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Catherine Levitt

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Catherine Levitt is Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and a standing member of the Astellas Pharma Inc. Executive Committee.  In 2004, Ms. Levitt joined Fujisawa - merged with Yamanouchi in 2005 to create Astellas - as Assistant General Counsel, specializing in litigation.  Prior to being appointed General Counsel in April 2020Ms. Levitt held numerous leadership roles including Vice President, Risk Management and Chief Litigation Counsel; Vice President, US Legal; Vice President, Regional General Counsel and Secretary of Astellas Americas; and Senior Vice President, Legal Head of Commercial, Regulatory, Medical & Development, Rx+/transactional. 
Prior to Astellas, she was corporate counsel at Baxter Healthcare and Peoples Energy.  Ms. Levitt began her career at the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP after earning her JD from the University of Illinois College of Law.  

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, April 21

1:30pm EDT