Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
12:15-1:15 p.m. • Room 3037
Open to public.
Phoebe Kornfeld has been practicing law for going on twenty years, half of which time has been spent working as in-house counsel in the vaccines industry. She is currently Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Intercell AG, a vaccines biotech company listed on the exchange in Vienna, Austria. Her previous position was as Vice President, Corporate Counsel at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc., formerly, Chiron Corporation. Prior to working in-house, Ms. Kornfeld was in private practice in the offices of international law firms in New York, Frankfurt, Prague, Budapest, Paris, and London.
Ms. Kornfeld's vaccines work has included a wide range of international and comparative law matters, including issues involving the U.S., many Western and Eastern European countries, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America, governmental authorities, and international organizations.
Ms. Kornfeld graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1990, and she earned a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University in 1984. Her B.A. is from St. Lawrence University, where she majored in German and Government.
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