An accomplished legal professional with many years of experience as a litigator, Allen Waxman currently works as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Eisai Inc., a Japanese-based, global pharmaceutical company. Previously, Waxman was a partner in the litigation department of Kaye Scholer, LLP, in New York City. In this capacity, he served as national counsel in two mass tort litigations. Waxman also was involved in conducting compliance reviews for Fortune 100 companies. Allen Waxman also served as the chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Group, which provided a full range of intellectual property, transactional, and antitrust services for clients in the life sciences sectors.
Before joining Kaye Scholer, Allen Waxman spent several years as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel with Pfizer, Inc. in New York City, where he led the legal division and belonged to the company’s executive team. During his time with Pfizer, he supervised a number of high-profile legal matters and oversaw multiple, distinct legal practice areas within the department.