Lisa B. Pensabene

Partner and Head of Life Sciences Litigation Practice
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (New York, NY)

LISA PENSABENE is Head of Life Sciences Patent Litigation at O’Melveny & Myers.  She has almost 25 years of patent litigation experience in the areas of pharmaceuticals, chemicals and biotechnology. A lead trial lawyer, she has handled more than a dozen major pharmaceutical patent litigations, leading cases in bench and jury trials, arguing to the Federal Circuit, and leading briefing to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The recipient of numerous accolades, last year Lisa was short-listed for Euromoney’s Best Woman in Patent Law and IAM Patent lists her as a leading lawyer, “eminently knowledgeable about the law and very cooperative, . . . great at issue spotting and has all angles covered.”  Lisa received a B.S. in biology from Penn State and her J.D. from Georgetown, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif.