Board Chair of the National Center for Access to Justice. Most recently VP and Asst General Counsel at Pfizer.
Ellen Rosenthal is an attorney with varied legal experience including criminal law, health care law and corporate legal operations. Ellen was most recently Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Strategy and Operations at Pfizer. At Pfizer Ellen was also Chief Counsel of the Pfizer Legal Alliance (PLA), the company’s industry-leading alternative-fee model through which law firms worked collaboratively on an annual flat-fee basis to provide legal services for the company. Within the PLA, Ellen led a signature project to increase access to justice. Before joining Pfizer, Ellen worked in the General Counsel’s office of Mount Sinai Medical Center and also worked as a prosecutor responsible for sex crimes and racketeering cases. Ms. Rosenthal also spent time in private practice. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University with Highest Honors and earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School where she was a Charles Evans Hughes Scholar. She currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University, Equality Now and the New Perimeter global pro bono program. Ellen was named a Woman of Power and Influence by NOW in 2013.
Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: December 8, 2014)
PRESS/RESEARCH BY THIS PERSONLetter to Editor David Udell, Ellen Rosenthal
New York Times (NYT)
December 7, 2014
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