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Christine Marie Berry

Practice areas:

Health Care, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Commercial

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About Me

LifeScience-Law specializes in the practice of “integrative law” in the biotechnology, medical device and healthcare industries. Entrepreneurial legal services are provided with a strategic focus on the whole business, combining regulatory, accounting, finance, tax, manufacturing, supply chain and international legal experience. Operational emphasis includes contract manufacturing and long-term operating agreements (co-development, license, distribution and supply agreements).  In addition to specialized operating agreements, services include general business advising, contracts, transactional support and outsourced general counsel services, including a two-year engagement serving as outsourced general counsel to a Fortune 500 healthcare company subsidiary.


 


In addition to being a CPA, Chris is also an alumnus of Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel network in the U.S. and the number one source of startup funding in Southern California.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Life Sciences & Biotechnology: 45%
    15 years
  2. Health Care: 45%
    15 years
  3. Commercial: 10%
    28 years

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Contact Info

30 S Wacker; Ste. 2900
Chicago, IL, 60606-0000

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30 Enterprise, Suite 450
Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200605/25/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198905/14/2015
TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative198705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Special CounselDaVita2007 - 2009
PresidentLifeScience-Law2006 - Present
Senior Corporate CounselBaxter Healthcare Corporation2000 - 2005
Assistant Secretary & Corporate CounselBrunswick Corporation1998 - 2000
Assistant Regional Director - Enforcement DivisionSecurities and Exchange Commission1991 - 1998
AssociateReed Smith (Formerly Sachnoff & Weaver)1988 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Health Law SectionN/AN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Illinois College of LawN/Alaw1987
Univ of IllinoisAccountingundergraduate1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trade Association meeeting for Public Company Chief Financial OfficersFinancial Accounting Fraud1997