ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (Amex: PIP) a biodefense company specializing in the development and commercialization of medical countermeasures against chemical and biological threats, announced today that Jordan P. Karp, J.D., has been appointed Senior Vice President & General Counsel, overseeing all legal and human resources matters for PharmAthene.
Mr. Karp joins PharmAthene with over 17 years of legal experience in a variety of areas, including SEC compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, government and commercial contracting, and intellectual property.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Karp was employed by Constellation Energy Group, Inc., a diversified Fortune 125 energy company, from 2001 to 2007. From October 2002 to November 2007, Mr. Karp served as Vice President & General Counsel for one of Constellation Energy's primary operating divisions, Constellation NewEnergy, Inc., a leading retail marketer of electricity and natural gas. Mr. Karp established and managed the legal function for Constellation NewEnergy during a period of rapid growth, in which annual revenues for Constellation's retail energy marketing segment increased from $2.6 billion in 2003 to $9.1 billion in 2007.
Before his tenure at Constellation, Mr. Karp held in-house legal
positions of increasing responsibility at MCI Communications Corp.,
Guilford Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Mentor Technologies Group, Inc., where
Mr. Karp served as Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary.
Following a one year judicial clerkship on the U.S. Third Circuit Court of
Appeals, Mr. Karp started his legal career as an associate attorney with
the international law firm, Hogan & Hartson LLP, focusing
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