for a national commercial law firm with offices in 28 states.  She oversaw over 100 attorneys and over 20,000 litigation cases for the nation’s largest banks and financial services companies during a time of intense regulatory scrutiny. For the entirety of her over 22 years of practice, Jill has managed and trained staff to comply with federal and state regulations.

Jill is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Michigan.

She graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Boston College Law School.

Additionally, Jill is active in numerous philanthropies including  two service organizations, one of which she and her children co-founded.  She proudly serves on a number of boards for healthcare related organizations and supports New England Disabled Sports.

Jill was raised in Lexington, Massachusetts. She and her family now reside in the equally historic town of Concord, Massachusetts.  She enjoys traveling, spending time outside, and cheering on her children when they row for Community Rowing and play basketball.