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Alum Connections: Derek Meisner

Virtual Event
Thursday, May 28, 2020
2:00-3:00 PM
General Counsel of X4 Pharmaceuticals, Derek Meisner

Derek Meisner serves as the General Counsel at X4 Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-traded biotechnology company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He brings more than two decades of experience providing counsel to public and private companies across key legal and operational functions. Prior to X4, Derek held the role of General Counsel of another biotechnology company, Genocea Biosciences. Prior to Genocea, he served as General Counsel at multiple Boston-based financial services firms. He was previously a partner at the international law firm, K&L Gates, and the Branch Chief in the Division of Enforcement as part of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Derek holds a Psychology B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University. Come and hear directly from Derek about his personal experiences and unique career path and leverage these actionable insights to your own career exploration.

You should attend this virtual workshop if you are:
A liberal arts and/or sciences student
Interested in learning about Derek’s experience having held senior legal and operational positions in financial services, life sciences, and the U.S. Government
Interested in exploring and defining your passions and talents and breaking into any of the above industries, in legal or non-legal roles

What you’ll gain by attending:
Opportunity to connect with an LSA graduate
Advice on the skills and competencies needed to pursue a career in both life sciences and financial services
A better understanding of how to be adaptive and pivot into different industries over the course of your future career

RSVP now to save your spot.

The zoom link to join the session will be emailed to you after RSVPing. All sessions will be recorded, if you would not like to be on the recording, please turn your video off upon joining the session.
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Alumni, Networking, Professional Development, Virtual
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Opportunity Hub