James Beery

Senior Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

James Beery

James Beery

Senior Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

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GlaxoSmithKline Plc
Smithkline Beecham Plc
Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Vice Chairman at Inform Diagnostics, Inc.

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Director at The Institute of Cancer Research

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Former Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer & Vice President at Aspect Medical Systems, Inc.

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President/Chief Commercial Officer at Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Affiliate Professor at University of Washington

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Founding Partner at Polaris Partners

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Former Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Martek Biosciences Corporation

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Operating Director at Paine Schwartz Partners LLC

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MD at Essex Woodlands Management, Inc.

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Co-Chair, Consumer Financial Services Practice at Covington & Burling LLP

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James Beery
Senior Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP
Graduate Degree
Class of 1970

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Class of 1963

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.


The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.


State Bar is currently governed by a 23-member Board of Trustees.State Bar of California is by far the largest state bar in the country. Nearly 179,000 State Bar members actively practice law in California, while the rest retain their licenses as inactive members.State Bar of California is the only state bar in the nation with independent professional judges dedicated to ruling on attorney discipline cases. The independent State Bar Court hears the charges and has the power to recommend that the California Supreme Court suspend or disbar those attorneys found to have committed acts of professional misconduct or convicted of serious crimes. For lesser offenses, it may issue public or private reprovals.

Career History
Senior Of Counsel

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
2000 - 2001

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is a healthcare company, which engages in the research, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products. It operates through the following segments: Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Consumer Healthcare, and Corporate Executive Team (CET). The Pharmaceuticals segment focuses on developing medicines in respiratory and infectious diseases, oncology, and immuno-inflammation. The Vaccines segment produces pediatric and adult vaccines to prevent a range of infectious diseases including, hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough, measles, mumps and rubella, polio, typhoid, influenza, and bacterial meningitis. The Consumer Healthcare segment develops and markets brands in the oral health, pain relief, respiratory, nutrition and gastro intestinal, and skin health categories. The CET segment refers to the management of business activities. The company was founded in 1715 and is headquartered in Middlesex, the United Kingdom.

Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
1993 - 2000

Smithkline Beecham Plc develops and manufactures pharmaceutical products. The company markets pharmaceuticals for human and animal healthcare consumption, vaccines, over the counter medicines, health related consumer products, clinical laboratory testing services, disease management and pharmaceutical benefit management. It is headquartered in Brentford, UK.

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Non-Executive Director
2006 - Prior

Inion Oy is a medical devices company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative biodegradable and bioactive implants for applications in Spine and Specialty Orthopedics applications. By targeting key strategic markets in the USA and select territories in the rest of the world, Inion has built a product portfolio sold through a dedicated network of specialist distributors.Inion's products include biodegradable plates, screws, pins and membranes, which are used to enhance the healing of bone or soft tissue injuries, such as those caused by trauma or by reconstructive surgery. Inion's core expertise is in the design and manufacture of implants from its proprietary Inion Optima™ family of biomaterials, which enables the Company to develop medical implants with properties tailored for specific surgical applications, in terms of strength, flexibility and rate of degradation.Incorporated in 2000, Inion has offices in the UK and USA, and its head office, R&D and manufacturing facilities are in Tampere, Finland.

2004 - 2010

deCODE genetics, Inc. is a bio-pharmaceutical company. It developing and marketing products to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. deCODE applies its capabilities in chemistry and structural biology to the development of drugs in major therapeutic areas, and applies its discoveries in human genetics to bring to market DNA-based reference laboratory tests and consumer genome analysis services to assess individual risk of common diseases. The company was founded by Kari Stefansson and Jeffrey Gulcher in August 1996 and is headquartered in Reykjavík, Iceland.

2004 - Prior

Orchid Cellmark, Inc. provides DNA testing services. It generates genetic profile information by analysing an organism's unique genetic identity. The firm also offers non-DNA forensic laboratory services. The company was founded in1995 and is headquartered in Princeton, NJ.

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Former President of United States


Majority Whip at Office of the House Majority Whip, James Clyburn


Former President of United States

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Amgen, Inc. purchases deCODE genetics from ARCH Venture Partners

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