Margaret Valeur-Jensen was Appointed as General Counsel at Retrophin

Date of management change: November 19, 2014 

What Happened?

New York, NY-based Retrophin has Appointed Margaret Valeur-Jensen as General Counsel


About the Company

Retrophin is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, acquisition, development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of debilitating and often life-threatening diseases for which there are currently limited patient options.


About the Person

Margaret Valeur-Jensen joins Retrophin from Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC. There, she served as Of Counsel in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Chemistry Group. Previously, she was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., where she was responsible for all patent and corporate practice including management of patent portfolio and strategy, corporate partnering, regulatory compliance, and public company issues. Earlier, she was Associate General Counsel Business Law Group of Amgen Inc., where she was responsible for licensing and corporate partnering, mergers and acquisitions, clinical development, sales and marketing, regulatory affairs, and real estate. Prior to joining Amgen, she was an associate at Davis, Polk & Wardwell. Valeur-Jensen received her J.D. from Stanford University School of Law. In addition, she was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Genetics, as well as at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Molecular Biology. She received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Syracuse University and a B.A. in Biology from Skidmore College.


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