Elizabeth A. Spinney, JD

Senior Counsel
Contracts Associates, Inc.
Direct: 508.320.6250
espinney@contractsassociates.com

Elizabeth is a former engineer who has spent over thirteen years providing legal support for pharmaceutical companies. She brings extensive experience to her work with Contracts Associates and employs her broad knowledge and expertise to work with companies to draft and negotiate a vast range of contracts including strategic licensing agreements, material transfer agreements, research collaborations, master service agreements and work orders, manufacturing and supply agreements, consulting agreements and confidentiality agreements.
Before joining Contracts Associates in 2017, Elizabeth served as Assistant General Counsel for Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, and then for Ipsen Bioscience when it purchased part of that company. Elizabeth began her career as an Associate for Boston law firm Edwards Wildman Palmer (formerly Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge) in 2003, working with pharmaceutical and other biotechnology companies to protect their intellectual property through licensing and patent litigation.
Elizabeth earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2003 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the Ohio State University in 1998.