Bob Michitarian is a corporate attorney and founder of Tyr Legal, a strategic law firm serving biotech and high-tech companies, executives and small businesses.
He also heads the National Legal Recruiting and Consulting Practice for Levin & Company, a leading executive search firm in the life sciences.
Levin & Company
has offices nationwide and recruits Board Directors and Senior Executives for companies in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, healthcare IT and services, and greentech/cleantech.
Mr. Michitarian has served as an Executive Officer and General Counsel of private and public companies.
in-house legal experience includes life science companies Genentech
, Affymetrix, CoTherix and 4Dx Molecular Diagnostics.
He also served as Vice President and General Counsel of the e-commerce software companies Blaze Software and its acquirer Brokat Technologies.
Mr. Michitarian holds a bachelor's degree from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of Virginia Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review.
In 1993, he
chaired the Law Review's Symposium on Sexual Orientation
and the Law, which included live presentations and debates as well as the publication of a 600-page scholarly journal.
He has served for six years on the National Board of Directors of Lambda Legal, a leading civil rights organization, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Stanford Daily Corporation, an independent student news entity.
also advises nonprofit organizations and political campaigns.
Mr. Michitarian joined the Board in 2008.