Michael Von Ohlen

Vice President, Legal Affairs at ConvaTec

MICHAEL VON OHLEN is Vice President, Legal Affairs for ConvaTec.  He provides primary legal support to the company's Americas business, manages outside counsel handling litigation, and assists with contract, insurance, corporate secretary, and disclosure matters.  Mr. Von Ohlen has over nineteen years of legal experience, including thirteen years’ experience in progressively more responsible in-house roles.  His areas of expertise include business counseling, commercial litigation, product liability, employment law, FDA regulatory and legal compliance, intellectual property, transactions, advertising and promotion, contract drafting and negotiation, and antitrust.  Mr. Von Ohlen has spoken at seminars in the areas of insurance, employment law, products liability, and FDA regulatory.  He was previously the chief legal officer of a specialty pharmaceutical company and, prior to that, engaged in private litigation practice with a major New Jersey law firm.  Mr. Von Ohlen graduated with high honors from Rutgers University School of Law – Newark in 1996 and is a member of the Order of the Coif.