• Kirk Hartley

Would Be Lawyers Should Earn Science Degrees – The Seattle Genetics Example

Young people thinking about law school should consider first earning one or more degrees in science. Proof? See the following  press release regarding the new General Counsel of Seattle Genetics, a great new drug company. One of its accomplishments is Adcetris,  a wonderful new precision drug targeting specific cancers in persons with specific molecular conditions. Note the degrees held by the new General Counsel, Jean I. Liu:  “Ms. Liu obtained her B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology with highest distinction from the University of Michigan, her M.S. in Biology from Stanford University and her J.D. from Columbia University where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.”Seattle Genetics Names New General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs

Source: Seattle Genetics, Inc.

Seattle Genetics, Inc. Investors: Peggy Pinkston, 425-527-4160 or Media: Tricia Larson, 425-527-4180


About Kirk

Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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