His prior experience also includes a decade as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biotechnology company and a decade of working as a trial lawyer in private practice and in the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). During Mr. Lubetkin's in-house career in the healthcare industry, he has provided counsel about corporate, corporate governance, compliance, intellectual property, litigation, transactions, and many other areas.
"This is a very exciting time to join the Emisphere team. There is a robust pipeline and the Company stands poised to improve the lives of countless patients," said Mr. Lubetkin. "I am eager to start building the foundation of their legal function and help move the company forward."
Mr. Lubetkin received his J.D. (with distinction) at the University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, and his B.S. from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel, and various state bar associations. He is also a trustee of the Gateway School of New York, an accredited independent school for learning disabled children between the ages of six and 12.
Emisphere's broad-based drug delivery technology platform, known as the eligen(R) technology, is based on the use of proprietary, synthetic chemical compounds, known as Emisphere(R) delivery agents, or "carriers." Emisphere's eligen(R) technology makes it possible to deliver a therapeutic molecule without altering its chemical form or biological integrity.
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