Bob Michitarian, Esq. Managing Director,
Bob Michitarian, Esq.
Managing Director of Legal Recruitment
brings 15 years of experience in building and managing legal teams in the life sciences sector.
specializes in identifying the Legal, Regulatory and Compliance personnel that have the skills and temperament to help advance and protect a client's business.
also brings his
professional insights to the search for attorneys to fill Business Development, Human Resources and C-level positions.
As a General Counsel for private and public companies, Bob's legal practice has included intellectual property, corporate governance, finance and securities, business development, R&D, compliance (including FDA
and other regulatory issues), commercialization, contract and employment law.
has led internal investigations, dealt with government investigators, and has a record of successfully avoiding and settling litigation.
can help clients evaluate what they require in a legal team, because he
has been there himself.
Prior to joining Levin & Company, Bob founded Tyr Legal, specializing in strategic legal and business advice for biotech companies.
Previously, he was Vice President and General Counsel of CoTherix, a specialty pharmaceutical company, he joined upon its IPO.
launch its first approved product and secure rights to additional products.
Bob also served as Associate General Counsel of Affymetrix
, a microarray and bioinformatics company, building its diagnostics business.
Prior to Affymetrix, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Blaze Software, Inc. and its successor Brokat Technologies, Inc.,an e-commerce software company.
also served on Blaize's IPO team.
Earlier, Bob was Corporate General Counsel at Genentech, Inc. and an attoryney with the firm of Latham & Watkins.
holds a B.A. from Stanford Univeristy and a J.D. from the University of Virginia
, where he
was an editor of the Law Review.
has joined forces with Levin & Company
and is ready to help you build your company.