Melissa Schmidt

Melissa Schmidt has extensive experience advising executive management and in-house clients on all legal matters in the corporate pharmaceutical and healthcare fields. She has counseled clients on matters related to strategic licensing, regulatory and pricing guidance, antitrust/competition, sales and marketing activities and commercial and clinical contracts. Prior to joining Contracts Associates in 2017, Melissa was Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Melissa also held the position of Corporate Commercial Counsel at Sunovion, before becoming Assistant General Counsel. She began her career in life sciences at Fresenius Medical Care North America in 2001 as Corporate Counsel.
Melissa holds a Juris Doctor from New England Law Boston and graduated Cum laude from Regis College with a Bachelor of Arts.