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Michael J Shearn

Michael J Shearn

Practice areas:

Business, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Health Care

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Business: 34%
  2. Health Care: 33%
  3. Life Sciences & Biotechnology: 33%

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Contact Info

P. O Box 781466
San Antonio, TX, 78278-1466



DCActive 197605/25/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197608/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certified in Healthcare Privacy ComplianceHealth Care Compliance Association2012
Certified in Healthcare ComplianceHealth Care Compliance Association2012
Rated AV® Preeminent™LexisNexus Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney & ConsultantHealthcare & Life Sciences Regulatory Compliance Advisers2012 - Present
Senior Counsel - Compliance & HealthcareGenzyme Corporation2004 - 2012
Associate General CounselILEX Oncology, Inc.2000 - 2004
Of CounselSessions & Sessions, LLC1998 - 2000
Attorney & MediatorMichael Shearn Attorney & Mediator1992 - 1998
Attorney & ShareholderCox & Smith Inc.1985 - 1990
Attorney & ShareholderLaw Snakard & Gambill PC1981 - 1985
AssociateSurrey & Morse (now Jones Day)1976 - 1981


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Corporate CounselTreasurer, South-Central Texas Chapter2012 - Present
Association of Corporate CounselVice President, South-Central Texas Chapter2010 - 2012


Publication NameTitleDate
19 St. Mary's L.J. 245• Castleberry v. Branscum: A Divided Texas Supreme Court Increases Shareholder Liability for Corporate Contractual Obligations1987
17 S. Tex. L. J. 209• The Political Funds Reporting and Disclosure Act of 19751976


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawN/A1976
British Institute of International & Comparative Law, LondonLawN/A1974
University of Texas at AustinPlan II Honors Program (Liberal Arts)N/AN/A
La Universidad Catolica, Lima PeruUT Peru Exchange Program ScholarN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
InnoTech Emerging Medical Technology Symposium San AntonioRegulatory Update2013
Life Science Regulatory Off-Label Communications Conference PhiladelphiaScientific Information Exchange vs. Off-Label Promotion2011